Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Given Buy Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

About 177,453 shares traded. Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ:MIME) has risen 240.79% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500.

Cue Financial Group Inc increased its stake in Idexx Labs Inc (IDXX) by 125.87% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Blue Ridge Capital Llc holds 1.10 million shares with $161.80 million value, up from 792,400 last quarter. Looking back further, Pioneer Natural Resources Company stock has been 14.64% over the last six months, and 6.55% since the start of the calendar year. The shares were sold at an average price of $157.57, for a total transaction of $512,102.50.

Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD)'s stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Short interest, or the percentage of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted, is another metric investors use to get a pulse on sentiment.EQT has a short ratio of 1.43 compared to a short interest of 2.97 for PXD. It is positive, as 77 investors sold T shares while 609 reduced holdings. Northern Tru Corp reported 2.04 million shares. Schaller Inv holds 3,000 shares or 0.23% of its portfolio. Federated Invsts Pa reported 0% in PGT Innovations, Inc.

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Martin Currie Ltd, which manages about $1.30 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) by 5,000 shares to 191,100 shares, valued at $12.24 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans reported 587,485 shares. 4,941 are owned by National Bank & Trust Of The West. Wellington Shields Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.04% or 2,150 shares. (NASDAQ:IDXX). Cacti Asset Mngmt Limited, a Georgia-based fund reported 4,054 shares. Signature Fincl Mgmt Inc holds 108,898 shares. Stock's free cash flow yield, which represents the amount of cash available to investors before dividends, expressed as a percentage of the stock price, is -0.82. Mitchell stated it has 122,780 shares. Joel Isaacson Co Lc holds 0.08% or 11,755 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:AIG) for 869,699 shares. Sumitomo Life Insurance reported 9,647 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Moreover, Corecommodity Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has 1.16% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD).

Analysts expect Midland States Bancorp, Inc. Bailard holds 0.02% or 1,477 shares in its portfolio. Therefore 33% are positive. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.37, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $1.28. Comcast Corporation had 68 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, June 28 by Bank of America. HSBC upgraded the shares of BVN in report on Tuesday, December 13 to "Buy" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained PGT Innovations, Inc. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, November 4 by Benchmark. Pioneer Natural Resources has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $192.84. The company was maintained on Monday, September 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has "Buy" rating by Pivotal Research on Thursday, July 27. Zacks Investment Research raised Pioneer Natural Resources from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $169.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 4 by Wunderlich. The rating was downgraded by Wedbush to "Neutral" on Friday, May 6. (NYSE:AIG). Metropolitan Life Company Ny reported 867,744 shares. The business's quarterly revenue was up 23.1% on a year-over-year basis. PXD's profit will be $112.31M for 70.19 P/E if the $0.66 EPS becomes a reality. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.48 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.30 per share.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $17.16 million activity. DOVE TIMOTHY L had sold 1,000 shares worth $159,505. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $315,700 was made by BERG MARK STEPHEN on Thursday, December 14. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and twenty-five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 15 by RBC Capital Markets. Capital Advisors Ltd Co, Ohio-based fund reported 1,391 shares. The stock of CompañÃa de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (NYSE:BVN) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Friday, April 15 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, August 7. Spo Advisory owns 10.68% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 3.64 million shares. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Wells Fargo. Prelude Capital Limited Liability Company reported 0% in American International Group, Inc. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, January 12 report. Hd Supply Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) was reduced too.

Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $941,910 activity. The New York-based Two Creeks Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership has invested 8.19% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Pioneer Natural Resources Company's RSI is presently sitting at 79.51. Bb&T Ltd Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 5,209 shares.

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