2. As of noon trading, ConocoPhillips ( COP) is down $0.66 (-1.0%) to $63.05 on average volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of ConocoPhillips exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.74-$63.81 after having opened the day at $63.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $63.71. 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 $78.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 9.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate ConocoPhillips a buy, 3 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 increase in net income, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full ConocoPhillips Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.