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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

Operating margin (%) 32.20
APAPRD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. APAPRD: 32.20 )
APAPRD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 32.2

Net-margin (%) 14.82
APAPRD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. APAPRD: 14.82 )
APAPRD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 14.82

ROE (%) 8.28
APAPRD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. APAPRD: 8.28 )
APAPRD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 8.28

ROA (%) 4.19
APAPRD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.83 vs. APAPRD: 4.19 )
APAPRD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 4.19

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Preferred stocks of Apache Corporation

APAPRD0.016.54Apache --- Deposit Shs Repr 1/20th 6 % Mand Conv Pfd Shs Series -D-



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Dividend Yield 6.54
APAPRD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. APAPRD: 6.54 )
APAPRD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 6.54

Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.54
APAPRD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. APAPRD: 6.54 )
APAPRD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 6.54

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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:APA.Germany
Apache Corporation is a Delaware corporation, which was formed in 1954. It is an independent energy company that explores, develops and produces natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids. It has exploration and production interests in six countries, divided into seven operating regions: the United States, Canada, Egypt, Australia, the United Kingdom in the North Sea and Argentina. The Company's North American asset base primarily comprises operations in the central United States, the Permian Basin, the Gulf Coast onshore and offshore areas of the U.S., and operations in Western Canada. The Company's Gulf Coast assets are primarily located in and along the Gulf of Mexico, in the areas onshore and offshore Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. The area is divided into three regions, which include the Gulf of Mexico Shelf, Gulf of Mexico Deepwater and Gulf Coast Onshore. The Company has continued to increase its presence in the region of Canada and holds approximately seven million gross acres across the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. It drilled or participated in drilling 169 wells in Canada, with a continued focus on increasing oil and liquids-rich gas production. The Company's international assets are located in Egypt, Australia, offshore the U.K. in the North Sea and Argentina. International assets contributed 44 percent of our production and 55 percent of our oil and gas revenues. The Company has holdings in offshore of Western Australia in the Carnarvon, Exmouth and Browse basins. It has operated in the Carnarvon basin since acquiring the gas processing facilities on Varanus Island and adjacent producing properties in 1993. Production operations are located in the Carnarvon and Exmouth basins. In total, the Company controls approximately 7.9 million gross acres offshore Western Australia through 30 exploration permits, 17 production licenses, and 13 retention leases. The Company's has operations in the provinces of Neuquén, Rio Negro and Tierra del Fuego. It has interests in 32 concessions, exploration permits and other interests totaling 4.4 million gross acres in four of the main Argentine hydrocarbon basins: Neuquén, Austral, Cuyo, and Noroeste. The Company is in the process of extending its concessions in the Tierra del Fuego and Rio Negro Provinces. The Company's competitors include national oil companies, major integrated oil and gas companies, other independent oil and gas companies and participants in other industries supplying energy and fuel to industrial, commercial and individual consumers. The Company subject to numerous federal, provincial, state, local and foreign country laws and regulations relating to discharge of materials into, and protection of, the environment.

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