• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $119.14
  • Forecasted Upside: -1.73 %
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 12 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for HES

Analyst Price Target is $119.14
▼ -1.73% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Hess in the last 3 months. The average price target is $119.14, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a -1.73% upside from the last price of $121.24.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 14 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Hess. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/25/2022Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Price TargetPositive$118.00 ➝ $138.00Medium
4/25/2022Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$112.00 ➝ $140.00Low
4/25/2022SusquehannaBoost Price TargetPositive$118.00 ➝ $138.00Low
4/22/2022Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$121.00 ➝ $137.00High
4/12/2022BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$124.00 ➝ $131.00Medium
3/31/2022MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$132.00 ➝ $139.00Low
3/18/2022BarclaysBoost Price Target$105.00 ➝ $124.00Low
3/11/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $133.00Medium
1/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$86.00 ➝ $88.00Medium
1/25/2022Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$114.00 ➝ $121.00High
1/11/2022BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $105.00High
1/3/2022CitigroupLower Price Target$92.00 ➝ $89.00High
12/13/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$117.00 ➝ $114.00High
11/30/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $132.00High
11/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$115.00 ➝ $117.00Medium
10/26/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $112.00Low
10/26/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$116.00 ➝ $130.00Low
10/21/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$106.00 ➝ $118.00Medium
10/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$111.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
9/9/2021CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$102.00 ➝ $91.00Medium
7/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$82.00 ➝ $84.00Low
7/23/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$94.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
7/15/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$112.00 ➝ $116.00High
7/13/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $102.00Low
6/30/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$98.00 ➝ $104.00Low
6/21/2021Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price TargetOutperform$91.00 ➝ $120.00High
6/18/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$86.00 ➝ $111.00Low
6/14/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$30.00Low
6/11/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $100.00Low
6/3/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$81.00 ➝ $91.00Low
6/1/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$86.00 ➝ $98.00High
5/27/2021Tudor PickeringInitiated CoverageHold$93.00High
5/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$82.00 ➝ $86.00Low
5/17/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$94.00 ➝ $112.00High
4/1/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$69.00 ➝ $86.00High
3/31/2021MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$76.00 ➝ $94.00Low
3/30/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$67.00 ➝ $78.00Low
3/23/2021CitigroupBoost Price Target$72.00 ➝ $84.00Low
3/11/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$64.00 ➝ $82.00Low
1/14/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$60.00 ➝ $67.00Medium
12/17/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform$70.00Low
11/3/2020ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
9/28/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $63.00Low
9/23/2020ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector Perform$55.00Low
8/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $57.00Low
8/4/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageHold$52.00High
7/24/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
7/20/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$52.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
7/15/2020Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$53.00 ➝ $59.00High
7/13/2020ScotiabankLower Price TargetSector Outperform$65.00 ➝ $60.00Low
6/29/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $49.00High
6/19/2020MizuhoBoost Price Target$45.00 ➝ $53.00High
6/2/2020CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$46.00 ➝ $60.00High
6/1/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$37.00 ➝ $53.00High
5/19/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$48.00 ➝ $49.00High
5/8/2020Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Price Target$45.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
5/8/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$40.00 ➝ $46.00Low
4/29/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$34.00 ➝ $46.00High
4/28/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$39.00 ➝ $45.00Low
4/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$59.00 ➝ $57.00High
3/31/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$60.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
3/20/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$39.00 ➝ $34.00Low
3/20/2020StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$76.00 ➝ $57.00Low
3/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetTop Pick ➝ Overweight$83.00 ➝ $59.00Low
3/17/2020Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$70.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
3/16/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$82.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
3/16/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$70.00 ➝ $47.00Low
3/16/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$50.00Low
2/28/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $77.00Low
2/13/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$80.00Low
2/3/2020Piper SandlerUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$75.00 ➝ $77.00Medium
1/30/2020ScotiabankUpgradeSector Underperform ➝ Sector Outperform$79.00High
1/24/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$70.00 ➝ $75.00High
1/14/2020Susquehanna BancsharesInitiated CoveragePositive$82.00Medium
1/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutralMedium
12/10/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$65.00Low
12/5/2019CowenInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$65.00Low
11/13/2019Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector UnderperformHigh
11/12/2019ScotiabankInitiated CoverageUnderperformHigh
11/1/2019MKM PartnersSet Price TargetBuy$80.00Low
10/30/2019CfraDowngradeHold ➝ SellMedium
10/7/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$75.00 ➝ $80.00High
9/23/2019CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$70.00Low
8/19/2019BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$93.00High
8/16/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$61.00Low
7/31/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyMedium
6/24/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$69.00Low
5/28/2019MKM PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$75.00Medium
5/15/2019Capital One FinancialUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightMedium
4/16/2019MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Neutral$71.00Low
1/29/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$63.00High
1/29/2019StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$69.00Low
1/10/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$66.00High
12/26/2018MKM PartnersDropped CoverageBuy$79.00N/A
12/19/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$53.00High
12/17/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$77.00Low
12/13/2018MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetBuy$79.00Medium
12/10/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$61.00Low
12/7/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetSell$57.00High
12/6/2018StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$75.00High
12/5/2018MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$73.00High
12/4/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$63.00High
12/3/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$61.00High
11/28/2018MizuhoSet Price TargetHold$55.00Medium
11/27/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$85.00Low
11/20/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$91.00 ➝ $79.00Low
11/19/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$76.00Low
11/13/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$63.00Low
11/5/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$92.00 ➝ $91.00Medium
10/31/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$61.00Low
10/30/2018BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$66.00Medium
10/12/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$87.00 ➝ $92.00Low
9/27/2018Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$89.00Medium
9/27/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralMedium
9/18/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$84.00 ➝ $87.00High
9/17/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$61.00High
9/17/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$83.00 ➝ $86.00Low
8/20/2018KLR GroupReiterated RatingHold$74.00Low
7/25/2018Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$80.00High
7/23/2018MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$80.00Medium
7/12/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$84.00Low
7/12/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$60.00Low
7/11/2018BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$55.00 ➝ $66.00High
6/29/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$55.00Medium
6/29/2018Capital One FinancialReiterated RatingUnderweightMedium
4/26/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$47.00 ➝ $55.00Low
4/26/2018MacquarieDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
4/26/2018KLR GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$63.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
4/13/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$48.00Low
4/6/2018Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $52.54Medium
3/7/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$50.00High
3/4/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$47.00High
2/23/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$52.00Low
2/21/2018MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$63.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
2/12/2018Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$42.00High
2/6/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$50.00 ➝ $48.00High
1/24/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$49.00 ➝ $57.00Low
1/17/2018MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$65.00Low
1/11/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$50.00Low
1/8/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$49.00Low
12/15/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$44.00High
12/11/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ Underperform$38.00Low
11/17/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$50.00N/A
11/17/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$45.00N/A
10/25/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$52.00N/A
10/18/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$43.00 ➝ $49.00N/A
10/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$45.00N/A
9/16/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
9/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $45.00Low
9/1/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$42.00Medium
8/25/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetBuy$47.00Low
8/22/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$50.00Low
8/11/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$52.00Medium
7/28/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$42.00Low
7/21/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$55.00 ➝ $49.00Low
7/19/2017CowenSet Price TargetHold$50.00Medium
7/17/2017Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
7/14/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$45.00 ➝ $40.00Low
7/12/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$61.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
7/10/2017CowenSet Price TargetHold$55.00Low
7/1/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$50.00Medium
6/27/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$45.00Medium
6/27/2017Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$68.00 ➝ $45.00Low
6/21/2017Capital One FinancialDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$65.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
6/20/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$53.00Low
6/17/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$55.00Low
5/30/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$69.00 ➝ $58.00High
(Data available from 5/26/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.20 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

