Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) was Upgraded by JP Morgan to ” Overweight”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Neutral ” on the company shares. JP Morgan advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 15, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation was Downgraded by Stifel to ” Hold” on Apr 6, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Mar 29, 2016 to “Hold” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 58 from a previous price target of $60 .Anadarko Petroleum Corporation was Upgraded by Goldman to ” Buy” on Mar 11, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation reported $-0.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.51 according to the earnings call on Feb 1, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-1.08. The company had revenue of $2053.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1986.75 million. The company’s revenue was down -35.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.37 EPS.
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation closed down -0.76 points or -1.57% at $47.53 with 40,63,930 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $48.77, the shares hit an intraday low of $47.47 and an intraday high of $49.15 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
In a different news, on Jan 25, 2016, Peter J Fluor (director) purchased 7,527 shares at $30.55 per share price. According to the SEC, on Mar 24, 2015, Robert P Daniels (EVP, Intl./Deepwater Expl.) sold 38,449 shares at $80.94 per share price.
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in the exploration development production and marketing of natural gas oil condensate natural gas liquids (NGLs) and anticipated production of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Its assets include United States onshore resource plays in the Rocky Mountains area the southern United States the Appalachian basin and Alaska. The Company has three segments: Oil and gas exploration and production Midstream and Marketing. Oil and gas exploration and production segment explores for and produces natural gas oil condensate and NGLs and plans for the development and operation of its LNG project. Midstream segment engages in gathering processing treating and transporting oil natural-gas and NGLs production. Marketing segment sells oil natural-gas and NGLs production. The Company is also an independent producer in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.