Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC lifted its position in shares of Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX) by 22.6% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 296,558 shares of the energy company’s stock after purchasing an additional 54,621 shares during the period. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC owned 0.15% of Newfield Exploration worth $4,348,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. LSV Asset Management lifted its holdings in Newfield Exploration by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 6,183,441 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $90,649,000 after buying an additional 59,800 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley lifted its holdings in Newfield Exploration by 24.0% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 618,973 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $17,844,000 after buying an additional 119,735 shares during the period. Honeywell International Inc. lifted its holdings in Newfield Exploration by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Honeywell International Inc. now owns 300,700 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $4,408,000 after buying an additional 1,300 shares during the period. Waverton Investment Management Ltd lifted its holdings in Newfield Exploration by 5.4% in the fourth quarter. Waverton Investment Management Ltd now owns 20,452 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $300,000 after buying an additional 1,041 shares during the period. Finally, Cerebellum GP LLC lifted its holdings in Newfield Exploration by 212.8% in the fourth quarter. Cerebellum GP LLC now owns 17,612 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $258,000 after buying an additional 11,982 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 97.87% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. Williams Capital restated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of Newfield Exploration in a report on Monday, February 11th. Seaport Global Securities lowered shares of Newfield Exploration from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $35.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Monday, December 10th. Johnson Rice downgraded shares of Newfield Exploration to a “hold” rating and set a $25.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Sunday, December 16th. Morgan Stanley set a $18.00 target price on shares of Newfield Exploration and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 29th. Finally, Capital One Financial downgraded shares of Newfield Exploration from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Newfield Exploration presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $30.85.

Shares of NYSE NFX opened at $17.07 on Monday. Newfield Exploration Co. has a fifty-two week low of $12.45 and a fifty-two week high of $31.46. The company has a market cap of $3.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.37 and a beta of 1.85. The company has a quick ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30.

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About Newfield Exploration

Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company has operations principally in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Oklahoma, the Williston Basin of North Dakota, and the Uinta Basin of Utah.

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