One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 86% are positive. The original version of this report can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2018/02/04/newfield-exploration-co-nfx-receives-average-rating-of-buy-from-brokerages.html. The stock has "Sell" rating by Seaport Global on Wednesday, June 21. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Newfield Exploration from $31.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. The company was maintained on Friday, September 15 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Thursday, April 13. The Gross Margin Score of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) is 17.00000. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 223,235 shares of the company's stock, valued at $7,107,802.40. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold" on Monday, November 13. NFX's profit would be $120.51M giving it 12.44 P/E if the $0.61 EPS is correct. After having $0.76 EPS previously, Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.'s analysts see 52.63% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.30% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $211.35. About 1.88 million shares traded or 68.32% up from the average. (NASDAQ:DHIL) has risen 16.29% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.90% the S&P500. The hedge fund run by William Harnisch held 1.03 million shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $30.60M, down from 1.21 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Newfield Exploration from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $37.00 price objective for the company.in a report on Friday, December 15th. The company's principal areas of operation include the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Oklahoma, the Williston Basin of North Dakota, and the Uinta Basin of Utah. It has a 17.53 P/E ratio. It also holds oil producing assets offshore China.
Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $1.05 million activity.
In related news, CEO Lee K. Boothby sold 12,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd.
Newfield Exploration (NFX) traded down $1.70 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $30.36.
Further, Price to Book ratio for Newfield Exploration Company NYSE:NFX is 4.610239. It has underperformed by 29.74% the S&P500. Its up 0.01, from 1.08 in 2017Q2.
A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of NFX. 43 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 7,530 shares of the energy company's stock valued at $214,000 after acquiring an additional 230 shares in the last quarter. Fjarde Ap accumulated 44,047 shares.
Analysts await Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) to report earnings on February, 20 after the close. The energy company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.09. Acadian Asset Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0.01% or 78,703 shares.
In taking a look at some additional key numbers, Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) has a current ERP5 Rank of 8648. Jefferies upgraded Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) on Tuesday, January 17 to "Buy" rating. Asset Management One Limited reported 338,590 shares stake. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd owns 112 shares. 99,638 are owned by Jones Fincl Cos Lllp.
Moreover, Commercial Bank Of America De has 0.01% invested in Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) for 1.79 million shares. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio owns 0.02% invested in Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) for 114,445 shares. The Volatility 3m of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) is 43.054400.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. Commonwealth Equity Svcs Incorporated has invested 0% in Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DHIL). Tdam Usa Inc has 5,066 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. (NYSE:NUS) for 746,534 shares. Aperio Gru Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. The FCF Score of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) is 1.515124. (NYSE:NUS) for 73,227 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt owns 21,319 shares or 0.07% of their USA portfolio. Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC lifted its stake in Newfield Exploration by 36.0% in the third quarter. Suntrust Banks invested in 6,848 shares or 0% of the stock. (NASDAQ:DHIL). Wedge Management L Ltd Partnership Nc owns 5,000 shares. Century holds 0.03% or 478,618 shares in its portfolio. The company has market cap of $3.68 billion. It provides skin care systems and targeted treatment products, including ageLOC Me customized skin care systems, ageLOC Spa systems, and ageLOC Transformation anti-aging skin care systems; and Epoch products, as well as a range of other cosmetic, personal care, and hair care products.