Cacti Asset Management Lowers stake in National-Oilwell Varco (NOV)

National-Oilwell Varco (NOV) : Cacti Asset Management reduced its stake in National-Oilwell Varco by 9.66% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 345,689 shares of National-Oilwell Varco which is valued at $10.2 Million after selling 36,960 shares in National-Oilwell Varco according to a report filed by the company on Apr 1, 2016 with the SEC.National-Oilwell Varco makes up approximately 1.10% of Cacti Asset Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Beacon Financial Group boosted its stake in NOV in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 867 additional shares and now holds a total of 12,516 shares of National-Oilwell Varco which is valued at $369,597. National-Oilwell Varco makes up approx 0.08% of Beacon Financial Group’s portfolio.

On the company’s financial health, National-Oilwell Varco reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.22 based on the information available during the earnings call on Feb 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.45. The company had revenue of $2722.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3040.28 million. The company’s revenue was down -52.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.69 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on National-Oilwell Varco. Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 12, 2016 to “Sector Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 30 from a previous price target of $33 .National-Oilwell Varco was Initiated by Nomura to “Neutral” on Apr 8, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 4, 2016 to “Sector Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 29 from a previous price target of $35 .

National-Oilwell Varco closed down -1.79 points or -6.15% at $27.32 with 1,21,24,458 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $28.25, the shares hit an intraday low of $27.08 and an intraday high of $28.4 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NOV) is engaged in providing design manufacture and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling completion and production operations. The Company also provides oilfield services to the upstream oil and gas industry. The Company operates through four segments: Rig Systems Rig Aftermarket Wellbore Technologies and Completion & Production Solutions. Its Rig Systems segment makes and supports the capital equipment and integrated systems needed to drill oil and gas wells on land and offshore. Its Rig Aftermarket segment provides aftermarket products and services to support land and offshore rigs and drilling rig components manufactured by the Company’s Rig Systems segment. Its Wellbore Technologies segment sells and rents solids control equipment; and provides solids control waste management and drilling fluids services. Its Completion & Production Solutions segment provides technologies for well completions and oil and gas production.

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