Media stories about WPX Energy Inc Conv. Pref. Shrs Series A (NYSE:WPXP) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group 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 negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WPX Energy Inc Conv. Pref. Shrs Series A earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9231208325417 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of WPXP opened at $76.25 on Tuesday. WPX Energy Inc Conv. Pref. Shrs Series A has a 1 year low of $45.44 and a 1 year high of $81.68.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 13th were issued a dividend of $0.7813 per share. This represents a $3.13 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.10%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 12th.
WPX Energy, Inc, an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, engages in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. The company's principal areas of operation include the Delaware Basin in Texas and New Mexico; the Williston Basin in North Dakota; and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado.
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