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Good technical signals and a possible breakout for HESS CORP.

By Mill Chart

Last update: Aug 30, 2023

Our stock screener has identified HESS CORP (NYSE:HES) as a potential breakout candidate. This technical breakout setup pattern occurs when the stock consolidates after a strong uptrend. While the actual breakout is uncertain, it may be worth keeping an eye on NYSE:HES.

HES Daily chart on 2023-08-30

Technical Analysis Observations

ChartMill employs a sophisticated system to assign a Technical Rating to every stock in its analysis. This rating, which ranges from 0 to 10, is determined by carefully assessing multiple technical indicators and properties.

Taking everything into account, HES scores 10 out of 10 in our technical rating. This is due to a consistent performance in both the short and longer term time frames. Also compared to the overall market, HES is showing a nice and steady performance.

  • Both the short term and long term trends are positive. This is a very positive sign.
  • Looking at the yearly performance, HES did better than 89% of all other stocks. We also observe that the gains produced by HES over the past year are nicely spread over this period.
  • HES is one of the better performing stocks in the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry, it outperforms 85% of 217 stocks in the same industry.
  • HES is currently trading in the upper part of its 52 week range. The S&P500 Index is also trading in the upper part of its 52 week range, so HES is performing more or less in line with the market.
  • HES is currently showing a bull flag pattern! A bull flag pattern occurs when prices pull back slightly after a strong rise up. This may be a nice opportunity for an entry.

Our latest full technical report of HES contains the most current technical analsysis.

How do we evaluate the setup for NYSE:HES?

In addition to the Technical Rating, ChartMill provides a Setup Rating for each stock. This rating, ranging from 0 to 10, assesses the extent of consolidation in the stock based on multiple short-term technical indicators. Currently, NYSE:HES has a 9 as its setup rating:

Besides having an excellent technical rating, HES also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately and the volatility has been reduced. There is a resistance zone just above the current price starting at 156.25. Right above this resistance zone may be a good entry point. There is a support zone below the current price at 153.54, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. We notice that large players showed an interest for HES in the last couple of days, which is a good sign.

How can NYSE:HES be traded?

One strategy to consider is waiting for the actual breakout to occur, where the stock breaks out above the current consolidation zone. Traders can then enter a buy position, anticipating further upward momentum. As a risk management measure, it is advisable to set a stop loss order below the consolidation zone.

Important Note: The content of this article is not intended as trading advice. It is essential to perform your own analysis and exercise caution when making trading decisions. The article presents technical observations generated by automated analysis but does not guarantee any trading outcomes. Always trade responsibly and make independent judgments.

Every day, new breakout setups can be found on ChartMill in our Breakout screener.

Keep in mind

This article should in no way be interpreted as advice in any way. The article is based on the observed metrics at the time of writing, but you should always make your own analysis and trade or invest at your own responsibility.



NYSE:HES (11/30/2023, 4:29:38 PM)

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