  • 8 very positive mentions
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Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, explores, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. The company operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. It conducts production operations primarily in the United States, Guyana, the Malaysia/Thailand Joint Development Area, and Malaysia; and exploration activities principally offshore Guyana, the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and offshore Suriname and Canada. The company is also involved in gathering, compressing, and processing natural gas; fractionating NGLs; gathering, terminaling, loading, and transporting crude oil and NGL through rail car; and storing and terminaling propane, as well as providing water handling services primarily in the Bakken Shale plays in the Williston Basin area of North Dakota. As of December 31, 2021, it had total proved reserves of 1,309 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was incorporated in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Today's Range

Now: $121.24
Low: $118.72
High: $121.72

50 Day Range

MA: $109.50
Low: $97.41
High: $119.27

52 Week Range

Now: $121.24
Low: $61.93
High: $119.69


49,231 shs

Average Volume

2,787,734 shs

Market Capitalization

$37.74 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Hess?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued reports on Hess in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Sanford C. Bernstein, StockNews.com, Susquehanna, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Tudor Pickering, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Hess?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Hess in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $119.14, suggesting a possible downside of 1.7%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Hess?

Hess currently has 2 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe HES will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Hess.
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How do I contact Hess' investor relations team?

Hess' physical mailing address is 1185 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY, 10036. The oil and gas producer's listed phone number is (212) 997-8500 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Hess is www.hess.com. Learn More about contacing Hess investor relations.