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OXY

Occidental Petroleum

$60.18

-2.17 (-3.48%)

, APC

Anadarko

$71.42

7.3 (11.38%)

10:15
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04/24
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10:15

Raymond James says Occidental bid 'unambiguously bad' in near-term for stock

After Occidental (OXY) revealed that it has sent a letter to the Anadarko (APC) board offering to outbid Chevron (CVX) with a proposed buyout of $76 per share in cash and stock, Raymond James analyst Pavel Molchanov called this "unambiguously bad news" for Occidental shares in the very near term, including today's trading. By setting up "a virtually unprecedented scenario" of a true bidding war in the E&P industry, Occidental has put its shareholders "in a difficult position," added the analyst, who said this is a hard situation to call but he thinks Chevron is more likely to emerge as the winning suitor in the end.

OXY

Occidental Petroleum

$60.18

-2.17 (-3.48%)

APC

Anadarko

$71.42

7.3 (11.38%)

CVX

Chevron

$120.00

-2 (-1.64%)

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OXY Occidental Petroleum
$60.18

-2.17 (-3.48%)

03/27/19
03/27/19
INITIATION

Fly Intel: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Qualcomm (QCOM) initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan. 2. Occidental Petroleum (OXY) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer. 3. Boeing (BA) resumed with a Buy at Citi. 4. Square (SQ) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie. 5. Frontdoor (FTDR) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
04/22/19
04/22/19
DOWNGRADE

Fly Intel: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Tesla (TSLA) downgraded to Underperform from In Line at Evercore ISI with analyst Arndt Ellinghorst citing his more cautious view on demand for its vehicles, in particular the recent "severe decline" in demand for the Model S and Model X. 2. Schlumberger (SLB) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Tudor Pickering. 3. Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim. 4. D.R. Horton (DHI) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette with analyst Jade Rahmani citing valuation. 5. Occidental Petroleum (OXY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho with analyst Paul Sankey saying reports of Occidental bidding for Anadarko (APC) are "well outside" his "prior understanding of company strategy." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
04/22/19
MZHO
04/22/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $70
MZHO
Neutral
Occidental Petroleum downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho
Mizuho analyst Paul Sankey downgraded Occidental Petroleum (OPC) to Neutral from Buy and lowered his price target for the shares to $70 from $83. The analyst says reports of Occidental bidding for Anadark (APC) are "well outside" his "prior understanding of company strategy." A bid for Anadarko would imply either a total change in strategy or a need for free cash flow that would be provided by Anadarko on the part of Occidental, Sankey tells investors in a research note. The latter would imply Occidental's future "dividend growth or even dividend cover is not as strong as we had assumed," he adds.
04/24/19
KEYB
04/24/19
DOWNGRADE
KEYB
Sector Weight
Occidental Petroleum downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc
APC Anadarko
$71.42

7.3 (11.38%)

04/17/19
SUSQ
04/17/19
DOWNGRADE
SUSQ
Neutral
Anadarko downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna
04/22/19
PIPR
04/22/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $65
PIPR
Neutral
Anadarko downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Ryan Todd downgraded Anadarko Petroleum(APC) to Neutral from Overweight while raising his price target for the shares to $65 from $57 after the company reached an agreement to be bought by Chevron (CVX).
04/17/19
SUSQ
04/17/19
DOWNGRADE
SUSQ
Neutral
Anadarko downgraded to Neutral after Chevron deal at Susquehanna
As previously reported, Susquehanna analyst Biju Perincheril downgraded Anadarko (APC) to Neutral, stating that he sees stronger risk/reward in other E&P names following the announcement of a deal to be acquired by Chevron (CVX). He raised his target on Anadarko shares to $65 from $62.
CVX Chevron
$120.00

-2 (-1.64%)

04/15/19
MSCO
04/15/19
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Overweight
Chevron shares should be bought on Anadarko deal weakness, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Devin McDermott said he believes that Chevron's (CVX) agreement to acquire Anadarko (APC) is a "win-win for shareholders of both companies" given what he views as "clear strategic benefits and attractive accretion." Chevron was able to acquire the company "that offers the best strategic fit at what could prove to be the best relative valuation" ahead of what could be the start of a broader round of consolidation, contends McDermott, who recommends being a buyer of Chevron shares on the weakness seen after the deal was announced. In terms of who may be next, McDermott said he thinks Pioneer Natural (PXD), Concho Resources (CXO) and Parsley Energy (PE) could be potential targets for other oil majors.
04/15/19
SBSH
04/15/19
NO CHANGE
Target $142
SBSH
Buy
Chevron price target raised to $142 from $135 at Citi
Citi analyst Alastair Syme raised his price target for Chevron (CVX) to $142 from $135 to reflect the company's acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum (APC). The analyst sees the acquisition as an "opportunistic deal" to acquire a "discounted resource that acts to lower the cost-curve position of the new entity." He keeps a Buy rating on Chevron shares.
04/15/19
MKMP
04/15/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $65
MKMP
Neutral
Anadarko downgraded to Neutral from Buy at MKM Partners
MKM Partners analyst John Gerdes downgraded Anadarko (APC) to Neutral from Buy and lowered his price target to $65 from $66 after its acquisition by Chevron (CVX). The analyst says the deal looks like a "near certainty" and also views its valuation at 6.1-times expected FY19 EBITDA as "full and fair". Gerdes adds that the business combination is "eminently logical", combining "asset/organization capabilities in the Delaware Basin, deep water Gulf of Mexico, and as to global LNG."

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