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Occidental Petroleum Corporation

64.06
USD
4.25%
64.06
USD
4.25%
26.05 77.13
52 weeks
52 weeks

Mkt Cap 59.82B

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Tuesday Sector Leaders: Energy, Utilities

The best performing sector as of midday Tuesday is the Energy sector, higher by 1.9%. Within that group, Occidental Petroleum Corp (Symbol: OXY) and Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 4.4% and 3.4%, respectively. Among energy ETFs, one ETF following the sector is the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (Symbol: XLE), which is up 2.1% on the day, and up 37.88% year-to-date. Occidental Petroleum Corp, meanwhile, is up 117.09% year-to-date, and Marathon Petroleum Corp. is up 47.88% year-to-date. Combined, OXY and MPC make up approximately 8.6% of the underlying holdings of XLE. The next best performing sector is the Utilities sector, higher by 1.1%. Among large Utilities stocks, DTE Energy Co (Symbol: DTE) and Dominion Energy Inc (Symbol: D) are the most notable, showing a gain of 2.0% and 1.8%, respectively. One ETF closely tracking Utilities stocks is the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), which is up 1.2% in midday trading, and up 6.51% on a year-to-date basis. DTE Energy Co, meanwhile, is up 12.25% year-to-date, and Dominion Energy Inc is up 7.11% year-to-date. Combined, DTE and D make up approximately 8.8% of the underlying holdings of XLU. Comparing these stocks and ETFs on a trailing twelve month basis, below is a relative stock price performance chart, with each of the symbols shown in a different color as labeled in the legend at the bottom: Here's a snapshot of how the S&P 500 components within the various sectors are faring in afternoon trading on Tuesday. As you can see, three sectors are up on the day, while six sectors are down. The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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