Analysts See $0.25 EPS for Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD)

October 13, 2017 - By Michael Collier

 Analysts See $0.25 EPS for Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.04, from 1.14 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 75 investors sold Pioneer Natural Resources shares while 204 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes. 152.94 million shares or 0.31% less from 153.42 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Cypress Asset Mngmt Tx invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD). Martin Currie Ltd has 0.64% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD). Credit Agricole S A accumulated 55,770 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 30,100 are held by Point72 Asset Mgmt L P. Bank Of Ny Mellon has 2.45M shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Alliancebernstein Lp has 281,267 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. First Mercantile invested in 1,214 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Shell Asset Mngmt reported 0.11% in Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD). The Missouri-based Jones Finance Lllp has invested 0.01% in Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD). American Assets Invest Mgmt Ltd holds 0.68% or 20,720 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman And accumulated 35 shares or 0% of the stock. Nexus Investment reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD). Pioneer Invest Mngmt Inc holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) for 238,024 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv accumulated 12,491 shares. Parkwood Limited Company reported 5,032 shares.

Since May 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.57 million activity. DOVE TIMOTHY L sold 3,305 shares worth $566,180.

Analysts await Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) to report earnings on November, 1 after the close. They expect $0.25 EPS, up 92.31 % or $0.12 from last year’s $0.13 per share. PXD’s profit will be $42.19 million for 145.06 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.21 actual EPS reported by Pioneer Natural Resources for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.05 % EPS growth. About 2.27 million shares traded or 29.71% up from the average. Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) has risen 8.46% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.24% the S&P500.

Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) Ratings Coverage

Among 33 analysts covering Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), 29 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Pioneer Natural Resources had 116 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Williams Capital Group initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, August 29 report. As per Thursday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Jefferies maintained the shares of PXD in report on Friday, July 7 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, March 31 the stock rating was downgraded by Seaport Global to “Neutral”. PiperJaffray maintained Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) rating on Monday, September 18. PiperJaffray has “Overweight” rating and $185 target. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 27 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Sell” rating by Societe Generale given on Thursday, August 4. On Friday, October 30 the stock rating was initiated by Susquehanna with “Positive”. The company was maintained on Monday, October 10 by Wunderlich.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an gas and oil exploration and production company. The company has market cap of $24.48 billion. The Firm explores for, develops and produces oil, natural gas liquids and gas within the United States, with activities primarily in the Permian Basin in West Texas, the Eagle Ford Shale play in South Texas, the Raton field in southeast Colorado and the West Panhandle field in the Texas Panhandle. It has a 144.14 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned interests in eight gas processing plants and nine treating facilities.

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