Media stories about WPX Energy (NYSE:WPXP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WPX Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.243294014366 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of WPX Energy (NYSE:WPXP) traded down $1.45 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $55.43. The stock had a trading volume of 53,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 42,360. WPX Energy has a one year low of $42.50 and a one year high of $71.83.

The firm also recently announced 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. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 11th. This represents a $3.13 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.64%.

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WPX Energy Company Profile

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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