Hot Movers: National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG), Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK), Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), BP (NYSE:BP)

National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) is reviewing second-round bids for its London-headquartered private equity business and hopes to sell it “imminently,” the bank’s deputy chief executive Petros Christodoulou told Reuters.  National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) stock performance was 1.91% in last session and finished the day at $3.73. Traded volume was 2.96million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 5.82million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.98.

Geophysicists at Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) use 3D visualizations to plan fracking wells, which stretch horizontally into shale deposits. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) dropped -1.61 percent to $30.52 Thursday on volume of 7.25million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $30.45 to $31.06. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has a market capitalization of $20.33billion.

Brazil’s state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) has been buying record amounts of LNG in the spot market so far in 2014 to run gas-fired power plants at full capacity. The country, which started importing LNG only in 2009, bought 4.2 million metric tons (mmt) of the fuel last year, up 54% from 2012. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)’s stock on June 26, 2014 reported a increase of 0.41% to the closing price of $14.80. Its fifty two weeks range is $10.20 -$17.97. The total market capitalization recorded $96.53billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 15.75million shares. In its share capital, PBR has 6.70billion outstanding shares.

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) is close to wrapping up its Browse basin phase two exploration drilling campaign off Western Australia as operations continue at the sixth and final well. On Thursday, shares of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) advanced 0.40% to close the day at $85.96. Company return on investment (ROI) is 8.70% and its monthly performance is recorded as 8.03%.  ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) quarterly revenue growth is 25.16%.

Egypt’s Oil Minister Sherif Ismail said that the country would pay $1.5 billion of the money it owes to foreign energy companies by the end of this year, as the government tries to stave off a worsening power crisis. Sherif Ismail also said that BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)’s $10 billion natural gas project in the North Alexandria concession, stalled for the past three years, had restarted and that production would begin in 2017.  BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) stock performance was 0.25% in last session and finished the day at $52.75. Traded volume was 200.00million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 3.99million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.81.

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