In sliding 4.7%, US Oil Sands Inc. (CDX:USO:CA) was one of the worst performing stocks amongst TSX Venture Exchange-listed basic materials companies on January 13. After closing the previous session at $1.49, shares of USO:CA opened this morning at $1.42 and closed the day at $1.42. Throughout the day, about 13,904 shares changed hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 24,032 for US Oil Sands Inc.. Shares moved as high as $1.5 and as low as $1.42 in today’s trading action.
The share depreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $51.04 million based upon 34.26 million shares outstanding.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of US Oil Sands Inc. have traded as low as $0.75 and as high as $4.0. Technical traders will take note that at $1.42, shares of USO:CA are trading below their 50-day moving average (MA) at $1.636 and above their 200-day MA at above $1.397. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move beneath or holding under them is typically regarded as bearish.
Who is $US Oil Sands?
US Oil Sands Inc is engaged in the exploration and development of oil sands properties in Utah. Its oil sands project areas in Utah includes PR Spring project. The company is led by its CEO Cameron Todd from its headquarters at 521 – 3rd Avenue, SW.
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