September 8, 2016 - 10:34 PM EDT
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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) Climbs 3.34% Gain on September 8 to Lead Basic Materials Sector

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) was one of the best performers amongst all companies listed in the basic materials sector on the NYSE and NASDAQ exchanges during trading on September 8, climbing 3.34% to wrap the day at $59.09 after closing the day prior at $57.18. Throughout the trading session, shares of APC rose as high as $59.25 and dipped as low as $57.78. Today's advance came with about 3.96 million shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 4.29 million for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $58.76 for APC. The share appreciation today gives the company a market capitalization of $29.19 billion based upon 510.46 million shares outstanding. It also means that APC has a price-to-book ratio of 2.59:1. In the past 52 weeks, shares of APC have traded as low as $28.16 and as high as $73.87. Technical traders will take note that at $59.09, shares of APC are trading above their 200-day MA at $48.77 and above their 50-day MA at $54.41. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move through or holding above them is typically regarded as bullish. Who is APC? Anadarko Petroleum Corp is engaged in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. The Company's three operating segments are: Oil and gas exploration and production, Midstream and Marketing. The company’s 5800 employees are led by CEO R.A. Walker from the corporate headquarters at 1201 Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands, TX. For more information on APC and other companies trading on the major exchanges, as well as the over the counter markets, or to be considered for contributing content for our distribution network, visit today. All data provided by QuoteMedia, with stock data accurate as of 4:00 PM ET. is not responsible for inaccuracies in third-party supplied information. About is a leading publisher of market and investment news, commentary, proprietary research and videos from seasoned journalists, analysts and contributors covering the financial markets and global economies. Leveraging our extensive distribution network and social media presence, we have cultivated a valuable audience of engaged market enthusiasts, which in turn delivers a variety of unique opportunities for industry partnerships, corporate communications, market exposure and investment. A complete disclaimer can be viewed here.

Source: Financial Press News (September 8, 2016 - 10:34 PM EDT)

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