Following were the notable Smallcap losers in the Oil & Gas sector on Wednesday. Keep an eye on these stocks.
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:SLCA) was one of the major gainers in the Oil & Gas on Wednesday as the stock is up by about 6% to close at $11.83. Yesterday, the stock witnessed lower than average volume with more than 6456K shares exchanged hands, compared to its average volume of 1.16 million. The stock opened at $11.17 and moved within a wide range of $11.03 – 11.90. The stock has gained about 154% over the past 3-month and surged 280% over the past year. The stock is trading 23% below its 52-week high and 388% higher from its 52-week low.
Aemetis, Inc (NASDAQ:AMTX) gained momentum as the stock went up 11.18% for the session to $12.53. The stock has moved within a wide range of $11.22 – 12.66. The stock has surged about 403% year-to-date. Moreover, the stock has moved up almost 485% over the past 6-month. Yesterday, the company announced today the grant of a second patent for technology exclusively licensed to Aemetis that enables the production of low carbon intensity renewable fuels from waste wood feedstocks.
Peabody Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:BTU) was another gainer in the Oil & Gas sector. The stock was up 5.60% at $5.67. More than 3.87 million shares have been traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5.28 million. Over the past 52-week, the stock moved within a range of $0.80 – 8.70. The stock has soared 135% so far in 2021 and 313% in the past 6-month.The stock is trading in the neutral zone as RSI stands at 52.