Winfield Associates Inc. raised its stake in shares of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) by 72.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 3,860 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock after buying an additional 1,625 shares during the period. Winfield Associates Inc.’s holdings in Pioneer Natural Resources Company were worth $717,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its position in Pioneer Natural Resources Company by 6.0% in the third quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 617 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 35 shares during the period. Hudock Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in Pioneer Natural Resources Company by 20.8% in the second quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 725 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 125 shares during the last quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC boosted its stake in Pioneer Natural Resources Company by 2.2% in the second quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 1,028 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock valued at $155,000 after buying an additional 22 shares during the last quarter. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd boosted its stake in Pioneer Natural Resources Company by 450.0% in the second quarter. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd now owns 1,100 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock valued at $166,000 after buying an additional 900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, ICONIQ Capital LLC purchased a new stake in Pioneer Natural Resources Company during the second quarter valued at approximately $207,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.31% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD)

Shares of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) traded down 0.32% during trading on Friday, reaching $181.97. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 900,456 shares. Pioneer Natural Resources Company has a 12-month low of $103.50 and a 12-month high of $195.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $184.70 and its 200-day moving average is $176.55. The stock’s market cap is $30.88 billion.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 1st. The oil and gas development company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03. The firm earned $1.19 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.03 billion. Pioneer Natural Resources Company had a negative return on equity of 1.49% and a negative net margin of 30.45%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 47.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.01) EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Pioneer Natural Resources Company will post ($0.36) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several equities research analysts have commented on PXD shares. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $206.00 target price on shares of Pioneer Natural Resources Company in a research note on Wednesday, October 19th. Wunderlich boosted their target price on Pioneer Natural Resources Company from $182.00 to $207.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 10th. Mizuho started coverage on Pioneer Natural Resources Company in a research note on Wednesday, October 5th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $196.00 target price on the stock. TheStreet upgraded Pioneer Natural Resources Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 4th. Finally, Societe Generale upgraded Pioneer Natural Resources Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. Pioneer Natural Resources Company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $183.40.

In other Pioneer Natural Resources Company news, CEO Scott D. Sheffield sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $185.14, for a total value of $1,851,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 585,868 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $108,467,601.52. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, COO Timothy L. Dove sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $185.08, for a total transaction of $555,240.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 249,010 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $46,086,770.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.92% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company Company Profile

Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States. The Company operates through the oil and gas development, exploration and production segment. The Company focuses on production of oil, natural gas liquid (NGLs) and gas through development drilling, production enhancement activities and acquisitions of producing properties.

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