Wednesday, 18 July, 2018


The Case for and Against Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD)

Conrad Doyle | 13 January, 2018, 02:47

The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by UBS. The institutional investor held 91,287 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.47M, up from 82,286 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 0.61% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $185.29. About 288,968 shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has risen 8.46% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Genesis Asset Managers Llp increased its stake in Hdb Us Hdfc Bank Ltd Adr (HDB) by 10.88% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Swiss National Bank bought 4,800 shares as the company's stock rose 21.87% with the market. The institutional investor held 4.50 million shares of the precious metals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $57.57 million, up from 4.39 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company's market cap is $31.46 Billion, and the average volume is 1.61 Million. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $61. Another trade for 8,322 shares valued at $110,932 was sold by MILGRIM BRETT N. (NASDAQ:MSBI) has 0.00% since January 11, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 66.60% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 1.55 in 2017Q2. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 42,916 shares of company stock valued at $6,976,992. 151.85 million shares or 0.71% less from 152.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wellington Shields Management Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.04% or 2,150 shares. Cowen reissued a "buy" rating and set a $210.00 price objective on shares of Pioneer Natural Resources in a research report on Sunday, September 17th. Geode Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has 1.62M shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Old Second Financial Bank Of Aurora holds 200 shares. WFG Advisors LP now owns 1,102 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock worth $176,000 after acquiring an additional 102 shares during the last quarter. Royal State Bank Of Canada holds 137,821 shares. Advsrs Asset Mngmt, a Colorado-based fund reported 2,242 shares. Schaller Inv Grp owns 3,000 shares or 0.23% of their USA portfolio. The return on assets ratio shows how well management is employing the company's total assets to make a profit.

Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, MSI Financial Services Inc boosted its stake in shares of Pioneer Natural Resources Company by 0.4% in the third quarter. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Management Incorporated, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 7,043 shares. Alexandria Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD).

Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $941,910 activity. To adjust for differences in capital structure we'll use EBITDA margin and Return on Investment (ROI) as measures of profitability and return., compared to an EBITDA margin of 30.1% for Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD). 2,000 shares were sold by BERG MARK STEPHEN, worth $315,700. About 2.39M shares traded or 48.53% up from the average. Therefore 92% are positive.

Investment analysts at Capital One Financial lifted their Q4 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Pioneer Natural Resources in a note issued to investors on Friday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Pioneer Natural Resources from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $169.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy" on Thursday, August 3. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. raised its position in Pioneer Natural Resources by 0.9% during the second quarter. Capital World Investors lifted its position in shares of Pioneer Natural Resources by 45.4% in the 2nd quarter. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $12 target. The stock's market capitalization is $31.20 billion. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 21. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $180.00 price target on shares of Pioneer Natural Resources in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. The stock has "Sector Weight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 2. The firm has "Buy" rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, April 21. Pioneer Natural Resources has a 1-year low of $125.46 and a 1-year high of $199.83. The business's quarterly revenue was up 23.1% on a year-over-year basis. 748.00 million shares or 0.80% more from 742.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Seabridge Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $689.24 million and $428.28 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. It also reduced its holding in Coca Cola Co (NYSE:KO) by 68,555 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 814,602 shares, and cut its stake in East West Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:EWBC). Pioneer Nat Res Co now has $30.41B valuation.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock.

Among 15 analysts covering Ansys Inc. Profund Advisors holds 21,356 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Therefore 56% are positive. Mimecast had 11 analyst reports since December 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained Ansys, Inc. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 4 by Raymond James. The company was maintained on Friday, May 6 by Dougherty & Company. Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0.06% in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained PGT Innovations, Inc. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Bernstein on Friday, November 3. On Wednesday, June 1 the stock rating was initiated by FBR Capital with "Outperform". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, November 3 by Citigroup.

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