Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of -5.38% from last close price of 63.67 and act as support or resistance of price limit. The stock increased 0.74% or $1.122 during the last trading session, reaching $153.352.
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Gratry & Company Llc increased its stake in Banco Santander Adr (SAN) by 68.91% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Cypress Capital Management Llc holds 8,810 shares with $566,000 value, down from 76,519 last quarter. The institutional investor held 6,064 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $389,000, down from 32,339 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Financial Bank - Trust Division who had been investing in Occidental Petroleum for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $48.89B market cap company. The stock increased 5.35% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $2.56. About 177,719 shares traded. Wellington Management Ltd Liability Partnership owns 0.2% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 13.83 million shares. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500. Investors of record on Friday, March 9th will be given a $0.77 dividend. Its up 0.24, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 59 investors sold OXY shares while 338 reduced holdings.
A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in OXY. Company fiscal year is ending in December and analysts' consensus recommendation is Hold for OXY and estimated EPS for next quarter is 0.64. Two Sigma Limited Com stated it has 0.07% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). The company has a current ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45.
Analysts await Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) to report earnings on May, 3. (NASDAQ:NSTG) for 64,228 shares. National Bank & Trust Of America De stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD). During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.13) earnings per share. 811.15 million shares or 1.86% less from 826.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) gross margin percentage stands at 55.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 5.6 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 10.3 Percent. Palouse Capital Mngmt has 91,829 shares. Franklin Resource reported 0.43% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). They expect $0.66 EPS, up 340.00% or $0.51 from last year's $0.15 per share. Dodge Cox holds 0.17% or 3.23 million shares. 49,855 are held by Deutsche Financial Bank Ag. Clifford Swan Invest Counsel Limited Liability Company owns 12,316 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. (NYSE:HON). Aspiriant Ltd Liability reported 1,720 shares. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a hold rating and set a $75.00 price target on shares of Occidental Petroleum in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. Therefore 81% are positive.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.41/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.41/Share by a difference of $0. As per Tuesday, August 8, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, June 22. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, April 25 report. Credit Suisse initiated the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, December 11 report. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer to "Perform" on Friday, September 25. As per Wednesday, March 15, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. As per Wednesday, January 24, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Underweight". Another trade for 30,000 shares valued at $1.54M was sold by Larkins Thomas F. 53,466 shares were sold by Nalamasu Omkaram, worth $2.83 million on Tuesday, January 2. It also reduced its holding in Integra Lifesciences (NASDAQ:IART) by 7,015 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 7,011 shares, and cut its stake in Littelfuse Inc (NASDAQ:LFUS).
Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $13.55 million activity.
Cypress Capital Management Llc, which manages about $611.62 million and $472.02M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) by 8,264 shares to 85,476 shares, valued at $9.92M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It improved, as 43 investors sold BG shares while 113 reduced holdings. (NYSE:MUSA) to report earnings on May, 7. Therefore 0 are positive. Chesapeake Energy Corporation had 92 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 11 by Barclays Capital. (NYSE:HON), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on shares of Occidental Petroleum from $66.00 to $84.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, November 3. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to "Equal Weight" rating in Wednesday, August 19 report.
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