Published: Sat, January 21, 2017
Economy | By Melissa Porter

The Synovus Financial Corp Has $343000 Position in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

Early action on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) puts the stock on today's active list. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.36, for a total transaction of $669,240.00. Cibc World Markets added OXY to its portfolio by purchasing 3,206 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $227,882. The stock exchanged hands at a volume of 10.93M shares whereas, the average volume was 8.11M shares.

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation was downgraded to "market perform" by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. The stock hit its 52-Week High on Dec 8, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jun 27, 2016. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 3.43 Billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $70.93 and a 200 day moving average of $72.68. (NYSE:OXY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 1st. While the actual EPS the company reported in the same quarter previous year was -0.43/share. Now shares have been suggested as BUY from 1 brokerage firms and recommended as Strong Buy by 4 brokerage firms.0 brokerage firms have issued Sell rating for the company and Strong Sell rating was issued by 2 brokerage firms.10 brokerage firms have rated the company as a Hold.

Occidental Petroleum Corp. had a negative return on equity of 3.43% and a negative net margin of 52.62%.

On Thursday, November 17th, Stephen I. Chazen sold 4,000 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corp. stock.

Investors might be looking to check on Free Cash Flow metrics for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY).

Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company. If you are accessing this piece of content on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright laws. Enterprise Financial Services Corp increased its position in shares of Occidental Petroleum 36.3% in the third quarter. The mean price target is $77.14 (according to consensus of 17 analysts).

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Whiting Petroleum Corp., where 9 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 6 analysts have given a Buy signal, 21 said it's a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Bank of America Corporation cut shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 4th. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $-0.21 and $-0.38 respectively. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

Shares of Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) inclined 1.31% to $122.56. The score shows the rating on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1=strong buy and 5=strong sell.

Several firms have issued research on Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Financial Architects Inc boosted its position in shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation by 47.5% in the third quarter. Finally, Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its position in shares of Occidental Petroleum 131.6% in the third quarter. Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.70. Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 1,553 shares of the company's stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 414 shares in the last quarter. Mizuho assumed coverage on shares of Occidental Petroleum a research note on Wednesday, October 5th.

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Following the sale, the director now owns 1,603,714 shares in the company, valued at approximately $109,309,146.24.

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