The Mining sector saw plenty of trading activity today, including the following leaders and losers.
Some of the biggest gainers among Mining stocks include:
Atwood Oceanics (ATW): ATW stock is up 8% today.
Yuma Energy Inc (YUMA): YUMA stock is up 7% today.
Ep Energy Corp (EPE): EPE stock is up 5.55% today.
Sanchez Production Partners Llc (SPP): SPP stock is up 5.7% today.
Noble Corp (NE): NE stock is up 5.54% today.
Ensco Plc (ESV): ESV stock is up 4.55% today.
Willbros Group (WG): WG stock is up 3.25% today.
Petroquest Energy Inc (PQ): PQ stock is up 3.02% today.
Dawson Geophscl Cmn (DWSN): DWSN stock is up 3.82% today.
Newfield Exploration Company (NFX): NFX stock is up 3.16% today.
Some of the biggest losers among Mining stocks include:
Halcon Resources (HK): HK stock is down 5.34% today.
W&T; Offshore (WTI): WTI stock is down 4.76% today.
Fortuna Silver Mines (FSM): FSM stock is down 4.09% today.
Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 3.86% today.
Alamos Gold Inc (AGI): AGI stock is down 3.96% today.
Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is down 4% today.
Mcewen Mining Inc (MUX): MUX stock is down 3.77% today.
Ev Energy Partners (EVEP): EVEP stock is down 3.74% today.
Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 3.62% today.
Endeavour Silver Corp (EXK): EXK stock is down 3.22% today.
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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.