Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. increased its position in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) by 2.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 837,600 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock after buying an additional 23,600 shares during the period. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation comprises approximately 1.4% of Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A.’s portfolio, making the stock its 17th largest position. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. owned 0.15% of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation worth $51,931,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of APC. Clean Yield Group bought a new stake in shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation during the first quarter worth approximately $105,000. Assetmark Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation by 10.7% in the first quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 1,815 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 176 shares in the last quarter. Winch Advisory Services LLC boosted its stake in shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation by 501.9% in the first quarter. Winch Advisory Services LLC now owns 2,167 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 1,807 shares in the last quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America boosted its stake in shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation by 0.7% in the first quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 2,156 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock worth $134,000 after buying an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Financial Architects Inc boosted its stake in shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation by 31.6% in the first quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 2,290 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock worth $142,000 after buying an additional 550 shares in the last quarter. 84.70% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE APC) traded up 2.56% on Friday, reaching $44.89. 4,609,967 shares of the company traded hands. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a 1-year low of $42.58 and a 1-year high of $73.33. The stock’s market capitalization is $25.15 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $45.16 and a 200-day moving average of $56.70.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 24th. The oil and gas development company reported ($0.77) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.35) by $0.42. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation had a negative net margin of 19.31% and a negative return on equity of 9.71%. The firm had revenue of $2.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.50 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.60) EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 41.8% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Anadarko Petroleum Corporation will post ($2.11) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be issued a $0.05 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.45%. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation’s payout ratio is -5.14%.

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A number of analysts have recently commented on APC shares. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price target (down from $81.00) on shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Scotiabank set a $76.00 price target on Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. UBS AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 price target on shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Bank of America Corporation restated a “buy” rating on shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, KLR Group boosted their price objective on shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation from $82.00 to $86.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 4th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, twenty-one have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $69.81.

In other news, Director Peter J. Fluor acquired 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was bought at an average price of $51.83 per share, with a total value of $1,036,600.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 146,750 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,606,052.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Anthony R. Chase acquired 1,905 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $52.48 per share, with a total value of $99,974.40. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 23,636 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,240,417.28. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders acquired 41,205 shares of company stock valued at $2,136,700 in the last ninety days. 0.45% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Anadarko) is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in developing, acquiring, and exploring for oil and natural-gas resources. The Company’s segments include Oil and Gas Exploration and Production; Midstream, and Marketing. The Company’s geographical segments include the United States and International.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

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