Investor's Watch List: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

The Stock now has the market capitalization of $37.53 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 0 and Weekly volatility of 2.69% and monthly volatility of 2.49% respectively. The share price is now -0.31 percent versus its SMA20, -2.46 percent versus its SMA50, and -5.3 percent versus its SMA200.

The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. Huntington National Bank boosted its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 64.6% in the second quarter.

Insider Trades for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 15 Jan 2017 where Ables (Dorothy M), the Director completed a transaction type "Buy" in which 856 shares were traded at a price of $21.92. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its position in shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 3.3% in the third quarter. The company reported the earnings of $-0.5/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.45/share. Carlson Capital L P now owns 1,845,437 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock worth $98,270,000 after buying an additional 757,037 shares during the last quarter. Credit Suisse Group restated a "buy" rating and issued a $63.00 price target on shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation in a research report on Sunday, February 5th.

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has a 52 week low of $32.47 and a 52 week high of $73.33. The stock traded at a volume of 2.87 million shares. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 37.53 Billion. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation had a negative return on equity of 10.57% and a negative net margin of 39.03%. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.29 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.47. (NYSE:UAM). The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 3.00. The company's previous year sales total was 280.79 Million. This is a near-term estimation for the next 12-18 months.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 28th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 14th. Marathon Petroleum Corporation's dividend payout ratio is presently 65.16%.

A number of research firms have weighed in on MPC. Citigroup Inc. downgraded shares of Anadarko Petroleum a "market perform" rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from $80.00 to $70.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.66% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Marathon Petroleum Corporation from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating and upped their target price for the stock from $46.00 to $57.00 in a research report on Wednesday, December 7th.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, where 12 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 19 analysts have given a Buy signal, 5 said it's a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $75.93.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is engaged in petroleum product refining, marketing, retail and transportation businesses in the United States and the east of the Mississippi.

  • Zachary Reyes