WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

WPX's fiscal year ends Dec 31, 2016 and the most recent quarter started on Mar 31, 2017.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Oakbrook Investments LLC increased its stake in WPX Energy by 19.1% in the first quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 10,821 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $158,000 after buying an additional 308 shares during the period. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in shares of WPX Energy during the first quarter valued at $199,000.

Utah Retirement Systems raised its position in shares of WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) by 15.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 29,600 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $396,000 after buying an additional 2,550 shares during the period.

WPX Energy, Inc. closed its last trading session at $9.27 with the gain of 0.22%. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 33,141,235 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $443,761,000 after buying an additional 5,610,066 shares during the period. Creative Planning now owns 19,124 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $256,000 after buying an additional 1,108 shares during the period.

Shares of WPX Energy (WPX) opened at 9.59 on Tuesday. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 3.86 Billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $10.69 and a 200 day moving average of $12.63. Jvl Advisors Llc who had been investing in Wpx Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.40 billion market cap company.

WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 11.8%. The institutional investor held 1.09 million shares of the electromedical & electrotherapeutic apparatus company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $7.71M, up from 822,713 at the end of the previous reported quarter. WPX Energy had a net margin of 20.39% and a return on equity of 9.99%.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, WPX Energy, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of -2.62%, where Monthly Performance is -8.38%, Quarterly performance is -29.78%, 6 Months performance is -37.86% and yearly performance percentage is 0.32%.


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Several research firms have recently issued reports on WPX. ValuEngine upgraded shares of WPX Energy from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. They set a "buy" rating and a $21.00 target price for the company. Scotiabank reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of WPX Energy in a research report on Monday, March 27th. WPX Energy presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $15.83.

WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX)'s stock had its "hold" rating reissued by investment analysts at Barclays PLC in a research report issued on Friday. Seaport Global downgraded the shares of WPX in report on Wednesday, June 21 to "Sell" rating. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.02. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $15.83.

By having an overview of the Income statement for Wpx Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) the Revenue for the trailing twelve months is 999 Million.

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