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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 51636.32. Since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY performance year to date is 3.02%. Today Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has gained 4.22%, with a current price of 70.42.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -12.90%, 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 0.37. While Total debt/equity is 0.37. With a profit margin of -53.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 48.90%, and operating margin of -77.20%. Occidental Petroleum Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 1.4.

For the last year Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY has seen a EPS growth of -816.70%. A performance for the year of -6.85%. The 52-week high is -9.60%, and the 52-week low is 24.64%. The average volume for Occidental Petroleum Corporation, OXY is 1709909.

With a target price of 77.71, 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 48.37. 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 5.06 and 2.32 respectively. For P/cash, Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a value of 16.24, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 70.42, Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.50%. We see a return on equity of -23.40%.

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 267.40% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -816.70% 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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