News headlines about WPX Energy (NYSE:WPXP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WPX Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.6853785900783 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
WPX Energy (NYSE:WPXP) traded down $2.75 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $55.75. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,763 shares, compared to its average volume of 40,289. WPX Energy has a 12 month low of $42.50 and a 12 month high of $71.13.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.7813 per share. This represents a $3.13 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 11th.
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WPX Energy, Inc is an oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties. It operates in the exploration and production segment of the oil and gas industry and its operations are conducted in the United States.
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