Research Report for Investors: Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX)

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Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX) belonging to the Oils-Energy sector has declined -0.68% and closed its last trading session at $34.88.

The company reported its EPS on 02/21/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $52.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.59. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.57 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.63 and 1.44 respectively.

Newfield Exploration Co. on 02/21/2017 reported its EPS as $0.49 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.37. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.12. This shows a surprise factor of 32.4%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Newfield Exploration Co. Earnings, with 29 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.44.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.66 and $0.19 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.09.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Newfield Exploration Co. as $431.99 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 20 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 469.09 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 373 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 284 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Newfield Exploration Co. is 588.9%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 50%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -16.78% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 42.45%.

The Company got Upgrade by Jefferies on 17-Jan-17 from Hold to Buy.

Insider Trades for Newfield Exploration Co. show that the latest trade was made on 26 Feb 2017 where Wells (James Kent), the Director completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 1500 shares were traded at a price of $36.78.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 3 transaction in which 5300 shares were traded. 5 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 34888 shares traded.

33 analysts projected Price Targets for Newfield Exploration Co.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $68. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $39 and the Mean Price Target is $52.

Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX) has the market capitalization of $6.99 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $50 on Dec 12, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $30.88 on Apr 5, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -28 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -115.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -27.9 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -13.88 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.52 and ATR value of 1.23. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.98% and 3.13%.