Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX)


Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX) will report its next earnings on 1-Nov-16. The company reported the earnings of $0.32/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.15/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.17/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 113.3%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Newfield Exploration Co. and for the current quarter 33 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.26/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.03/share and a High Estimate of $0.52/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 25 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Newfield Exploration Co. as 411.33 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Newfield Exploration Co. is 350.8 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 480.46 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 377 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for NFX to be 23.8%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -13.3%. For the next 5 years, Newfield Exploration Co. is expecting Growth of 35.29% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -27.58% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Newfield Exploration Co., where 9 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 19 analysts have given a Buy signal, 8 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 32 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Newfield Exploration Co. might touch $65 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $52.34 and $42 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Newfield Exploration Co. got Initiated on 29-Aug-16 where investment firm Williams Capital Group Initiated the stock to Buy.

Newfield Exploration Co. closed its last trading session at $42.86 with the loss of -0.77%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 8.56 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $47.56 and 52-week low of $20.84. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -0.04% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -3.06% and 13.96% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Aug 12, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 19, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.01 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.64 million. Newfield Exploration Co. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 34.44.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -65.8%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -218.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -90.4%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Newfield Exploration Co. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -1.3%, where Monthly Performance is 1.33%, Quarterly performance is -4.25%, 6 Months performance is 15.29% and yearly performance percentage is 7.51%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 30.62%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.67% and Monthly Volatility of 3.03%.