Occidental Petroleum Corporation [OXY] Stock trading around $32.58 per share: What’s Next?

Occidental Petroleum Corporation [NYSE: OXY] stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.85% on Friday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -1.00%. The company report on June 29, 2021 that Occidental Announces Cash Tender Offers and Consent Solicitations for Certain of its Senior Notes.

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Occidental (NYSE: OXY) announced that it has commenced offers to purchase for cash (collectively, the “Tender Offers” and each a “Tender Offer”) its outstanding senior notes listed in the table below and Consent Solicitations (as defined below), upon the terms and conditions described in Occidental’s Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement, dated June 29, 2021 (the “Offer to Purchase”).

Dollars per $1,000 Principal Amount of Notes.

Over the last 12 months, OXY stock rose by 83.24%. The one-year Occidental Petroleum Corporation stock forecast points to a potential upside of 0.88. The average equity rating for OXY stock is currently 2.70, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $30.67 billion, with 933.10 million shares outstanding and 931.21 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 17.80M shares, OXY stock reached a trading volume of 10670928 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Occidental Petroleum Corporation [OXY]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for OXY shares is $32.87 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on OXY stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Morgan Stanley have made an estimate for Occidental Petroleum Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on June 18, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Barclays raised their target price from $28 to $33. The new note on the price target was released on June 03, 2021, representing the official price target for Occidental Petroleum Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $31, while Goldman analysts kept a Buy rating on OXY stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Occidental Petroleum Corporation is set at 1.40, with the Price to Sales ratio for OXY stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.84. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.56, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.41. Price to Free Cash Flow for OXY in the course of the last twelve months was 25.84 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.

OXY Stock Performance Analysis:

Occidental Petroleum Corporation [OXY] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.00. With this latest performance, OXY shares gained by 11.27% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 88.21% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 83.24% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for OXY stock in for the last two-week period is set at 64.61, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.09, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 62.79 for Occidental Petroleum Corporation [OXY]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 27.66, while it was recorded at 31.85 for the last single week of trading, and 21.33 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Occidental Petroleum Corporation Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Occidental Petroleum Corporation [OXY] shares currently have an operating margin of -11.26 and a Gross Margin at +2.57. Occidental Petroleum Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -78.96.

Return on Total Capital for OXY is now -2.97, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -21.05. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -51.26, with Return on Assets sitting at -13.72. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Occidental Petroleum Corporation [OXY] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 200.82. Additionally, OXY Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 66.76, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 44.22. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 412.96, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 65.12.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Occidental Petroleum Corporation [OXY] managed to generate an average of -$1,146,864 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.95 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.17.Occidental Petroleum Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.

OXY Stock EPS

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for OXY. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Occidental Petroleum Corporation go to -5.15%.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation [OXY] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $20,933 million, or 70.50% of OXY stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of OXY stocks are: DODGE & COX with ownership of 115,950,679, which is approximately -3.548% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 98,031,291 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.19 billion in OXY stocks shares; and ICAHN CARL C, currently with $2.8 billion in OXY stock with ownership of nearly -2.934% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Occidental Petroleum Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 325 institutional holders increased their position in Occidental Petroleum Corporation [NYSE:OXY] by around 53,618,854 shares. Additionally, 325 investors decreased positions by around 38,490,560 shares, while 139 investors held positions by with 550,410,563 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 642,519,977 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. OXY stock had 109 new institutional investments in for a total of 15,076,086 shares, while 71 institutional investors sold positions of 4,965,024 shares during the same period.

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