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Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Occidental Petroleum shares (OXY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Occidental Petroleum employs 11,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$17.8 billion.
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Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Occidental Petroleum's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$24.65, which is 41.48% down on its pre-crash value of USD$42.12 and 173.89% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$9.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Occidental Petroleum shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$241.77 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$615.02.
|Latest market close||USD$24.65|
|52-week range||USD$8.5126 - USD$31.8893|
|50-day moving average||USD$27.8094|
|200-day moving average||USD$18.716|
|Wall St. target price||USD$29.83|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.82 (3.34%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$1.366|
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|1 week (2021-05-07)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-04-16)||1.11%|
|3 months (2021-02-18)||-2.49%|
|6 months (2020-11-17)||89.76%|
|1 year (2020-05-15)||78.36%|
|2 years (2019-05-17)||-53.28%|
|3 years (2018-05-17)||-71.39%|
|5 years (2016-05-17)||-67.71%|
Valuing Occidental Petroleum stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Occidental Petroleum's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Occidental Petroleum's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.16. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Occidental Petroleum's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Occidental Petroleum's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$6.9 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Occidental Petroleum's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$17.8 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$9.3 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-5.56%|
|Return on equity TTM||-51.26%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$23.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 22.9 million Occidental Petroleum shares held short by investors – that's known as Occidental Petroleum's "short interest". This figure is 14.9% down from 27.0 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Occidental Petroleum shares can be evaluated.
Occidental Petroleum's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Occidental Petroleum shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Occidental Petroleum shares traded daily (recently around 18.1 million). Occidental Petroleum's SIR currently stands at 1.27. In other words for every 100,000 Occidental Petroleum shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1270 shares are currently held short.
However Occidental Petroleum's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Occidental Petroleum shares, or, against the total number of tradable Occidental Petroleum shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Occidental Petroleum's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Occidental Petroleum shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0388% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Occidental Petroleum shares, roughly 39 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Occidental Petroleum.
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