Hard Facts About Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) closed its last session at $61.84. The stock traded within a range of $61.30 and $62.51. The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 33.89 Million. Trading volume for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation was 5.67 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has an average volume of 5.7 Million.

Company Profile

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is one of the world’s largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. Majority of the company’s total proved reserves are located in the U.S., primarily in the mid-continent (Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas) area, offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and in Alaska. Most of the company’s production is domestic and the remainder is from Algeria. The company also owns and operates gas gathering systems in its U.S. core producing areas.

Analyst Views

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) received a Buy rating from 7 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) touched its 1-Year High price of $71.25 on 02/01/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $39.96 on 08/29/17.

EPS & Financials

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.77/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $-0.56/Share by a difference of $-0.21. This showed a surprise of -37.5% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 32 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.03/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.37/share and a low EPS of $-0.43/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $2.76 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 3 Billion and 2.43 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with MEDIUM volatility. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has a 20-Day average volume of 5.23 Million. According to today’s trading volume Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 90.4 Percent. The return on assets stands at -4.4%, Return on Equity currently is -16.9% and the Return on Investment value is -6.3%.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) gross margin percentage stands at 81.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is -15.7 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -18.6 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 8.13% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 18.67 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 25.88 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 15.29 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at -15.7%. The return on invested capital is at -6.3%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 25.88%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 15.29% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.