Anadarko stock: buy or sell?
August 8th, 2019
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of oil and gas properties.
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Currently, Anadarko stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Anadarko stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we detected 12 ratings published for APC stock in the last 30 days.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-5-16||Morgan Stanley||n/a||Equal Weight|
|2019-5-13||Credit Suisse Group||Outperform||Neutral|
|2019-4-29||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Overweight||Neutral|
|2019-4-25||Jefferies Financial Group||Buy||Hold|
|2019-4-22||Piper Jaffray Companies||Overweight||Neutral|
|2019-4-15||Royal Bank of Canada||Outperform||Sector Perform|
|2019-2-7||Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group||n/a||n/a|
|2019-2-6||Credit Suisse Group||n/a||Outperform|
Anadarko stock analysis
After sliding for 4 days, Aug 8th Anadarko Petroleum gained a slightly good 0.78%, closing at $72.77.
After sliding for 4 days, August/8 Anadarko Petroleum gained a slightly good 0.78%, closing at $72.77. On June, SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up triggering a rise of 4.21%. Since April when APC stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $26.17 (56.16%).
After climbing for 4 weeks, early August Anadarko slightly fell an unpleasant -1.34%, closing at $72.77.
Having descending tops is not good news for investors in APC. Although it's only a warning signal, investors should be on alert during next weeks to identify possible new signals. You should be expectant to Anadarko Petroleum price to not slide under , as this would complicate possible price recovery in the short and mid-term. Early June, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 3.85%. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early April, APC climbed $25.96 (55.46%).
Anadarko stock price history
Anadarko stock went public on September 8th, 1986 with a price of $4.061. Since then, APC stock grew a 1,692.40%, with a yearly average of 52.90%. If you had invested right after APC's IPO a $1,000 in Anadarko stock in 1986, it would worth $16,924.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Anadarko stock historical price chart
APC stock reached 52-week highs on May at $75.90, and all-time highs 2014-08-26 with a price of 107.16.
Anadarko stock price target is $63.80Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we found 6 price forecasts for APC stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-5-16||Morgan Stanley||Raises Target||$60.00||$75.00||25%|
|2019-2-7||Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group||Lowers Target||n/a||$70.00||-|
|2019-2-6||Credit Suisse Group||Reiterates||$73.00||$67.00||-8.2%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince last April, when Anadarko Petroleum posted its last earnings report, it remained stable a tight 0.21%. As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Anadarko Petroleum annual revenues boosted an extraordinary 18.94% to $13,362.00 million USD from $11,234.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, likewise, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) escalated a 8.66% to 4.60%. Anadarko presents anual results in December, and to compare its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Anadarko TTM sales up to March 2019 were $13,419.00 and earnings $479.00 million USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Anadarko Petroleum business evolution since December 2018: Annual revenues up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, remained constant a tight 0.43%. Regarding profit margin, Anadarko declined -1.03% to 4.60%
|2013||$14,870 M||-||$795 M5.3%||-|
|2014||$16,375 M||10.12%||$-1,750.00 M-10.7%||-320.13%|
|2015||$9,720 M||-40.64%||$-6,692.00 M-68.8%||282.40%|
|2016||$8,626 M||-11.26%||$-3,071.00 M-35.6%||-54.11%|
|2017||$11,234 M||30.23%||$-456.00 M-4.1%||-85.15%|
|2018||$13,362 M||18.94%||$615 M4.6%||-234.87%|
|TTM||$13,419 M||0.43%||$479 M3.6%||-22.11%|
Quarterly financial resultsAnadarko reported $3,126.00 million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -6.96% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-15.00 million with a profit margin of -0.48%. Profit margin slightly fell a -3.52% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 3.04%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Anadarko Petroleum sales marked a slightly fine increase and grew a 1.86%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Anadarko Petroleum posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$2,420 M||-||$-417 M-17.2%||-|
|2017-Q3||$2,690 M||11.16%||$-699 M-26.0%||67.63%|
|2017-Q4||$3,070 M||14.13%||$976 M31.8%||-239.63%|
|2018-Q1||$3,069 M||-0.03%||$121 M3.9%||-87.60%|
|2018-Q2||$3,239 M||5.54%||$29 M0.9%||-76.03%|
|2018-Q3||$3,694 M||14.05%||$363 M9.8%||1,151.72%|
|2018-Q4||$3,360 M||-9.04%||$102 M3.0%||-71.90%|
|2019-Q1||$3,126 M||-6.96%||$-15 M-0.5%||-114.71%|
Anadarko ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.
Anadarko Petroleum shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.28% of all shares.
Bearish positions for APC stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$36.5 B|
|Total shares||501.9 M|
|Float shares||501.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||88.5%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.3%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, August 8th, 2019|
|Day range||$72.12 - $72.95|
|Average true range||$0.64|
|50d mov avg||$71.54|
|100d mov avg||$66.45|
|200d mov avg||$57.39|
Anadarko performanceTo better understand Anadarko performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for Anadarko Petroleum stock.
Anadarko competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Anadarko Petroleum competitor. This doesn't mean Anadarko Petroleum does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
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