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NYSE:HES - Hess Stock Price, Forecast & News

$60.34
+0.35 (+0.58 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$59.82
Now: $60.34
$62.04
50-Day Range
$54.95
MA: $64.44
$70.94
52-Week Range
$53.58
Now: $60.34
$74.11
Volume7.04 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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Sub-IndustryIntegrated Oil & Gas
SectorN/A
CUSIP42809H10
CIK4447
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Miscellaneous

Employees1,708
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 13th. View Hess' Dividend History.

How will Hess' stock buyback program work?

Hess declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, March 8th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Hess' earnings last quarter?

Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 29th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.60) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.56) by $0.04. The oil and gas producer earned $1.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.54 billion. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.31) EPS. View Hess' Earnings History.

When is Hess' next earnings date?

Hess is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Hess.

What price target have analysts set for HES?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Hess' shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $93.00. On average, they expect Hess' stock price to reach $74.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hess.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hess?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hess in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hess.

Has Hess been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HES stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hess earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Hess.

Are investors shorting Hess?

Hess saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,970,000 shares, a decline of 8.5% from the December 31st total of 13,080,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,210,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.4 days. Approximately 4.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Hess' Current Options Chain.

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), Schlumberger (SLB), Boeing (BA), Intel (INTC) 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (12.98%), State Street Corp (4.43%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.11%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (2.23%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (2.18%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.77%). Company insiders that own Hess stock include Andrew P Slentz, Barbara J Lowery-Yilmaz, Geurt G Schoonman, 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 FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Aviva PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, South Dakota Investment Council, BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A., Toronto Dominion Bank and Artemis Investment Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Hess company stock in the last year include Andrew P Slentz, Barbara J Lowery-Yilmaz, Geurt G Schoonman, 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 Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, State Street Corp, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Anchor Bolt Capital LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Hess' stock price today?

One share of HES stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.34.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hess (NYSE HES)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  674 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  740 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,414
MarketBeat'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 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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