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Occidental Petroleum has the Highest Forward P/E Ratio in the Integrated Oil & Gas Industry (OXY, CVX, XOM, BP, LUKOY)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Oil & Gas industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Occidental Petroleum ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 63.72. Following is Chevron with a a forward P/E ratio of 24.14. Exxon Mobil ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 22.06.

BP follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.12, and Lukoil OAO rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 6.04.

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Ticker(s): OXY CVX XOM BP LUKOY