Anadarko stock: buy or sell?
August 8th, 2019
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of oil and gas properties.
Should I buy Anadarko stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
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 posted 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, August Anadarko Petroleum gained a tiny 0.78%, closing at $72.77.
After sliding for 4 sessions, August Anadarko Petroleum gained a tiny 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 Petroleum decreased a bad -1.34%, closing at $72.77.
Anadarko stock just marked a top under its last top. Athought it's not concerning right now, investors in APC should be alerted as this could be a warning for future complications. It's important APC stock price keeps the level, and maybe bounce up from there forming a double bottom pattern. Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up early June, APC price climbed $2.70 per share (3.85%). Since early April when APC stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $25.96 (55.46%).
Anadarko stock price history
Anadarko stock went public on September 8th, 1986 with a price of $4.041. Since then, APC stock surged a 1,701.20%, with an average of 51.60% per year. If you had invested right after APC's IPO a $1,000 in Anadarko stock in 1986, it would worth $17,012.00 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 $63.80Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. You should not follow the analysts' APC stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we found 6 price predictions for Anadarko 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 steady a tight 0.21%. As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw an exceptional gain of 18.94% to $13,362.00 M dollars. Similarly, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) soared to 4.60%, that is $615.00 million. To have an up to date picture of the financial situation of Anadarko, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Anadarko TTM sales up to March 2019 were $13,419.00 and earnings were $479.00 M 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 stable a tight 0.43%. In the same way, profit margin (net income/sales) declined at 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 M in sales for 2019-Q1, a -6.96% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-15.00 M with a profit margin of -0.48%. Profit margin decreased a -3.52% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 3.04%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Anadarko Petroleum sales marked a slightly fine growth and inched 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 shares of a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Anadarko Petroleum shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a of all shares.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Anadarko Petroleum:
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|Total shares||0.0 M|
|Float shares||0.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||0.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%|
|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 performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared Anadarko against in the following table:
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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