Hess Corp. (HES) Analysts See $-0.99 EPS

July 17, 2017 - By reb123z

 Hess Corp. (HES) Analysts See $ 0.99 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.15, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 50 investors sold Hess Corp. shares while 203 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 154 raised stakes. 245.22 million shares or 2.10% more from 240.17 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Texas-based Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 0.18% in Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES). Agf Incorporated has 0.03% invested in Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board accumulated 30,203 shares. Tcw Grp Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES). Whittier Tru Co Of Nevada Inc holds 0.1% or 15,797 shares in its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 140,402 shares. Prudential Financial Incorporated, New Jersey-based fund reported 497,988 shares. Williams Jones And Assocs Ltd Com holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) for 14,903 shares. Horizon Kinetics Limited Liability Corp reported 6,604 shares stake. Winslow Evans And Crocker Inc invested 0% in Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES). New Century Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 3.08% in Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES). Earnest Prns Lc stated it has 39,363 shares. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0.07% in Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES). Nationwide Fund Advsr stated it has 238,601 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And accumulated 363,046 shares.

Since February 2, 2017, it had 11 insider purchases, and 12 selling transactions for $5.61 million activity. Turner Michael R sold $60,828 worth of Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) on Monday, March 6. Another trade for 484 shares valued at $25,028 was bought by LIPSCHULTZ MARC S. HOLIDAY EDITH E also bought $25,028 worth of Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) shares. On Monday, March 6 Hill Gregory P. sold $289,238 worth of Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) or 5,668 shares. 2,128 Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) shares with value of $108,592 were sold by Truelove Brian D.. On Tuesday, February 28 the insider COLEMAN LEONARD S JR bought $25,028. $25,028 worth of Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) was bought by Checki Terrence J. on Tuesday, February 28.

Analysts expect Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) to report $-0.99 EPS on July, 26.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 10.81 % from last quarter’s $-1.11 EPS. After having $-1.07 EPS previously, Hess Corp.’s analysts see -7.48 % EPS growth. About 2.43 million shares traded. Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) has declined 14.55% since July 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.25% the S&P500.

Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) Ratings Coverage

Among 20 analysts covering Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Hess Corp. had 38 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, April 7. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, June 16. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Friday, May 5 to “Outperform”. The firm earned “Accumulate” rating on Monday, September 12 by KLR Group. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, May 30 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) earned “Buy” rating by Credit Agricole on Tuesday, December 15. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, July 22 to “Outperform”. Atlantic Securities upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, March 22 report. On Tuesday, January 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. As per Monday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan.

Hess Corporation is an exploration and production company. The company has market cap of $14.07 billion. The Firm is engaged in exploration, development, production, transportation, purchase and sale of crude oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions include Exploration and Production, and Bakken Midstream.

More notable recent Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Atlantic Equities Downgrades Hess Corp. (HES) to Neutral” on June 27, 2017, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Hess Corp. (HES): Cutting PT To $50 – Barclays” published on July 11, 2017, Law360.com published: “Schlumberger Can’t Ditch Hess’ Oil Well Valve Failure Suit” on June 30, 2017. More interesting news about Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) were released by: Businessinsider.com and their article: “Suriname signs offshore oil deals with Exxon, Hess and Statoil” published on July 13, 2017 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Hess Corp. (HES) to Sell Its Enhanced Oil Recovery Assets in Permian Basin” with publication date: June 19, 2017.

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