Traders Revving Their Engines as Stock Reaches Most Active List: Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES)

Early action on shares of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) puts the stock on today’s active list. At press time, the stock had seen a change of 6.07% from the opening price. Monitoring recent stock trading activity, the stock price has reached $55.96. Company shares have been recently noted at -11.38% off of the 52 week high and 75.22% away from the 52 week low. Narrowing in closer, the stock is 2.36% off of the 50 day high and 23.34% removed from the 50 day low.

Analyst Views

Sell side analysts that regularly cover the stock have provided price targets and recommendations on Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES). According to First Call, the consensus price target for the company is $64.02. The consensus recommendation provided by analysts is currently 2.40. This number is based on a scale from 1 to 5. Analysts rating the company a 1 or 2 indicate a Buy recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 4 or 5 indicate a Sell recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 3 indicate a Hold recommendation.

Past Stock Performance

Year to date performance for Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) sits at 2.67%. For the quarter, the stock has changed -12.07%. Monthly stock performance comes in at -2.49%. Looking a little bit closer, performance over the past week is -7.12%.