TD Cowen lifts NOV Inc [NOV] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

NOV Inc [NYSE: NOV] gained 2.53% on the last trading session, reaching $19.04 price per share at the time. The company report on March 6, 2024 at 5:00 PM that NOV Appoints Patricia Martinez to the Board of Directors.

NOV Inc. (NYSE: NOV) announced today the appointment of Patricia Martinez to NOV’s Board of Directors, effective March 6, 2024.

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“We are delighted to welcome Patricia Martinez to NOV’s board of directors,” said Clay Williams, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. “Patricia brings extensive industry experience to our board, including growing energy businesses in international markets, and more recently guiding and developing projects within the energy transition ranging from CCUS to hydrogen to biogas. Her deep insights into emerging energy opportunities will help shape NOV’s energy transition strategy.”.

If compared to the average trading volume of 4.32M shares, NOV reached a trading volume of 4347935 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about NOV Inc [NOV]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NOV shares is $23.87 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NOV stock is a recommendation set at 2.08. 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.

TD Cowen have made an estimate for NOV Inc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on February 05, 2024. The new note on the price target was released on January 16, 2024, representing the official price target for NOV Inc stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $22 to $25, while JP Morgan kept a Overweight rating on NOV stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for NOV Inc is set at 0.48, with the Price to Sales ratio for NOV stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.88. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.22, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.07.

Trading performance analysis for NOV stock

NOV Inc [NOV] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 6.43. With this latest performance, NOV shares gained by 10.57% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -9.12% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 9.36% 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 NOV stock in for the last two-week period is set at 65.81, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 76.63, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.89 for NOV Inc [NOV]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 18.38, while it was recorded at 18.67 for the last single week of trading, and 19.01 for the last 200 days.

NOV Inc [NOV]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

NOV Inc’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.51 and a Current Ratio set at 2.40.

NOV Inc [NOV]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

With the latest financial reports released by the company, NOV Inc posted 0.32/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.22/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 45.50%. 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 NOV. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for NOV Inc go to 32.30%.

An analysis of Institutional ownership at NOV Inc [NOV]

The top three institutional holders of NOV stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2815%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.03 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $176.59 billion in NOV stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $156.75 billion in NOV stock with ownership which is approximately 5.8325%.