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What's Happening With These Oil & Gas Stocks? -- Statoil, Ecopetrol, Royal Dutch Shell, and YPF Sociedad Anonima

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, has issued free tailored Stock Review on STO, EC, RDS-B, and YPF which is a click away at On Tuesday, December 05, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged lower at the closing bell. Eight out of nine sectors ended Tuesday's trading session in bearish territories. Taking into consideration yesterday's market sentiment, assessed the following Major Integrated Oil & Gas equities this morning: Statoil ASA (NYSE: STO), Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE: EC), Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-B), and YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: YPF). See what Wall St. Equities' research desk has to say about these stocks, join our members and enjoy your free research reports at:


On Tuesday, shares in Stavanger, Norway headquartered Statoil ASA recorded a trading volume of 1.45 million shares. The stock ended at $20.35, declining 0.20% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 14.84% in the last twelve months and 11.57% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.36% and 11.20%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Statoil, which explores for, produces, transports, refines, and markets petroleum and petroleum-derived products, and other forms of energy in Norway and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 52.90.

On November 07th, 2017, research firm HSBC Securities downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'. Looking for insightful coverage on STO sign up for free at:


Bogota, Colombia-based Ecopetrol S.A.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.34% lower at $11.86. A total volume of 838,166 shares was traded. The Company's shares have gained 25.77% over the previous three months, 37.91% in the last twelve months, and 31.05% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.86% and 23.59%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Ecopetrol, which operates as an integrated oil company, have an RSI of 60.98.

On November 28th, 2017, research firm Raymond James downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Perform' to 'Underperform'. Today's complimentary research report on EC is accessible at:

Royal Dutch Shell

At the close of trading on Tuesday, shares in The Hague, the Netherlands headquartered Royal Dutch Shell PLC saw a decline of 0.29%, ending the day at $65.50. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.06 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 13.17% in the previous three months, 18.00% over the last twelve months, and 12.99% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.41% and 12.77%, respectively. Moreover, shares of the Company, which explores for crude oil and natural gas worldwide, have an RSI of 56.52. Sign up for free on Wall St. Equities and claim the latest report on RDS-B at:

YPF Sociedad Anonima

Buenos Aires, Argentina headquartered YPF Sociedad Anonima's shares ended the day 2.70% lower at $22.37 with a total trading volume of 1.16 million shares, which was above their three months average of 946.52 thousand shares. The stock has gained 35.25% over the last twelve months and 35.58% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 3.33%. Additionally, shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima, which operates in the oil and gas upstream and downstream activities in Argentina, have an RSI of 41.75. See the free research coverage on YPF at:

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