1.41% volatility in Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD) last month: This is a red flag warning

On Tuesday, Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD) opened higher 2.08% from the last session, before settling in for the closing price of $263.96. Price fluctuations for PXD have ranged from $193.56 to $264.72 over the past 52 weeks.

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A company in the Energy sector has jumped its sales by 29.21% annually for the last half of the decade. Company’s average yearly earnings per share was noted -2.66% at the time writing. With a float of $231.99 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $233.62 million.

In an organization with 2213 employees, it is important to assess its efficiency.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD) Insider Updates

A key investor’s attitude towards the stock of the Oil & Gas E&P industry is another important factor to consider. The insider ownership of Pioneer Natural Resources Co. is 0.70%, while institutional ownership is 81.32%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Mar 28 ’24, was worth 522,242. In this transaction Director of this company sold 2,000 shares at a rate of $261.12, taking the stock ownership to the 11,132 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Mar 28 ’24, when Company’s VP & CAO sold 1,416 for $260.95, making the entire transaction worth $369,512. This insider now owns 4,990 shares in total.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD) Performance Highlights and Predictions

If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2023, the company posted $5.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, coming under the agreed prediction (set at $5.47) by -$0.21. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 4.76 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -2.66% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 2.00% during the next five years compared to 28.84% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD) Trading Performance Indicators

Check out the current performance indicators for Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD). In the past quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 0.72. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 3.25. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 17.01.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 20.23, a number that is poised to hit 4.75 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 21.82 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD)

Let’s dig in a bit further. During the last 5-days, its volume was 1.38 million. That was inferior than the volume of 2.08 million it reported in year-ago period. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 95.74%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 3.88.

During the past 100 days, Pioneer Natural Resources Co.’s (PXD) raw stochastic average was set at 99.22%, which indicates a significant increase from 98.24% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 10.56% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 18.53% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $238.62, while its 200-day Moving Average is $230.87. However, in the short run, Pioneer Natural Resources Co.’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $271.34. Second resistance stands at $273.24. The third major resistance level sits at $276.59. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $266.10, it is likely to go to the next support level at $262.75. Assuming the price breaks the second support level, the third support level stands at $260.85.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD) Key Stats

There are currently 233,623K shares outstanding in the company with a market cap of 62.95 billion. Presently, the company’s annual sales total 19,362 M according to its annual income of 4,894 M. Last quarter, the company’s sales amounted to 5,218 M and its income totaled 1,269 M.