Occidental Petroleum - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Occidental Petroleum (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Occidental Petroleum

WikiWealth compares Occidental Petroleum's revenue, EBITDA, and EBIT multiples to their peers in order to determine the appropriate fair valuation. Click in the top right corner to experiment with Occidental Petroleum's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

1. WikiWealth uses quantitative measures to determine the multiple range for Occidental Petroleum.
2. Free cash flow to the firm (FCF) multiple is free cash flow to equity holders plus interest owed to Occidental Petroleum's debt holders.
3. Multiples incorporate benefits due to economies of scale; WikiWealth compares absolute enterprise value multiples to competitor's multiples.
4. WikiWealth excludes outliers when calculating individual company multiples.

Helpful Information for Occidental Petroleum's Analysis

How does this work? The Comparative Investment Analysis determines the value of Occidental Petroleum by comparing Occidental Petroleum financial ratios, prices, growth rates, margins, etc. to those of relevant peer groups.

Value Investing Importance? This method is widely used by investment professionals to determine the correct price of investments, especially initial public offerings (IPOs). It is one element of WikiWealth's three Wall Street approaches used to determine the correct fair value of Occidental Petroleum.

See the Occidental Petroleum cash flow (DCF) analysis for a completely different approach that's popular on Wall Street for determining the value of an investment in Occidental Petroleum.

Also, see the Occidental Petroleum's buffett intrinsic valuation analysis for WikiWealth's attempt to replicate the investing formula's used by Warren Buffett and Occidental Petroleum's valuation conclusion for a quick summary.