Comparing Stocks: COP, OXY, DVN, EOG, and APC



Stock performances

In this part, we’ll discuss ConocoPhillips (COP), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Devon Energy (DVN), EOG Resources (EOG), and Anadarko Petroleum’s (APC) YoY (year-over-year) stock performances. They were the top five upstream stocks with the highest revenues in the first quarter, as we saw in Part 1.

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Outliers and underperformers

The above chart shows that ConocoPhillips (COP) was the outlier among its peers. ConocoPhillips has risen ~50.6% YoY, while Occidental Petroleum has risen ~42% YoY.

EOG Resources (EOG) and Anadarko Petroleum (APC) have also shown positive stock price growth YoY. EOG Resources and Anadarko Petroleum have risen ~37% and ~34.4% YoY, respectively.

Notably, Devon Energy (DVN) has underperformed its peers. The company’s stock has increased ~11.2% YoY.

In comparison, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has risen 16% YoY, while the S&P 500 SPDR ETF (SPY) has risen 14% during the same period.

Next, we’ll discuss the top five companies that reported the highest adjusted EPS (earnings per share) in the first quarter.


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