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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES)?

The company in question is, Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) currently with a stock price of 51.06 (-4.88% today). The market cap for Hess Corporation is 17249.53, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Hess Corporation is 66.45. Currently Hess Corporation is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for Hess Corporation is 3629 and so far today it is 5712633.

Performance in the last year for Hess Corporation has been -5.16%. For EPS growth, Hess Corporation has seen a growth of -299.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 43.50%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -29.50% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. Hess Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -35.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -29.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -11.48%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.45%.

Since the IPO date for Hess Corporation on the 4/6/1983, Hess Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 11.77%. With Hess Corporation trading at 51.06, the dividend yield is 1.86%, and the EPS is -11.01.

So could Hess Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 2.9 and the P/B is at 0.78. The P/cash is 4.85, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Hess Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.3, and the quick ratio is 2.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.32, and total debt/equity at 0.32.

In terms of margins, Hess Corporation has a gross margin of 77.60%, an operating margin of -68.50% and a profit margin of -53.50%.Payout ratio for Hess Corporation is *TBA. Return on assets come to -9.00% with return on investment coming to -10.30%.

Insider ownership for Hess Corporation, is at 0.90% and institutional ownership comes to 85.30%. Outstanding shares are at 321.34. While shares float is 281.14. The float short is currently 6.01%, and short ratio is 4.66.

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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