Energy Stocks: Winners and Losers

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Complete Production Services ( CPX), Cobalt International Energy ( CIE), Gran Tierra Energy ( GTE) and ReneSola ( SOL) made gains last week, while shares of First Solar ( FSLR), Superior Energy Services ( SPN), Chesapeake Midstream Partners ( CHKM) and TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. ( TAT) fell.

Complete Production Services led the pack of winners last week, gaining 53.2%.

Cobalt International Energy rose 26.4%.

Gran Tierra Energy improved 25.3%. The company starts exploration drilling operations on two oil prospects in Brazil, as per International Resource News.

ReneSola increased 23.8%.

Other movers were Frontline Ltd. ( FRO) (up 23.0%), Oasis Petroleum ( OAS) (up 22.7%), Forest Oil Corp ( FST) (up 22.6%) and Denbury Resources Inc ( DNR) (up 22.0%).

Range Resources Corp ( RRC) gained 20.8%. According to Bloomberg, the company rose on speculation of a takeover bid. Range Resources is a holder of 1.2 million net acres in the Marcellus Shale natural gas field.

Oil States International Inc ( OIS) added 20.2%. The company was upgraded to overweight from equal weight at Johnson Rice.

Precision Drilling Corp. ( PDS) added 19.9%. The company was rated a new accumulate at Global Hunter Securities. The 12-month target price is $13.0 a share.

Helix Energy Solutions Group ( HLX) and Trina Solar ( TSL) climbed 19.9% and 19.6%, respectively.

Valero Energy Corp ( VLO) gained 19.4%. The company was raised to overweight from equal-weight at Barclays capital. The 12-month target price is $35.0 a share.

On average, Advantage Oil & Gas ( AAV), Key Energy Services ( KEG), Brigham Exploration Co ( BEXP), Tesoro Corp ( TSO) and Berry Petroleum Co ( BRY) closed 17%-18% higher last week.

Talisman Energy Inc ( TLM) rose 14%. The company was raised to outperform from market perform.

First Solar was the top decliner, plunging 5.9%.

Superior Energy Services and Chesapeake Midstream Partners shed 2.9% and 1.9%, respectively.

TransAtlantic Petroleum lost 1.3%. The company was cut to accumulate from buy at Global Hunter Securities.

JA Solar Holdings ( JASO) and China Petroleum & Chemical ( SNP) each lost 0.5% last week.

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