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

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$61.71 -0.93 (-1.48 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 06:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$62.64
Today's Range$61.36 - $62.3050
52-Week Range$37.25 - $65.89
Volume3.49 million shs
Average Volume3.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.80 billion
P/E Ratio-13.39
Dividend Yield1.60%
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-13.39
Forward P/E Ratio-69.34
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.41 billion
Price / Sales3.43
Cash Flow$4.5949 per share
Price / Cash13.43
Book Value$38.88 per share
Price / Book1.59

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

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 Tuesday, June 5th. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 15th. View Hess' Dividend History.

How will Hess' stock buyback program work?

Hess announced that its Board of Directors has authorized 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 buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Hess' earnings last quarter?

Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.27) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.50) by $0.23. The oil and gas producer earned $1.39 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.23 billion. Hess had a negative net margin of 69.10% and a negative return on equity of 8.54%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business 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 Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hess.

What price target have analysts set for HES?

15 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Hess' shares. Their forecasts 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?

Media headlines about HES stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hess earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.20 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Hess' major shareholders?

Hess' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail 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 purchased 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 $61.71.

How big of a company is Hess?

Hess has a market capitalization of $18.80 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:  526 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  559 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,085
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 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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