Brokers Recommendations on: Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA)


Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) currently has a “Sell” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Sell” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Hold” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Sell” Signal.

Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) gained 1.33 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $38.2. The stock traded with the average Volume of 3.67 Million at the end of last session.

Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) has the Market Capitalization of 14.75 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $56.51 and 52-Week Low of $35.70 and it touched its 52-week high on 02/21/17 and 52-Week Low on 02/09/18.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.04/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $-0.06/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.1/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 166.7 Percent.

Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Apache Corp. for the current quarter to be 466.7%. Their projections for the Next Quarter growth is 337.5 percent. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of -19.4% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) showed a growth of -57.19 Percent per annum.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 2 analysts rated Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 4 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -12.62% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -11.58% and -14.1% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 10%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -8.4%.

Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.95% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 3.82% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Apache Corp. currently has a Weekly performance of -3.41%, monthly performance percentage is -17.44 percent, Quarterly performance is -12.16 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of -8.04% and Yearly Performance is -31.17 percent.

Company Profile:

Apache Corporation is an independent energy company that explores for, develops and produces natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids. In North America, Apache’s exploration and production interests are focused on the Gulf of Mexico, the Anadarko Basin, the Permian Basin, the Gulf Coast and the Western Sedimentary Basin of Canada. Outside of North America, Apache has exploration and production interests offshore Western Australia and in Egypt, and exploration interests in Poland and offshore The People’s Republic of China.