NYSE:HES - Hess Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$64.57 +2.86 (+4.63 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 02:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$64.57
Today's Range$63.29 - $65.22
52-Week Range$37.25 - $65.89
Volume6.86 million shs
Average Volume3.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.52 billion
P/E Ratio-14.01
Dividend Yield1.62%
Beta1.46
Hess logoHess 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Petroleum refining
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas
SectorOils/Energy
SymbolNYSE:HES
CUSIP42809H10
Phone212-997-8500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.53
Current Ratio2.63
Quick Ratio2.51

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-14.01
Forward P/E Ratio-72.55
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.41 billion
Price / Sales3.59
Cash Flow$4.8806 per share
Price / Cash13.23
Book Value$38.88 per share
Price / Book1.66

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($4.61)
Net Income$-4,074,000,000.00
Net Margins-69.10%
Return on Equity-8.54%
Return on Assets-4.62%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,075
Outstanding Shares300,110,000

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 18th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 15th. View Hess' Dividend History.

How will Hess' stock buyback program work?

Hess declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 8th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically 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 Wednesday, April, 25th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.27) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.50) by $0.23. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.23 billion. Hess had a negative return on equity of 8.54% and a negative net margin of 69.10%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($1.07) EPS. View Hess' Earnings History.

When is Hess' next earnings date?

Hess is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hess.

What price target have analysts set for HES?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Hess' stock. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate Hess' share price to reach $51.61 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Hess.

Who are some of Hess' key competitors?

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)

Has Hess been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about HES stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hess earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 47.45 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Hess' major shareholders?

Hess' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.72%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.39%), Northern Trust Corp (1.01%), Levin Capital Strategies L.P. (1.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.81%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.57%). 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 Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Arosa Capital Management LP, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Swiss National Bank and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have sold Hess company stock in the last year include Barbara J Lowery-Yilmaz, Brian D Truelove, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Elephas Investment Management Ltd, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, KBC Group NV, Central Securities Corp, Seven Eight Capital LP, Centenus Global Management LP, Arvest Bank Trust Division and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. 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 $64.57.

How big of a company is Hess?

Hess has a market capitalization of $18.52 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.

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 (HES)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  528 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  561 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,089
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This page was last updated on 6/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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