NOV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. NOV Upgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    On Jul 11, we upgraded oilfield services behemoth National Oilwell Varco Inc. to Neutral from Underperform.
  2. Evenly Poised on Cameron - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    On Jun 19, we retained our Neutral recommendation on oil drilling equipment maker Cameron International Corp.
  3. National Oilwell Slips to Strong Sell - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    On Jun 18, Zacks Investment Research downgraded National Oilwell Varco to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell).
  4. Absent A Quick Turnaround In Power, GE Has Gone Far Enough For ...

    June 13, 2013
    GE's industrial operations are in a bit of a rut, but the long-term quality is still top-notch.
  5. Dover's Opportunities Matched Only By Wall Street's Enthusiasm ...

    June 13, 2013
    Dover is increasingly focused on solid long-term markets where it can create a sustainable advantage.
  6. Energy CAPEX Spending Surges

    June 7, 2013
    As global energy demand continues to trend higher, more pressure is being placed on finding new sources of supply. That fact ...
  7. Cameron – Come For The Orders, But Should You Stay For The Delivery?

    June 5, 2013
    Orders continue to accumulate for this leading energy equipment company.
  8. GE's Guidance Wasn't Great, But Expectations Seem Low

    April 19, 2013
    GE looks underpriced on its long-term growth potential.
  9. Dover May Be Bottoming, But The Street's Already Thinking Recovery

    April 18, 2013
    Dover management is continuing to make the case that results will improve in the second half of 2013. Remember that while ...
  10. Are Good Orders Just The Beginning For Cameron?

    February 5, 2013
    Cameron's weak guidance and poor margins were hidden under a deluge of new orders.
  11. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    January 17, 2013
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil High U.S. crude and fuel stocks, worries about North America and Europe's growth outlook, a strong ...
  12. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 17, 2013
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil High U.S. crude and fuel stocks, worries about North America and Europe's growth outlook, a strong ...
  13. Anadarko and More Big Movers in Energy on December 28, 2012

    December 28, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.3%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.5%; ...
  14. National Oilwell and More Big Movers in Energy on November 3 ...

    November 30, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is down 0.4%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2% and the Dow has decreased 0.2%. The energy ...
  15. Research Calls

    November 27, 2012
    New York, November 27th ( – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. ...
  16. Research Calls

    November 27, 2012
    New York, November 27th ( – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. ...
  17. National Oilwell and Other Big Movers In Energy on November 19, ...

    November 19, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq rising 1.7%, the S&P 500 moving up 1.5% and the Dow increasing 1.3%. The energy ...
  18. Energy Stocks, Including National Oilwell, Making Big Moves on ...

    October 25, 2012
    The morning has been quiet for the market. The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged; the S&P 500 has remained steady; and ...
  19. Energy Stocks, Including Chevron, Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 23, 2012
    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.9%; the S&P 500 has declined 1.5%; and the Dow has ...
  20. The Market Is Already Expecting Big Things At Dril-Quip

    September 24, 2012
    Dril-Quip has an exciting order outlook, but valuations are already high.
  21. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    September 20, 2012
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil The Federal Reserve's pledge towards a new round of economic stimulus, a tightening global supply ...
  22. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 20, 2012
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil The Federal Reserve's pledge towards a new round of economic stimulus, a tightening global supply ...
  23. Anadarko and More Big Movers in Energy on August 31, 2012

    August 31, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading up 0.8%, the S&P 500 is up 0.8% and the Dow has increased 0.9% on a good day for the market so far. ...
  24. Energy Sector Earnings Season Ends With A Bang

    August 14, 2012
    Here's a recap of the final week of earnings season in the energy sector for the second quarter of 2012, along with other ...
  25. Time For Cameron To Start Flexing

    July 31, 2012
    Cameron could be on the cusp of significant order and profit growth.
  26. Today's Major Energy Sector Movers: IOC and More

    July 26, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has climbed 1.1%; the S&P 500 has moved up 1.3%; and ...
  27. Biggest Energy Sector Movers for June 25, 2012

    June 25, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has fallen 2%; the S&P 500 has decreased 1.7%; ...
  28. No Greek Rally For Oil

    June 19, 2012
    Despite the market getting what appeared to be its desired result from Greece's election this weekend, riskier assets, including ...
  29. Can Aerospace Produce Enough Lift For Carpenter Technology?

