National Oilwell Varco (NOV) — This oil and gas drilling equipment and services company is renowned as the biggest, most stable and highest quality acquisition-minded company in its industry. S&P rates it a “buy” and expects demand for deepwater equipment will rise and “service intensity for onshore shale plays should remain strong.” Consensus estimates are for earnings of $6.13 per share for 2014 and $6.96 for 2015. Analysts’ mean price target is $89.69. The stock retreated from its November 2013 high at $84.71 to its bullish support line, now at $75. Since January, NOV has traded in a bull channel with support at $75 and resistance at $80. Accumulation has been strong even under adverse conditions in the broader market. The general market weakness might provide us with a bargain. MACD is positive, but momentum is falling, which could trigger a buy at $76 with a trading target of $84. The long-term target is $93. Click to Enlarge
Use Market Weakness to Buy This Strong Oil Stock
Accumulation in NOV has been strong despite adverse conditions in the broader market
Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2014/04/trade-day-national-oilwell-varco-nov-2/.
©2017 InvestorPlace Media, LLC