Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas
Occidental Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America. It operates through three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. The company's Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. Its Chemical segment manufactures and markets basic chemicals, including chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated organics, potassium chemicals, ethylene dichloride, chlorinated isocyanurates, sodium silicates, and calcium chloride; and vinyls comprising vinyl chloride monomer, polyvinyl chloride, and ethylene. The Midstream and Marketing segment gathers, processes, transports, stores, purchases, and markets oil, condensate, NGLs, natural gas, carbon dioxide, and power. This segment also trades around its assets consisting of transportation and storage capacity; and invests in entities. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Occidental Petroleum Corp
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is -2.71%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is -0.79%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +4.07%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +1.22%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is -2.15%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +1.65%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is 3.10.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -1.17.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at -10.61.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +23.98%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +8.54%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +56.93%.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +101.38%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +7.9%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +6.43%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +54.54%.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is +27.39%.