Were Analysts Bullish WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) This Week?

April 17, 2018 - By James Guidry

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 1.29 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 32 investors sold WPX Energy, Inc. shares while 105 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 381.83 million shares or 0.86% less from 385.12 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
California Pub Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.02% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Int Group Inc has 823,149 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Amalgamated Bank has 0.03% invested in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Fuller & Thaler Asset Mngmt invested in 7.10M shares. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership reported 0.19% stake. Asset Management One owns 92,422 shares. Brenham Mngmt Lp holds 8.85M shares or 13.97% of its portfolio. Comerica State Bank invested in 370,988 shares. Moreover, Deutsche Comml Bank Ag has 0.03% invested in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Moreover, Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md has 0.02% invested in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) for 7.42 million shares. Ameritas Inv Partners owns 119,329 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Pnc Services Inc invested 0% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). First Manhattan Co invested 0% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). 888,000 are owned by Employees Retirement Of Texas. Svcs Automobile Association owns 19,510 shares.

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) Ratings Coverage

Among 19 analysts covering WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. WPX Energy had 34 analyst reports since October 19, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Buy” on Monday, December 11. The stock of WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, November 14. Robert W. Baird reinitiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, December 19 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 9 by Citigroup. As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 20 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, February 5. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 17 by Susquehanna. The rating was upgraded by Seaport Global on Tuesday, December 19 to “Neutral”. Below is a list of WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) latest ratings and price target changes.

16/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $22.0000 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $12 Upgrade
28/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $29.0000 Maintain
21/03/2018 Broker: Johnson Rice Rating: Buy New Target: $23 Initiates Coverage On
09/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $19 New Target: $20 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $19 New Target: $20 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Buy New Target: $19.0 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $21.0 Maintain

The stock increased 1.42% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $15.7. About 3.60 million shares traded. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has risen 11.34% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.21% the S&P500.

WPX Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, engages in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. The company has market cap of $6.27 billion. The companyÂ’s principal areas of operation include the Delaware Basin in Texas and New Mexico; the Williston Basin in North Dakota; and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2016, it had proved reserves of 346 million barrels of oil equivalent.

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