January 27, 2016 - 11:33 AM EST
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Hess Corp (HES) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for January 27

Hess Corp (HES) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 27, as the stock gained 6.29% to a closing price of $37.00. The stock saw 9.27 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 72,642 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 5.22 million shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Hess Corp has a P/B ratio of 0.5. The stock has traded between $79.00 and $32.41 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $49.76, and its 200-day SMA $59.06.

Hess Corp is a Exploration and Production (E&P) company that develops, produces, purchases, transports and sells crude oil and natural gas. The Company operates in two segments: E&P and Retail Marketing.

Headquartered in New York, NY, Hess Corp has 3,045 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO John B. Hess.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Hess Corp, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for HES. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.


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Source: Equities.com News (January 27, 2016 - 11:33 AM EST)

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