Are Analysts Seeing Upside To Hess Corporation (HES), Delphi Technologies PLC (DLPH)? – The RNS Daily

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Hess Corporation (HES) rose 4.92% this week, a trend that has led to both investors and traders taking note of the stock. Over the past one year, the equity price has embarked on a rally that has seen it rise 20.18% and is now up by 63.21% since start of this year. A look at its monthly performance shows that the stock has recorded a 14.04% gain over the past 30 days. Its equity price climbed by 28.93% over the past three months which led to its overall six-month decrease to stand at -1.62%.

Experts from research firms are bullish about the near-term performance of Hess Corporation with most of them predicting a $66.25 price target on a short-term (12 months) basis. The average price target by the analysts will see a 0.23% rise in the stock and would lead to HES’s market cap to surge to $19.36B. The stock has been rated an average 2.5, which roughly stands towards the bearish end of the spectrum. Reuters looked into the 23 analysts that track Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) and find out that 10 of them rated it as a Hold. 11 of the 13 analysts rated it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 2 advised investors to desist from buying the stock or sell it if they already possess it.

A look at HES technical analysis shows that its 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) is in a overbought zone after reaching 72 point. Its trading volume has added 2756767 shares compared to readings over the past three months as it recently exchanged 6336767 shares. This means there is improved activity from short-term traders as per session, its average trading volume is 3580000 shares, and this is 1.77 times the normal volume.

The price of Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH) currently stands at $25.3 after it went up by $1.03 or 4.24% and has found a strong support at $24.77 a share. If the DLPH price drops below that critical support, then it would lead to a bearish trend. In the short-term, a dip below the $24.24 mark would also be bad for the stock as it means that the stock would plunge by 4.19% from its current position. However, if the stock price is able to trade above the resistance point around $26.06, then it could likely surge higher to try and break the upward resistance which stands at $26.82 a share. Its average daily volatility over the past one month stands at 4.49%. The stock has plunged by 1.19% from its 52-weeks high of $25 which it reached on Nov. 06, 2018. In general, it is 47.91% above its 52-weeks lowest point which stands at $13.18 and this setback was observed on Dec. 21, 2018.

Analysts have predicted a price target for Delphi Technologies PLC (DLPH) for 1 year and it stands at an average $25.06/share. This means that it would likely increase by -0.95% from its current position. The current price of the stock has been moving between $25 and $26.29. Some brokerage firms have a lower target for the stock than the average, with one of them setting a price target as low as $18. On the other hand, one analyst is super bullish about the price, setting a target as high as $30.

The DLPH stock Stochastic Oscillator (%D) is at 91.15%, which means that it is currently overbought and its prices could dip very soon. The shares P/S ratio stands at 0.46. The stock currently has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 6.82, which is higher than the 6.24 multiple of 12-month price-earnings (P/E). The company’s earnings have gone down, with a quarterly decrease rate of 0% over the past five years.

Analysts view Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH) as a Hold, with 2.4 consensus rating. Reuters surveyed 19 analysts that follow DLPH and found that 11 of those analysts rated the stock as a Hold. The remaining 8 were divided, with 8 analyst rating it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 0 analysts advised investors to desist from buying Delphi Technologies PLC (DLPH) shares or sell it if they already own it.

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