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Apache (apa) Stock Research

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Company Description: Apache produces raw energy products (crude oil, natural liguid gas, and natural gas) marketed to other corporations for transport, refinement, and resale. They have onshore and offshore interests in the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf Coast, Texas, Canada,. Egypt, Argentina, Australia, and the UK North Sea. Update

Market Research Update

Energy Industry Analysis: The energy industry includes companies whose sales derive from the production and sale of energy related products and services such as the extraction, manufacturing, refining, and distribution of energy. Energy Trading Strategy: Energy investments tend to be very sensitive to commodity prices. Speculation and market manipulation by governments affect the energy market, therefore, cautiously invest in companies with significant potential. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . Apache is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Apache's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Apache's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise.

Strategy: Apache targets customers who have very specific needs and with solutions that are difficult to replicate. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

Complicated financial statements lower Apache's value, because it increases the risk of fraud and lowers investor confidence.

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