Hess Corporation (HES) Fundamental and Technical Analysis Explained


Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) went down by -0.11% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $74.11 and move down -61.49%, while HES stocks collected -0.89% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 0 hour ago that Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock

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Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) Worth an Investment?

Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) The 36 Months beta value for HES stocks is at 2.23, while 15 of the analysts out of 27 who provided ratings for Hess Corporation stocks as a “buy” while 2 as overweight, 10 rated it as hold and 0 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $58.71 which is $12.02 above current price. HES currently has a short float of 3.77% and public float of 273.73M with average trading volume of 2.27M shares.

HES Market Performance

HES stocks went down by -0.89% for the week, with the monthly drop of -9.45% and a quarterly performance of -12.56%, while its annual performance rate touched -29.44%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -8.54% for HES stocks with the simple moving average of -11.84% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HES stocks, with Credit Suisse repeating the rating for HES shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for HES socks in the upcoming period according to Credit Suisse is $52 based on the research report published on August 5, 2020.

Wolfe Research, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HES stock at the price of $52. The rating they have provided for HES stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on July 15, 2020.

Citigroup gave “ Buy” rating to HES stocks, setting the target price at $60 in the report published on June 2, 2020.

HES Stocks -7.54% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought HES to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Hess Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -38.08% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 3.50%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.62%, while the shares sank at the distance of -14.40% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -12.44% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, HES went down by -0.89%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -32.53% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $49.79. In addition, Hess Corporation saw -31.31% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

HES Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Hess Corporation (HES), starting from Schoonman Geurt G, who sold 4,686 shares at the price of $54.08 back on Aug 12. After this action, Rushing now owns 37,906 shares of Hess Corporation, valued at $253,419 with the latest closing price.

Schoonman Geurt G, the Senior Vice President of Hess Corporation, sold 12 shares at the value of $50.31 during a trade that took place back on Aug 04, which means that Schoonman Geurt G is holding 42,592 shares at the value of $604 based on the most recent closing price.

HES Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +9.27 for the present operating margin and +15.38 for gross margin. The net margin for Hess Corporation stands at -6.28. Total capital return value is set at 3.42, while invested capital returns managed to touch -2.50. Equity return holds the value -40.80%, with -15.20% for asset returns.

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Based on Hess Corporation (HES), the company’s capital structure generated 90.84 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 47.60. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 36.42 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 1.43 and long-term debt to capital is 88.56.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 4.23 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.29. The receivables turnover for Hess Corporation is 5.98 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.30. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.26.


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