    June 1, 2012
    While Carpenter Technology doesn't look like a long-term stock holding, I do believe upside in the aerospace cycle could ...
  30. National Oilwell in Neutral Lane - Analyst Blog

    May 15, 2012
    We are maintaining our long-term Neutral recommendation on National Oilwell Varco (NOV), reflecting its strong drilling equipment ...
  31. Fed Comments Lift Oil Futures

    May 1, 2012
    Fed Comments Lift Oil Futures
  32. Trying To Balance Opportunity And Expectation At Cameron

    April 30, 2012
    Cameron's order book is swelling, but the valuation is pinched
  33. Rising Prices Are A Big Win For Oil Services Sector

    April 20, 2012
    In response to rising prices, many E&P firms have doubled their capital spending programs in order to meet demand.
  34. Gulf Deepwater Drilling Flourishes

    January 26, 2012
    With BP’s oil spill behind the industry, the Gulf of Mexico continues to be reborn.
  35. 2011 In Review: Energy Services Come Up Short

    December 29, 2011
    Energy services gave back gains in 2011.
  36. Transocean Has Value, But Badly Needs Growth

    November 7, 2011
    Transocean has been underperforming, but the value is compelling.
  37. Investors Gush Over Cameron

    August 4, 2011
    Orders have started to flow into Cameron again.
  38. General Electric: Cleaned Up And Reloaded

    July 27, 2011
    GE looks poised to regain its place as a go-to global industrial growth play.
  39. Halliburton Waits For The World To Catch Up

    July 20, 2011
    Halliburton's North American business is booming and there's still time for investors to capitalize on the rise.
  40. Joy Global Fills A Gap

    May 17, 2011
    Joy Global's deal with Rowan will expand its product line and broaden its market exposure.
  41. Cameron And National Oilwell Looking For A Busier 2011

    February 7, 2011
    Offshore energy development looks to be a boon for both companies in the coming years.
  42. GE Adds Another Piece To Its Subsea Business

    December 15, 2010
    GE will continue its forward momentum in the energy services field, while concerns of overspending arise.
  43. CAM-Do

    November 4, 2010
    Rising orders in the energy space point towards more activity, and increased profit potential.
  44. Offshore Drilling Will Change And That's Good For Cameron

    August 6, 2010
    Cameron stands poised to benefit from a newfound respect for the dangers of substandard offshore energy equipment.
  45. Halliburton Sets A High Bar

    July 20, 2010
    Halliburton's results reflect the strong drilling activity going on around America.
  46. Oil Services Earnings Hint At Recovery

    April 30, 2010
    Preliminary earnings reports from the oil service industry indicates a slow recovery in both North America and international ...
  47. The Worst Large Cap Stocks In March 2010

    April 7, 2010
    Energy stocks dominated the list of worst large cap stocks in the S&P 500 in March 2010, as investors dumped stocks with ...
  48. 4 Very Different Stocks Similar Prospects

    October 29, 2009
    These picks show a little of everything, including a down-and-out stock that's slowly making its way back.
  49. Oil Services Still The Best Way To Play Crude

    October 22, 2009
    Crude's resurgence can best be played through these oil service stocks.
  50. A New View On Rising Oil

    May 27, 2009
    Energy stocks can be fickle, but as oil costs per barrel continue to rise, here are some less well-known companies that are ...
  51. Is Tesco A Technology Stock?

    January 13, 2009
    Tesco's proprietary oil drilling technology may provide outperformance versus its peers if the industry adopts it.
  52. Forseeing 2009's Best Stocks

    January 12, 2009
    Will a "green revolution" be the ticket to 2009's hottest stocks? Only time will tell, but you can get in early by learning ...
  53. Riptide For Tidewater

    November 4, 2008
    Plenty of energy service stocks look cheap, but that doesn't mean investors should be indiscriminate.
  54. Riding The Cycle With Weatherford

    October 23, 2008
    North America is likely to slow, but this quality energy services company should continue to see strong overseas growth.
  55. Three Golden Ideas Pillaged From Heebner's Stash

    May 14, 2008
    Fund manager Ken Heebner earned a fortune shorting mortgage companies before the crash. Learn what new insights his holdings ...
  56. Peak Oil, Peak Profit

    July 6, 2007
    The development of new undersea oil fields means offshore drilling players are poised to profit.
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