WPX Energy (WPX) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.23

Postado Dezembro 07, 2017

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has a current MF Rank of 12051. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 583,368 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $5,635,000 after purchasing an additional 203,941 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC's holdings in WPX Energy were worth $952,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in WPX. (NYSE:WPX). Ing Groep Nv holds 0.01% of its portfolio in WPX Energy, Inc. The institutional investor owned 8,773,877 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock after acquiring an additional 3,200,766 shares during the period. Company insiders own 1.40% of the company's stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its holdings in shares of WPX Energy by 23.1% during the 2nd quarter. Finally, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI purchased a new position in WPX Energy during the fourth quarter worth $519,000. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 65,020 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $628,000 after acquiring an additional 264 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:WPX). Northwest Counselors Ltd stated it has 66 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Comerica Bank now owns 367,384 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $3,751,000 after acquiring an additional 3,419 shares in the last quarter. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of WPX Energy in a research report on Wednesday, April 12th. The average revenue per share growth rate of WPX Energy, Inc. during the past 12 months was -13.5 percent. (NYSE:WPX) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 0 reported Hold, and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Whereas Underperform can also be taken in with "moderate sell" or "under-weight" or "weak-hold". Northland Securities set a $20.00 price objective on shares of WPX Energy and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, August 21st. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $15.92. "Similarly, the company's President and CEO Muncrief Richard E on 2017-01-12 Buy 20000 shares of the company at a price of $13.35".

WPX Energy, Inc is an oil and natural gas exploration and production company. (WPX) traded down $0.09 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $12.99. 5,384,300 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 7,391,424. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 1.02. WPX Energy Inc has a 1-year low of $8.23 and a 1-year high of $16.17.

WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $-0.1/share. The firm had revenue of $224.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $334.38 million. WPX Energy had a negative net margin of 12.65% and a negative return on equity of 5.20%. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $-0.12/share. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.48, for a total transaction of $366,800.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 506,326 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,306,296.48. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power.

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