• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $178.08
  • Forecasted Upside: 18.50%
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for HES

Analyst Price Target is $178.08
▲ +18.50% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Hess in the last 3 months. The average price target is $178.08, with a high forecast of $210.00 and a low forecast of $153.00. The average price target represents a 18.50% upside from the last price of $150.28.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 10 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Hess. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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11/30/2022
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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2024SusquehannaBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$164.00 ➝ $167.00Low
5/13/2024MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$205.00 ➝ $210.00Low
4/22/2024SusquehannaBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$156.00 ➝ $164.00Low
4/18/2024Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$172.00 ➝ $173.00Low
3/20/2024MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$200.00 ➝ $205.00Low
3/14/2024Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$169.00 ➝ $172.00N/A
3/4/2024SusquehannaBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$152.00 ➝ $156.00Low
2/26/2024MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$170.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/26/2024SusquehannaLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$160.00 ➝ $152.00Low
12/14/2023UBS GroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$210.00 ➝ $195.00Low
11/7/2023ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$171.00Low
11/2/2023Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$189.00 ➝ $166.00Low
10/26/2023SusquehannaReiterated RatingPositive ➝ Neutral$197.00 ➝ $160.00Low
10/24/2023Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
10/24/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$170.00 ➝ $171.00Low
10/18/2023CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$155.00 ➝ $163.00Low
10/18/2023Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$166.00 ➝ $193.00Low
10/18/2023SusquehannaBoost TargetPositive ➝ Positive$187.00 ➝ $197.00Low
10/17/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$166.00 ➝ $165.00Low
10/9/2023Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$167.00 ➝ $169.00Low
10/4/2023UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$206.00 ➝ $210.00Low
10/2/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$158.00 ➝ $166.00Low
9/27/2023Bank of AmericaBoost Target$205.00 ➝ $210.00Low
9/18/2023MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$175.00 ➝ $178.00Low
8/18/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$154.00 ➝ $158.00Low
8/17/2023UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$168.00 ➝ $206.00Low
8/16/2023MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$169.00 ➝ $175.00Low
8/2/2023CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$152.00 ➝ $155.00Low
7/27/2023SusquehannaBoost Target$183.00 ➝ $187.00Low
7/27/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$161.00 ➝ $169.00Low
7/24/2023Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$172.00 ➝ $166.00Low
7/21/2023SusquehannaLower TargetPositive$185.00 ➝ $183.00Low
7/18/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$158.00 ➝ $154.00Low
7/10/2023Evercore ISILower Target$155.00 ➝ $153.00Low
6/13/2023Piper SandlerLower Target$168.00 ➝ $164.00Low
5/19/2023MizuhoLower Target$170.00 ➝ $168.00Low
5/18/2023Piper SandlerBoost Target$167.00 ➝ $168.00Low
5/15/2023Morgan StanleyBoost Target$156.00 ➝ $158.00Low
4/21/2023Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$170.00 ➝ $172.00Low
4/20/2023Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$166.00 ➝ $167.00Low
4/19/2023UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$184.00Low
4/13/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$139.00 ➝ $156.00Low
4/5/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$156.00 ➝ $158.00Low
3/27/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$130.00 ➝ $139.00Low
3/16/2023BarclaysBoost Target$160.00 ➝ $174.00Low
3/10/2023MizuhoBoost Target$163.00 ➝ $170.00Low
3/10/2023Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$175.00 ➝ $170.00Low
1/27/2023CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$155.00 ➝ $160.00Low
1/27/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$161.00 ➝ $170.00Low
1/26/2023Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$185.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/26/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$162.00 ➝ $170.00Low
1/26/2023SusquehannaBoost Target$179.00 ➝ $185.00Low
1/26/2023Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$125.00 ➝ $150.00Low
1/23/2023BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $160.00Low
1/23/2023Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $175.00Low
1/19/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$123.00 ➝ $130.00Low
1/12/2023Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$181.00Low
1/10/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$159.00 ➝ $162.00Low
1/10/2023MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$150.00 ➝ $164.00Low
1/9/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$155.00 ➝ $153.00Low
12/19/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$164.00 ➝ $156.00Low
12/7/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$145.00 ➝ $155.00Low
11/22/2022CitigroupBoost Target$130.00 ➝ $155.00Low
11/11/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $164.00Low
10/27/2022Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Target$144.00 ➝ $166.00Low
10/27/2022SusquehannaBoost Target$144.00 ➝ $166.00Low
10/24/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$143.00 ➝ $150.00Low
10/20/2022Piper SandlerLower Target$155.00Low
10/19/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$134.00 ➝ $123.00Low
10/19/2022Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$140.00Low
10/19/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$146.00 ➝ $145.00Low
10/13/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$135.00 ➝ $147.00Low
10/4/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$149.00 ➝ $146.00Low
9/21/2022CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$110.00 ➝ $130.00Low
8/31/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $140.00Low
8/31/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$149.00 ➝ $146.00Low
8/29/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$135.00 ➝ $134.00Low
7/19/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$141.00 ➝ $135.00Low
7/19/2022Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$180.00 ➝ $160.00Low
7/19/2022MizuhoLower TargetBuy$158.00 ➝ $143.00Low
7/19/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$161.00 ➝ $165.00Low
7/15/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$153.00 ➝ $149.00Low
6/24/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$126.00 ➝ $100.00Low
6/14/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$131.00 ➝ $153.00Medium
