January 18, 2017 - 10:42 PM EST
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Parkland Fuel Corporation (PKI:CA) Pacing TSX Composite Energy Laggards with Fall of 1.68% at Noon on January 18

Parkland Fuel Corporation (PKI:CA) is one of the poorer performing stocks in energy sector of the S&P/TSX Composite Index on January 18, shedding 1.68% to $27.43 at the lunch break after closing the day prior at $27.9. So far in the day, shares of PKI:CA traded as high as $27.83 and as low as $27.34. Today's pullback comes with about 79,207 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 170,781 for Parkland Fuel Corporation. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $27.51 for PKI:CA. The share depreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $2.68 billion based upon 96.08 million shares outstanding. It also means that Parkland Fuel Co has a price-to-book ratio of 3.3:1 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 44.5:1. In the past 52 weeks, shares of PKI:CA have traded as low as $19.69 and as high as $31.77. Technical traders will take note that at $27.43, shares of PKI:CA are trading above their 200-day MA at $25.78 and below their 50-day MA at $27.76. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move beneath or holding under them is typically regarded as bearish. Who is Parkland Fuel Co? Parkland Fuel Corp is a marketer and distributor of crude oil, refined fuels and other related products. The Company manages a network of sales channels for retail, commercial, wholesale and home heating fuel customers. The company’s 1800 employees are led by CEO Robert B. Espey from the corporate headquarters at 4919-59th Street. What is the S&P/TSX Composite Index? Developed and managed by S&P Dow Jones Indices and launched in January 1977, the S&P/TSX Composite is the headline index for the Canadian equity market. Generally, when investors refer to movement in the Canadian markets, they are referring to the S&P/TSX Composite, as it is the broadest index in the S&P/TSX franchise. The index includes more than 230 of the biggest companies traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, with financials making up the most heavily weighted sector in the index, followed by energy and materials. The Toronto Stock Exchange serves as the distributor of both real-time and historical data for this index. For more information on Parkland Fuel Co 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. If you like this article, you can read more at FinancialPress.com

Source: Financial Press News (January 18, 2017 - 10:42 PM EST)

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