Stocks to Watch For: Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI)


Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES)

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) represented a move of -5.32 percent or $3.89 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $58.16. 4.25 Million Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 2.97 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 17.58 Billion.

New York-based Hess Corporation, previously known as Amerada Hess Corporation, is a global exploration and production company that develops, produces, purchases, transports and sells crude oil and natural gas. The company’s E&P activities are concentrated in Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Norway, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States. As of year-end 2014, Hess’ proved reserves tally stood at 1.43 billion oil-equivalent barrels. In 2013, Hess sold its gas stations and exited the refining business to operate as a pure play E&P.

The stock traded between $40.26 and $74.81 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 2.97. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) is currently showing an INCREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a INCREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $-13.09 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $-2.02. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 0 and Price to Book of 1.74.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 2.6 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) reported its Actual EPS of $-0.23/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Hess Corporation could bring EPS of $-0.29/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.06 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of 20.7 Percent.

NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI)

In the last trading session, NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) added its value by 3.52% closing at the price of $26.19. The stock currently has market capitalization of 9.45 Billion, with average volume of 3.55 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) is showing beta of 0.12. This particular value of beta suggests that NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) has historically moved 12% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) is at $0.82.

The stock currently has RSI of 60.27. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

NiSource Inc. is one of the largest fully-regulated utility companies in the United States, serving approximately 3.5 million natural gas customers and 500,000 electric customers across seven states through its local Columbia Gas and NIPSCO brands. Based in Merrillville, Indiana, NiSource’s approximately 8,000 employees are focused on safely delivering reliable and affordable energy to their customers and communities they serve.

NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) topped its 52-week high price of $28.11 on 09/13/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $22.44 on 02/08/18. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 32.02 and Weekly volatility of 2.27% and monthly volatility of 1.95% respectively.