NYSE:HES - Hess Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $63.56 -0.55 (-0.86 %) (As of 10/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$63.56Today's Range$63.21 - $65.7352-Week Range$40.26 - $74.81Volume3.19 million shsAverage Volume3.62 million shsMarket Capitalization$19.05 billionP/E Ratio-13.79Dividend Yield1.57%Beta1.41 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. The company conducts production operations primarily in the United States, Denmark, the Malaysia/Thailand Joint Development Area, and Malaysia; and exploration activities primarily offshore Guyana, Suriname, Canada, and in the Gulf of Mexico. As of December 31, 2017, it had total proved reserves of 1,154 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company is also involved in crude oil and natural gas gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of NGLs, transportation of crude oil by rail car, terminaling and loading crude oil and natural gas liquids, and the storage and terminaling of propane primarily in the Bakken and Three Forks Shale plays in the Williston Basin area of North Dakota. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Receive HES News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HES and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Petroleum refining Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas SectorOils/Energy SymbolNYSE:HES CUSIP42809H10 Webwww.hess.com Phone212-997-8500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.56 Current Ratio2.41 Quick Ratio2.29 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-13.79 Forward P/E Ratio-144.45 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.41 billion Price / Sales3.52 Cash Flow$4.6632 per share Price / Cash13.63 Book Value$38.88 per share Price / Book1.63 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($4.61) Net Income$-4,074,000,000.00 Net Margins-59.77% Return on Equity-6.04% Return on Assets-3.24% Miscellaneous Employees2,075 Outstanding Shares299,690,000Market Cap$19.05 billion Hess (NYSE:HES) Frequently Asked Questions What is Hess' stock symbol? Hess trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HES." How often does Hess pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hess? Hess announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 14th. View Hess' Dividend History. How will Hess' stock buyback program work? Hess announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, March 8th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Hess' earnings last quarter? Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.23) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.32) by $0.09. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $1.57 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.35 billion. Hess had a negative net margin of 59.77% and a negative return on equity of 6.04%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 30.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($1.46) earnings per share. View Hess' Earnings History. When is Hess' next earnings date? Hess is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hess. What price target have analysts set for HES? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Hess' stock. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate Hess' stock price to reach $66.3077 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hess. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hess? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hess in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hess. Who are some of Hess' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hess include Suncor Energy (SU), Phillips 66 (PSX), Valero Energy (VLO), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Repsol (REPYY), Andeavor (ANDV), HollyFrontier (HFC), YPF (YPF), PBF Energy (PBF), CVR Energy (CVI), Delek US (DK), CVR Refining (CVRR), BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT), Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P (CLMT) and Trecora Resources (TREC). Who are Hess' key executives? Hess' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John B. Hess, CEO & Director (Age 64)Mr. Gregory P. Hill, Pres & COO (Age 57)Mr. John P. Rielly, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 56)Mr. Timothy B. Goodell, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 61)Mr. Michael R. Turner, Sr. VP of Production (Age 59) Who are Hess' major shareholders? Hess' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.20%), Strs Ohio (0.19%), Trinity Street Asset Management LLP (0.19%), Barometer Capital Management Inc. (0.09%), DFT Energy LP (0.08%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Hess stock include Barbara J Lowery-Yilmaz, Brian D Truelove, Gregory P Hill, John B Hess, John P Rielly, Kevin Omar Meyers, Michael R Turner, Timothy B Goodell and William G Schrader. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hess. Which institutional investors are selling Hess stock? HES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Barometer Capital Management Inc., Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Manning & Napier Group LLC, CenturyLink Investment Management Co and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Hess company stock in the last year include Gregory P Hill, John B Hess, John P Rielly, Michael R Turner and Timothy B Goodell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hess. Which institutional investors are buying Hess stock? HES stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DFT Energy LP, Trinity Street Asset Management LLP, Empowered Funds LLC, Viking Fund Management LLC, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Alpha Windward LLC, Andra AP fonden and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. Company insiders that have bought Hess stock in the last two years include Kevin Omar Meyers and William G Schrader. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hess. How do I buy shares of Hess? Shares of HES can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Hess' stock price today? One share of HES stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.56. How big of a company is Hess? Hess has a market capitalization of $19.05 billion and generates $5.41 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-4,074,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($4.61) on an earnings per share basis. Hess employs 2,075 workers across the globe. What is Hess' official website? The official website for Hess is http://www.hess.com. How can I contact Hess? Hess' mailing address is 1185 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY, 10036. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at 212-997-8500 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Hess (NYSE HES)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 572 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 620 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,192MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hess and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HES will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HES will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 10/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies issue stock splits?