Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) Upgraded by Goldman Sachs Group to Buy


The institutional investor held 86,667 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $12.48 million, down from 89,148 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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The stock increased 0.18% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $70.19. About 3.30 million shares traded. Ims Management stated it has 1.06% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). It has outperformed by 86.57% the S&P500.

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The stock increased 3.77% or GBX 13.38 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 367.75. The company has market cap of $3.46 billion. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has declined 18.97% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.68 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.40, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. The investor is now holding 37,405,965 shares thanks to an increase of 2,313,660 new shares in their portfolio. 99 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. They expect $0.35 earnings per share, up 12.90% or $0.04 from last year's $0.31 per share. Diamond Hill Capital has 2.39 million shares for 1.86% of their portfolio. Moors Cabot Inc reported 6,499 shares. Captrust Advisors invested in 0.04% or 7,350 shares. The New York-based Midas Management Corp has invested 1.09% in the stock. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 2,372,784 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $142,058,000 after purchasing an additional 1,292,162 shares during the period. Compton Capital Ri has 7.27% invested in Apple Inc. Moreover, Asset Management One Ltd has 0.02% invested in Veeva Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) has risen 12.28% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. Verition Fund Management Llc acquired 7,393 shares as Occidental Pete Corp Del (OXY)'s stock declined 8.50%. Brigade Mngmt Lp invested in 0.41% or 150,000 shares.

Analysts await Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on January, 30. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. (NYSE:OXY) by 81.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Apple Inc". More interesting news about Apple Inc. This is an increase of approximately 347% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,543 put options. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.76 per share.

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Among 51 analysts covering Apple Inc. Among holders that decreased their positions, 67 sold out of the stock Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Therefore 80% are positive. Occidental Petroleum Corporation had 73 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 21 by Mizuho. The company was maintained on Monday, November 20 by Barclays Capital. Oppenheimer maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating on Thursday, August 31. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $6400 target. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, July 18 with "Buy". Cowen & Co maintained XPO Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, August 2 with "Buy" rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained XPO Logistics, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 2 by Sterne Agee CRT. The stock of River and Mercantile Group PLC (LON:RIV) earned "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, October 30. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $6700 target in Thursday, July 6 report. WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP owned 5.4% of Cardinal Health, Inc. On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Buy". BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $63.0 target in Monday, November 6 report. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 1.11.

Shares of Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) traded down $0.73 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $69.27. 77 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 607.21 million shares or 0.72% less from 611.64 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Atlas Browninc owns 4,802 shares. Zacks Investment Mngmt holds 354,973 shares or 0.53% of its portfolio. City reported 0.56% stake. The Switzerland-based Banque Pictet Cie Sa has invested 0.26% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Keybank Association Oh has 0.04% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 123,320 shares.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) saw 123 million in free cash flow last quarter, representing a quarterly net change in cash of -412 million. Baldwin Brothers Incorporated Ma holds 0% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 515 shares. Guardian Life Insurance Of America has 1,729 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Oakmont reported 905,765 shares. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Occidental Petroleum by 3,198.5% in the 1st quarter. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) reported 32,245 shares. 311.53 million shares or 2.27% less from 318.75 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

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