Stack Financial Management Trimmed By $401,075 Its Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY) Position; Principal Financial Group Has Raised Mgic Invt Wis (MTG) Holding By $4.91 Million

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Stack Financial Management Inc decreased Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY) stake by 4.25% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Stack Financial Management Inc sold 6,575 shares as Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY)’s stock declined 4.61%. The Stack Financial Management Inc holds 148,204 shares with $9.10M value, down from 154,779 last quarter. Occidental Petroleum Corp. now has $49.07B valuation. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $65.47. About 5.60 million shares traded or 17.07% up from the average. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has risen 2.77% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.60% the S&P500. Some Historical OXY News: 09/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP OXY.N CEO SAYS HAS NOT SEEN, AND DOES NOT EXPECT, ANY IMPACT ON QATAR OPERATIONS FROM GULF EMBARGO OF THAT COUNTRY; 29/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP OXY.N : CAPITAL ONE SECURITIES RAISES TO OVERWEIGHT FROM EQUALWEIGHT; 03/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP OXY.N SETS REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.77/SHR; 09/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP OXY.N SAYS PRODUCTION FORECAST ASSUMES $63/BARREL WTI OIL PRICE CLc1 AND $67 BRENT PRICE LCOc1 FOR REST OF YEAR; 14/05/2018 – Occidental Presenting at Barclays Conference Tomorrow; 08/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL ON OUTLOOK FOR MIDLAND TO GULF COAST – POSSIBLE PIPELINE CAPACITY CONSTRAINTS (LATE 2018/ EARLY 2019 PENDING NEW PROJECT IN-SERVICE DATES); 08/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM SEES 2018 OIL & GAS SEGMENT INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION OF 289 — 295 MBOED; 20/03/2018 – TPG PACE ENERGY HOLDINGS – UPON CLOSING, CHRISTOPHER STAVROS WILL SERVE AS MAGNOLIA OIL & GAS CORPORATION’S CFO; 08/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP – SEES FY 2018 PRODUCTION COST FOR DOMESTIC OIL & GAS ABOUT $12.50/ BOE; 08/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL ON OUTLOOK FOR MIDLAND TO GULF COAST SAYS PIPELINE CONSTRAINTS WILL REQUIRE RAIL AND TRUCK UTILIZATION

Principal Financial Group Inc increased Mgic Invt Corp Wis (MTG) stake by 44.3% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Principal Financial Group Inc acquired 490,949 shares as Mgic Invt Corp Wis (MTG)’s stock rose 13.42%. The Principal Financial Group Inc holds 1.60M shares with $16.73 million value, up from 1.11 million last quarter. Mgic Invt Corp Wis now has $4.66 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $13.11. About 5.25M shares traded or 101.59% up from the average. MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) has declined 3.35% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.72% the S&P500. Some Historical MTG News: 10/04/2018 – MGIC INVESTMENT CORP MTG.N : RBC CUTS TO SECTOR PERFORM FROM OUTPERFORM; 18/04/2018 – MGIC 1Q NET PREMIUMS EARNED $232.1M; 18/04/2018 – MGIC Invest 1Q New Insurance Written $10.6 Billion; 22/05/2018 – MGIC CEO to Participate in KBW Mortgage Finance and Asset Management Conference; 04/04/2018 – MGIC Announces Promotions; 13/03/2018 – MGIC Announces Enhancement to FICS’ Loan Producer; 18/04/2018 – MGIC 1Q NET OPER EPS 38C, EST. 35C; 12/03/2018 – MORTGAGE INSURERS RADIAN, ESSENT, AND MGIC ARE PLUNGING 10%; 22/05/2018 – MGIC Presenting at Conference May 31; 06/03/2018 MGIC Announces Enhancement to Fiserv Inc.’s PCLender

Analysts await Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $0.74 earnings per share, down 19.57% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.92 per share. OXY’s profit will be $554.67M for 22.12 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.22 actual earnings per share reported by Occidental Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -39.34% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Occidental Petro emerges as one of biggest U.S. shale exporters – Reuters – Seeking Alpha” on March 11, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Occidental Petroleum suffers second downgrade in a week – Seeking Alpha” published on February 19, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Occidental Petroleum Announces Dividend NYSE:OXY – GlobeNewswire” on February 27, 2019. More interesting news about Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Occidental Petroleum downgraded two notches at Barclays – Seeking Alpha” published on February 15, 2019 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Short Sellers Run for Cover on Major Oil Stocks – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: March 12, 2019.

Among 8 analysts covering Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Occidental Petroleum had 11 analyst reports since September 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has “Strong Buy” rating given on Monday, October 22 by Raymond James. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, November 20. Morgan Stanley maintained Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) on Monday, November 5 with “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Evercore on Wednesday, November 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, February 19. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, October 12 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 18 by Edward Jones. On Friday, February 15 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Underweight”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, September 28 by PiperJaffray. As per Wednesday, November 14, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.40, from 1.13 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 94 investors sold OXY shares while 366 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 256 raised stakes. 608.26 million shares or 2.93% more from 590.97 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Putnam Limited Liability holds 0.02% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) or 117,056 shares. Fifth Third National Bank reported 103,277 shares. Mackay Shields Ltd Liability Corporation holds 189,153 shares. Checchi Cap Advisers Ltd Company has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Fragasso Group Incorporated accumulated 25,788 shares or 0.35% of the stock. 200 are held by Johnson Financial Gp Inc. Ima Wealth holds 0% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) or 13 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management owns 10,927 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Fmr Ltd Liability Co invested in 0.03% or 3.33 million shares. Salem Cap Mgmt Inc reported 2.51% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Price T Rowe Assocs Md has 0.22% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Yhb Investment Advisors has invested 0.5% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). 7,956 were accumulated by Whittier Trust Co. Fisher Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 0.05% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 650,319 shares. Moreover, Sfe Inv Counsel has 0.29% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY).

Since October 26, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 insider sales for $81,879 activity. LEHMAN MICHAEL E bought $81,879 worth of stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.10, from 1.09 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 29 investors sold MTG shares while 90 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 308.41 million shares or 3.69% less from 320.23 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Trexquant Invest Ltd Partnership holds 112,149 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth has invested 0% in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). Sterling Mgmt Ltd Llc invested 0.02% in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). California-based Oaktree Cap Mngmt LP has invested 0.42% in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). Moreover, Chickasaw Limited Liability Co has 0.01% invested in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). One Trading LP has 0.02% invested in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). Geode Ltd Company owns 0.01% invested in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) for 4.09M shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% or 571,763 shares. Cim Investment Mangement invested in 0.17% or 36,805 shares. Parametric Port Associate Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) or 738,016 shares. Hudson Bay Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership holds 0.09% or 678,753 shares in its portfolio. Chicago Equity Limited Liability Corp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). Foothills Asset Management Limited has 0.1% invested in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) for 10,769 shares. Raymond James Fincl Ser Advsrs Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). Moreover, Fmr Limited Liability has 0.02% invested in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) for 16.23M shares.

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