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Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Competitors

$62.21
+0.26 (+0.42%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)

OXY vs. HES, MUR, XOM, CVX, TTE, CNQ, EOG, PXD, E, and CVE

Should you be buying Occidental Petroleum stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Occidental Petroleum include Hess (HES), Murphy Oil (MUR), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), TotalEnergies (TTE), Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ), EOG Resources (EOG), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), ENI (E), and Cenovus Energy (CVE). These companies are all part of the "oils/energy" sector.

Occidental Petroleum vs.

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) and Hess (NYSE:HES) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, media sentiment, earnings, profitability, valuation, dividends and risk.

Occidental Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Hess pays an annual dividend of $1.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Occidental Petroleum pays out 24.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hess pays out 26.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Occidental Petroleum is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

88.7% of Occidental Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.5% of Hess shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Occidental Petroleum shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.8% of Hess shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Occidental Petroleum presently has a consensus price target of $70.94, indicating a potential upside of 13.42%. Hess has a consensus price target of $178.08, indicating a potential upside of 17.21%. Given Hess' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Hess is more favorable than Occidental Petroleum.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Occidental Petroleum
0 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40
Hess
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40

Occidental Petroleum has a beta of 1.64, meaning that its stock price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hess has a beta of 1.24, meaning that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Hess has a net margin of 17.41% compared to Occidental Petroleum's net margin of 15.62%. Hess' return on equity of 22.73% beat Occidental Petroleum's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Occidental Petroleum15.62% 17.50% 5.18%
Hess 17.41%22.73%9.25%

Occidental Petroleum received 65 more outperform votes than Hess when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.16% of users gave Occidental Petroleum an outperform vote while only 61.05% of users gave Hess an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Occidental PetroleumOutperform Votes
836
62.16%
Underperform Votes
509
37.84%
HessOutperform Votes
771
61.05%
Underperform Votes
492
38.95%

Occidental Petroleum has higher revenue and earnings than Hess. Occidental Petroleum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hess, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Occidental Petroleum$28.92B1.92$4.70B$3.6617.09
Hess$10.65B4.41$1.38B$6.5323.35

In the previous week, Hess had 12 more articles in the media than Occidental Petroleum. MarketBeat recorded 24 mentions for Hess and 12 mentions for Occidental Petroleum. Occidental Petroleum's average media sentiment score of 0.70 beat Hess' score of 0.61 indicating that Occidental Petroleum is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Occidental Petroleum
7 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Hess
11 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
9 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Occidental Petroleum beats Hess on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding OXY and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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OXY vs. The Competition

MetricOccidental PetroleumCrude petroleum & natural gas IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$55.47B$8.89B$7.73B$17.72B
Dividend Yield1.42%16.99%11.61%3.53%
P/E Ratio17.0914.3014.1022.62
Price / Sales1.923.7393.0410.26
Price / Cash5.226.8111.1515.70
Price / Book2.501.883.355.10
Net Income$4.70B$1.26B$953.83M$974.28M
7 Day Performance-1.25%-1.12%0.83%-1.14%
1 Month Performance-7.70%-2.39%3.60%4.77%
1 Year Performance6.14%14.31%8.83%23.90%

Occidental Petroleum Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HES
Hess
4.0888 of 5 stars
$151.39
+0.7%
$178.08
+17.6%
+16.3%$46.64B$10.65B23.181,756Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MUR
Murphy Oil
4.8208 of 5 stars
$41.99
+0.3%
$51.00
+21.5%
+15.2%$6.41B$3.46B11.70725
XOM
Exxon Mobil
4.8068 of 5 stars
$113.42
-0.1%
$135.00
+19.0%
+8.0%$447.22B$344.58B13.9062,000Short Interest ↓
CVX
Chevron
4.7168 of 5 stars
$157.75
+0.5%
$186.10
+18.0%
+2.4%$290.73B$200.95B14.5145,600
TTE
TotalEnergies
1.4076 of 5 stars
$71.52
+1.4%
$70.75
-1.1%
+19.9%$168.19B$218.95B8.07102,579
CNQ
Canadian Natural Resources
4.2432 of 5 stars
$76.61
+1.6%
$94.00
+22.7%
+37.6%$82.14B$30.25B15.2610,272Stock Split
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
Positive News
EOG
EOG Resources
4.6125 of 5 stars
$123.27
-0.6%
$142.09
+15.3%
+11.9%$70.84B$24.19B9.743,050
PXD
Pioneer Natural Resources
3.2063 of 5 stars
$269.62
flat
$264.10
-2.0%
N/A$63.00B$19.36B13.322,213
E
ENI
2.3043 of 5 stars
$31.15
-0.3%
N/A+10.0%$52.58B$102.67B13.4333,142News Coverage
CVE
Cenovus Energy
4.4918 of 5 stars
$20.31
+1.9%
$26.67
+31.3%
+21.8%$37.72B$38.67B11.286,925Short Interest ↑
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:OXY) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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