Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) : Eagle Asset Management Inc scooped up 570,838 additional shares in Occidental Petroleum Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 19, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 1,405,308 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation which is valued at $107,295,266.Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approximately 0.71% of Eagle Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , First Quadrant L Pca boosted its stake in OXY in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 27,500 additional shares and now holds a total of 42,000 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation which is valued at $3,206,700. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.07% of First Quadrant L Pca’s portfolio. Highland Capital Management added OXY to its portfolio by purchasing 30,130 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $2,300,426. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.19% of Highland Capital Management’s portfolio. Advocacy Wealth Management Services sold out all of its stake in OXY during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 406 shares of OXY which is valued $31,169.First Manhattan Co reduced its stake in OXY by selling 2,545 shares or 0.73% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 345,651 shares of OXY which is valued at $26,535,627. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.16% of First Manhattan Co’s portfolio.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation closed down -0.02 points or -0.03% at $76.35 with 18,25,822 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $76.14, the shares hit an intraday low of $75.87 and an intraday high of $76.87 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Occidental Petroleum Corporation reported $-0.47 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.07 based on the information available during the earnings call on May 5, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.40. The company had revenue of $2281.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2517.00 million. The company’s revenue was down -26.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.04 EPS.
Investors should note that on Jul 14, 2016, Occidental Petroleum Corporation announced a cash dividend of $0.7600. The company’s management has announced Sep 7, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 9, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Oct 14, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was Downgraded by Raymond James to ” Outperform” on Jul 7, 2016. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to ” Equal-Weight” on Jun 13, 2016. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was Downgraded by JP Morgan to ” Neutral” on May 9, 2016.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Occidental) is engaged in the oil and gas exploration and production. The Company through its subsidiaries and affliates operates in the United States Middle East/North Africa and Latin America. Occidental operates through three segments. The oil and gas segment explores for develops and produces oil and condensate natural gas liquids (NGL) and natural gas. The chemical (OxyChem) segment manufactures and markets basic chemicals and vinyls. The midstream marketing and other segment (midstream and marketing) gathers processes transports stores purchases and markets oil condensate NGLs natural gas carbon dioxide (CO2) and power. It also trades around its assets including transportation and storage capacity and trades oil NGLs gas and other commodities.