Your first guess for stocks that quadrupled since last year probably weren't a commodity chemical manufacturer and oil and gas producer.
News & Analysis: Clayton Williams Energy
Despite big declines for the market, these stocks climbed. Find out why.
Diversified oil and gas producer Noble Energy agrees to buy the Permian Basin-focused driller for $2.7 billion.
The Texas-based driller is transforming itself into a pure-play Permian producer.
OPEC Provided the Fuel That Sent These 5 Oil Stocks Rocketing Higher in September (CWEI, OAS, PWE, DNR, CRC)
Clayton Williams Energy, California Resources, Oasis Petroleum, Penn West Petroleum, and Denbury Resources all jumped double-digits after the OPEC deal.
An improving outlook for production and returns sent shares of Encana, Devon Energy, Oasis Petroleum, Pioneer Natural Resources, and Clayton Williams Energy up fast.
Earnings reports from Clayton Williams Energy, Parsley Energy, USD Partners, Ardmore Shipping, and US Silica Holdings fueled their double-digit rallies this week.
It was a tough week for oil stocks, but Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE: CWEI), Enable Midstream Partners (NYSE: ENBL), Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE: HOS), Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ: CRZO), and Cobalt International (NYSE: CIE) really took it on the chin.
Despite relatively little news, the stocks of Stone Energy, Azure Midstream Partners, and Clayton Williams Energy all moved by double digits this week.
The stock market posted strong gains Monday, defying calls that the stock market is rigged. Find out more about what made these three stocks soar.