NYSE:NFX - Newfield Exploration Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$14.06 -0.52 (-3.57 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 07:45 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.58
Today's Range$14.00 - $14.69
52-Week Range$14.00 - $35.20
Volume6.38 million shs
Average Volume6.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.92 billion
P/E Ratio6.54
Dividend YieldN/A
Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company has operations principally in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Oklahoma, the Williston Basin of North Dakota, and the Uinta Basin of Utah. It also holds oil producing assets offshore China. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production
Current SymbolNYSE:NFX
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.30
Current Ratio0.72
Quick Ratio0.70


Trailing P/E Ratio6.54
Forward P/E Ratio3.93
P/E Growth0.34

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.77 billion
Price / Sales1.59
Cash Flow$4.3395 per share
Price / Cash Flow3.24
Book Value$7.05 per share
Price / Book1.99


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.15
Net Income$427 million
Net Margins21.14%
Return on Equity43.65%
Return on Assets13.21%


Outstanding Shares200,340,000
Market Cap$2.92 billion

Newfield Exploration (NYSE:NFX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Newfield Exploration's stock symbol?

Newfield Exploration trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NFX."

How were Newfield Exploration's earnings last quarter?

Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The energy company reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.15. The energy company had revenue of $711 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $661.27 million. Newfield Exploration had a net margin of 21.14% and a return on equity of 43.65%. Newfield Exploration's revenue for the quarter was up 62.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 earnings per share. View Newfield Exploration's Earnings History.

When is Newfield Exploration's next earnings date?

Newfield Exploration is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Newfield Exploration.

What price target have analysts set for NFX?

21 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Newfield Exploration's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Newfield Exploration's share price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 141.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Newfield Exploration.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Newfield Exploration?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Newfield Exploration in the last year. There are currently 14 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Newfield Exploration.

Has Newfield Exploration been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about NFX stock have been trending neutral on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Newfield Exploration earned a coverage optimism score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the energy company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Newfield Exploration?

Newfield Exploration saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,561,116 shares, an increase of 54.7% from the October 31st total of 9,415,460 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,118,337 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. Approximately 7.3% of the company's shares are sold short. View Newfield Exploration's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Newfield Exploration's key competitors?

Who are Newfield Exploration's key executives?

Newfield Exploration's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Lee K. Boothby, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Lawrence S. Massaro, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Gary D. Packer, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55)
  • Mr. John H. Jasek, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 48)
  • Mr. George W. Fairchild Jr., Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)

Who are Newfield Exploration's major shareholders?

Newfield Exploration's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.08%), Vanguard Group Inc (11.08%), BlackRock Inc. (7.22%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (4.34%), LSV Asset Management (3.06%) and Schroder Investment Management Group (1.28%). Company insiders that own Newfield Exploration stock include James Kent Wells, Juanita F Romans, Lee K Boothby, Roger B Plank and Thomas G Ricks. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Newfield Exploration.

Which major investors are selling Newfield Exploration stock?

NFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, Marshall Wace LLP, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Impala Asset Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Newfield Exploration.

Which major investors are buying Newfield Exploration stock?

NFX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caymus Capital Partners L.P., Panagora Asset Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and First Quadrant L P CA. Company insiders that have bought Newfield Exploration stock in the last two years include James Kent Wells, Roger B Plank and Thomas G Ricks. View Insider Buying and Selling for Newfield Exploration.

How do I buy shares of Newfield Exploration?

Shares of NFX 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 Newfield Exploration's stock price today?

One share of NFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.06.

How big of a company is Newfield Exploration?

Newfield Exploration has a market capitalization of $2.92 billion and generates $1.77 billion in revenue each year. The energy company earns $427 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.15 on an earnings per share basis. Newfield Exploration employs 1,010 workers across the globe.

What is Newfield Exploration's official website?

The official website for Newfield Exploration is http://www.newfield.com.

How can I contact Newfield Exploration?

Newfield Exploration's mailing address is 4 Waterway Square Place Suite 100, The Woodlands TX, 77380. The energy company can be reached via phone at 281-210-5100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Newfield Exploration (NYSE NFX)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  819 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  510 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,329
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Newfield Exploration and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NFX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NFX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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