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Analysts See $-0.32 EPS for Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR); AMETEK, Inc. (AME) Had 13 Analysts Last Week

Analysts expect Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) to report $-0.32 EPS on February, 28.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 6.67% from last quarter’s $-0.3 EPS. After having $-0.42 EPS previously, Nabors Industries Ltd.’s analysts see -23.81% EPS growth. The stock decreased 3.55% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $6.53. About 16.25M shares traded or 52.98% up from the average. Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) has risen 32.66% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.96% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering AMETEK (NYSE:AME), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. AMETEK had 59 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, April 29 by Atlantic Securities. The stock of AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, December 22 by Robert W. Baird. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, February 8 report. BMO Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, April 5 report. The stock of AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 20 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Friday, February 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) on Thursday, August 3 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 6 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by Oppenheimer. See AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) latest ratings:

07/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $67 New Target: $76 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $90.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $80.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $92.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $82 New Target: $86 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $88.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $84.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $82.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $88.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $83.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.21, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 27 investors sold AMETEK, Inc. shares while 146 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. 192.13 million shares or 2.08% less from 196.23 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Amp Invsts Limited has 0.06% invested in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) for 153,984 shares. Voya Invest Llc has invested 0.3% in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME). Jpmorgan Chase And Communications reported 3.37M shares stake. Aviva Public Limited Company holds 145,326 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Royal Bancshares Of Canada has 192,177 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas holds 0.04% in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) or 686,293 shares. Lpl Finance Ltd Com holds 4,391 shares or 0% of its portfolio. King Luther Mgmt stated it has 0.02% in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME). 5,260 are held by Keybank National Association Oh. Eaton Vance Management has invested 0.05% in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME). Andra Ap holds 0.05% of its portfolio in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) for 30,900 shares. Pacad Inv Limited holds 0.03% of its portfolio in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) for 1,800 shares. 2,846 were accumulated by Qs Invsts Limited Liability Corp. Smithfield holds 1,250 shares. Alexandria Ltd Liability Com holds 0.01% or 554 shares.

The stock increased 0.35% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $72.3. About 2.04 million shares traded or 58.15% up from the average. AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) has risen 27.71% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.01% the S&P500.

AMETEK, Inc. manufactures electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $16.71 billion. The Company’s Electronic Instruments Group segment offers advanced instruments for the process, power and industrial, and aerospace markets; process and analytical instruments for the oil, gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and automation markets; instruments for the laboratory equipment, ultraprecision manufacturing, medical, and test and measurement markets; and vision systems to inspect surfaces. It has a 24.59 P/E ratio. This segment also provides aircraft and engine sensors, monitoring systems, power instruments, data acquisition units, and fuel and fluid measurement systems for the aerospace industry; power quality monitoring and metering devices, industrial battery chargers, uninterruptible power supplies, programmable power and electrical test equipment, and gas turbine sensors; and dashboard instruments for heavy trucks and other vehicles, as well as timing controls and cooking computers for the food service industry.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $14.62 million activity. ZAPICO DAVID A also sold $1.86M worth of AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) shares. On Tuesday, October 3 the insider VARET ELIZEBETH R sold $198,912. EGINTON WILLIAM D sold 16,368 shares worth $1.26M. Marecic Thomas C sold $817,215 worth of stock. HERMANCE FRANK S sold $10.01 million worth of stock or 150,840 shares.

Nabors Industries Ltd. provides drilling and rig services. The company has market cap of $2.08 billion. The firm offers equipment manufacturing, rig instrumentation, optimization software, and directional drilling services; and It provides patented steering systems and rig instrumentation software systems, including ROCKIT directional drilling system that provides data collection services to gas and oil exploration and service companies; REVit control system, a stick slip mitigation system; RIGWATCH software, which monitors a rig's real-time performance and offers daily reporting for drilling operations; and DRILLSMART software that allows the drilling system to adapt to operating parameters and drilling conditions. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides measurement while drilling systems and services; makes and sells top drives, catwalks, wrenches, draw works, and other drilling related equipment; and offers well-site services, such as engineering, transportation and disposal, construction, maintenance, well logging, directional drilling, data collection, and other support services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 45 investors sold Nabors Industries Ltd. shares while 87 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 274.98 million shares or 2.16% more from 269.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Commonwealth Equity owns 78,700 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department accumulated 0.01% or 195,000 shares. 3.96M were reported by Prudential. Arizona State Retirement holds 0.02% or 161,994 shares. Creative Planning invested in 244,977 shares. Magnetar Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 106,588 shares. Point72 Asset Mgmt Lp holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) for 4.04M shares. Swiss Bank has 478,155 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Lsv Asset Management invested in 13,900 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans reported 61,390 shares. Tcw Group Inc Incorporated has invested 0.35% in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR). Asset Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR). Jefferies Group Ltd Limited Liability Company has 21,916 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Panagora Asset Management reported 72,864 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 358,098 were reported by Nordea.

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