Portfolio of Bakken Formation Oil and Gas Stocks

Here are 9 stocks that have oil and gas drilling operations in the Bakken Formation that is located in North Dakota and Montana.

9 Bakken Shale Oil and Gas Stocks

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Recent Prices &
Annualized Return

Continental ResourcesCLR
Enerplus CorporationERF
EOG ResourcesEOG
Hess CorporationHES
Marathon Oil CorporationMRO
Oasis PetroleumOAS
QEP ResourcesQEP
SM EnergySM
Whiting Petroleum CorporationWLL
Price data from Quandl as of most recent close.

To inspect the performance of the Bakken Shale Oil and Gas Stocks portfolio, see the chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for stocks from Quandl.

The 7 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: CLR, ERF, EOG, HES, MRO, SM and WLL. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,428.57 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing monthly price for the first date shown on the portfolio value chart below. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends. OAS and QEP were excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.

The current value of a $10,000 investment is $10,899. The percent return is 8.99%. The annualized return is 0.86%.

Return Summary for Bakken Shale Oil and Gas Stocks
Start DateSep-30-2009
Start Investment$10,000.00
End DateSep-20-2019
Current Value of Investment$10,898.89
Total Return8.99%
Annualized Return0.86%
Min DateFeb-29-2016
Min Price$7,300.79
Max DateAug-29-2014
Max Price$28,881.82
# Values121
Number Returns7,260
Number Profitable Returns3,326
Percent Profitable Returns45.81%
Number Unprofitable Returns3,934
Percent Unprofitable Returns54.19%
Profitable to Unprofitable Returns Ratio0.85

NOTE: The stocks included in the tables and chart are representative of the industry. They are not recommendations.

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