APA (APA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$32.06
-0.41 (-1.26%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$31.71
$32.38
50-Day Range
$29.62
$35.74
52-Week Range
$29.47
$46.15
Volume
6.78 million shs
Average Volume
6.87 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.65 billion
P/E Ratio
3.45
Dividend Yield
3.12%
Price Target
$42.10

APA MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.21 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
31.3% Upside
$42.10 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.35mentions of APA in the last 14 days
Based on 35 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.61%
From $4.85 to $5.51 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.39 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

35th out of 234 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

17th out of 73 stocks

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About APA Stock (NASDAQ:APA)

APA Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. It has oil and gas operations in the United States, Egypt, and North Sea. The company also has exploration and appraisal activities in Suriname, as well as holds interests in projects located in Uruguay and internationally. APA Corporation was incorporated in 1954 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

APA Stock Price History

APA Stock News Headlines

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APA (NASDAQ:APA) Lifted to Buy at StockNews.com
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/22 Dividend
1/19/2024
Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Dividend Payable
2/22/2024
Ex-Dividend for 5/22 Dividend
4/19/2024
Today
4/23/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/01/2024
Dividend Payable
5/22/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:APA
Employees
2,271
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$42.10
High Stock Price Target
$57.00
Low Stock Price Target
$28.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+31.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.21
Research Coverage
19 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.86 billion
Pretax Margin
35.19%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.19 billion
Cash Flow
$9.49 per share
Book Value
$12.03 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
297,180,000
Market Cap
$9.65 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
3.27
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Key Executives

  • Mr. John J. Christmann IV (Age 57)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.32M
  • Mr. Stephen J. RineyMr. Stephen J. Riney (Age 63)
    President & CFO
    Comp: $2.27M
  • Mr. David Clay Bretches (Age 59)
    Executive Vice President of Operations
    Comp: $1.86M
  • Mr. P. Anthony LannieMr. P. Anthony Lannie (Age 70)
    Executive VP & General Counsel
    Comp: $1.75M
  • Mr. David Alan Pursell (Age 58)
    Executive Vice President of Development
    Comp: $1.83M
  • Ms. Rebecca A. Hoyt (Age 60)
    Senior VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Mr. Mark D. Maddox (Age 57)
    Executive VP of Administration
  • Mr. Gary Thomas Clark (Age 53)
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Castlen Kennedy (Age 45)
    Vice President of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
  • Mr. Ben C. Rodgers (Age 44)
    Senior VP of Midstream and Marketing & Treasurer

APA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell APA stock right now?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for APA in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings, 5 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" APA shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in APA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is APA's stock price target for 2024?

19 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for APA's shares. Their APA share price targets range from $28.00 to $57.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $42.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.3% from the stock's current price.
View analysts price targets for APA
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How have APA shares performed in 2024?

APA's stock was trading at $35.88 at the beginning of the year. Since then, APA shares have decreased by 10.6% and is now trading at $32.06.
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When is APA's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
View our APA earnings forecast
.

How can I listen to APA's earnings call?

APA will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were APA's earnings last quarter?

APA Co. (NASDAQ:APA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company reported $1.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.33 by $0.18. The business earned $2.17 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.07 billion. APA had a net margin of 34.95% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 62.64%. APA's quarterly revenue was down 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.48 EPS.
Read the conference call transcript
.

How often does APA pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for APA?

APA announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Investors of record on Monday, April 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, May 22nd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 19th.
Read our dividend analysis for APA
.

Is APA a good dividend stock?

APA (NASDAQ:APA) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.09%. The dividend payout ratio is 10.78%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, APA will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.15% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for APA.

How will APA's stock buyback program work?

APA announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, September 14th 2022, which allows the company to repurchase 40,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What is John J. Christmann, IV's approval rating as APA's CEO?

111 employees have rated APA Chief Executive Officer John J. Christmann, IV on Glassdoor.com. John J. Christmann, IV has an approval rating of 29% among the company's employees. This puts John J. Christmann, IV in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 41.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at APA to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of APA own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other APA investors own include Coty (COTY), Designer Brands (DBI), Boxlight (BOXL), Cloudera (CLDR), Invesco Mortgage Capital (IVR), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Energy Transfer (ET), H&R Block (HRB) and WW International (WW).

Who are APA's major shareholders?

APA's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.42%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.25%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.25%), Raymond James & Associates (0.17%), Woodstock Corp (0.09%) and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.08%). Insiders that own company stock include Chansoo Joung, P Anthony Lannie and Stephen J Riney.
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How do I buy shares of APA?

Shares of APA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:APA) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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