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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY

Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Independent Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY  has a market cap of 58852.5. Since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY performance year to date is 16.02%. Today Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has gained -1.27%, with a current price of 76.85.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 83.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -17.60%, with return on investment at -25.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.36. While Total debt/equity is 0.36. With a profit margin of -73.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 50.50%, and operating margin of *TBA. Occidental Petroleum Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has seen a EPS growth of -633.30%. A performance for the year of 14.50%. The 52-week high is -2.08%, and the 52-week low is 34.69%. The average volume for Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY is 3344200.

With a target price of 79, can Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY. Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 57.1. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Occidental Petroleum Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.51 and 2.54 respectively. For P/cash, Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a value of 15.69, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 76.85, Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.96%. We see a return on equity of -31.00%.

Looking more long-term Occidental Petroleum Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of 310.90% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -633.30% for this year and for the last five years a -31.30% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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