Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) : Banque Pictet Cie Sa scooped up 95,520 additional shares in Occidental Petroleum Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 216,522 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation which is valued at $16,122,228.Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approximately 0.41% of Banque Pictet Cie Sa’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Blackrock Group Ltd boosted its stake in OXY in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 181,387 additional shares and now holds a total of 7,243,523 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation which is valued at $539,352,723. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.27% of Blackrock Group Ltd’s portfolio.Moors Cabot boosted its stake in OXY in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,676 additional shares and now holds a total of 7,008 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation which is valued at $520,344. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.09% of Moors Cabot’s portfolio.Mayo Investment Advisers reduced its stake in OXY by selling 2,250 shares or 10.95% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 18,300 shares of OXY which is valued at $1,348,344. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.26% of Mayo Investment Advisers’s portfolio.Wedbush Securities Inc boosted its stake in OXY in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 852 additional shares and now holds a total of 9,789 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation which is valued at $728,106. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.12% of Wedbush Securities Inc’s portfolio.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation closed down -0.94 points or -1.21% at $76.54 with 29,92,238 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $76.91, the shares hit an intraday low of $76.335 and an intraday high of $77.15 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Occidental Petroleum Corporation reported $-0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Aug 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.19. The company had revenue of $2531.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2808.30 million. The company’s revenue was down -27.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.21 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 (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.