Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids (NGLs).
Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Apache's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: APA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: APA underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -32.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: APA underperformed the US Market which returned 9.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Apache's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StThe Consensus EPS Estimates For Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) Just Fell A Lot
2 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) By 35%?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StShould You Take Comfort From Insider Transactions At Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA)?
Is Apache undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: APA ($10.79) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($4.54)
Significantly Below Fair Value: APA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: APA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: APA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate APA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: APA has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
How is Apache forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: APA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: APA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: APA's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: APA's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: APA's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if APA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Apache performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: APA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: APA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: APA is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare APA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: APA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-19.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: APA has a negative Return on Equity (-2406.38%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Apache's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: APA's short term assets ($1.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: APA's short term assets ($1.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($11.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: APA's debt to equity ratio (2562.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: APA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 52.5% to 2562.6% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable APA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: APA is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 44.9% per year.
What is Apache's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: APA's dividend (0.93%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.69%).
High Dividend: APA's dividend (0.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.52%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: APA's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: APA's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: APA is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: APA's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (172% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Christmann (52yo)
Mr. John J. Christmann, IV, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Apache Corporation since January 20, 2015. Mr. Christmann served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD14.29M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.91M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||5.42yrs||US$14.29m||0.13% $5.3m|
|Executive VP & CFO||5.25yrs||US$6.20m||0.043% $1.7m|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||17.25yrs||US$4.26m||0.041% $1.7m|
|Executive Vice President of Development Planning||2.25yrs||US$3.71m||0.0027% $110.0k|
|Executive Vice President of Operations||0.42yr||no data||0.0014% $56.2k|
|Senior VP||9.58yrs||no data||0.019% $786.8k|
|Senior Vice President of Administration||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||5.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs||4.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Midstream and Marketing & Treasurer||0.17yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: APA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||5.42yrs||US$14.29m||0.13% $5.3m|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||5.08yrs||US$499.85k||0.0080% $323.8k|
|Independent Director||3.08yrs||US$299.93k||0.0027% $107.9k|
|Independent Director||5.08yrs||US$299.93k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||US$304.93k||0.00066% $26.9k|
|Independent Director||8.75yrs||US$319.93k||0.0053% $217.5k|
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||US$314.93k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$184.97k||0.00093% $37.9k|
|Independent Director||9.33yrs||US$319.93k||0.012% $488.7k|
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$304.93k||no data|
Experienced Board: APA's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: APA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Apache Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Apache Corporation
- Ticker: APA
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1954
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$4.072b
- Shares outstanding: 377.43m
- Website: https://www.apachecorp.com
Number of Employees
- Apache Corporation
- One Post Oak Central
- Suite 100
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|APA||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|APA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|APA *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1968|
|0HGC||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1968|
|A1PA34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Dec 2019|
Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company has operations in onshore assets located in the Permian and Midcontinent/Gulf Coast onshore regions; and offshore assets situated in the Gulf of Mexico region. It also holds onshore assets in Egypt’s Western desert; and offshore assets in the North Sea region, including the United Kingdom. In addition, the company has an offshore exploration program in Suriname. As of December 31, 2019, it had total estimated proved reserves of 551 million barrels of crude oil, 186 million barrels of NGLs, and 1.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Apache Corporation was founded in 1954 and is based in Houston, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/01 03:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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