6/6/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$137.00 ➝ $141.00Low
5/31/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$139.00 ➝ $158.00High
4/25/2022Susquehanna BancsharesBoost TargetPositive$118.00 ➝ $138.00Medium
4/25/2022Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$112.00 ➝ $140.00Low
4/25/2022SusquehannaBoost TargetPositive$118.00 ➝ $138.00Low
4/22/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$121.00 ➝ $137.00High
4/12/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$124.00 ➝ $131.00Medium
3/31/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$132.00 ➝ $139.00Low
3/18/2022BarclaysBoost Target$105.00 ➝ $124.00Low
3/11/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $133.00Medium
1/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$86.00 ➝ $88.00Medium
1/25/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$114.00 ➝ $121.00High
1/11/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $105.00High
1/3/2022CitigroupLower Target$92.00 ➝ $89.00High
12/13/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$117.00 ➝ $114.00High
11/30/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $132.00High
11/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$115.00 ➝ $117.00Medium
10/26/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $112.00Low
10/26/2021MizuhoBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$116.00 ➝ $130.00Low
10/21/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$106.00 ➝ $118.00Medium
10/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$111.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
9/9/2021CitigroupLower TargetBuy$102.00 ➝ $91.00Medium
7/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$82.00 ➝ $84.00Low
7/23/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$94.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
7/15/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$112.00 ➝ $116.00High
7/13/2021CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $102.00Low
6/30/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$98.00 ➝ $104.00Low
6/21/2021Sanford C. BernsteinBoost TargetOutperform$91.00 ➝ $120.00High
6/18/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$86.00 ➝ $111.00Low
6/14/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$30.00Low
6/11/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $100.00Low
6/3/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$81.00 ➝ $91.00Low
6/1/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$86.00 ➝ $98.00High
5/27/2021Tudor PickeringInitiated CoverageHold$93.00High
5/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$82.00 ➝ $86.00Low
5/17/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$94.00 ➝ $112.00High
4/1/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$69.00 ➝ $86.00High
3/31/2021MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$76.00 ➝ $94.00Low
3/30/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$67.00 ➝ $78.00Low
3/23/2021CitigroupBoost Target$72.00 ➝ $84.00Low
3/11/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$64.00 ➝ $82.00Low
1/14/2021BarclaysBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$60.00 ➝ $67.00Medium
12/17/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform$70.00Low
11/3/2020ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
9/28/2020Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $63.00Low
9/23/2020ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector Perform$55.00Low
8/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $57.00Low
8/4/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageHold$52.00High
7/24/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
7/20/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$52.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
7/15/2020Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$53.00 ➝ $59.00High
7/13/2020ScotiabankLower TargetSector Outperform$65.00 ➝ $60.00Low
6/29/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $49.00High
6/19/2020MizuhoBoost 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 TargetOverweight$48.00 ➝ $49.00High
5/8/2020Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Target$45.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
5/8/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$40.00 ➝ $46.00Low
4/29/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$34.00 ➝ $46.00High
4/28/2020MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$39.00 ➝ $45.00Low
4/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$59.00 ➝ $57.00High
3/31/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$60.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
3/20/2020CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$39.00 ➝ $34.00Low
3/20/2020StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$76.00 ➝ $57.00Low
3/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetTop Pick ➝ Overweight$83.00 ➝ $59.00Low
3/17/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$70.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
3/16/2020Morgan StanleyLower 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 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 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 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 Sandler CompaniesSet TargetHold$61.00Low
7/31/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyMedium
6/24/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetBuy$69.00Low
5/28/2019MKM PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$75.00Medium
(Data available from 5/23/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.54 (Buy)

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).

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11/25/2023
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Current Sentiment

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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. The company was incorporated in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Today's Range

Now: $150.28
Low: $149.80
High: $152.37

50 Day Range

MA: $155.33
Low: $149.30
High: $163.13

52 Week Range

Now: $150.28
Low: $124.27
High: $167.75

Volume

2,247,988 shs

Average Volume

2,592,494 shs

Market Capitalization

$46.30 billion

P/E Ratio

23.01

Dividend Yield

1.13%

Beta

1.24

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: Argus, Bank of America Co., Citigroup Inc., Evercore ISI, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Sanford C. Bernstein, StockNews.com, Susquehanna, UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Hess?

12 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Hess in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $178.08, suggesting a possible upside of 18.5%. Mizuho has the highest price target set, predicting HES will reach $210.00 in the next twelve months. Evercore ISI has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $153.00 for Hess in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Hess?

Hess currently has 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in HES, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Hess?

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.