5 Stocks Raising The Energy Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 54 points (-0.3%) at 16,409 as of Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,224 issues advancing vs. 1,713 declining with 144 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Tenaris ( TS), up 4.1%, EOG Resources ( EOG), up 0.9% and BP ( BP), up 0.5%. A company within the industry that fell today was Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM), up 0.9%.

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

5. YPF Sociedad Anonima ( YPF) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, YPF Sociedad Anonima is up $1.54 (5.1%) to $31.95 on average volume. Thus far, 730,295 shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.33-$32.45 after having opened the day at $31.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.41.

YPF SOCIEDAD ANONIMA, an energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Argentina. YPF Sociedad Anonima has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates YPF Sociedad Anonima a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates YPF Sociedad Anonima as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full YPF Sociedad Anonima Ratings Report now.

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