Occidental Petroleum -- The Essentials

Large-cap Energy company Occidental Petroleum has moved 0.4% so far today on a volume of 6,035,740, compared to its average of 9,344,278. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved -1.0%.

Occidental Petroleum trades -10.87% away from its average analyst target price of $71.25 per share. The 24 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $59.0 to $85.0, and on average have given Occidental Petroleum a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in OXY, you'll want to know the following:

  • Occidental Petroleum's current price is -6.3% below its Graham number of $67.76, which implies the stock has a margin of safety

  • Occidental Petroleum has moved -11.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 10.0%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 5.92, Occidental Petroleum has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 10.7 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • OXY has a forward P/E ratio of 12.7 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $5.02 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -0.99 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Occidental Petroleum is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 2.74 compared to its sector average of 1.68

  • 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, the company has 11,973 full time employees and a market cap of $56.18 Billion. Occidental Petroleum currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.0%.

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