1. As of noon trading, Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY) is up $1.02 (1.2%) to $88.11 on light volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $87.18-$88.31 after having opened the day at $87.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.09. Occidental Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Oil and Gas; Chemical; and Midstream, Marketing and Other. Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a market cap of $70.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 8.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Occidental Petroleum Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Occidental Petroleum Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Occidental Petroleum Corporation Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the energy industry could consider Energy Select Sector SPDR ( XLE) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider Proshares Short Oil & Gas ( DDG).