NYSE:WPX - WPX Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.95 -0.45 (-3.36 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.40
Today's Range$12.58 - $13.39
52-Week Range$9.89 - $20.80
Volume13.55 million shs
Average Volume7.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.44 billion
P/E Ratio-30.83
Dividend YieldN/A
WPX Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, engages in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. The company's principal areas of operation include the Delaware Basin in Texas and New Mexico; the Williston Basin in North Dakota; and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado. As of December 31, 2017, it had proved reserves of 436 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.34 billion
Cash Flow$1.7130 per share
Book Value$9.78 per share


Net Income$-16,000,000.00


Market Cap$5.44 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)

WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WPX Energy's stock symbol?

WPX Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WPX."

How were WPX Energy's earnings last quarter?

WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.03. The oil and gas producer earned $554 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $550.84 million. WPX Energy had a positive return on equity of 0.76% and a negative net margin of 15.79%. The business's revenue was up 55.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.02) EPS. View WPX Energy's Earnings History.

When is WPX Energy's next earnings date?

WPX Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WPX Energy.

What price target have analysts set for WPX?

30 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for WPX Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate WPX Energy's stock price to reach $21.6207 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 67.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WPX Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WPX Energy?

30 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPX Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 28 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for WPX Energy.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about WPX Energy stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about WPX Energy stock:
  • 1. Mizuho analysts commented, "We expect the company to provide an upward revision to inventory estimates, with Third Bone Spring development fully incorporated, sooner than later in 2019 and think this is the next upside catalyst for the stock." (2/21/2019)
  • 2. Williams Capital analysts commented, "We expect shares to outperform on the 4Q18 oil producon beat. We reaffirm our Buy rang and WPX remains a Top Pick for its core Delaware Basin posion, premier execuon, sig nificant midstream oponality and a racve relave valuaon. Key Points 4Q18 oil producon beats Consensus by more than 3%. WPX reported 4Q18 clean EPS and DCFPS of $0.02/$0.73, vs. our esmates of $0.11/$ 0.74 and Consensus of $0.05/$0.66. 4Q18 EBITDA was $306.0 million, below our esmate of $357.8 million and be low Consensus of $316.3 million. 4Q18 producon was announced at 156.4 Mboe/d, above our esmate of 1 53.8 Mboe/d and ahead of Consensus of 148.0 Mboe/d. More importantly, oil volumes came in at 96.0 Mbbls/d, 1.7% above our esmate of 94.1 93.1 Mbbls/d." (2/21/2019)
  • 3. According to Zacks Investment Research, "WPX Energy has transformed itself from a natural gas-focused company to an oil-focused one. The company has been able to do so through nearly $8 billion of transactions. WPX Energy is building up a strong portfolio of assets which will continue to boost its oil production and allow it to gain from improving commodity prices. WPX Energy’s exposure in the Delaware and Williston basins will enable it to achieve the goal of higher oil generation in 2019.  Shares of WPX Energy have lost narrower than its industry in the past 12 months. However, the competitive energy space, stringent regulations and dependence on third parties to market their products are the headwinds." (2/9/2019)

Has WPX Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WPX stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WPX Energy earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the oil and gas producer a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of WPX Energy's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WPX Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WPX Energy investors own include Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Ford Motor (F) and Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET).

Who are WPX Energy's key executives?

WPX Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Richard E. Muncrief, CEO & Chairman (Age 60)
  • Mr. Clay M. Gaspar, Pres & COO (Age 47)
  • Mr. J. Kevin Vann, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Dennis C. Cameron, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. Bryan K. Guderian, Exec. VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 60)

Who are WPX Energy's major shareholders?

WPX Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.34%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.52%), Millennium Management LLC (1.86%), Shapiro Capital Management LLC (1.78%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.61%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.10%). Company insiders that own WPX Energy stock include Bryan K Guderian, Clay M Gaspar, Dennis C Cameron, J Kevin Vann, Stephen L Faulkner Jr and William G Lowrie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WPX Energy.

Which institutional investors are selling WPX Energy stock?

WPX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Scout Investments Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. and AGF Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have sold WPX Energy company stock in the last year include Bryan K Guderian, Clay M Gaspar, Dennis C Cameron, J Kevin Vann, Stephen L Faulkner Jr and William G Lowrie. View Insider Buying and Selling for WPX Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying WPX Energy stock?

WPX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., LSP Investment Advisors LLC, Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP, Fiera Capital Corp, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Shapiro Capital Management LLC and CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for WPX Energy.

How do I buy shares of WPX Energy?

Shares of WPX 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 WPX Energy's stock price today?

One share of WPX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.95.

How big of a company is WPX Energy?

WPX Energy has a market capitalization of $5.44 billion and generates $1.34 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $-16,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.42) on an earnings per share basis. WPX Energy employs 650 workers across the globe.

What is WPX Energy's official website?

The official website for WPX Energy is http://www.wpxenergy.com.

How can I contact WPX Energy?

WPX Energy's mailing address is 3500 ONE WILLIAMS CENTER, TULSA OK, 74172. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at 855-979-2012 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for WPX Energy (NYSE WPX)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  521 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  487 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,008
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WPX Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WPX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WPX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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