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National Oilwell Varco Earnings Preview For Friday (NOV)

National Oilwell Varco, Inc.  (NOV) 

Background:

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. designs, constructs, manufactures, and sells systems, components, and products for oil and gas drilling and production, as well as provides oilfield services and supplies, and supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry worldwide.

National Oilwell Varco is anticipated to report good fourth-quarter earnings before the market opens on February 1, 2013.

The consensus estimate is currently $1.45 a share, an improvement of 8 cents (5.5%) from $1.37 during the same period last year. Analysts' estimates this quarter range from $1.40, to a high of $1.51 per share.

National Oilwell Varco distributes 52 cents a year in dividends for a yield of 0.7%.

25 analysts rate National Oilwell Varco a buy or strong buy out of 29 analysts. The company has 4 holds, and zero sell ratings.

9 out of 29 analysts now rate National Oilwell Varco a strong buy down from 11 analysts a month ago. Investors haven't made progress this year. Shares in the company have fallen 3% from a year ago. The average analyst target price for National Oilwell Varco is $91.50.

(NOV)

(HAL)

(WFT)

Strong Buy

9

9

5

Moderate Buy Buy

16

15

12

Hold

4

9

14

Moderate Sell Ratings

0

0

0

Strong Sell Ratings

0

1

1

Avg Analyst Price Target

$91.50

$43.30

$13.81

Operating Margin

18.81%

17.36%

8.84%

Revenue

19.67 billion

28.27 billion

15.10 billion

Est Low EPS

1.40

0.56

N/A

Est High EPS

1.51

0.68

N/A

1 Year Stock Price Change

-4.36%

8.15%

-24.49%

 

Short sellers are not interested in betting against this one. Short interest is a non-factor at a rate of 0.9% of the float.


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