Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

The institutional investor held 121,214 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.78M, down from 128,712 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc who had been investing in Occidental Pete Corp Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $58.30B market cap company.

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Saturna Capital Corp increased its stake in Qualcomm (QCOM) by 1.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Altavista Wealth Mngmt Incorporated stated it has 4,523 shares. The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $41.15. The company has volume of 5.06 Million shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending.

Analysts await Howard Bancorp, Inc. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 0.8%. VZ's profit will be $3.59 billion for 14.80 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. Boston Rech & reported 3,560 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. The higher end of the revenue estimate is $4.09 Billion and the lower end is $3.34 Billion. It also reduced Simon Ppty Group Inc New (NYSE:SPG) stake by 3,447 shares and now owns 24,503 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.06, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. Shares for $2.81 million were sold by GROB MATTHEW S. 88 funds opened positions while 466 raised stakes. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Limited Liability Corp invested in 48,000 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Banque Pictet Cie reported 95,284 shares. Pax Ltd Liability holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 6,400 shares. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 0.01% or 254,143 shares. Argent Cap Management invested in 114,100 shares or 0.28% of the stock. Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. owns 432,204 shares or 1.71% of their USA portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 119,497 shares. Brighton Jones Ltd Llc has invested 0.03% in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY). Horrell Capital Management owns 42 shares. Menta Cap Ltd Co owns 89,032 shares. Hanseatic Management Services Inc invested 0% in Boise Cascade Company (NYSE:BCC). Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 53% are positive.

When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 2.94 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell. Finally, Bank of America increased their price objective on shares of Occidental Petroleum from $70.00 to $76.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, September 29 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson on Tuesday, October 3 to "Neutral". The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, November 6 by Tudor Pickering. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Friday, September 1. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America given on Friday, July 1. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, May 10 by JP Morgan.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 16 insider sales for $19.62 million activity.

Occidental Petroleum earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Arrowgrass Cap Prns (Us) LP owns 0.01% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 16,087 shares. 409.47 million shares or 1.25% less from 414.66 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Assetmark invested in 0.32% or 559,961 shares. S&T National Bank & Trust Pa reported 97,013 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Archford Strategies Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 1.2% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. According to today's trading volume Occidental Petroleum Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. Virginia Retirement Et Al invested in 0.01% or 17,054 shares. The New Jersey-based Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has invested 0.17% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Polipnick Gary A. sold $140,793 worth of stock or 2,634 shares. Mercer Capital Advisers has 0.21% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Ameritas Ptnrs Incorporated, a Nebraska-based fund reported 78,332 shares. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $81.55 price target, but the stock is already up 36.81% from its recent lows. Therefore 19% are positive.

Adams Asset Advisors LLC reduced its stake in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) by 0.1% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The stock has "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, August 4. Jefferies maintained Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) on Monday, April 3 with "Hold" rating. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Monday, December 11 with "Hold". Longbow upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $55 target in Friday, June 2 report. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Wednesday, January 25 by Raymond James. Texas-based Fruth Inv Mngmt has invested 0.12% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Wellington Mgmt Grp Inc Llp reported 0.2% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). The company has 1 year Price Target of $65.46. As per Wednesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. They expect $0.30 earnings per share, up 330.77% or $0.43 from last year's $-0.13 per share. OXY's profit will be $229.57 million for 63.64 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Occidental Petroleum Corporation and for the current quarter 21 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.37/share.

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