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Today’s Large Cap Details for Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA) of Independent Oil & Gas

Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 19.11 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Apache Corporation is 48.4 (with a change from open of -0.04%), this in conjunction with a target price of 58.66. Volume today has so far reached 78256, with an average volume of about 3707.38. The GAP for this stock, is 0.37%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 37.89. The current EPS for Apache Corporation, is -2.08, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 87.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -24.00%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Apache Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 67.50% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be -10.60%. Quarter over quarter is 156.50% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 41.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -18.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -20.60%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 96.50%. Shares outstanding is 396.06, while shares float is at a value of 379.8. Float short for Apache Corporation is 7.21% and the short ratio is 7.39.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.3, while the total debt/equity comes to 0. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.6. The most recent gross margin is 74.90% and their operating margin is -13.20%. The profit margin is -14.20%.

Apache Corporation has seen returns on assets of -3.50%, and on investment, -8.40%. Return on equity is -12.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.3, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.87 and Price/cash is 12.56, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 19.44.

The simple moving averages are 2.41% and -13.47% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -29.86% and the 52 week low is 8.53%.

Apache Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.07%, with a current price of 48.4. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Independent Oil & Gas, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Apache Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Independent Oil & Gas industry means that Apache Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 5.40%, with performance for the month coming to -1.99%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -10.35%, and for the half year the performance is -14.68%. Volatility for this week is 2.70% and for the month this is 2.86%.

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