NOV Inc (NOV) expanding its growth trajectory ahead

With 2.26 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 3.55 million shares. During the session, the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services company that operates in wider Energy sector, reached to the highest price of $18.97 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $18.53. The 52-week range on NOV shows that it touched its highest point at $21.91 and its lowest point at $14.05 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $23.87. With its current market cap of 7.46 billion, NOV has annualized dividend of $0.20 while the current yield stands at 1.06%. NOV paid its most recent dividend on 1710288000, while the ex-dividend date for that was 1710288000. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.71.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of NOV was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -0.37%, but this was down by -0.05% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 9.09% while six-month performance fell -3.23%. The stock gained 24.83% in the past year, while it has lost -7.05% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for NOV yields 2.49 with Next year EPS estimates of 1.83. For the next quarter, that number is 0.34. This implies an EPS growth rate of -34.72% for this year and 20.12% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 393.95 million NOV shares are outstanding with a float of 392.84 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 9.63 million, which was 243.00002000000003 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. Clay C. Williams as the firm’s Chairman, President & CEO, Mr. Jose A. Bayardo serves as its Senior VP & CFO.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.95962995 of NOV’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2024-03-31, NOV reported revenue of $2155000000.0 and operating income of $162000000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $272000000.0 and diluted EPS was $0.3.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for NOV since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.