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Is Hess Corporation(NYSE: HES), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 4/6/1983. Hess Corporation is in the Independent Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Hess Corporation, is 3957.85, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 4/6/1983 is 20.80%.

To help you determine whether Hess Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is *TBA. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Hess Corporation has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 3.07 and the P/B ratio is 0.84. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 5.14 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Hess Corporation is trading at, 58.02 (0.00% today), Hess Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.72%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -11.01, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 38.90% after growing -299.60% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -29.80%, and -35.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 314.88, and the number of shares float is 281.14. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.90%, and institutional ownership is at 85.20%. The float short is 5.95%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.22. Management has seen a return on assets of -9.00%, and also a return on investment of -10.30%.

The ability for Hess Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.3, and quick ratio is 2.1. Long term debt/equity is 0.32 and total debt/equity is 0.32. In terms of margins, Hess Corporation has a gross margin of 77.60%, with its operating margin at -68.50%, and Hess Corporation has a profit margin of -53.50%.

The 52 week high is -9.53%, with 80.70% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.32% and the 200 day simple moving average is 9.92%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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