The stock price for Hess Corporation (HES) currently stands at $143.73. The stock experienced a substantial increase in the last session, hitting $143.41 after starting at $142.45. The stock’s lowest price was $140.60 before closing at $141.46.
Hess Corporation experienced a somewhat shaky performance in the stock market. The company’s stock reached a 1-year high of $167.75 on 10/19/23, while the lowest price for the same period was registered at $113.82 on 03/16/23.
52-week price history of HES Stock
A stock’s 52-week high and low prices can reveal much about its current status and future trajectory. Hess Corporation’s current trading price is -14.32% away from its 52-week high, while its distance from the 52-week low is 26.28%. The stock’s price range during this period has spanned from $113.82 to $167.75. In the Energy sector, the Hess Corporation’s shares surpassed a trading volume of approximately 0.98 million for the day, which was noticeably lower compared to the average daily volume of 9.2.83 million over the past three months.
Market Capitalization and Financial Performance: An In-Depth Look
Hess Corporation (HES) has experienced a quarterly decline of -6.47% in its revenues when compared to the same period in the previous year. Presently, the company has a total market capitalization of 44.15B and boasts a workforce of 1623 employees.
A Closer Look at Analysts’ Ratings for Hess Corporation
As of right now, 5 analysts are rating Hess Corporation as a BUY, 1 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 15 analysts are recommending to HOLD this stock, 1 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 0 analyst is rating the stock as SELL.
Making Sense of Trading Volume and Moving Average Data
Based on Barchart.com data, the company’s moving average over the 100-day period was 150.05, with a change in price of +10.01. Similarly, Hess Corporation recorded 2,452,958 in trading volume during the last 100 days, posting a change of +7.50%.
Examining HES’s Debt-to-Equity Ratio: What You Need to Know
The debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio is a crucial measure that sheds light on a company’s financial health and market standing. It is determined by dividing a company’s overall liabilities by its shareholders’ equity, showing the extent of a company’s debt usage in financing its assets compared to the shareholders’ equity. At the time of writing, the total D/E ratio for HES stands at 1.08. Similarly, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio is also 1.02.
HES Stock Stochastic Average
Today, Hess Corporation’s raw stochastic average for the past 50 days stands at 12.73%, indicating a decline from the raw stochastic average of the last 20 days, which was 13.34%. Moreover, the company’s Stochastic %K and %D values over the past 20 days were 11.22% and 11.71% respectively.
HES Stock Price Performance Analysis
The stock price performance for the year has been a mixed bag, indicating either a pessimistic or optimistic outlook depending on how you look at it. This year’s metric has recorded a Price increase of 1.35%. However, over the past six months, we’ve seen a weaker performance of 7.62%. The price of HES leaped by -13.46% over the last 30 days. And in the last five days, it has surged by 1.51%.