Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) : Torch Wealth Management scooped up 1,100 additional shares in Occidental Petroleum Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 22, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 39,899 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation which is valued at $3,007,587.Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approximately 2.14% of Torch Wealth Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Bollard Group boosted its stake in OXY in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 121 additional shares and now holds a total of 13,341 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation which is valued at $1,005,645. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.07% of Bollard Group’s portfolio.Trust Co Of Vermont reduced its stake in OXY by selling 614 shares or 4.11% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 14,342 shares of OXY which is valued at $1,095,012. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.14% of Trust Co Of Vermont’s portfolio.Btr Capital Management Inc reduced its stake in OXY by selling 13,449 shares or 59.79% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,045 shares of OXY which is valued at $694,385. Occidental Petroleum Corporation makes up approx 0.15% of Btr Capital Management Inc’s portfolio.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation opened for trading at $73.42 and hit $74.89 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $74.73, with a gain of 1.11% or 0.82 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 32,10,725 shares. Company has a market cap of $57,074 M.
On the company’s financial health, Occidental Petroleum Corporation reported $-0.47 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.07 based on the information available during the earnings call on May 5, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.40. The company had revenue of $2281.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2517.00 million. The company’s revenue was down -26.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.04 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 was Downgraded by JP Morgan to ” Neutral” on May 9, 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.