Anadarko Earnings Cheat Sheet: Profits Decline Year Over Year

S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) component Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) reported its results for the first quarter. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is engaged in the exploration and production of oil (NYSE:USO) and natural gas (NYSE:UNG). Check out the Commodities Premium Investment Newsletter>>

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Anadarko Petroleum Earnings Cheat Sheet for the First Quarter

Results: Net income for the independent oil and gas company fell to $216 million (43 cents/share) vs. $716 million ($1.43/share) a year earlier. A decline of 69.8% from the year earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose to $3.25 billion YoY.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: APC reported adjusted net income of of 72 cents/share. By that measure, the company beat the mean estimate of 57 cents/share. Estimates ranged from 40 cents per share to 77 cents per share.

Competitors to Watch: Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN), BP plc (NYSE:BP), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK), Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX), EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG), Plains Exploration & Production Co. (NYSE:PXP), and Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

Stock Performance: Shares of APC are down 75 cents to $79.60 per share in after hours trading.

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