The 5 Best-Performing Energy Stocks of This Week

Analyst upgrades, earnings updates, and plain old investor sentiment led Parsley Energy, Concho Resources, Alliance Holdings, Susser Petroleum Partners, and Memorial Resource Development to the top of the energy pack this week.

Tyler Crowe
Tyler Crowe
Jul 13, 2014 at 8:30AM
Energy, Materials, and Utilities

The S&P 500 was hit pretty hard this past week with a 0.95% decline, but the energy sector fared even worse with a 1.85% decline. However, that doesn't mean every stock suffered. Thanks to some enthusiastic opinions from Wall Street analysts and other events this week, Parsely Energy (NYSE:PE), Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO), Alliance Holdings GP (NASDAQ:AHGP), Memorial Resource Development (NASDAQ:MRD), and Susser Petroleum Partners (UNKNOWN:SUSP.DL) all saw shares climb more than 3.4% this week and were the five best-performing energy stocks of the week.

Check out the following presentation it will give you a full rundown of what sent all five of these energy stocks higher this week, a review of each company for those just getting to know these companies, and what any of this past week's events mean for these companies in the long run.