It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $238.82. The Pioneer Natural Resources Company has recorded 81,700 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Pioneer Natural Resources Reports Second Quarter 2023 Financial and Operating Results.
Pioneer Natural Resources Company is listed on the NYSE in the Energy sector while operating in the Oil & Gas E&P industry. The current market capitalization of Pioneer Natural Resources Company is $55.71B. A total of 1.21 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.74M shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, PXD has seen 1 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 3,840 and the disposition of 4,004 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 36 BUYs and 24 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 200,531 shares during that period but sold 100,303.
In the most recent transaction, Hernandez Jacinto J bought 198 shares of PXD for 247.13 per share on Nov 09. After the transaction, the Director now owns 2,158 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 08, Hernandez Jacinto J bought 390 shares at 254.88 per share. PXD shares that Director owns now total 1,960.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. Pioneer Natural Resources Company pays an annual dividend of $16.47, resulting in a dividend yield of 6.90%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 10.20. PXD’s most recent ex-dividend date was 9/5/2023 when it declared a $1.84 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/21/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/21/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 5/31/2023. The PXD stock dividend was $3.34 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for PXD in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $260.05 with high estimates of $332.00 and low estimates of $225.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, PXD has a high of $260.47 and a low of $175.04.
As of this writing, PXD has an earnings estimate of $5.02 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 25 estimates, with a high estimate of $6.24 per share and a lower estimate of $4.19. The company reported an EPS of $5.21 in the last quarter, which was 6.10% higher than expectations of $4.91.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for PXD is Buy with a score of 4.09.