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Occidental Petroleum [NYSE:OXY] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of Occidental Petroleum been like?
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Occidental Petroleum's (NYSE:OXY) share price is 48.2% lower in the past 12 months and has underperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.9% higher in the same timeframe. This equates to a -52.1% lower return over the period which puts the share price as an underperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for Occidental Petroleum?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 24 analysts that cover Occidental Petroleum's stock, the average rating is 3.3. This is a weighted average of 4 strong buys, 3 buys, 15 holds, 1 sells, 1 strong sells. This is 0.1 higher than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 4/5.


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Insider Trades

What has Occidental Petroleum's insider trading been over the past year?
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Occidental Petroleum insider's have net been selling stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net selling. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 49.0% higher than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's Occidental Petroleum's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 3/5.


What is the ownership of Occidental Petroleum stock?
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For Occidental Petroleum, currently 86.7% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 13.2% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 0.1% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 3/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for Occidental Petroleum stock?
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As of 31 July 2019, the short interest for Occidental Petroleum has been 6.86% of the shares outstanding which is 512 billion shares. This is more than 1 month ago which had 5.49% of the shares outstanding which is 410 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 2/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has Occidental Petroleum's revenue history been by year?
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Occidental Petroleum's revenue in the last 12 months ending 30 June 2019 is $18Bn. Occidental Petroleum's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is Occidental Petroleum's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield chart

Occidental Petroleum's free cash flow yield is 4.0% and has shrunk from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for Occidental Petroleum 1 year ago was 0.4% and 3 years ago it was -4.7%.

Dividend History & yield

What has Occidental Petroleum's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
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Occidental Petroleum pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily increasing over the past 4 years from $0.75 (dividend yield of 1.28%) to $0.78 today (yield of 1.63%).


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PE Ratio

What is Occidental Petroleum's PE ratio?
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Occidental Petroleum's PE ratio is 8.8x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $44.57. Occidental Petroleum's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 40% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 2/5.

PEG Ratio

What is Occidental Petroleum's PEG ratio?
peg ratio

Occidental Petroleum's PEG ratio is nanx. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 8.8x and their last 12 months growth rate of -0.251%. This is less attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is nan/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is Occidental Petroleum's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for Occidental Petroleum is 1.6x. This is more expensive than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 1.0x. The tea-score is 4/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is Occidental Petroleum's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

Occidental Petroleum's free cash flow yield is 4.0% which is ranked 1.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of $2Bn (as reported for the 12 months ending 30 June 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $39Bn. The average free cash flow yield across Occidental Petroleum's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is Occidental Petroleum's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

Occidental Petroleum's return on investment is 18.2%. This is less profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is Occidental Petroleum's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
assets vs liabilities

Occidental Petroleum's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 1.2x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is Occidental Petroleum's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

Occidental Petroleum's debt to shareholder equity is 51.5%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is Occidental Petroleum's dividend payout ratio?
dividend payout ratio

Occidental Petroleum's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 88.6%. This is in quintile 2 when measured against their comps.


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ESG score
What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for Occidental Petroleum?

Occidental Petroleum's has a good overall ESG rating of 68/100. Their competitors have a score between 41 and 91 with the average at 64.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for Occidental Petroleum vs their competitors?
ESG environmental
We can see here what the environmental consciousness of Occidental Petroleum is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for Occidental Petroleum vs their peers?
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We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of Occidental Petroleum is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for Occidental Petroleum vs their challengers?
ESG corporate governance
With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of Occidental Petroleum is when compared to it's peers.



What is the company description of Occidental Petroleum?
Occidental Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. The Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas.

Occidental Petroleum [NYSE:OXY] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for Occidental Petroleum stock quote?

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) hit a new 52-week high on 01 October 2018 at a price of $79.9 with 4,169,600 shares traded that day. This is 79.3% higher than than its current price of $44.57 and 82.8% higher than the 52-week low of $43.7 on 14 August 2019. Average daily volume traded has been 9 million shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price Occidental Petroleum stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for Occidental Petroleum stock were reached on 01 October 2018, 322 days ago at a price of $79.9. This equates to a market capitalisation of $59Bn. The highest price reached is 79.3% higher than the current price of $44.57 with a current market cap of $39Bn.

What is the beta of Occidental Petroleum stock?

Occidental Petroleum stock moves 1.2x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of Occidental Petroleum (OXY) stock?

Occidental Petroleum's stock has an annual volatility of 28.3% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 16.3% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have Occidental Petroleum's share buybacks been over the past year?

Occidental Petroleum is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 48.2% lower which is an underperformance of -52.1% vs the overall market. Occidental Petroleum still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most Occidental Petroleum stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in Occidental Petroleum with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of Occidental Petroleum. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 13.4% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did Occidental Petroleum beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters Occidental Petroleum has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is Occidental Petroleum's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

Occidental Petroleum is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is Occidental Petroleum's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for Occidental Petroleum's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is Occidental Petroleum's earnings per share (EPS)?

Occidental Petroleum's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is Occidental Petroleum's dividend growth rate?

Occidental Petroleum's dividends have grown at 1.30% in the past year and an average growth of 1.00% over the past 4 years. This is lower then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is Occidental Petroleum's dividend yield?

Occidental Petroleum's current dividend yield is 1.63%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $0.78 (the last payment which was on 07 June 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $44.57.

What is Occidental Petroleum's previous and next dividend date?

Occidental Petroleum's most recent dividend date was 07 June 2019 when the company paid $0.78 and the next dividend date is 06 September 2019 with an expected payment of $0.78.

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