NYSE:HES - Hess Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $65.91 +0.63 (+0.97 %) (As of 05/21/2019 12:31 PM ET)Previous Close$65.28Today's Range$65.25 - $66.385052-Week Range$35.59 - $74.81Volume902,701 shsAverage Volume3.75 million shsMarket Capitalization$20.00 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.52%Beta1.96 ProfileAnalyst 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, explores for, 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, 2018, it had total proved reserves of 1,192 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company is also involved in the gathering, compressing, and processing of natural gas; the fractionation of NGLs; gathering, terminaling, loading, and transporting crude oil and NGLs through rail car; storing and terminaling propane, as well as providing water handling services 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 Current SymbolNYSE:HES Previous Symbol CUSIP42809H10 CIK4447 Webwww.hess.com Phone212-997-8500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.62 Current Ratio1.69 Quick Ratio1.57Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E Ratio286.57 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.47 billion Price / Sales3.09 Cash Flow$5.7816 per share Price / Cash Flow11.40 Book Value$34.78 per share Price / Book1.90Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.74) Net Income$-282,000,000.00 Net Margins-0.75% Return on Equity0.20% Return on Assets0.10%Miscellaneous Employees1,708 Outstanding Shares303,439,000Market Cap$20.00 billion Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 Thursday, March 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 18th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 15th. View Hess' Dividend History. How will Hess' stock buyback program work? Hess declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 8th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Hess' earnings last quarter? Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.26) by $0.35. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.43 billion. Hess had a negative net margin of 0.75% and a positive return on equity of 0.20%. The business's revenue was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.27) 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, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hess. What price target have analysts set for HES? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Hess' stock. Their predictions range from $53.00 to $89.00. On average, they expect Hess' stock price to reach $68.4167 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hess. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hess? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hess in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hess. Has Hess been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about HES stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hess earned a news sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Hess' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hess include ConocoPhillips (COP), Equinor ASA (EQNR), Suncor Energy (SU), Phillips 66 (PSX), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Valero Energy (VLO), Repsol (REPYY), HollyFrontier (HFC), YPF (YPF), CVR Energy (CVI), PBF Energy (PBF), Delek US (DK), CVR Refining (CVRR), BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT) and Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P (CLMT). What other stocks do shareholders of Hess own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hess investors own include Puma Biotechnology (PBYI), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Medivation (MDVN), Incyte (INCY), Intrexon (XON), First Solar (FSLR), Celgene (CELG), Citigroup (C), Schlumberger (SLB) and Freeport-McMoRan (FCX). Who are Hess' key executives? Hess' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John B. Hess, CEO & Director (Age 65)Mr. John P. Rielly, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 57)Mr. Gregory P. Hill, COO, Exec. VP and Pres of Worldwide Exploration & Production (Age 58)Mr. Timothy B. Goodell, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 62)Mr. Michael R. Turner, Sr. VP of Global Production (Age 60) Who are Hess' major shareholders? Hess' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (10.22%), BlackRock Inc. (5.75%), Wellington Management Group LLP (4.21%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (2.84%), Primecap Management Co. CA (2.75%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.17%). Company insiders that own Hess stock include Andrew P Slentz, Barbara J Lowery-Yilmaz, Brian D Truelove, Gregory P Hill, John B Hess, John P Rielly, Kevin Omar Meyers, Michael R Turner, Richard D Lynch, Risa J Lavizzo-Mourey and Timothy B Goodell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hess. Which major investors are selling Hess stock? HES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Morgan Stanley and Key Group Holdings Cayman LTD.. Company insiders that have sold Hess company stock in the last year include Andrew P Slentz, Gregory P Hill, John B Hess, John P Rielly, Michael R Turner, Richard D Lynch and Timothy B Goodell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hess. Which major investors are buying Hess stock? HES stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Viking Global Investors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Impala Asset Management LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Natixis, Packer & Co Ltd and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Hess stock in the last two years include Kevin Omar Meyers and Risa J Lavizzo-Mourey. 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 $66.15. How big of a company is Hess? Hess has a market capitalization of $20.07 billion and generates $6.47 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-282,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.74) on an earnings per share basis. Hess employs 1,708 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: 609 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 679 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,288MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hess and other stocks. 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