Scotiabank Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY)

After $0.18 actual EPS reported by Occidental Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 50.00 % EPS growth. Occidental Petroleum Corporation's dividend has Dec 11, 2017 as record date. Considering that the stock daily volume of 2.5 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size in recent session. The company saw 3.3 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Barclays' target price would suggest a potential downside of 32.29% from the company's current price. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500.

Analysts await Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) to report earnings on February, 8. The shares price has directed -11.62% toward a lower level throughout a year ago and swapped 11.90% toward a strong spot during past one month. Aperio Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 209,391 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. During last 3 month period, -0.17% of total institutional ownership has changed in the company shares. Great West Life Assurance Com Can owns 1.57M shares or 0.25% of their United States portfolio. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Ltd Liability Company invested in 3,978 shares or 0.02% of the stock. The Connecticut-based Cardinal Capital Management Llc Ct has invested 2.95% in the stock. Harfst & Associates Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Occidental Petroleum in the first quarter worth $169,000. About 1.69 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 0.84% the S&P500.

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The stock has advanced 21.10% to a low 52-week low and showed declining move -5.77% to a 52-week high. Cowen restated a "buy" rating and set a $80.00 price target on shares of Occidental Petroleum in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. MPW was included in 4 notes of analysts from November 7, 2016. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of OXY in report on Friday, July 31 with "Sector Perform" rating. The company was maintained on Friday, September 15 by N+1 Singer. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $6400 target. Occidental Petroleum has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $67.27. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has declined 18.97% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending.

Occidental Petroleum Company Profile Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Occidental) is an oil and gas exploration and production company. The company has market cap of $53.08 billion. The Company operates through three segments: oil and gas, chemical (OxyChem), and midstream and marketing. The PE ratio of 97.84 helps investors explore how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 1,553 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $113,000 after buying an additional 414 shares in the last quarter.

Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) shares were trading lower by -0.09 percent ($-0.08) at $92.74 a piece in Tuesday's session. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Occidental Petroleum by 0.3% in the 1st quarter.

Recent trading patterns in the stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) have investors on high alert. The oil and gas producer reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. Kornitzer Capital Mgmt Inc Ks holds 0.01% or 11,546 shares.

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Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Raymond James Trust Na has 121,234 shares. Univest Of Pennsylvania holds 47,179 shares or 1.19% of its portfolio.

The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 24 analysts - of 2.6 for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) points to moderate case. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Occidental Petroleum by 0.3% during the first quarter. WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP owned 5.4% of Cardinal Health, Inc. Regions Corporation reported 492,200 shares or 0.35% of all its holdings. Ledyard Comml Bank holds 3,629 shares. Therefore 29% are positive. Occidental Petroleum has a one year low of $57.20 and a one year high of $73.51. $70.74's average target is 1.98% above currents $69.365 stock price.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation's ROA is now valued at 1.30% * with a ROI value of -3.50% *. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc acquired 10,204 shares as Occidental Petroleum (OXY)'s stock declined 8.50%. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, November 6 by Tudor Pickering. The ABR is a quick snapshot of where Wall Street stands on a stock without having to sift through countless research reports. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Friday, December 16 to "Neutral". The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, May 5 by BMO Capital Markets. On Monday, May 29 the stock rating was initiated by Mitsubishi UFJ with "Hold". Morgan Stanley now owns 9,249,261 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $586,034,000 after buying an additional 1,672,384 shares in the last quarter. Jefferies maintained the shares of OXY in report on Thursday, October 19 with "Hold" rating.

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