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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Hess Corporation, HES

Hess Corporation, HES is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Independent Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Hess Corporation, HESĀ  has a market cap of 17013.66. Since its IPO date on the 4/6/1983, Hess Corporation, HES performance year to date is 16.43%. Today Hess Corporation, HES has gained -1.41%, with a current price of 55.13.

Ownership of the company is 0.90% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 86.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -8.60%, with return on investment at -10.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Hess Corporation, HES is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.32. While Total debt/equity is 0.33. With a profit margin of -57.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 76.60%, and operating margin of -76.50%. Hess Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.2, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Hess Corporation, HES has seen a EPS growth of -299.60%. A performance for the year of 1.91%. The 52-week high is -13.16%, and the 52-week low is 71.70%. The average volume for Hess Corporation, HES is 1653117.

With a target price of 65.59, can Hess Corporation, HES reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Hess Corporation, HES. Hess Corporation has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of *TBA. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Hess Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.22 and 0.87 respectively. For P/cash, Hess Corporation has a value of 5.5, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 55.13, Hess Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.79%. We see a return on equity of -14.80%.

Looking more long-term Hess Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of 38.00% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -299.60% for this year and for the last five years a -29.50% growth has been seen.

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