Shares of Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the thirty analysts that are presently covering the company, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $216.27.
In other Pioneer Natural Resources news, COO Timothy L. Dove sold 7,000 shares of Pioneer Natural Resources stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $230.69, for a total transaction of $1,614,830.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) opened at 225.51 on Thursday. Pioneer Natural Resources has a 1-year low of $147.83 and a 1-year high of $234.20. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $216.9 and a 200-day moving average of $194.3. The company’s market cap is $32.258 billion.
Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, May 6th. The company reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.19. The company had revenue of $963.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $867.70 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.02 earnings per share. Pioneer Natural Resources’s revenue was up 25.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Pioneer Natural Resources will post $5.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on PXD shares. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on shares of Pioneer Natural Resources in a research note on Tuesday. They set a “buy” rating and a $274.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at GMP Securities initiated coverage on shares of Pioneer Natural Resources in a research note on Tuesday, June 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $286.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Global Hunter Securities downgraded shares of Pioneer Natural Resources from a “buy” rating to an “accumulate” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 17th. They now have a $260.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $220.00.
Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States and South Africa.
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