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Shares of Occidental Petroleum Rank the Lowest in Terms of Beta in the Integrated Oil & Gas Industry (OXY, XOM, BP, CVX, LUKOY)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Oil & Gas industry with the lowest betas. Lower-beta stocks mean minimal volatility and are therefore generally considered to be a less risk and offer more stable returns.

Occidental Petroleum ranks lowest with a a beta of 1.0. Exxon Mobil is next with a a beta of 1.1. BP ranks third lowest with a a beta of 1.2.

Chevron follows with a a beta of 1.3, and Lukoil OAO rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 1.5.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Occidental Petroleum on January 28th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $65.42. Since that recommendation, shares of Occidental Petroleum have risen 18.5%. We continue to monitor Occidental Petroleum for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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