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Hess Corporation is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Hess Corporation shares (HES) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hess Corporation employs 1,775 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$4.9 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$36.6|
|52-week range||USD$25.6623 - USD$70.0291|
|50-day moving average||USD$50.3171|
|200-day moving average||USD$46.8314|
|Wall St. target price||USD$57.56|
|Dividend yield||USD$1 (1.85%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$-0.165|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-39.25%|
|1 month (2020-12-15)||-35.11%|
|3 months (2020-10-15)||-6.92%|
|6 months (2020-07-15)||-24.78%|
|1 year (2020-01-15)||-47.77%|
|2 years (2019-01-15)||-29.37%|
|3 years (2018-01-12)||54.54|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||38.72|
Valuing Hess Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Hess Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Hess Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.8 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Hess Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$4.9 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$4.6 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-1.2%|
|Return on equity TTM||-35.11%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$16.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 8.2 million Hess Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Hess Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 1.2% down from 8.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Hess Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Hess Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hess Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hess Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.4 million). Hess Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.34. In other words for every 100,000 Hess Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3340 shares are currently held short.
However Hess Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hess Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hess Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hess Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hess Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0401% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hess Corporation shares, roughly 40 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Hess Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Hess Corporation stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Hess Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 36.92
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Hess Corporation's overall score of 36.92 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 65th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Hess Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 22.62/100
Hess Corporation's environmental score of 22.62 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Hess Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 12.92/100
Hess Corporation's social score of 12.92 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Hess Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 10.38/100
Hess Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Hess Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Hess Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Hess Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||36.92|
|Total ESG percentile||65.02|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||2|
We're not expecting Hess Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Hess Corporation's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 1 June 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Hess Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hess Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Hess Corporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Hess Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $25.6623 up to $70.0291. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Hess Corporation's is 2.263. This would suggest that Hess Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, explores, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. The company conducts production operations primarily in the United States, Denmark, the Malaysia/Thailand Joint Development Area, and Malaysia; and exploration activities primarily offshore Guyana, Suriname, Canada, and in the Gulf of Mexico. As of December 31, 2019, it had total proved reserves of 1,197 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company is also involved in the gathering, compressing, and processing of natural gas; fractionating NGLs; terminaling, loading, and transporting crude oil and NGLs through rail car; storing and terminaling propane, as well as providing water handling services primarily in the Bakken Shale plays in the Williston Basin area of North Dakota. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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