Stock Price of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) Decreases -0.77%

Stock price performance of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 15.69% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 7.92% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 35.48% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a positive value of 20.39 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.53% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.42%.The 200 Day SMA reached 12.54%

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 51.13 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has tumbled 0.77% during the past week and has dropped 1.08% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 0.89%. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has underperformed the index by 1.96% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 8, 2016, Scott K. Duff (VP Cntrlr Chf Acctg Offcr) sold 3,181 shares at 33.40 per share price.On Nov 10, 2015, David D Harrison (director) sold 16,352 shares at 38.79 per share price.On Apr 30, 2015, Greg L Armstrong (director) sold 5,736 shares at 54.49 per share price.

National-Oilwell Varco Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 27, 2016. The company reported $-0.34 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.06. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.28. The company had revenue of $1646.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1681.64 million. The companys revenue was down -4.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.61 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.National-Oilwell Varco was Initiated by SunTrust to Hold on Jan 18, 2017. National-Oilwell Varco was Downgraded by Johnson Rice to Hold on Dec 9, 2016. National-Oilwell Varco was Downgraded by Seaport Global Securities on Dec 1, 2016 to Sell, Price Target of the shares are set at $34.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $37.83 and hit $38.7062 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $38.57, with a gain of 2.04% or 0.77 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,631,716 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $43.63 and the company has a market cap of $14,567 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $25.74 .

National-Oilwell is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment and in the distribution of maintenance, repair and operating products used in oil and gas drilling and production. The Companys machinery and equipment include drawworks, mud pumps and power swivels, which are the major mechanical components of rigs used to drill oil and gas wells. Many of these components are designed specifically for applications in offshore, extended reach and deep land drilling.

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