It’s Time to Buy the Dip in Apache Corporation [APA] Stock

Apache Corporation [APA] has traded in a range of $3.80 to $33.77 in the last 1 year. As of this writing, the stock is at $12.37, down -4.03%. To check whether the stock’s short-term amount has a thrust, its good to check stock’s recent movement. Over the last week, APA shares are -3.81% down with the monthly amount drift of 49.04% and seems well in a long time frame.

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On 4, November 2020, Apache Corporation Announces Third-Quarter 2020 Financial and Operational Results. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Apache Corporation (Nasdaq: APA) today announced third-quarter 2020 results on its website at or as well as on Twitter (@ApacheCorp).

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Apache Corporation [NASDAQ:APA] stock was on August 27, 2020, when it was Upgrade with an Outperform rating from Evercore ISI, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $21. Before that, on September 11, 2020, CapitalOne Recapitulated an Overweight rating and elevated its amount target to $16. On August 05, 2020, Credit Suisse Resumed a Neutral rating and boosted its price target on this stock to $15. On July 30, 2020, Stifel Upgrade a Buy rating and increased its price target from $13 to $18. On July 23, 2020, JP Morgan Upgrade an Overweight rating. On July 20, 2020, Raymond James Upgrade an Outperform rating and boosted its amount on this stock to $18. On June 15, 2020, Citigroup Upgrade a Buy rating and boosted its target amount on this stock from $13 to $18. On March 31, 2020, UBS Upgrade a Neutral rating and improved its amount target to $4.50.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $3.80 and a peak of $33.77. Right now, according to Wall Street analyst the average 12-month amount target is $14.59. At the most recent market close, shares of Apache Corporation [NASDAQ:APA] were valued at $12.37. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -3.86%.


Apache Corporation [NASDAQ:APA] most recently reported quarterly sales of 1.12 billion, which represented growth of -23.70%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $1,996,522 per employee, while its income is -$1,123,301 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 70.90%, its Pretax Margin is -47.63, and its Net Margin is -56.26. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at -17.90, -68.43, 2.31 and -26.13 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 73.29 and the whole liability to whole assets at 49.33. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 71.81 and enduring liability to assets at 0.48 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 11.98 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 11.58. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 13.15 and at 13.92 for 2nd resistance point.

Apache Corporation [APA] reported its earnings at -$0.16 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at -$0.35/share signifying the difference of 0.19 and 54.30% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were -$0.74 calling estimates for -$1.01/share with the difference of 0.27 depicting the surprise of 26.70%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Apache Corporation [NASDAQ:APA] is 1.20. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.13. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.53 and it’s amount to book ratio is 2.96.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by LANNIE P ANTHONY, Exec. Vice Pres & Gen Counsel, and it was the purchase of 32942.0 shares on Apr 06.