Ovintiv Inc. [NYSE: OVV] traded at a high on 06/03/21, posting a 3.44 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $30.63. The company report on May 20, 2021 that Ovintiv Closes Eagle Ford Asset Sale and Announces Early Redemption of Outstanding Notes.
Closed previously announced Eagle Ford asset sale.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 2712086 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Ovintiv Inc. stands at 4.14% while the volatility over the past one month is 4.62%.
The market cap for OVV stock reached $7.98 billion, with 260.10 million shares outstanding and 258.35 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.77M shares, OVV reached a trading volume of 2712086 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Ovintiv Inc. [OVV]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for OVV shares is $29.84 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on OVV stock is a recommendation set at 2.60. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Barclays have made an estimate for Ovintiv Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on June 03, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on May 26, 2021, representing the official price target for Ovintiv Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $27 to $37, while Mizuho kept a Buy rating on OVV stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Ovintiv Inc. is set at 1.30, with the Price to Sales ratio for OVV stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.51. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.93, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.03. Price to Free Cash Flow for OVV in the course of the last twelve months was 10.46 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.40.
How has OVV stock performed recently?
Ovintiv Inc. [OVV] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 15.32. With this latest performance, OVV shares gained by 19.74% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 138.74% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 247.67% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for OVV stock in for the last two-week period is set at 72.85, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 79.41, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 68.40 for Ovintiv Inc. [OVV]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 24.91, while it was recorded at 28.51 for the last single week of trading, and 17.34 for the last 200 days.
Ovintiv Inc. [OVV]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Ovintiv Inc. [OVV] shares currently have an operating margin of -4.19 and a Gross Margin at +4.37. Ovintiv Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -109.27.
Return on Total Capital for OVV is now -1.56, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -41.78. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -88.57, with Return on Assets sitting at -33.91. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Ovintiv Inc. [OVV] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 208.81. Additionally, OVV Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 67.62, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 55.37. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 191.40, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 61.98.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Ovintiv Inc. [OVV] managed to generate an average of -$3,182,150 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.32 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.31.Ovintiv Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.40 and a Current Ratio set at 0.40.
Earnings analysis for Ovintiv Inc. [OVV]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Ovintiv Inc. posted -0.43/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.46/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 6.50%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for OVV. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Ovintiv Inc. go to 61.37%.
Insider trade positions for Ovintiv Inc. [OVV]
There are presently around $5,551 million, or 73.40% of OVV stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of OVV stocks are: DODGE & COX with ownership of 28,263,849, which is approximately -13.966% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 25,434,248 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $779.05 million in OVV stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $670.74 million in OVV stock with ownership of nearly 8.385% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Ovintiv Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 151 institutional holders increased their position in Ovintiv Inc. [NYSE:OVV] by around 27,696,982 shares. Additionally, 123 investors decreased positions by around 29,517,163 shares, while 56 investors held positions by with 124,008,656 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 181,222,801 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. OVV stock had 66 new institutional investments in for a total of 10,302,968 shares, while 39 institutional investors sold positions of 10,921,014 shares during the same period.