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How These Oil & Gas Stocks are Performing? -- Zion Oil & Gas, Continental Resources, EXCO Resources, and Baytex Energy

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want a Stock Review on ZN, CLR, XCO, or BTE then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. On Friday, November 17, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged lower at the closing bell. US markets saw five out of nine sectors finishing the day in red, three in green, and one in neutral territory. Taking into consideration last Friday's market sentiment, assessed the following Independent Oil & Gas equities this morning: Zion Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ: ZN), Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLR), EXCO Resources Inc. (NYSE: XCO), and Baytex Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTE). Learn more about these stocks by registering for free on and accessing the complimentary research reports at:

Zion Oil & Gas

On Friday, shares in Dallas, Texas headquartered Zion Oil & Gas Inc. recorded a trading volume of 207,262 shares. The stock ended at $2.00, rising 1.01% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 58.73% in the last twelve months and 45.99% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 30.21%. Furthermore, shares of the Company, which engages in the exploration of oil and gas properties in Israel, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 27.02. See our free and comprehensive research report on ZN at:

Continental Resources

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based Continental Resources Inc.'s stock finished last Friday's session 0.88% higher at $45.92. A total volume of 2.54 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.44 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 24.88% in the last month and 41.47% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 17.40% and 17.78%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Continental Resources, which explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas properties in the north, south, and east regions of the US, have an RSI of 70.32.

On November 09th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $48 a share to $51 a share. CLR free research report PDF is just a click away at:

EXCO Resources

At the close of trading on Friday, shares in Dallas, Texas headquartered EXCO Resources Inc. saw a rise of 2.47%, ending the day at $0.83. The stock recorded a trading volume of 344,488 shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 35.22%. Moreover, shares of EXCO Resources, which engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development, and production of onshore oil and natural gas properties with a focus on shale resource plays in the US, have an RSI of 34.32. Sign up for your complimentary report on XCO at:

Baytex Energy

Calgary, Canada headquartered Baytex Energy Corp.'s shares ended the day 5.90% higher at $3.05 with a total trading volume of 2.25 million shares, which was above their three months average of 1.45 million shares. The stock has gained 18.68% in the last month and 25.51% in the previous three months. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.12% and 2.64%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Baytex Energy, which engages in the acquisition, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and Eagle Ford in the US, have an RSI of 54.01.

On October 30th, 2017, research firm Barclays downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Equal Weight' to 'Underweight'. Register for free on and download the latest research report on BTE at:


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