Market News

Hess (HES) Reaches $63.05 52-Week High; FS Bancorp Has 1.9 Sentiment

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) Logo

FS Bancorp Inc (FSBW) investors sentiment decreased to 1.9 in Q4 2017. It’s down -2.35, from 4.25 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 38 investment professionals increased or opened new holdings, while 20 cut down and sold holdings in FS Bancorp Inc. The investment professionals in our database now have: 1.52 million shares, down from 2.80 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding FS Bancorp Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 14 Increased: 16 New Position: 22.

The stock of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) hit a new 52-week high and has $65.57 target or 4.00% above today’s $63.05 share price. The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $18.92B company. The 1-year high was reported on May, 16 by Barchart.com. If the $65.57 price target is reached, the company will be worth $756.88M more. The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $63.05. About 196,435 shares traded. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has risen 8.91% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.64% the S&P500.

Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. The company has market cap of $18.92 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Exploration and Production, and Bakken Midstream. It currently has negative earnings. It is also involved in natural gas and crude oil gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of natural gas liquids, transportation of crude oil by rail car, terminaling and loading natural gas and crude oil liquids, and the storage and terminating of propane primarily in the Bakken and Three Forks Shale plays in the Williston Basin area of North Dakota.

Since February 8, 2018, it had 11 buys, and 15 sales for $8.38 million activity. $19,686 worth of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) shares were sold by Slentz Andrew P. Turner Michael R had sold 6,187 shares worth $298,897 on Tuesday, March 6. $181,117 worth of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) was sold by Goodell Timothy B. on Tuesday, March 6. Lowery-Yilmaz Barbara J sold $85,261 worth of stock or 1,919 shares. The insider HESS JOHN B sold $4.15 million. Shares for $25,016 were bought by Quigley James H. on Tuesday, March 6. The insider Hill Gregory P. sold 7,422 shares worth $356,520.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 45 investors sold Hess Corporation shares while 161 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 256.03 million shares or 0.61% more from 254.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Prospector Prns Limited Company invested in 96,900 shares or 0.67% of the stock. 13 were reported by Tortoise Advisors Limited Liability Company. Systematic Fincl L P holds 0.68% or 715,294 shares. Philadelphia Tru invested in 33,985 shares. Moneta Grp Inc Inv Limited Liability Com holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) for 2,855 shares. Ci holds 43,900 shares. Proshare Ltd owns 63,732 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Manufacturers Life The invested in 290,099 shares or 0.01% of the stock. New York-based Art Advsr Ltd Com has invested 0.31% in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES). Cibc Asset Mngmt Incorporated reported 49,950 shares. Asset Mngmt invested in 26,816 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Kbc Gru Nv owns 33,468 shares. Qci Asset Mgmt holds 0% or 400 shares. Guinness Atkinson Asset Mgmt reported 0.69% of its portfolio in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES). Architects reported 3,300 shares stake.

Analysts await Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $-0.34 earnings per share, up 76.71% or $1.12 from last year’s $-1.46 per share. After $-0.27 actual earnings per share reported by Hess Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.93% negative EPS growth.

More important recent Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Elliott’s 13F Shows New Stake in Commault (CVLT), Dish (DISH), Micro Focus (MFGP) (more…)” on May 15, 2018, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Continues Investigation on Behalf of Hess Corporation (HES) Investors”, Nasdaq.com published: “These 3 Oil Stocks Are Up 20% This Year (And Could Have More Room to Run)” on May 13, 2018. More interesting news about Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) was released by: Fool.com and their article: “3 Energy Stocks to Buy in May” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Among 23 analysts covering Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Hess Corp. had 68 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) earned “Hold” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, May 30. On Tuesday, April 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Wolfe Research to “Outperform”. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $58 target in Thursday, April 7 report. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy” on Tuesday, August 18. On Thursday, April 26 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”. As per Friday, June 16, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, April 27 by Capital One. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 10. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 24 by Piper Jaffray. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5000 target in Wednesday, April 11 report.

FS Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding firm for 1st Security Bank of Washington that provides banking and financial services to families, businesses, and industry niches in Puget Sound area communities, Washington. The company has market cap of $213.29 million. The firm offers various deposit instruments, including checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposits. It has a 13.48 P/E ratio. It also provides one-to-four-family residential first mortgages, second mortgage/home equity loan products, non-mortgage commercial business loans, commercial real estate loans, and construction and development loans, as well as consumer loans, which primarily include indirect home improvement and automobile-secured loans.

Another recent and important FS Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSBW) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “FS Bancorp, Inc. Reports Net Income for the First Quarter of $4.3 Million or $1.15 Per Diluted Share and Twenty-First …” on April 26, 2018.

Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc holds 0.71% of its portfolio in FS Bancorp, Inc. for 49,383 shares. Fj Capital Management Llc owns 56,500 shares or 0.39% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ativo Capital Management Llc has 0.35% invested in the company for 24,007 shares. The Michigan-based Northpointe Capital Llc has invested 0.33% in the stock. Ejf Capital Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 70,000 shares.

The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $57.71. About 4 shares traded. FS Bancorp, Inc. (FSBW) has risen 48.52% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.97% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $756,009 activity.

FS Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSBW) Institutional Positions Chart

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *