Two Stocks in Concentration: Chevron Corporation (CVX), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

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Chevron Corporation (CVX)

Chevron Corporation is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company’s operations.

Chevron Corporation (CVX)‘s Financial Overview

Chevron Corporation (CVX) surged 3.04% yesterday to close its trading session at $132.57. The company has 1 year Price Target of $128.91. Chevron Corporation has 52-Week high of $133.32 and 52-Week Low of $102.55. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 10.89 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $252.21 Billion.

Chevron Corporation (CVX) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.85/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.98/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.13 a share with a surprise factor of -13.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 6.54 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 18.64 percent. Chevron Corporation has P/S value of 1.96 while its P/B value stands at 1.7. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 2.5 percent, Return on Equity of 4.4 percent and Return on Investment of -1.4 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 44.3 percent and 3.2 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.3 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 23 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Chevron Corp have a median target of 130.00, with a high estimate of 160.00 and a low estimate of 106.00. The median estimate represents a -1.94% decrease from the last price of 132.57.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (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 (APC)‘s Financial Outlook

The 31 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Anadarko Petroleum Corp have a median target of 61.00, with a high estimate of 96.00 and a low estimate of 39.00. The median estimate represents a +4.27% increase from the last price of 58.50.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.73. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged5.58% and closed its last trading session at $58.5. The company has the market capitalization of $32.38 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $72.32 and 52-Week low of $39.96. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 10.87 Million shares. The company has a total of 553.42 Million shares outstanding.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.77/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.56/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.21. This shows a surprise factor of -37.5 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 9.06 percent. Beta for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation stands at 1.39 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.26. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.66%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.37%.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 11.69%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 18.75%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -4.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -16.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -6.3% with Gross margin of 81.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -15.7% and -18.6% respectively.

 

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