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Recent Trend: Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES)


Hess Corporation is in the oil and gas exploration and production industry and is in the energy sector. The company CEO is John B. Hess. Hess Corp is an oil and gas company involved in the exploration, development, production, transportation, purchase and sale of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas with production operations.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HES stock showed a previous change of 0.78% with an open at 59.90 and a close of 59.47. It reached an intraday high of 61.00 and a low of 58.54.

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The stock has a market cap of $18.0b with 303.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 298.7m shares. Trading volume reached 2,492,287 shares compared to its average volume of 3,246,815 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Hess Corporation shares returned -8.90% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -10.03%. Over three months, it changed 3.80%. In one year it has changed -3.05% and within that year its 52-week high was 74.81 and its 52-week low was 35.59. HES stock is 67.09% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 59.26 and a 50 day moving average of 62.86. Currently HES stock is trading 0.35% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -1.1 that ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.22. The TTM EPS is -0.43.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 0.09
4thQtr of 2018 -0.06
3rdQtr of 2018 -0.18
2ndQtr of 2018 -0.48
1stQtr of 2018 -0.38

The dividend per share is currently 1.00, which is a dividend yield of 1.68%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 6.28, which means it may be overvalued by -847.07%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 14,365,388, which was 4.73% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 4.74. 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 1.95.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -1.83%, return on assets is -0.84%, profit margin is 0.38%, price-to-sales is 2.73 and price-to-book is 1.93.

Company Scores:

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

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