NYSE:HES - Hess Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $57.68 +0.46 (+0.80 %) (As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$57.22Today's Range$56.92 - $58.1052-Week Range$40.37 - $74.81Volume2.46 million shsAverage Volume3.74 million shsMarket Capitalization$16.60 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.79%Beta1.55 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 Current SymbolNYSE:HES Previous Symbol CUSIP42809H10 Webwww.hess.com Phone212-997-8500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.60 Current Ratio2.30 Quick Ratio2.29 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E Ratio1,153.60 P/E Growth240.09 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.41 billion Price / Sales3.16 Cash Flow$4.8027 per share Price / Cash12.01 Book Value$37.28 per share Price / Book1.55 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($4.61) Net Income$-4,074,000,000.00 Net Margins-47.06% Return on Equity-2.65% Return on Assets-1.40% Miscellaneous Employees2,075 Outstanding Shares296,250,000Market Cap$16.60 billion 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 5th. Investors of record on Monday, September 17th will be given 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 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 14th. View Hess' Dividend History. How will Hess' stock buyback program work? Hess declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, March 8th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Hess' earnings last quarter? Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The oil and gas producer reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.43. The oil and gas producer earned $1.83 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.54 billion. Hess had a negative net margin of 47.06% and a negative return on equity of 2.65%. The company's revenue was up 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($1.07) earnings per share. View Hess' Earnings History. When is Hess' next earnings date? Hess is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hess. What price target have analysts set for HES? 14 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Hess' shares. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $91.00. On average, they expect Hess' share price to reach $66.4615 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.2% 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 2 sell ratings, 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? News stories about HES stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hess earned a daily sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Hess' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hess include Suncor Energy (SU), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Phillips 66 (PSX), Valero Energy (VLO), Repsol (REPYY), 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), Trecora Resources (TREC) and Vertex Energy (VTNR). 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.81%), Levin Capital Strategies L.P. (0.70%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.59%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.44%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.41%) and NWQ Investment Management Company LLC (0.38%). 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 major investors are selling Hess stock? HES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Alliancebernstein L.P., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Key Group Holdings Cayman LTD., Strs Ohio, NWQ Investment Management Company LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 major investors are buying Hess stock? HES stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, FIL Ltd, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Primecap Management Co. CA, Barings LLC, DFT Energy LP and Trexquant Investment LP. 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 $57.68. How big of a company is Hess? Hess has a market capitalization of $16.58 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: 576 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 628 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,204MarketBeat'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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Dividend Stocks - Are They Right For You?