NYSE:APA - Apache Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.26 -1.75 (-5.30 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 07:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.01
Today's Range$30.54 - $32.92
52-Week Range$30.54 - $50.03
Volume6.76 million shs
Average Volume3.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.53 billion
P/E Ratio130.25
Dividend Yield3.03%
Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company has operations in onshore assets located Permian and Midcontinent/Gulf Coast onshore regions; and offshore assets situated in the Gulf of Mexico region. It also holds onshore assets in Egypt's Western desert; and offshore assets in the North Sea region, including the United Kingdom. As of December 31, 2017, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 1.2 billion barrel of oil equivalent, including 583 million barrels of crude oil, 204 million barrels of NGLs, and 2.3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Apache Corporation was founded in 1954 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production
Current SymbolNYSE:APA
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.90
Current Ratio1.26
Quick Ratio1.10


Trailing P/E Ratio130.25
Forward P/E Ratio15.55
P/E Growth2.35

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.42 billion
Price / Sales1.85
Cash Flow$5.8981 per share
Price / Cash Flow5.30
Book Value$23.08 per share
Price / Book1.35


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.24
Net Income$1.30 billion
Net Margins12.11%
Return on Equity7.71%
Return on Assets3.14%


Outstanding Shares379,540,000
Market Cap$12.53 billion

Apache (NYSE:APA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Apache's stock symbol?

Apache trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "APA."

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

Apache declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 13th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.20%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 19th. View Apache's Dividend History.

How were Apache's earnings last quarter?

Apache Co. (NYSE:APA) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The energy company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.47 by $0.16. The energy company earned $1.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.89 billion. Apache had a return on equity of 7.71% and a net margin of 12.11%. Apache's quarterly revenue was up 25.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.04 EPS. View Apache's Earnings History.

When is Apache's next earnings date?

Apache is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Apache.

What price target have analysts set for APA?

23 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Apache's shares. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate Apache's share price to reach $45.0455 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 44.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Apache.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Apache?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Apache in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 12 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Apache.

Has Apache been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about APA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Apache earned a news sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the energy company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Apache?

Apache saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 27,212,911 shares, an increase of 13.9% from the October 31st total of 23,881,784 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,291,527 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Currently, 7.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Apache's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Apache's key competitors?

Who are Apache's key executives?

Apache's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John J. Christmann IV, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Riney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. P. Anthony Lannie, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 64)
  • Mr. Timothy J. Sullivan, Exec. VP of Operations Support (Age 62)
  • Ms. Rebecca A. Hoyt, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 54)

Who are Apache's major shareholders?

Apache's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.54%), Dodge & Cox (10.43%), BlackRock Inc. (6.67%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (6.43%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.37%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.20%). Company insiders that own Apache stock include Charles J Pitman, Dominic Ricotta, George D Lawrence, John E Lowe, John J Christmann, P Anthony Lannie, Rebecca A Hoyt, Rene R Joyce and Stephen J Riney. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Apache.

Which institutional investors are selling Apache stock?

APA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, FIL Ltd, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Korea Investment CORP, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Whittier Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Apache company stock in the last year include Dominic Ricotta and Rebecca A Hoyt. View Insider Buying and Selling for Apache.

Which institutional investors are buying Apache stock?

APA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clearbridge Investments LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Manitou Investment Management Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Dodge & Cox, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have bought Apache stock in the last two years include Charles J Pitman, George D Lawrence, John E Lowe, John J Christmann, Rene R Joyce and Stephen J Riney. View Insider Buying and Selling for Apache.

How do I buy shares of Apache?

Shares of APA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Apache's stock price today?

One share of APA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.26.

How big of a company is Apache?

Apache has a market capitalization of $12.53 billion and generates $6.42 billion in revenue each year. The energy company earns $1.30 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.24 on an earnings per share basis. Apache employs 3,356 workers across the globe.

What is Apache's official website?

The official website for Apache is http://www.apachecorp.com.

How can I contact Apache?

Apache's mailing address is ONE POST OAK CENTRAL 2000 POST OAK BLVD STE 100, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The energy company can be reached via phone at 713-296-6000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Apache (NYSE APA)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  665 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  761 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,426
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Apache and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe APA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe APA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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