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Stock to Track: Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE: PXD)

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Pioneer Natural Resources Company is part of the oil and gas exploration and production industry and energy sector. The company CEO is Timothy L. Dove. Pioneer Natural Resources Co is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States. Its focus includes the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale regions of Texas.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PXD stock showed a previous change of 1.43% with an open at 134.44 and a close of 137.65. It reached an intraday high of 137.80 and a low of 134.22.

Business Wire:  PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Pioneer Natural Resources Company – PXD

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $23.5b with 170.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 168.4m shares. Trading volume reached 1,106,425 shares compared to its average volume of 1,646,570 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares returned -4.14% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.47%. Over three months, it changed -10.80%. In one year it has changed -19.37% and within that year its 52-week high was 213.40 and its 52-week low was 119.08. PXD stock is 15.59% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 169.54 and a 50 day moving average of 139.85. Currently PXD stock is trading -18.81% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Pioneer Natural Resources Company – PXD

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.85 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 28.38. Based on 19 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.75. The TTM EPS is 6.36, which comes to a TTM PE of 21.64.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  2.07
06-30-2018:  1.41
03-31-2018:  1.66
12-31-2017:  1.22

The dividend per share is currently 0.32, which is a dividend yield of 0.23%. Also, the payout ratio is 5.03%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 60.29, which means it may be overvalued by -128.32%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.20% of insider ownership and 137.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 3,475,010, which is 2.04% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.72. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.01

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.72%, return on assets is 7.64%, profit margin is 9.09%, price-to-sales is 3.22 and price-to-book is 1.94.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.