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Hess Shows Improved Relative Price Performance; Still Shy Of Benchmark

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Hess ( HES ) had its Relative Strength ( RS ) Rating upgraded from 64 to 72 Friday -- a welcome improvement, but still shy of the 80 or higher score you prefer to see.

[ibd-display-video id=2102289 width=50 float=left autostart=true] This unique rating measures technical performance by using a 1 (worst) to 99 (best) score that indicates how a stock's price performance over the last 52 weeks compares to the rest of the market.

Decades of market research shows that the top-performing stocks tend to have an 80 or better RS Rating in the early stages of their moves. See if Hess can continue to rebound and clear that threshold.

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Hess is building a cup without handle with a 65.66 entry . See if it can clear the breakout price in volume at least 40% higher than normal.

Top and bottom line growth moved higher last quarter. Earnings were up 4%, compared to 0% in the prior report. Revenue increased from -3% to 39%. The next quarterly numbers are expected on or around Jan. 25.

Hess holds the No. 16 rank among its peers in the Oil & Gas-International Exploration & Production industry group. CNOOC ( CEO ), ConocoPhillips ( COP ) and Occidental Petroleum ( OXY ) are among the top 5 highly rated stocks within the group.

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