Apache Corporation (APA) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Sep 23, '17

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about APA stock:

  • Is APA a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold APA stock today?
  • Is APA a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are APA analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are APA stock buy reasons/signals:

1. APA profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 132.84pp.

2. APA forward dividend yield is 2.46%, higher than the industry (0.55%) and sector (0.26%) forward dividend yields.

Here are APA stock sell reasons/signals:

1. APA quarterly revenue growth was -2.90%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (8.76% and 12.48%, respectively).

2. APA forward P/E ratio is 83.62, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

3. APA short share of float is 7.17%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

4. APA short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 6.73. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on APA?

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