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PART II ITEM 5. MARKET FOR THE REGISTRANT’S COMMON EQUITY, RELATED STOCKHOLDER MATTERS, AND ISSUER PURCHASES OF EQUITY SECURITIES During 2015, Apache common stock, par value $0.625 per share, was traded on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol “APA.” The table below provides certain information regarding our common stock for 2015 and 2014. Prices were obtained from The New York Stock Exchange, Inc. Composite Transactions Reporting System. Per-share prices and quarterly dividends shown below have been rounded to the indicated decimal place. 2015 Price Range High

First Quarter . . . . . . . . . . . $ 68.37 Second Quarter . . . . . . . . . 71.40 Third Quarter . . . . . . . . . . . 56.78 Fourth Quarter . . . . . . . . . . 53.94

Low

$ 58.46 56.54 36.20 39.72

2014

Dividends Per Share Declared

$

0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25

Price Range

Paid

High

Low

$ 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25

$ 87.91 102.34 104.57 93.87

$ 77.31 81.87 92.84 54.34

Dividends Per Share Declared

$

0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25

Paid

$ 0.20 0.25 0.25 0.25

The closing price of our common stock, as reported on the New York Stock Exchange Composite Transactions Reporting System for January 29, 2016 (last trading day of the month), was $42.54 per share. As of January 31, 2016, there were 378,297,784 shares of our common stock outstanding held by approximately 4,500 stockholders of record and 289,000 beneficial owners. We have paid cash dividends on our common stock for 51 consecutive years through December 31, 2015. In the first quarter of 2014 the Board of Directors approved a 25 percent increase to $0.25 per share for the regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company’s common shares. When, and if, declared by our Board of Directors, future dividend payments will depend upon our level of earnings, financial requirements, and other relevant factors. Information concerning securities authorized for issuance under equity compensation plans is set forth under the caption “Equity Compensation Plan Information” in the proxy statement relating to the Company’s 2016 annual meeting of stockholders, which is incorporated herein by reference.

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Apache 2015 Summary Annual Report