Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR)’s Financial Results Comparing With Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) and Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) compete with each other in the Independent Oil & Gas sector. We will analyze and compare their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gulfport Energy Corporation 3 -0.03 129.18M 2.33 1.15
Occidental Petroleum Corporation 41 -1.41 884.08M 1.39 28.00

Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Gulfport Energy Corporation and Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Occidental Petroleum Corporation has lower earnings, but higher revenue than Gulfport Energy Corporation. The business that is presently more affordable of the two stocks is the one that has a lower P/E ratio. Gulfport Energy Corporation’s presently lower P/E ratio makes it the more affordable of the two businesses.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of Gulfport Energy Corporation and Occidental Petroleum Corporation.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gulfport Energy Corporation 4,739,159,145.94% 11% 6.1%
Occidental Petroleum Corporation 2,166,862,745.10% 4.3% 1.5%

Volatility & Risk

Gulfport Energy Corporation is 17.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 due to its 0.83 beta. Competitively, Occidental Petroleum Corporation’s 12.00% volatility makes it less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 0.88 beta.


0.6 and 0.6 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Gulfport Energy Corporation. Its rival Occidental Petroleum Corporation’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.3 and 1.2 respectively. Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Gulfport Energy Corporation.

Analyst Ratings

Gulfport Energy Corporation and Occidental Petroleum Corporation Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gulfport Energy Corporation 2 1 2 2.40
Occidental Petroleum Corporation 1 6 3 2.30

The average price target of Gulfport Energy Corporation is $3.55, with potential upside of 70.67%. Occidental Petroleum Corporation on the other hand boasts of a $52.77 average price target and a 11.66% potential upside. The data from earlier shows that analysts belief suggest that Gulfport Energy Corporation seems more appealing than Occidental Petroleum Corporation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Roughly 0% of Gulfport Energy Corporation shares are held by institutional investors while 81.7% of Occidental Petroleum Corporation are owned by institutional investors. About 2.3% of Gulfport Energy Corporation’s share are held by insiders. Insiders Competitively, held 0.2% of Occidental Petroleum Corporation shares.


In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Gulfport Energy Corporation 12.66% -22.83% -13.31% -44.95% -70.92% -59.24%
Occidental Petroleum Corporation 1.14% -1.51% -13.25% -18.56% -42.22% -36.45%

For the past year Gulfport Energy Corporation was more bearish than Occidental Petroleum Corporation.


Gulfport Energy Corporation beats on 9 of the 15 factors Occidental Petroleum Corporation.

Gulfport Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, and production of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil in the United States. Its principal properties are located in the Utica Shale primarily in Eastern Ohio, along the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the West Cote Blanche Bay, and Hackberry fields. The company also has interests in the Niobrara Formation of Northwestern Colorado; Bakken Formation; Alberta oil sands in Canada; and Phu Horm gas field in Thailand. As of December 31, 2016, it had 2.3 Tcfe of proved reserves; and proved undeveloped reserves of 664 thousand barrels of oil, 1,422,271 million cubic feet of natural gas, and 5,828 thousand barrels of NGLs. The company is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. The Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. The Chemical segment manufactures and markets basic chemicals, including chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated organics, potassium chemicals, ethylene dichloride, chlorinated isocyanurates, sodium silicates, and calcium chloride; vinyls comprising vinyl chloride monomer and polyvinyl chloride; and other chemicals, such as resorcinol. 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, as well as oil, NGLs, gas, and other commodities. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.