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Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) is a leading oil & gas e&p business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$161.22 after a previous close of US$161.09. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD159.31 to a high of USD163.185. The latest price was USD162.22 (25 minute delay). Pioneer Natural Resources Company is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Pioneer Natural Resources Company

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Pioneer Natural Resources Company. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: PXD. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Pioneer Natural Resources Company reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$170.3, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Pioneer Natural Resources Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Pioneer Natural Resources Company. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company share price

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Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-22.
OpenUS$161.22
HighUS$163.185
LowUS$159.31
CloseUS$162.22
Previous closeUS$161.09
Change US$1.13
Change % 0.7015%
Volume 2,311,711
Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week rangeUS$75.9364 - US$175.37
50-day moving average US$159.7551
200-day moving average US$142.4502
Target priceUS$202.85
PE ratio 201.063
Dividend yield US$2.21 (1.37%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$-3.297

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Is it a good time to buy Pioneer Natural Resources Company stock?

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Pioneer Natural Resources Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $162.22

1 week (2021-06-16) 0.50%
1 month (2021-05-21) 7.63%
3 months (2021-03-23) 3.10%
6 months (2020-12-23) 43.41%
1 year (2020-06-23) 67.65%
2 years (2019-06-21) 4.52%
3 years (2018-06-22) -12.62%
5 years (2016-06-23) 1.02%

Is Pioneer Natural Resources Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing Pioneer Natural Resources Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Pioneer Natural Resources Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's P/E ratio

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 201x. In other words, Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares trade at around 201x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's PEG ratio

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.4933. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Pioneer Natural Resources Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's EBITDA

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$1.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Pioneer Natural Resources Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company financials

Revenue TTM US$8.1 billion
Gross profit TTM US$2.5 billion
Return on assets TTM -0.98%
Return on equity TTM -368.28%
Profit margin -6.94%
Book value 83.734
Market capitalisation US$39.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares

There are currently 5.8 million Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Pioneer Natural Resources Company's "short interest". This figure is 5% down from 6.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares can be evaluated.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares traded daily (recently around 2.5 million). Pioneer Natural Resources Company's SIR currently stands at 2.32. In other words for every 100,000 Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2320 shares are currently held short.

However Pioneer Natural Resources Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Pioneer Natural Resources Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0254% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Pioneer Natural Resources Company.

Find out more about how you can short Pioneer Natural Resources Company stock.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Pioneer Natural Resources Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 44.47

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Pioneer Natural Resources Company's overall score of 44.47 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 94th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Pioneer Natural Resources Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 23.36/100

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's environmental score of 23.36 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Pioneer Natural Resources Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's social score

Social score: 14.72/100

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's social score of 14.72 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Pioneer Natural Resources Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's governance score

Governance score: 7.39/100

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Pioneer Natural Resources Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Pioneer Natural Resources Company scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Pioneer Natural Resources Company has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Pioneer Natural Resources Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 44.47
Total ESG percentile 93.92
Environmental score 23.36
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 14.72
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 7.39
Governance score percentile 3
Level of controversy 1

Pioneer Natural Resources Company share dividends

83%

Dividend payout ratio: 82.53% of net profits

Recently Pioneer Natural Resources Company has paid out, on average, around 82.53% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.38% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Pioneer Natural Resources Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.38% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Pioneer Natural Resources Company's case, that would currently equate to about $2.21 per share.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company's most recent dividend payout was on 13 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Pioneer Natural Resources Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Pioneer Natural Resources Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$75.9364 up to US$175.37. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PXD.US volatility(beta: 1.94)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Pioneer Natural Resources Company's is 1.9429. This would suggest that Pioneer Natural Resources Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Pioneer Natural Resources Company overview

Pioneer Natural Resources Company operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company in the United States. The company explores for, develops, and produces oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and gas. It has operations in the Permian Basin in West Texas. As of December 31, 2020, the company had proved undeveloped reserves and proved developed non-producing reserves of 31 million barrels of oil, 17 million barrels of NGLs, and 88 billion cubic feet of gas; and owned interests in 11 gas processing plants. Pioneer Natural Resources Company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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