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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
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Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
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DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
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NASDAQ:APA

APA (APA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$30.41
+0.62 (+2.08%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$29.94
$30.67
50-Day Range
$29.62
$37.29
52-Week Range
$29.47
$46.15
Volume
6.27 million shs
Average Volume
6.20 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.18 billion
P/E Ratio
3.28
Dividend Yield
3.29%
Price Target
$44.17

APA MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
45.2% Upside
$44.17 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
5.93% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.42mentions of APA in the last 14 days
Based on 24 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.32%
From $4.22 to $4.74 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

31st out of 241 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

14th out of 77 stocks


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About APA Stock (NASDAQ:APA)

APA Corporation, through its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. It has operations in the United States, Egypt, and the United Kingdom, as well as has exploration activities offshore Suriname. The company also operates gathering, compression, processing, and transmission assets in West Texas, as well as holds ownership in four Permian Basin long-haul pipeline. APA Corporation was founded in 1954 and is based in Houston, Texas.

APA Stock Price History

APA Stock News Headlines

APA Mar 2024 29.500 put
APA Mar 2024 40.000 put
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APA Mar 2024 33.000 call
APA Apr 2024 31.000 put
APA Apr 2024 33.000 call
APA Apr 2024 37.000 put
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APA, APCI Urge Passage of FAIR Meds Act in Alabama
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Q1 2024 EPS Estimates for APA Co. Decreased by Analyst (NASDAQ:APA)
APA (NASDAQ:APA) PT Lowered to $59.00
APA Mar 2024 35.500 call
APA Full Year 2023 Earnings: EPS Beats Expectations
APA Mar 2024 38.000 call
APA Mar 2024 32.500 call
APA Mar 2024 30.000 put
APA Mar 2024 40.000 call
APA Mar 2024 34.000 put
RBC Capital Keeps Their Hold Rating on APA Group (APAJF)
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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
Today
3/03/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
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
$44.17
High Stock Price Target
$59.00
Low Stock Price Target
$30.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+45.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.86 billion
Pretax Margin
35.19%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.19 billion
Cash Flow
$9.59 per share
Book Value
$12.23 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
298,227,000
Market Cap
$9.18 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?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for APA in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 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?

17 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for APA's shares. Their APA share price targets range from $30.00 to $59.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $44.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have APA shares performed in 2024?

APA's stock was trading at $35.88 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, APA stock has decreased by 15.2% and is now trading at $30.41.
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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 were APA's earnings last quarter?

APA Co. (NASDAQ:APA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company reported $1.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.33 by $0.18. The firm had revenue of $2.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.07 billion. APA had a net margin of 34.95% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 62.64%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.48 earnings per share.
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How often does APA pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for APA?

APA declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Stockholders 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 yield of 3.29%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 19th.
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.

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 3.29%. 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 21.10% 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, September 14th 2022, which allows the company to repurchase 40,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.90%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (6.62%), Harris Associates L P (5.12%), Smead Capital Management Inc. (1.71%), Northern Trust Corp (1.27%) and LSV Asset Management (0.89%). Insiders that own company stock include Chansoo Joung, Juliet S Ellis, 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 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff