National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV)

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Is a Stock Buyback the Best Thing Baker Hughes Can Do Now?

When Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) reported first-quarter earnings last week, CEO Martin Craighead complained that the now-terminated merger agreement with Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) was hampering the company's ability ...
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Why and How Much Analysts Are Warming Back Up to National Oilwell Varco

Oilfield services company National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) reported a narrower-than-expected first quarter loss on Thursday of just $0.06 per share. The consensus called for a loss of $0.10 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Chipotle, eBay, JetBlue, Kraft Heinz, Twitter, Gap, NOV and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Wednesday, partly dragged down by a disappointing Apple earnings report. It still seems that investors have returned to a mentality of buying the pullbacks rather ...
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National Oilwell Varco Slashes Dividend 90%

Oilfield services provider National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) announced Monday morning that the company is chopping its quarterly dividend from $0.46 to $0.05 per share. The company attributed its ...
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Analysts Keep Taming National Oilwell Varco Targets

Will there ever be an end to the misery of the oilfield services companies? National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) reported fourth-quarter results on Wednesday morning and the stock dropped ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: GoPro, Illumina, Mattel, Match, Peabody, Petrobras, Wayfair, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Thursday after having been in positive territory in the wee-hours of the futures trading. Another rally has been used as an opportunity to sell, even ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko, CSC, DuPont, First Solar, Halliburton, Mattel, Priceline, Starbucks and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower again on Tuesday after a major sell-off on the first trading day of the year. While a drop Monday of up to 400 points in the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cablevision, Chipotle, Flextronics, GoPro, Nabors, Ocwen, Pier 1, Staples and Many More

Stocks were getting pounded lower in the early hours of Friday, making for a bad week for the stock market ahead of the holidays. The trend that investors have followed ...
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National Oilwell Varco Beats Profit Estimate; Sees Weaker Q4

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) reported third-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The oil field services and drill rig technology firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Schlumberger Now That Much More Attractive, With Other Buyout Candidates Highlighted

The oil patch has been a very fickle sector of late. With the price of oil tanking to under $40 per barrel, profitability is going to be a tough road ...
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Why Warren Buffett Continues to Dump His Exposure to Oil and Oil Stocks

Being the richest man in the world and being able to have a long-term investing horizon of 20 to 100 years must come with some privilege. It is no wonder ...
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Key Changes in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway as of June 30, 2015. It has been the case for years now ...
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Why This Analyst Is More Cautious on National Oilwell Varco

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) has been hit hard by falling oil prices over the past year, even within the past quarter with the price of crude dropping below ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Cheniere, First Solar, Hilton, NOV, Disney and Many More

Stocks traded higher early Wednesday, a show that yet again investors are buyers after every stock market dip. That trend is now almost four years old, although the reason for buying the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BofA, Google, Intel, Fairchild, Mobileye, NOV and More

Stocks were mixed on Friday, looking for direction. One issue is that stocks have rallied handily and the Greek deal looks closer but is still in the air. Shanghai was ...
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