MRC Global Inc (MRC) was Upgraded by CapitalOne to ” Overweight”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Equal Weight ” on the company shares. CapitalOne advised their investors in a research report released on Aug 3, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, MRC Global Inc reported $-0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.14. The company had revenue of $746.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $742.77 million. The company’s revenue was down -37.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.22 EPS.
MRC Global Inc closed down -0.22 points or -1.73% at $12.49 with 11,21,948 shares getting traded on Tusday. Post opening the session at $12.78, the shares hit an intraday low of $12.215 and an intraday high of $12.89 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tusday session in Red.
In a different news, on Jun 13, 2016, Gerard Pieter Krans (director) sold 15,130 shares at $15.02 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 10, 2016, Karl Witt (SVP Operations East/Gulf Coast) purchased 1,740 shares at $14.15 per share price. On Aug 14, 2015, Scott Alan Hutchinson (SVP – North America Operations) purchased 1,000 shares at $12.42 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
MRC Global Inc. is a global industrial distributor of pipe valves and fittings (PVF) and related products and services to the energy industry. The Company offers products that are used in the construction maintenance repair and overhaul of equipment used in extreme operating conditions such as high pressure high/low temperature and high corrosive and abrasive environments. Its product types include valves automation and instrumentation carbon steel fittings and flanges and stainless steel and alloy pipe and fittings line pipe and oil country tubular goods among others. The Company offers around 230000 stock keeping units including an array of PVF oilfield supply automation instrumentation and other general and specialty industry supply products. The Company operates through its U.S. Canadian and International segments. It has operations in over 400 service locations. It provides services such as product testing volume purchasing and warehousing among others.