BMO Capital Markets Analysts Give Apache Corporation (APA) a $45.00 Price Target

Stock analysts at Seaport Global Securities raised their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Apache Corporation in a report issued on Tuesday. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.2/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -2000%. Seaport Global Securities now has a "Sell" rating and a $36.00 price objective on the stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q2 2017. The stock of Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) earned "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, May 6. The stock of Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by BMO Capital Markets. It has been assigned a low target price of $9.38 and a high target price of $23. Finally, Cowen and Company set a $50.00 price objective on Apache Corporation and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Apache Corporation by 7.4% during the 1st quarter.

This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $49.06. Cubic Asset Limited Liability has invested 0.3% in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA). If you are viewing this piece of content on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide trademark and copyright law.

Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) now has a Montier C-score of -1. Davis Selected Advisers holds 4.4% of its portfolio in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) for 20.99 million shares. Current price level places the company's stock about -48.91% from the 52-week high and 16.56% away from the 52-week low. Apache Corp now has $15.54 billion valuation.

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Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The energy company reported ($0.21) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by ($0.22).

Indicating how profitable Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) is relative to its assets, the ROA value is displayed at 0.00%. The firm had revenue of $1.88 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.49 billion. Dowling & Yahnke Lc holds 6,663 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company also recently declared a dividend that will be paid on Wednesday the 22nd of November 2017. Imperial Capital maintained the stock with "In-Line" rating in Friday, October 7 report. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Bk Corp stated it has 1.34 million shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Apache Corporation's dividend payout ratio is now -4,997.50%. Umb Bank N A/mo now owns 6,281 shares valued at $288,000. It helps investors in determining whether buying, selling or holding on to a stock would be beneficial for them. Ariel Invs Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 106,476 shares. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

In other news, Director John E. Lowe acquired 2,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 17th. The shares were bought at an average price of $44.90 per share, for a total transaction of $112,250.00. BlackRock Inc. now owns 29,003,850 shares of the energy company's stock valued at $1,490,509,000 after buying an additional 28,209,565 shares during the period. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is -7.04%.

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Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in APA. Private Bancorporation Tru Co owns 7,135 shares or 0.05% of their USA portfolio. Inv Mgmt Of Virginia Lc reported 98,266 shares or 1.13% of all its holdings. Invictus RG bought a new stake in Apache Corporation during the 1st quarter worth approximately $100,000. Cibc World Markets Corp lifted its position in shares of Apache Corporation by 52.3% in the first quarter. The Great West Life Assurance Company holds 277,837 shares with $13.30 million value, down from 373,128 last quarter. As of the end of the quarter Lourd Capital, LLC had disposed of 194 shares trimming its stake by 0.5%. APA generated revenue of $1.77 Billion in the same quarter, one year ago.

Apache Corporation's ROA is 0%, while industry's average is 4.46%. The Firm explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. It has production in four segments: the United States, Canada, Egypt and the United Kingdom North Sea. It also pursues exploration interests in Suriname.

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