The following are key developments in the oil and gas sector during the recent trading sessions. Keep an eye on these stocks as momentum is strong.
Protection Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRVB) The stock saw solid buying interest last month, gaining over 8%, and leads the market in the oil and gas sector. However, the stock has plummeted 60% so far this year. On Tuesday, NOV stock rose 3.26% to $ 6.66, with more than 383,000 shares changing hands, below their average volume of 483,000 shares.
APA Corporation (NASDAQ: APA) is another energy sector stock that has seen steady gains. The stock is up 25% in the past few months. Additionally, the stock is up 216% so far this year. The stock is trading over 227% from its 52-week low and 4% from its 52-week high.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: CHK) The stock trended higher in Wednesday’s trading session. CHK stock rose 3.33% to $ 67.55, with more than 2.75 million shares changing hands, which is below their average volume of 1.41 million shares. The stock is trading over 68% from its 52-week low and 3% from its 52-week high.
NextGen Healthcare Inc. (NASDAQ: NXGN) The stock has shown a very bullish move in recent trading sessions as the stock jumped to a fresh 52-week high. In fact, the stock is up 22% over the past month. The stock trades over 25% from its 52-week low and 28% from its 52-week high.
SI-BONE, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIBN) The stock continued to trade in a range after the recent jump. The stock is up about 11% over the past year. The stock is trading over 25% off its 52-week low and just 35% off its 52-week high.
Allied Energy Corp. (OTCMKTS: AGYP): On a speculative level, AGYP deserves a look from oil and gas investors as they recently announced the signing of a new lease and also found oil on their leased drilling sites in Texas. Global energy prices are at 7-year highs. As the need for more domestic energy becomes apparent, AGYP and its US-based exploration projects can benefit. AGYP announced Thursday that production has been reached in holes # 1, # 2 and # 5 of the Gilmer Lease in Texas.