WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)

Thursday, 23 Nov, 2017

BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in WPX Energy by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC's holdings in WPX Energy were worth $952,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Grp One Trading Lp holds 0.05% of its portfolio in WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) for 494,079 shares. The most recent shifts in number of shares owned by institutions came on September 30, 2017 when Point72 Asset Management, L.p. sold 6.25 million shares from its total ownership of 14.26 million. WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) has had a 20-day average volume of 7,531,275 shares, with an average of 60% of short term indicators pointed at Buy. The option since executed brings Vann ownership to 304174 shares. Key Group Holdings Cayman LTD. raised its holdings in WPX Energy by 513.9% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC increased its holdings in shares of WPX Energy by 22.1% in the second quarter. The Average True Range, a measure of volatility is at 0.4, however its weekly and monthly volatility is 2.76%, 3.65% respectively. Finally, Shapiro Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of WPX Energy by 1.5% in the second quarter. That puts the market capitalization at $420.71 mln.

Institutional investors have also been busy with the stock.

In other news, insider Clay M. Gaspar sold 35,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 15th.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 506,326 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,306,296.48. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Wpx Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX)'s price sits 8.24% above from its 50-day moving average of $11.45 and 8.27% far from the stock's 200-day moving average which is $10.71. Through this figure traders can analyze that WPX show whether or not a stock now most active and standing in buying side or sell side.

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -2.1 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is -4.3 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at -7 percent.

WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. After $0.90 actual earnings per share reported by Visa Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.78% EPS growth.

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) gross margin percentage stands at 98.1% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is -5.6 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -13.8 Percent.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $390.1 Million for the current quarter. During the same period a year ago, the firm earned ($0.17) earnings per share.

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) net percent changes held by Institutional Investors has seen a move of 2.29% in last quarter.

Several research analysts have weighed in on WPX shares.

Jennison Associates LLC grew its position in shares of WPX Energy, Inc. BidaskClub upgraded WPX Energy from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. Bank of America Corporation lifted their price objective on shares of WPX Energy from $16.00 to $17.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $12.26. (WPX)-9 analysts issued Buy for the stock, 14 analysts gave Outperform rating, 1 think it's a Hold, 1 issued Underperform, while 0 analyst gave a Sell rating. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $16.49. If you are reading this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S. and worldwide trademark and copyright law. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US & worldwide copyright & trademark legislation.

Analysts await WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) to report earnings on February, 28.

WPX Energy, Inc.is a natural gas and oil company focused on the exploitation and development of unconventional properties.