Energy Sector Equities Scrutiny -- Research on Rex Energy, BPZ Resources, Samson Oil & Gas, and Gastar Exploration

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Monday, April 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,074.40, down 0.03%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.53% higher at 16,448.74, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,869.43, up 0.32%. The gains were board based as seven out of the ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 683.45, up 0.27%, and the index has advanced 9.82% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Rex Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: REXX), BPZ Resources Inc. (NYSE: BPZ), Samson Oil & Gas Ltd (NYSE MKT: SSN) and Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST). Free technical research on REXX, BPZ, SSN and GST can be downloaded upon signing up at:

Shares of Rex Energy Corp.'s finished the Monday's session 3.26% lower at $20.18. A total of 0.77 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 0.64 million shares. The stock moved between $20.15 and $21.09 during the session. Over the last one month and previous three months, Rex Energy Corp.'s shares have advanced 12.99% and 7.91%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 2.38% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $19.74 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $18.64. Rex Energy Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 36.04 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.91. Sign up today to read free research on REXX at:

On Monday, shares of BPZ Resources Inc. traded between $2.53 and $2.68 before ending the session 4.85% lower at $2.55. BPZ Resources Inc.'s stock reported a trading volume of 0.68 million shares, much below to its three months average volume of 1.09 million shares. BPZ Resources Inc.'s shares have declined 9.25% in the previous three trading sessions. Although, the same has surged 22.60% in the last three months, and 40.11% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $2.26. Additionally, shares of the company have an RSI of 44.23. Sign up today to read free research on BPZ at:

Samson Oil & Gas Ltd's stock advanced 0.33%, to close the day at $0.36. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.51 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.96 million shares. The stock oscillated between $0.36 and $0.37 during the trading session. Over the previous three trading sessions and over the last one month, Samson Oil & Gas Ltd's shares have declined 3.34% and 25.30%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has declined 12.72%. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of 0.48 is above its 50-day moving average of $0.46. Further, the stock has an RSI of 27.07. Sign up today to read free research on SSN at:

On Monday, shares of Gastar Exploration Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.91 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.01 million shares. The stock finished the day at its previous day's closing price of $6.28, and registered an intraday range of $6.25 and $6.43. Gastar Exploration Inc.'s shares have gained 22.66% in the last one month, 3.80% in the last three months. However, the stock has declined 9.25% since the start of this year. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.15 and $5.02, respectively. Shares of the company have an RSI of 51.81. Sign up today to read free research on GST at:


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