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Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

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Albert D Mason Inc. now owns 7,688 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $487,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. 3,304,856 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,506,833. Federated Investors Inc. PA boosted its stake in Occidental Petroleum by 18.0% during the 2nd quarter. It has underperformed by 21.19% the S&P500. It was reported on Dec, 6 by Barchart.com. We have $62.76 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:VEEV worth $728.73M more.

S&T Bank decreased Occidental Pete Corp Del (OXY) stake by 5.4% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Fincl Advisers Limited Company owns 259,003 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Occidental Petroleum now has $53.09 billion valuation.

The stock decreased 1.10% or $1.68 during the last trading session, reaching $150.61. About 3.25M shares traded or 5.44% up from the average. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has declined 18.97% since December 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500. Therefore 29% are positive. Occidental Petroleum has a 12-month low of $57.20 and a 12-month high of $78.48. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Occidental Petroleum from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 9 by JP Morgan. The average investment rating for OXY on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 3.19 or a Hold. The stock has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, September 1. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Underweight" rating in Thursday, July 14 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by Morgan Stanley. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Sector Perform" rating and $73 target in Thursday, October 29 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of OXY in report on Wednesday, June 21 with "Hold" rating. Among holders that decreased their positions, 67 sold out of the stock Occidental Petroleum Corporation. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was -$0.17 a share in the trailing twelve months. Ishares (EFA) was raised too.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.21, from 1.37 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 82 investors sold OXY shares while 326 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. The oil and gas producer reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.07. The Tennessee-based Pinnacle has invested 0.01% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). In Wednesday trading, Occidental Petroleum Corp shares are now off about 0.7% on the day. National Bank & Trust Of Ny Mellon accumulated 0.07% or 7.75M shares. Arrow stated it has 834 shares. Moreover, Viking Fund Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.48% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 52,200 shares. Eubel Brady & Suttman Asset Mngmt Incorporated reported 1,299 shares. Ellington Management Group Ltd Liability reported 21,100 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Hsbc Plc holds 0.1% or 947,195 shares in its portfolio. One Capital Management Limited Liability Company owns 3,470 shares.

The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 24 analysts - of 2.6 for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) points to moderate case. Girard Prtnrs Ltd owns 34,161 shares. Oakworth Cap reported 0.03% stake. Susquehanna Int Group Llp has 306,937 shares.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Mizuho Reiterates $71.00 Price Target for Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY)" was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. It operates through North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and Surface Technologies divisions. Sasco Capital Inc who had been investing in Occidental Petroleum for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $53.57 billion market cap company. It acquires, develops, and invests in healthcare facilities; and leases healthcare facilities to healthcare operating companies and healthcare providers. It has a 26.8 P/E ratio. It also provides Veeva Network master data management solutions for the management of customer master and product master data. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 100% are positive. TransAlta had 11 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Friday, April 7 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 11 by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, July 5 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Buy". Oppenheimer has "Buy" rating and $185.0 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained XPO Logistics, Inc. On Tuesday, December 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to "Underperform". Voya Investment Management Ltd Liability Corporation invested 1.32% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Its up 0.40, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It also reduced its holding in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) by 36,435 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 298,084 shares, and cut its stake in Cavium Inc (NASDAQ:CAVM). Fdx owns 0.01% invested in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. About 2.34 million shares traded or 22.89% up from the average.

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