Occidental Petroleum Corp.Find Ratings Reports
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing net income growth, but not when comparing revenue growth. OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.97 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.69% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||3763.0||2957.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||708.0||117.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1677.0||1519.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||42808.0||42465.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||10309.0||9822.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||60.11||49.48|
|Return on Assets||4.44||-1.25|
|Return on Equity||9.17||-2.49|
|Debt||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Share Data||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||765.77||764.58|
|Div / share||0.77||0.76|
|Book value / share||27.06||27.57|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||5379070.0||4651255.0|
BUY. OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.84 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.03. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.03 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.25 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.41. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|OXY 33.10||Peers 28.84||OXY 11.74||Peers 9.08|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
OXY is trading at a premium to its peers.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
OXY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|OXY 16.58||Peers 17.33||OXY 0.21||Peers 0.83|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
OXY is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
OXY trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|OXY 3.03||Peers 5.41||OXY 459.42||Peers 515.39|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
OXY is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, OXY is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|OXY 4.72||Peers 2.12||OXY 21.87||Peers 26.17|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
OXY is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
OXY trails its peers on the basis of sales growth