Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Got Higher Citigroup Rating; Cable One (CABO) Sellers Increased By 13.09% Their Shorts

Among 21 analysts covering Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Occidental Petroleum Corporation has $95 highest and $38 lowest target. $72.74’s average target is -4.43% below currents $76.11 stock price. Occidental Petroleum Corporation had 81 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) on Friday, January 19 with “Hold” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, November 21 report. Mizuho downgraded Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) rating on Monday, February 13. Mizuho has “Neutral” rating and $70 target. As per Friday, October 13, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, December 11 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Oppenheimer. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of OXY in report on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 11 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $62.0 target in Thursday, October 19 report. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of OXY in report on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy” rating.

Cable One Incorporated (NYSE:CABO) had an increase of 13.09% in short interest. CABO’s SI was 349,800 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 13.09% from 309,300 shares previously. With 35,300 avg volume, 10 days are for Cable One Incorporated (NYSE:CABO)’s short sellers to cover CABO’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.68% or $4.94 during the last trading session, reaching $722.3. About 5,869 shares traded. Cable ONE, Inc. (NYSE:CABO) has risen 41.86% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.16% the S&P500.

Cable One, Inc. owns and operates cable systems that provide data, video, and voice services to residential and commercial clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.14 billion. The firm offers video services comprising basic video services that consist of local networks, local community programming, and other channels; and digital video services covering national and regional cable networks, premium channels, music channels, and an interactive electronic programming guide with parental controls. It has a 35.29 P/E ratio. It also provides data services, as well as operates home.cableone.net, an Internet portal, which provides multiple e-mail addresses.

Among 6 analysts covering Cable One Inc (NYSE:CABO), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Cable One Inc had 7 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, November 13 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Underweight”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, July 27 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, August 9 by Raymond James. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, November 13 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of Cable ONE, Inc. (NYSE:CABO) earned “Sell” rating by Moffett Nathanson on Wednesday, January 4.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of gas and oil properties in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $58.24 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. It has a 108.11 P/E ratio. The Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids , and natural gas.

The stock increased 0.74% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $76.11. About 342,840 shares traded. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has declined 18.97% since January 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500.

Analysts await Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $0.30 earnings per share, up 330.77% or $0.43 from last year’s $-0.13 per share. OXY’s profit will be $229.57 million for 63.43 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.18 actual earnings per share reported by Occidental Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 66.67% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 59 investors sold Occidental Petroleum Corporation shares while 338 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 264 raised stakes. 602.00 million shares or 0.86% less from 607.21 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 193,592 were reported by Korea Invest. Umb Commercial Bank N A Mo invested in 34,726 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Bridgeway Capital Mngmt owns 1.02 million shares. Brown Advisory Limited Liability reported 9,102 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. 362,022 are held by Metropolitan Life Ins Com New York. Kbc Grp Nv holds 0.05% or 91,292 shares in its portfolio. Frontier Mgmt Communication invested in 0.05% or 9,131 shares. D E Shaw & Inc holds 0.02% or 233,582 shares in its portfolio. Carnegie Asset Mgmt Limited stated it has 0.04% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Bank Of The West holds 8,782 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Hgk Asset Mgmt holds 155,435 shares. Cs Mckee L P reported 0.64% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). U S Glob Invsts Inc reported 0.21% stake. Maple Cap Mgmt Inc reported 1.21% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Cambridge Investment Rech Advsrs Inc reported 28,347 shares.

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