NASDAQ:APA

APA Competitors

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MA: $19.34
$23.25
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$7.45
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$23.85
Volume292,352 shs
Average Volume8.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.48 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.55%
Beta4.87

Competitors

APA (NASDAQ:APA) Vs. EC, OXY, CVE, DVN, FANG, and SSL

Should you be buying APA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "crude petroleum & natural gas" are considered alternatives and competitors to APA, including Ecopetrol (EC), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Cenovus Energy (CVE), Devon Energy (DVN), Diamondback Energy (FANG), and Sasol (SSL).

APA (NASDAQ:APA) and Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for APA and Ecopetrol, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
APA1111112.50
Ecopetrol11302.40

APA presently has a consensus price target of $19.0238, indicating a potential upside of 11.06%. Ecopetrol has a consensus price target of $13.85, indicating a potential upside of 11.24%. Given Ecopetrol's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Ecopetrol is more favorable than APA.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares APA and Ecopetrol's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
APA$6.41 billion1.01$-3,553,000,000.00N/AN/A
Ecopetrol$21.45 billion1.20$19.24 billion$2.016.20

Ecopetrol has higher revenue and earnings than APA.

Profitability

This table compares APA and Ecopetrol's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
APA-162.10%-48.58%-2.51%
Ecopetrol11.48%7.14%2.96%

Volatility & Risk

APA has a beta of 4.87, suggesting that its stock price is 387% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ecopetrol has a beta of 1.86, suggesting that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

APA pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Ecopetrol pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.4%. Ecopetrol pays out 39.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. APA has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

82.5% of APA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.5% of Ecopetrol shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of APA shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Ecopetrol beats APA on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) and APA (NASDAQ:APA) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

66.6% of Occidental Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.5% of APA shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Occidental Petroleum shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of APA shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Occidental Petroleum and APA, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Occidental Petroleum49902.23
APA1111112.50

Occidental Petroleum currently has a consensus price target of $23.5167, suggesting a potential downside of 2.62%. APA has a consensus price target of $19.0238, suggesting a potential upside of 11.06%. Given APA's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe APA is more favorable than Occidental Petroleum.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Occidental Petroleum and APA's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Occidental Petroleum$21.23 billion1.07$-667,000,000.00$1.4516.74
APA$6.41 billion1.01$-3,553,000,000.00N/AN/A

Occidental Petroleum has higher revenue and earnings than APA.

Dividends

Occidental Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. APA pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Occidental Petroleum pays out 2.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Occidental Petroleum has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and APA has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Occidental Petroleum and APA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Occidental Petroleum-76.17%-15.55%-2.82%
APA-162.10%-48.58%-2.51%

Volatility & Risk

Occidental Petroleum has a beta of 2.35, suggesting that its stock price is 135% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, APA has a beta of 4.87, suggesting that its stock price is 387% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

APA beats Occidental Petroleum on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cenovus Energy (NYSE:CVE) and APA (NASDAQ:APA) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cenovus Energy and APA's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cenovus Energy$15.21 billion0.99$1.65 billion$0.2826.75
APA$6.41 billion1.01$-3,553,000,000.00N/AN/A

Cenovus Energy has higher revenue and earnings than APA.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

72.7% of Cenovus Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.5% of APA shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of APA shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Cenovus Energy and APA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cenovus Energy-14.15%-12.48%-6.55%
APA-162.10%-48.58%-2.51%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Cenovus Energy and APA, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cenovus Energy051202.71
APA1111112.50

Cenovus Energy presently has a consensus target price of $9.7115, suggesting a potential upside of 29.66%. APA has a consensus target price of $19.0238, suggesting a potential upside of 11.06%. Given Cenovus Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Cenovus Energy is more favorable than APA.

Volatility and Risk

Cenovus Energy has a beta of 3.12, meaning that its share price is 212% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, APA has a beta of 4.87, meaning that its share price is 387% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) and APA (NASDAQ:APA) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Devon Energy and APA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Devon Energy-62.68%2.38%0.86%
APA-162.10%-48.58%-2.51%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.9% of Devon Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.5% of APA shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Devon Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of APA shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Devon Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. APA pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Devon Energy pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Devon Energy has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and APA has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Devon Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Devon Energy and APA's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Devon Energy$6.22 billion2.29$-355,000,000.00$1.3815.36
APA$6.41 billion1.01$-3,553,000,000.00N/AN/A

Devon Energy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than APA.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Devon Energy and APA, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Devon Energy021902.90
APA1111112.50

Devon Energy presently has a consensus target price of $23.4886, indicating a potential upside of 11.16%. APA has a consensus target price of $19.0238, indicating a potential upside of 11.06%. Given Devon Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Devon Energy is more favorable than APA.

