Best Known Analyst's Ratings for: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

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Wedbush Securities Inc increased Occidental Petroleum (OXY) stake by 65.38% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Occidental Petroleum Corporation the EPS stands at 0.15 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.07, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts' expectations. The Lowe Brockenbrough & Company Inc holds 107,993 shares with $11.30 million value, up from 97,729 last quarter. The stock declined 3.53% or $2.19 reaching $59.84 on the news. 2,774,906 shares of the company traded hands.

By historical standards, Occidental Petroleum Corporation remains a cheap stock. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.76 per share. (NASDAQ:VIA) were released by: Reuters.com and their article: "BRIEF-Viacom Inc says formation of an Advanced Advertising Group" published on June 15, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Viacom Inc". It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Legal And General Grp Public Limited Company holds 1.67 million shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Northcoast Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company invested in 258,638 shares or 1.84% of the stock. Institutional investors own 81.54% of the company's stock. Broadview Advisors Llc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 120,700 shares. Time Warner Inc. had 80 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. During the same quarter a year ago, the company posted ($0.47) earnings per share. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 0.13% stake.

Since December 23, 2016, it had 3 buys, and 17 insider sales for $2.72 million activity. Gill Charest Katherine sold $133,256 worth of stock or 3,000 shares. BURGHER CEDRIC W. had bought 1,700 shares worth $101,745. 15,000 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) shares with value of $940,800 were bought by Hollub Vicki A.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q4 2016. The stock decreased 1.71% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $51.71. It fall, as 66 investors sold OXY shares while 349 reduced holdings. Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) grown with persuasively motion. The oil and gas producer reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. The company's stock had a trading volume of 2,463,910 shares.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. Moors Cabot Inc owns 7,219 shares.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) traded at a yearly high level of $78.48 during the last trading session. KLESSE WILLIAM R also bought $721,500 worth of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) on Friday, December 23. The California-based Cetera Advisor Netwr Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.03% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Comparatively, OXY posted earnings of $0.37 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. Zacks Investment Management owns 87,838 shares. Pax Limited Liability Company stated it has 163,467 shares or 0.66% of all its holdings. James Inv Rech Inc holds 162 shares. Occidental Petroleum Corporation had a negative net margin of 4.82% and a negative return on equity of 1.04%. Cap International Invsts reported 0.81% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Salem Counselors reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY).

More notable recent Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Occidental Petroleum Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 5.06 ..." on June 15, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 07 ..." published on June 06, 2017, Marketwatch.com published: "Hess to sell stakes in Permian Basin assets for $600 million to Occidental ..." on June 19, 2017. Therefore 44% are positive.

The target price for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) is $71.52/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.18/share for the current quarter. Occidental Petroleum Corporation presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $72.11. On Monday, May 29 the stock rating was initiated by Mitsubishi UFJ with "Hold". The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Monday, September 12 to "Underweight". The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, November 7 by Credit Suisse. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, August 3.

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