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Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 8.9%

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Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 9% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This reverses the recent trend for the company—as the stock is now down 11.8% in the past one-month time frame.

The move came after the company reported solid third-quarter 2018 results.

The company has seen nine positive estimate revisions in the past few weeks, while its Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current quarter has also moved higher over the past few weeks, suggesting that more solid trading could be ahead for Pioneer Natural Resources. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent jump can turn into more strength down the road.

Pioneer Natural Resources currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) while its Earnings ESP is positive.

Investors interested in the Oil and Gas - Exploration and Production - United States industry may consider Antero Resources Corporation (AR - Free Report) , which has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

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