5 Energy Stocks On The Rise

All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 18 points (0.1%) at 15,482 as of Monday, July 15, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,893 issues advancing vs. 1,042 declining with 108 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Ecopetrol S.A ( EC), up 2.4%, Plains All American Pipeline ( PAA), up 1.8%, Eni SpA ( E), up 0.7%, Statoil ASA ( STO), up 0.5% and Total ( TOT), up 0.5%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

5. Enterprise Products Partners ( EPD) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, Enterprise Products Partners is up $0.73 (1.1%) to $65.27 on average volume. Thus far, 546,419 shares of Enterprise Products Partners exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.18-$65.59 after having opened the day at $64.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.54.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, refined products, and petrochemicals in the United States and internationally. Enterprise Products Partners has a market cap of $58.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 28.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Enterprise Products Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Enterprise Products Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Enterprise Products Partners Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ( PBR.A) is up $0.19 (1.4%) to $13.94 on average volume. Thus far, 4.0 million shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.72-$13.99 after having opened the day at $13.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.75.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras operates as an integrated oil and gas company in Brazil and internationally. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras has a market cap of $91.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 27.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Phillips 66 ( PSX) is up $0.45 (0.8%) to $59.54 on average volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of Phillips 66 exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.78-$59.85 after having opened the day at $59.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.09.

Phillips 66 operates as an independent downstream energy company. The company operates in three segments: Refining and Marketing (R&M), Midstream, and Chemicals. Phillips 66 has a market cap of $35.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 8.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Phillips 66 a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Phillips 66 as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Phillips 66 Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, ConocoPhillips ( COP) is up $0.34 (0.5%) to $65.18 on light volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of ConocoPhillips exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.67-$65.22 after having opened the day at $64.79 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.84.

ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and natural gas liquids on a worldwide basis. ConocoPhillips has a market cap of $78.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 10.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate ConocoPhillips a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ConocoPhillips as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full ConocoPhillips Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Chevron ( CVX) is up $0.74 (0.6%) to $124.80 on light volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Chevron exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $124.06-$124.89 after having opened the day at $124.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $124.06.

Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in petroleum, chemicals, mining, power generation, and energy operations worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Upstream and Downstream. Chevron has a market cap of $239.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 14.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Chevron a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Chevron as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Chevron Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the energy industry could consider Energy Select Sector SPDR ( XLE) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider Proshares Short Oil & Gas ( DDG).
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