APA (APA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.37 (+1.21%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.79 million shs
Average Volume
5.96 million shs
Market Capitalization
$11.46 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

APA MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.21 Rating Score
36.7% Upside
$42.20 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.50mentions of APA in the last 14 days
Based on 32 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $4.64 to $5.33 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.

4.37 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

25th out of 242 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

10th out of 78 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

APA May 2024 28.000 call
Piper Sandler Lowers APA (NASDAQ:APA) Price Target to $33.00
APA (NASDAQ:APA) Given New $34.00 Price Target at Mizuho Downgrades APA (NASDAQ:APA) to Hold
APA Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:APA)
3 Profitable Dividend Stocks to Buy at Near-Lows
Truist Financial Keeps Their Buy Rating on APA (APA)
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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Crude petroleum & natural gas
Current Symbol
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Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
19 Analysts


Net Income
$2.86 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.19 billion
Cash Flow
$9.68 per share
Book Value
$9.84 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$11.46 billion
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Key Executives

  • Mr. John J. Christmann IV (Age 57)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.38M
  • Mr. Stephen J. RineyMr. Stephen J. Riney (Age 63)
    President & CFO
    Comp: $2.26M
  • Mr. David Clay Bretches (Age 59)
    Executive Vice President of Operations
    Comp: $1.91M
  • Ms. Tracey K. Henderson
    Executive VP of Exploration
  • Ms. Rebecca A. Hoyt (Age 60)
    Senior VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Mr. Travis Osborne
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Mark D. Maddox (Age 57)
    Executive VP of Administration
  • Mr. Gary Thomas Clark (Age 53)
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. P. Anthony LannieMr. P. Anthony Lannie (Age 70)
    Executive VP & General Counsel
    Comp: $1.75M
  • Ms. Castlen Kennedy (Age 45)
    Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs & Marketing

APA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell APA stock right now?

19 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for APA in the last year. 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 equities research 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 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices 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 $42.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.7% 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 start of the year. Since then, APA stock has decreased by 13.9% and is now trading at $30.88.
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When is APA's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2024.
View our APA earnings forecast

How were APA's earnings last quarter?

APA Co. (NASDAQ:APA) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.12. The firm earned $1.95 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.89 billion. APA had a net margin of 34.04% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 45.32%. APA's revenue for the quarter was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.19 earnings per share.
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How often does APA pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for APA?

APA announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, May 22nd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 3.28%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 11.19%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, APA will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.76% 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 has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, September 14th 2022, which allows the company to buyback 40,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors 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 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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (14.83%), LSV Asset Management (0.87%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.42%), Swiss National Bank (0.36%), Webs Creek Capital Management LP (0.22%) and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.25%). 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 5/19/2024 by Staff

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