Consider Both Bulls and Bears Before Trade – Hess Corporation (HES)

    Lynch Richard D., Senior Vice President, subtracted 36,329 shares of Hess Corporation (HES) from its portfolio at the rate of $73.75 per share valuing $2,679,288 on Nov 12. The insider left behind 15,246 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $62.47, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $63.74. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $60.42 and a 2nd Support Level at $59.64. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Hess Corporation (HES) was $61.19. Hess Corporation (HES) stock has lost -$3.18, or -5.50%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$7.72, or -11.20%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$1.76, or -2.80%. This year-to-date, Hess Corporation (HES) shares have gained $20.69, or 51.09%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Hess Corporation (HES) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 50% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

    With 304,706 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $18,919,196K. Hess Corporation (HES) generates $6,323 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$282,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 13.55%, a 3-Year Total Return of 7.20%, and a 5-year Total Return of -18.00%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 42.86%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.250 per share on 09/13/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.61%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.00.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, Hess Corporation (HES) reported earnings of -$0.32 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of -$0.32 per share, representing equal. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of -$0.09 represented a 0.01 difference from the consensus estimate calling for -$0.10 per share, which was a 10.00% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is -$0.34 per share. This estimate came from a total of 5 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was -$0.20 and the low estimate was -$0.43. In the year-ago quarter, Hess Corporation (HES) generated per-share earnings of -$0.31. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -9.68%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 5 purchases (58,120 shares in total) and 28 sale (1,216,014 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 8 insider buys amounting to 88,465 shares and 34 insider sales amounting to 1,272,227 shares. In the past full year, 57 insider purchases were made (involving 692,718 shares) and 71 insider sell-offs equivalent to 1,884,178 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Hess Corporation (HES) has a Current Ratio of 2.02, a Quick Ratio of 1.91 and a Cash Ratio of 1.22. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 69.29, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 40.93, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 31.13. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 1.01 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 68.60.