Active Stock Momentum: Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES)


Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) currently has a “Buy” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Buy” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Hold” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Buy” Signal.

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) lost -0.12 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $66.74. The stock traded with the average Volume of 3.9 Million at the end of last session.

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has the Market Capitalization of 19.56 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $71.14 and 52-Week Low of $37.25 and it touched its 52-week high on 07/10/18 and 52-Week Low on 08/30/17


The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $-0.27/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $-0.49/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.22/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 44.9 Percent.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 2 analysts rated Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 3 reported Hold, and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 3.64% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 6.46% and 28.87% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -15.7%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -32.1%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -19.6%.

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.30% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 2.90% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Hess Corporation currently has a Weekly performance of 0.54%, monthly performance percentage is 10.37 percent, Quarterly performance is 21.35 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 25.92% and Yearly Performance is 54.74 percent.

Company Profile:

New York-based Hess Corporation, previously known as Amerada Hess Corporation, is a global exploration and production company that develops, produces, purchases, transports and sells crude oil and natural gas. The company’s E&P activities are concentrated in Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Norway, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States. As of year-end 2014, Hess’ proved reserves tally stood at 1.43 billion oil-equivalent barrels. In 2013, Hess sold its gas stations and exited the refining business to operate as a pure play E&P.