Brief From our Editor -- Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Stock.

Large-cap Energy company Occidental Petroleum has logged a 0.7% change Monday on a trading volume of 4,541,219. The average volume for the stock is 10,638,363.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America. Based in Houston, United States the company has 11,973 full time employees and a market cap of $52,800,221,184. Occidental Petroleum currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 1.0% per year.

The company is now trading -15.27% away from its average analyst target price of $69.88 per share. The 24 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $50.0 to $93.0, and on average give Occidental Petroleum a rating of buy.

Over the last year, OXY shares have gone up 16.9%, which represents a difference of -1612.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $77.13 per share whereas its 52 week low is $55.51. Based on Occidental Petroleum's compound average gross margins growth rate of 12.8% over the last 4 years, its core business remains strong and the stock price may maintain this level of performance.

Date Reported Revenue ($ k) Cost of Revenue ($ k) Gross Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 36,634,000 18,989,000 48.17 59.29
2021-12-31 25,956,000 18,106,000 30.24 332.62
2020-12-31 17,809,000 16,565,000 6.99 -76.54
2019-12-31 20,393,000 14,318,000 29.79 n/a
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