Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

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.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)’s Financial Overview

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) declined -2.97% yesterday to close its trading session at $60.16. The company has 1 year Price Target of $73.14. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has 52-Week high of $65.47 and 52-Week Low of $28.16. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 23, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 6.68 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $33.62 Billion.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.89/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.57/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.32 a share with a surprise factor of -56.1%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -2.12 Percent, SMA50 of -2.75 Percent and SMA200 of 12.78 percent. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has P/S value of 4.46 while its P/B value stands at 2.47. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -8.3 percent, Return on Equity of -31.5 percent and Return on Investment of -20.8 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 76.4 percent and -56.5 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). On 11-Nov-16 Guggenheim Upgrade Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 2-Nov-16 where Credit Suisse Upgrade the stock to Outperform.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 35 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Anadarko Petroleum Corp have a median target of 70.00, with a high estimate of 108.00 and a low estimate of 38.00. The median estimate represents a +16.36% increase from the last price of 60.16.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX)

CEMEX is one of the largest cement companies in the world, with close to 78 million metric tons of production capacity. Through operating subsidiaries in four continents, they are engaged in the production,      distribution, marketing and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates and clinker. They are also the world’s leading producer of white cement and the world’s largest trader of cement and clinker.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX)’s Financial Outlook

The 18 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Cemex SAB de CV have a median target of 9.25, with a high estimate of 11.00 and a low estimate of 7.80. The median estimate represents a +18.03% increase from the last price of 7.84.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -0.25% and closed its last trading session at $7.84. The company has the market capitalization of $11.01 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $9.35 and 52-Week low of $3.5. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 8, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 6.68 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.4 Billion shares outstanding.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.21/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.1/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.11. This shows a surprise factor of 110 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 46.38 percent. Beta for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. stands at 1.91 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.35. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.37%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.42%%.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -3.04%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -4.57 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 9.08%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 2.2 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 8.1 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.2% with Gross margin of 34.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 12.2% and 4.9% respectively.