Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) – An Investor And Traders Guide For The Coming Months

Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) was $71.98. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $72.33, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $72.69. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $71.35 and a 2nd Support Level at $70.73. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) stock has gained $0.98, or 1.38%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $1.89, or 2.70%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $25.18, or 53.80%. This year-to-date, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) shares have gained $28.14, or 64.19%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) stock, 60% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 75% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 502,119 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $36,142,528K. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) generates $13,382 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $615,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -1.87%, a 3-Year Total Return of 30.85%, and a 5-year Total Return of -33.55%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 94.44%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.300 per share on 06/11/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.69%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.20.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) reported earnings of $0.53 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.25 per share, representing a 0.28 difference and 113.97% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.38 represented a -0.22 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.60 per share, which was a 36.54% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.50 per share. This estimate came from a total of 10 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.75 and the low estimate was $0.24. In the year-ago quarter, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) generated per-share earnings of $0.54. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -7.41% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 20 purchases (56,826 shares in total) and 1 sale (529 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 26 insider buys amounting to 61,062 shares and 2 insider sales amounting to 752 shares. In the past full year, 55 insider purchases were made (involving 212,514 shares) and 25 insider sell-offs equivalent to 52,451 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) has a Current Ratio of 0.81, a Quick Ratio of 0.76 and a Cash Ratio of 0.28. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 193.23, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 65.90, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 40.66. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 182.09 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 62.10.