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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) which is in the industry Oil & Gas Equipment & Services, gaining 5.58% today. In the last week its performance is 4.27%, and -5.06% for the past quarter. Currently, National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV has a target price of 32.07, so today’s gain of 5.58% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.22%.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV), has a market cap of 12734.15, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 96.90%.

At the current price of 33.69, it has a dividend yield of 0.59%, and its target price is 32.07. This is with a profit margin of -17.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.2. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of *TBA.

With a current EPS of -4.58, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 59.80%,National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -20.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -4.45%.

Performance for the year is -7.39%. Since its IPO date on 10/29/1996, the total performance to date is 2.38%.

Volume today for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV), is 4257300, while its average volume is 3814.98. Whilst the total gain today was 5.58%, it did have a day high of -6.82%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.89%, and 2.86% for the month. The 52-week low for National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV has been 33.21%, while the 52-week-high has reached -18.56%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -2.80%, and its return on assets is -6.50%. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has an operating margin of -18.70%. With a sales growth of -55.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.2, and has a current ratio of 3.1 and 1.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of National Oilwell Varco, Inc.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.28, along with a P/B of 0.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.67.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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