Pre-Market Analysis: Whiting Petroleum Corp., Rowan Companies PLC., Bill Barrett Corp., and Concho Resources Inc.

   Pre-Market Analysis: Whiting Petroleum Corp., Rowan Companies PLC., Bill
                   Barrett Corp., and Concho Resources Inc.

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LONDON, October 16, 2013

LONDON, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, all three benchmark indexes of the US equity
market ended lower, with the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and
the NASDAQ Composite declining by 0.71%, 0.87%, and 0.56%, respectively.
Shares in oil and gas drilling and exploration industry mostly ended on a
higher note, even as the broader market edged lower. The major movers included
Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL), Rowan Cos PLC (NYSE: RDC), Bill
Barrett Corporation (NYSE: BBG), and Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE: CXO). All
these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research
on WLL, RDC, BBG, and CXO can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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Shares in Whiting Petroleum Corp. edged higher on Tuesday, hitting a new
52-week high of $65.97. The company's shares closed at $65.41, up 0.83% from
the previous day's closing price of $64.87. The company's shares oscillated
between $64.52 and $65.97 during the trading session. A total of 1.90 million
shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.69 million.
The company's shares have surged 22.63% in the last one month and 35.26% in
the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 0.60%
and 0.92% during the respective periods. Further, Whiting Petroleum Corp.'s
stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $54.78 and
$49.59, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on WLL at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/WLL101613.pdf

Rowan Cos PLC's stock fell by 2.32% on Tuesday, tracking losses in the broader
market. The company's shares fluctuated between $36.16 and $36.93 before
finishing the day at $36.18. A total of 2.10 million shares were traded, which
is above the daily average volume of 1.12 million. Despite Tuesday's losses,
Rowan Cos PLC's shares have advanced 2.61% in the previous three months,
outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 0.92% during the same period.
Additionally, the company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average
of $34.79. The free report on RDC can be downloaded by signing up now at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/RDC101613.pdf

On Tuesday, Bill Barrett Corp.'s shares posted gains to end the day at $26.03,
which is 0.12% higher than the previous day's closing price of $26.00. The
company's shares fluctuated between $25.66 and $26.24 during the trading
session. A total of 1.38 million shares were traded, which is above the daily
average volume of 0.94 million. Bill Barrett Corp.'s shares have gained 8.10%
in the previous one month and 22.55% in the last three months, outperforming
the S&P 500 which has advanced 0.60% and 0.92% during the respective periods.
Furthermore, the company's stock is trading near its 52-week high of $26.42
and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $23.24 and $20.86,
respectively. A free report on BBG can be accessed by registering at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/BBG101613.pdf

Concho Resources Inc.'s stock rose 0.91% on Tuesday, extending the gains from
the previous trading session. The company's shares fluctuated between $109.77
and $113.23 before ending the day at $111.41. A total of 1.31 million shares
were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.07 million. The
company's shares have gained 28.01% in the last three months and 8.03% in the
previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 0.92% and 0.60%
during the respective periods. Moreover, Concho Resources Inc.'s stock is
trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $101.85 and $91.59,
respectively. Register with AAAResearchReports.com and download research on
CXO for free at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/CXO101613.pdf

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