Hess Corp (NYSE:HES)’s share price plunged -7.41% or -5.38 to reach at $67.19 during previous trading session. A total of 6.87 Million shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 2.87 Million shares. Hess Corp (NYSE:HES) has a market capitalization of $20.18 Billion and most recently 300.27 Million outstanding shares have been calculated.

According to sentiments of 20 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $74.45. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $89 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $61.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, 16 analysts have a consensus rating of 2.69 on the shares of Hess Corp (NYSE:HES). Out of rating recommendations 4 have given the stock a Buy while 5 recommend the stock as Outperform. 10 have given the stock a Hold rating, 3 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

Hess Corp (NYSE:HES)’s shares slipped -9.18% in the past week and soared 4.36% in the last 4 weeks, historically the stock illustrate that its six months performance stands at 22.16% while its year to date performance is at 41.54%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Hess Corp (NYSE:HES) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -15.4. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -32 and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -19.6. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 2.1, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 3.49% and 2.70% respectively. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Hess Corp (NYSE:HES) is at 43.61. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.42.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 0. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.3 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.4. Total debt to equity ratio of Hess Corp (NYSE:HES) for most recent quarter is 0.65 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.64.

Shares of Southern Company (NYSE:SO) plunged -0.41% or -0.18 to reach at $43.94 during previous trading session. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has a market capitalization of $44.56 Billion and most recently 1.01 Billion outstanding shares have been calculated. A total of 6.84 Million shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 6.23 Million shares.

According to 18 analysts Southern Company (NYSE:SO)’s price will reach at $45.44 during 52 weeks. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $41 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $52.

According to the recommendations from 17 analysts stock has mean rating of 3.43 on the shares of Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 2 recommend the stock as Outperform. 10 have given the stock a Hold rating, 6 as Underperform and 2 as Sell.

Shares of Southern Company (NYSE:SO) climbed 2.69% in the past week and plunged -0.52% in the last 4 weeks, historically the stock illustrate that its six months performance stands at 0.27% while its year to date performance is at -8.63%.

Total debt to equity ratio of Southern Company (NYSE:SO) for most recent quarter is 2.1 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.8. The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 464.12. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.7 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.8.

Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.77, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.70% and 1.70% respectively. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Southern Company (NYSE:SO) is at 49.28. Beta value of the stock stands at -0.02. Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 2.1. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 9.7 and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.9.