September 22, 2016 - 10:05 AM EDT
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Concho Resources Inc. (CXO) Climbs 4.54% Gain on September 21 to Lead Basic Materials Sector

Concho Resources Inc. (CXO) 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 21, climbing 4.54% to wrap the day at $128.34 after closing the day prior at $122.77. Throughout the trading session, shares of CXO rose as high as $128.34 and dipped as low as $124.46. Today's advance came with about 1.33 million shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 1.52 million for Concho Resources Inc.. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $126.71 for CXO. The share appreciation today gives the company a market capitalization of $16.18 billion based upon 131.8 million shares outstanding. It also means that CXO has a price-to-book ratio of 2.74:1. In the past 52 weeks, shares of CXO have traded as low as $69.94 and as high as $137.4. Technical traders will take note that at $128.34, shares of CXO are trading above their 200-day MA at $109.78 and above their 50-day MA at $127.48. 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 CXO? Concho Resources Inc. is an oil and natural gas company. It is engaged in the acquisition, development, exploitation and exploration of producing oil and natural gas properties. It operates in the Delaware Basin. The company’s 1121 employees are led by CEO Timothy A. Leach from the corporate headquarters at 600 West Illinois Avenue in Midland, TX. For more information on CXO 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 FinancialPress.com today. All data provided by QuoteMedia, with stock data accurate as of 4:00 PM ET. FinancialPress.com is not responsible for inaccuracies in third-party supplied information. About FinancialPress.com FinancialPress.com 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 22, 2016 - 10:05 AM EDT)

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