How Do Institutional Investors View Apache?



Institutional holdings in APA

As of September 26, 2016, institutional investors had decreased their positions in Apache (APA) since 2Q16.

The percentage of float held in APA by institutional investors has fallen ~2% since 2Q16. Since the end of 2Q16, the number of new institutional buyers of APA’s shares has risen ~14%. The number of sellers has risen ~12.4%, and the number of sell-offs has fallen 6.2%.

In comparison, institutional investors own nearly 85%, 98%, and 99% of floats, respectively, in Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Hess (HES), and Oasis Petroleum (OAS).

In the final part of our series, we’ll look at the short interest trends in Apache’s stock.

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