Amplify Energy Corp
Change company Symbol lookup
Select an option...
AMPY Amplify Energy Corp
ABBV Abbvie Inc
BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd
OBMP OncBioMune Pharmaceuticals Inc
AVNW Aviat Networks Inc
JEPI JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF
AGNC Agnc Investment Corp
GME GameStop Corp

Energy : Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels | Small Cap Value
Company profile

Amplify Energy Corp, formerly Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc., is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development, exploration and production of oil and natural gas properties. Its operations are focused in the Rockies, offshore California, Oklahoma, East Texas / North Louisiana and South Texas. It has approximately 917 billions of cubic feet equivalent (bcfe) estimated proved reserves.

Closing Price
Day's Change
-0.03 (-1.19%)
B/A Size
Day's High
Day's Low

10-day average volume:

UPDATE: Stock-market traders fixated on what 'unprecedented' Discovery, ViacomCBS selloff means for Wall Street

8:47 am ET March 29, 2021 (MarketWatch)

By Mark DeCambre

Stocks finished firmly higher Friday, capping a tumultuous week of trading in U.S. markets that concluded with the three main equity indexes booking weekly gains.

But despite the upbeat note that the final full week in March delivered, strategists and market participants were chirping about a major block trade in the final minutes of Friday trading that could portend further stress on the market, which has been subject to bouts of turbulence as rising interest rates amid the rollout of COVID vaccines and a $1.9 trillion aid package complicate the financial outlook.

Media stocks were hammered on Friday, with shares of ViacomCBS and Discovery part of what Bloomberg News reported as an "unprecedented" $35 billion in block trades (, that included Chinese companies as well as the U.S. media conglomerates.

Both shares ended the week down more than 27%, capping a period that saw ViacomCBS's Class B shares (VIAC) finishing at their lowest level since Jan. 25 and booking its steepest daily percentage drop in its history.

Discovery shares (DISCA), meanwhile, posted their sharpest one-day drop since Sept. 18, 2008, falling to their lowest close since Feb. 4 and producing the second-worst performance among S&P 500 stocks, with the second-most activity of any member of the broad-market benchmark.

A Sunday report by Bloomberg News (, citing people familiar with the matter, pointed to Archegos Capital Management LLC -- the family office of trader Bill Hwang -- as an institution that sold a major block of Viacom and Discovery as well as dumping shares of Chinese technology companies and other U.S. media conglomerates. The Wall Street Journal ( later reported the same.

It is unclear what the big sales will ultimately mean for Monday's open in the U.S., but market participants were eagerly awaiting.

"While the speed of the fall has attracted attention for all of the wrong reasons, prompting speculation of a large margin-call liquidation, what most people appear to have missed is that both of these companies have seen their share prices almost quadruple since October last year," wrote Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets, in a Sunday note.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 453.40 points, or 1.4%, on Friday, the S&P 500 index finished 65.02 points, or 1.7%, higher to settle at 3,974.54, while the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 161.05 points, or 1.2%, to finish at 13,138.72.

-Mark DeCambre; 415-439-6400;


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

March 29, 2021 08:47 ET (12:47 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2021 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

Earnings Calendar and Events Data provided by |Terms of Use| © 2021 Wall Street Horizon, Inc.

Market data accompanied by is delayed by at least 15 minutes for NASDAQ, NYSE MKT, NYSE, and options. Duration of the delay for other exchanges varies.
Market data and information provided by Morningstar.

Options are not suitable for all investors as the special risks inherent to options trading may expose investors to potentially rapid and substantial losses.
Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standard Options before investing in options.

Information and news provided by ,, , Computrade Systems, Inc., , and

Copyright © 2021. All rights reserved.