Volatility and Risk

Devon Energy has a beta of 3.46, meaning that its share price is 246% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, APA has a beta of 4.87, meaning that its share price is 387% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Devon Energy beats APA on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

APA (NASDAQ:APA) and Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

APA has a beta of 4.87, suggesting that its stock price is 387% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diamondback Energy has a beta of 2.59, suggesting that its stock price is 159% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares APA and Diamondback Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
APA-162.10%-48.58%-2.51%
Diamondback Energy-135.48%5.10%3.06%

Dividends

APA pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Diamondback Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Diamondback Energy pays out 23.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. APA has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Diamondback Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for APA and Diamondback Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
APA1111112.50
Diamondback Energy042402.86

APA presently has a consensus price target of $19.0238, indicating a potential upside of 11.06%. Diamondback Energy has a consensus price target of $79.00, indicating a potential upside of 5.60%. Given APA's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe APA is more favorable than Diamondback Energy.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

82.5% of APA shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.1% of Diamondback Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of APA shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Diamondback Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares APA and Diamondback Energy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
APA$6.41 billion1.01$-3,553,000,000.00N/AN/A
Diamondback Energy$3.96 billion2.99$240 million$6.9310.81

Diamondback Energy has lower revenue, but higher earnings than APA.

Summary

Diamondback Energy beats APA on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sasol (NYSE:SSL) and APA (NASDAQ:APA) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Volatility and Risk

Sasol has a beta of 3.66, indicating that its share price is 266% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, APA has a beta of 4.87, indicating that its share price is 387% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

1.7% of Sasol shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.5% of APA shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Sasol shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of APA shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Sasol and APA, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sasol11202.25
APA1111112.50

Sasol currently has a consensus target price of $13.50, indicating a potential downside of 20.45%. APA has a consensus target price of $19.0238, indicating a potential upside of 11.06%. Given APA's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe APA is more favorable than Sasol.

Profitability

This table compares Sasol and APA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SasolN/AN/AN/A
APA-162.10%-48.58%-2.51%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sasol and APA's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sasol$10.61 billion1.01$-5,867,420,000.00$0.8220.73
APA$6.41 billion1.01$-3,553,000,000.00N/AN/A

APA has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Sasol.


