What's Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) Upside After This Short Interest Increase?


The company was maintained on Monday, November 13 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Ltd Liability Company owns 0.69% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 754,535 shares. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500.

Integral Derivatives Llc increased Ibm (Put) (NYSE:IBM) stake by 4,700 shares to 59,500 valued at $9.15M in 2017Q2. Cisco now has $184.10B valuation. The stock decreased 0.91% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $24.93. About 4.97M shares traded or 21.30% up from the average. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 12.32% since December 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 18.42% the S&P500. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 1.11.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) recently saw its volume around 6.36 million shares and on average it trades 4 million shares a day. Grove Bank & Trust raised its stake in shares of Occidental Petroleum by 54.8% during the 2nd quarter. Comparatively, OXY posted earnings of $0.48 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) closed its previous trading session at $70.5 with the gain of 0.86%. Van Cleef Asset Managementinc reported 63,116 shares or 0.58% of all its holdings. Whittier Of Nevada Incorporated has 3,183 shares.

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Redmond Asset Management Llc increased Watsco Inc Com (WSO) stake by 33.83% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. 8,768 are owned by Rampart Inv Mngmt Lc. Violich Capital Management holds 0.83% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 47,565 shares. Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $57.20 and a fifty-two week high of $73.51. Fulton Retail Bank Na accumulated 22,373 shares. Transamerica Financial Advsr owns 147 shares. Factory Mutual Ins reported 0.27% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). 320,549 are owned by Envestnet Asset. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) is -3.5 percent. Tradewinds Mgmt Ltd Liability accumulated 150 shares. Tctc Hldgs accumulated 373,464 shares.

Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc decreased Ishares Core S&P 500 Etf (IVV) stake by 2,170 shares to 175,599 valued at $42.74M in 2017Q2. Ecolab Inc Com (NYSE:ECL) was reduced too.

Among 6 analysts covering Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Nanometrics had 11 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Friday, December 16 to "Neutral". Below is a list of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) latest ratings and price target changes. IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) has declined 15.66% since December 2, 2016 and is downtrending. On Monday, November 20 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Underweight". On Friday, August 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold". The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Jefferies.

Since June 7, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 sales for $101,745 activity. Jefferies Group set a $64.00 target price on Occidental Petroleum and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, July 29th.

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An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. They expect $0.27 earnings per share, up 307.69% or $0.40 from last year's $-0.13 per share. Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj reported 11,889 shares. OXY's total short interest was 10.05M shares in December as published by FINRA.

Among 21 analysts covering Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Watsco had 29 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:NFLX) on Tuesday, April 19 with "Buy" rating. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $67.27. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, September 18 by Moffett Nathanson. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". As per Monday, June 13, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. As per Friday, May 6, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.11, from 1.33 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 90 investors sold CSCO shares while 594 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 213 raised stakes. Hsbc Public Ltd Llc reported 1,320 shares. Gradient Ltd holds 0.47% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) or 111,603 shares. Moreover, Stewart Patten Llc has 0.07% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. Tirschwell & Loewy holds 0.3% or 32,339 shares. Ariel Invs Limited Liability Corporation, a Illinois-based fund reported 404,431 shares. Utah Retirement has 0.19% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Metropolitan Life Insurance owns 368,930 shares or 0.15% of their U.S. portfolio. Everett Harris And Co Ca reported 2.44% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX).

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