Apache Corporation (APA) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, Aug-4-2016. The company reported $-0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $-0.07. Analysts had a consensus of $-0.19. The company posted revenue of $1382.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $1348.18 million. The company’s revenue was down -38.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.22 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Apache Corporation. Apache Corporation was Initiated by Credit Agricole to “Underperform” on Jun 22, 2016. Apache Corporation was Upgraded by Scotia Howard Weil to ” Sector Outperform” on May 16, 2016.
Apache Corporation opened for trading at $50.5 and hit $50.83 on the upside on Tusday, eventually ending the session at $49.94, with a gain of 0.14% or 0.07 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 25,56,020 shares. Company has a market cap of $18,904 M.
In a different news, on Aug 31, 2015, Margery M Harris (Exec. Vice President) purchased 1,115 shares at $42.00 per share price. According to the SEC, on Aug 27, 2015, W Kregg Olson (Exec. Vice President) purchased 2,500 shares at $39.50 per share price. On Aug 27, 2015, Stephen J Riney (CFO) purchased 6,000 shares at $39.54 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Apache Corporation (Apache) is an independent energy company which explores for develops and produces natural gas crude oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31 2014 Apache had exploration and production interests in five countries: the United States Canada Egypt Australia and the United Kingdom. During the year ended December 31 2014 it participated in drilling 1478 gross wells with 1407 (95%) completed as producers. As of December 31 2013 in addition to its completed wells several wells had not reached completion: 318 gross (214.7 net) in the United States; 27 gross (19.0 net) in Canada; 35 gross (32.5 net) in Egypt and 3 gross (2.2 net) in the North Sea. The Company’s operations in United States and Canada are constituted under its North America business while its International business constitutes its operations in Egypt Australia and the United Kingdom in the North Sea.