APA Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Ecopetrol logo
EC
Ecopetrol
2.1$12.47+0.2%$25.57 billion$21.45 billion15.78
Occidental Petroleum logo
OXY
Occidental Petroleum
1.7$24.27+4.4%$21.66 billion$21.23 billion-1.41Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Cenovus Energy logo
CVE
Cenovus Energy
1.9$7.49+2.4%$14.75 billion$15.21 billion-5.85
Devon Energy logo
DVN
Devon Energy
2.3$21.20+1.1%$14.11 billion$6.22 billion-2.48Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Diamondback Energy logo
FANG
Diamondback Energy
2.7$74.93+0.9%$11.74 billion$3.96 billion-2.78Analyst Report
Sasol logo
SSL
Sasol
1.2$17.00+5.6%$10.15 billion$10.61 billion20.73
Continental Resources logo
CLR
Continental Resources
1.4$25.56+0.1%$9.39 billion$4.63 billion-29.72Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
Marathon Oil logo
MRO
Marathon Oil
1.5$10.37+2.5%$7.97 billion$5.19 billion-7.20News Coverage
Cabot Oil & Gas logo
COG
Cabot Oil & Gas
2.3$16.42+0.2%$6.54 billion$2.07 billion26.48Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Cimarex Energy logo
XEC
Cimarex Energy
2.1$60.80+1.3%$6.17 billion$2.36 billion-2.96Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Up
Ovintiv logo
OVV
Ovintiv
2.2$22.09+1.3%$5.66 billion$6.73 billion-1.05Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
EQT logo
EQT
EQT
1.4$17.42+0.2%$4.85 billion$4.42 billion-2.02Analyst Revision
PDC Energy logo
PDCE
PDC Energy
1.7$32.90+1.0%$3.30 billion$1.16 billion-4.21Gap Up
CNX Resources logo
CNX
CNX Resources
2.1$13.40+0.7%$2.97 billion$1.92 billion-2.67
Antero Resources logo
AR
Antero Resources
1.6$9.07+0.6%$2.72 billion$4.41 billion-1.39Upcoming Earnings
Matador Resources logo
MTDR
Matador Resources
2.3$22.88+0.3%$2.66 billion$983.67 million-5.54Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
Southwestern Energy logo
SWN
Southwestern Energy
1.5$3.93+0.0%$2.66 billion$3.04 billion-0.74Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Viper Energy Partners logo
VNOM
Viper Energy Partners
1.0$17.52+4.2%$2.62 billion$298.28 million-7.30Analyst Revision
Magnolia Oil & Gas logo
MGY
Magnolia Oil & Gas
1.3$10.82+1.5%$2.60 billion$936.14 million-1.47Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Murphy Oil logo
MUR
Murphy Oil
1.7$15.85+1.2%$2.41 billion$2.83 billion-2.32Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Denbury logo
DEN
Denbury
1.3$48.36+1.0%$2.39 billion$1.27 billion74.40Analyst Report
News Coverage
Range Resources logo
RRC
Range Resources
1.5$8.82+0.7%$2.27 billion$2.83 billion-0.87Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
Crescent Point Energy logo
CPG
Crescent Point Energy
1.8$3.67+1.1%$2.11 billion$2.51 billion-0.79Gap Up
Black Stone Minerals logo
BSM
Black Stone Minerals
1.5$10.13+2.7%$2.04 billion$487.82 million19.11
SM Energy logo
SM
SM Energy
1.4$15.83+2.4%$1.86 billion$1.59 billion-2.56Increase in Short Interest
Gap Up
Callon Petroleum logo
CPE
Callon Petroleum
1.9$34.45+1.4%$1.57 billion$671.57 million-0.66Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
Enerplus logo
ERF
Enerplus
2.2$5.10+1.4%$1.29 billion$945.62 million-1.34Dividend Cut
Analyst Downgrade
Comstock Resources logo
CRK
Comstock Resources
1.6$4.80+0.4%$1.11 billion$768.69 million-9.23Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
Centennial Resource Development logo
CDEV
Centennial Resource Development
1.0$3.87+1.8%$1.10 billion$944.33 million-1.82Gap Up
Vermilion Energy logo
VET
Vermilion Energy
1.6$6.61+1.7%$1.03 billion$1.27 billion-0.95Upcoming Earnings
Kosmos Energy logo
KOS
Kosmos Energy
1.2$2.58+3.5%$1.02 billion$1.51 billion-2.30Gap Up
GeoPark logo
GPRK
GeoPark
1.6$16.34+2.5%$972.21 million$628.91 million-8.69
Talos Energy logo
TALO
Talos Energy
1.8$11.29+1.3%$910.22 million$927.62 million-66.41Unusual Options Activity
Gap Up
Brigham Minerals logo
MNRL
Brigham Minerals
1.9$15.82+1.5%$883.79 million$101.51 million-791.00Increase in Short Interest
Par Pacific logo
PARR
Par Pacific
1.3$14.34+0.6%$769.63 million$5.40 billion-3.17
Tellurian logo
TELL
Tellurian
1.4$1.83+7.1%$657.20 million$28.77 million-1.87Analyst Downgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Bonanza Creek Energy logo
BCEI
Bonanza Creek Energy
1.3$30.33+1.3%$623.92 million$313.22 million15.55Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Gap Down
Kimbell Royalty Partners logo
KRP
Kimbell Royalty Partners
1.8$10.01+0.0%$597.58 million$108.22 million-1.84Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Earthstone Energy logo
ESTE
Earthstone Energy
1.2$6.75+2.1%$516.18 million$191.26 million-27.00
Dorchester Minerals logo
DMLP
Dorchester Minerals
1.0$13.83+2.7%$492.80 million$78.80 million17.51News Coverage
Berry logo
BRY
Berry
1.4$5.94+2.5%$465.93 million$559.41 million-2.29Analyst Upgrade
W&T Offshore logo
WTI
W&T Offshore
0.9$3.08+1.3%$453.95 million$534.90 million3.02
Laredo Petroleum logo
LPI
Laredo Petroleum
0.9$34.37+1.0%$438.73 million$837.28 million-0.51
Hess Midstream logo
HESM
Hess Midstream
1.9$22.27+0.2%$400.58 million$848.30 million18.11Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
FLMN
Falcon Minerals
1.5$4.41+1.6%$373.70 million$68.46 million44.10Analyst Revision
TETRA Technologies logo
TTI
TETRA Technologies
1.4$2.38+3.8%$312.23 million$1.04 billion-2.03
Vista Oil & Gas logo
VIST
Vista Oil & Gas
0.7$2.81+3.6%$235.32 million$415.98 million-1.84Upcoming Earnings
Torchlight Energy Resources logo
TRCH
Torchlight Energy Resources
0.3$1.53+3.3%$215.07 million$750,000.00-7.65Gap Up
Penn Virginia logo
PVAC
Penn Virginia
1.2$12.63+1.7%$190.08 million$471.22 million-1.12Analyst Downgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Battalion Oil logo
BATL
Battalion Oil
0.3$11.19+3.5%$175.68 millionN/A-1.03Gap Down
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