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Today’s Large Cap Details for Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) of Independent Oil & Gas

Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 13.88 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Hess Corporation is 42.99 (with a change from open of -0.32%), this in conjunction with a target price of 58.88. Volume today has so far reached 1122036, with an average volume of about 4334.27. The GAP for this stock, is 0.00%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of *TBA. The current EPS for Hess Corporation, is -19.12, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -87.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -30.76%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Hess Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 35.60% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 5.00%. Quarter over quarter is 37.70% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 28.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -44.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -25.80%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.80% and institutional ownership is 88.10%. Shares outstanding is 321.84, while shares float is at a value of 281.88. Float short for Hess Corporation is 9.57% and the short ratio is 6.23.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.47, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.48. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 1.8. The most recent gross margin is 76.40% and their operating margin is -59.10%. The profit margin is *TBA.

Hess Corporation has seen returns on assets of -19.10%, and on investment, -27.00%. Return on equity is -34.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.72, with Price/book ratio coming to 0.96 and Price/cash is 5.17, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 0.72% and -15.90% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -34.43% and the 52 week low is 7.77%.

Hess Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.32%, with a current price of 42.99. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Independent Oil & Gas, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Hess Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Independent Oil & Gas industry means that Hess Corporation has seen performance for the past week of -0.53%, with performance for the month coming to -4.96%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -15.61%, and for the half year the performance is -28.27%. Volatility for this week is 3.45% and for the month this is 3.45%.


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