Hess Corporation (HES): Price and Financial Metrics

Hess Corporation (HES): $91.78

1.17 (+1.29%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where HES ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • HES's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 157 days.
  • HES ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

HES Stock Summary

  • HES's went public 36.07 years ago, making it older than 92.74% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 144.3, Hess Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about 95.62% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Hess Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 5.99% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Hess Corp are FANG, CPT, SUI, WCN, and VTR.
  • HES's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Hess Corp's official web site, go to www.hess.com.

HES Valuation Summary

  • HES's price/sales ratio is 3.5; this is 133.33% higher than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, HES's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.
  • Over the past 243 months, HES's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 40.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HES.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HES 2021-09-03 3.5 3.9 -134.5 44.6
HES 2021-09-02 3.6 4.0 -137.1 45.2
HES 2021-09-01 3.5 3.9 -132.4 44.0
HES 2021-08-31 3.5 3.9 -132.2 44.0
HES 2021-08-30 3.5 3.9 -132.9 44.2
HES 2021-08-27 3.5 3.9 -134.4 44.5

HES Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 4.6%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -41.52%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 4.6%.
Over the past 33 months, HES's revenue has gone up $279,000,000.

The table below shows HES's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 6,745 2,477 197
2021-06-30 6,110 1,998 -161
2021-03-31 5,354 1,479 -408
2020-12-31 4,804 1,333 -3,093
2020-09-30 5,086 1,133 -3,218
2020-06-30 5,425 1,440 -3,187

HES's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HES has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 56.13% of graded US stocks.
  • HES's asset turnover comes in at 0.353 -- ranking 76th of 137 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • CRK, SWN, and ESTE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HES.

The table below shows HES's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.353 0.552 0.048
2021-06-30 0.322 0.560 0.026
2021-03-31 0.281 0.556 0.010
2020-12-31 0.246 0.526 -0.106
2020-09-30 0.251 0.509 -0.109
2020-06-30 0.259 0.498 -0.105

HES Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HES, see our HES price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $99.58 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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HES Price/Volume Stats

Current price $91.78 52-week high $93.37
Prev. close $90.61 52-week low $53.43
Day low $90.02 Volume 2,305,700
Day high $92.28 Avg. volume 2,635,470
50-day MA $79.49 Dividend yield 1.09%
200-day MA $78.87 Market Cap 28.43B

Hess Corporation (HES) Company Bio

Hess Corporation develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. The company was founded in 1920 and is based in New York, New York.

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Latest HES News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Hess Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HES as an investment opportunity.

Analysts Offer Insights on Utilities Companies: CNX Resources (CNX), Hess (HES) and Phillips 66 (PSX)

Companies in the Utilities sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on CNX Resources (CNX – Research Report), Hess (HES – Research Report) and Phillips 66 (PSX – Research Report). CNX Resources (CNX) J.P. Morgan analyst Zach Parham maintained a Hold rating on CNX Resources yesterday and set a price target of $17.00. The company's shares closed last Tuesday at $15.20, close to its 52-week high of $16.08. According to TipRanks.

Catie Powers on TipRanks | January 12, 2022

Adams Asset Advisors, LLC Buys ViacomCBS Inc, Altria Group Inc, AT&T Inc, Sells Wells ...

Dallas, TX, based Investment company Adams Asset Advisors, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys ViacomCBS Inc, Altria Group Inc, AT&T Inc, British American Tobacco PLC, NIO Inc, sells Wells Fargo, Pfizer Inc, Hess Corp during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Adams Asset Advisors, LLC.

Yahoo | January 12, 2022

Hess pledges to prioritize shareholder returns over spending, CEO says

Hess (NYSE:HES) shares closed +5.4% in today's trading after CEO John Hess said today that the company will announce a "meaningful" dividend increase this year as it starts to prioritize returning capital to shareholders. After investing to build its portfolio for the last several years, "we will go from the investment...

Seeking Alpha | January 6, 2022

UPDATE 2-Hess will switch to 'return of capital mode' - CEO

Hess Corp will announce a "meaningful" dividend growth this year as it starts to prioritize returning capital to shareholders over business investments, Chief Executive John Hess said on Thursday. Oil companies have been raising cash distribution programs to lure investors amid pressure over the transition to cleaner energy. Hess has been investing to build its portfolio for the last several years, with 2022 being the year "we will go from the investment mode to the return of capital mode," the CEO said during a webcast presentation.

Yahoo | January 6, 2022

Murphy Oil vs. Hess Corp: Which Oil Exploration Stock is a Better Buy?

The oil and gas industry faced plenty of uncertainty last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this uncertainty seems to be abating as Brent crude hit a high of $80 per barrel yesterday, its highest since November, according to Reuters. This was after a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC+), where these countries agreed to stick to increasing their oil production from February. Global trends seemed to indicate that oil demand is unlikely to be impacted by the new variant of the COVID-19, Omicron.

Shrilekha Pethe on TipRanks | January 5, 2022

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HES Price Returns

1-mo 28.15%
3-mo 2.81%
6-mo 23.22%
1-year N/A
3-year 83.18%
5-year 74.50%
YTD 23.98%
2021 42.08%
2020 -19.14%
2019 67.71%
2018 -13.14%
2017 -22.06%

HES Dividends

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