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As Nat Gas Services (NGS) Valuation Declined, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Upped Stake by $752,491; National Oilwell Varco Com (NOV) Market Value Rose While Energy Opportunities Capital Management Has Trimmed by $540,540 Its Stake

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Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in National Oilwell Varco Com (NOV) by 8.96% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc sold 15,015 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.04% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 152,599 shares of the energy company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $5.62 million, down from 167,614 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc who had been investing in National Oilwell Varco Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.27B market cap company. The stock increased 2.18% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $42.6. About 3.99 million shares traded or 31.90% up from the average. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has risen 26.56% since June 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.99% the S&P500. Some Historical NOV News: 26/04/2018 – National Oilwell Varco 1Q Rev $1.8B; 16/04/2018 – National Oilwell Varco Provides Operational Update for the First Quarter 2018; 27/04/2018 – NATIONAL OILWELL: NOT PREPARED TO BOOST RETURNS TO SHAREHOLDERS; 06/03/2018 Report: Developing Opportunities within Carrizo Oil & Gas, Stryker, National Oilwell Varco, CommScope Holding, Park Hotels & Re; 18/05/2018 – National Oilwell Rises for 11 Days: Longest Streak Since IPO; 26/04/2018 – National Oilwell Varco: Protracted Budgeting Cycle Early in Year Led to Slower-Than-Expected Start in Capital Equipment Busines; 11/05/2018 – National Oilwell Varco Declares Dividend of 5c; 26/04/2018 – NATIONAL OILWELL 1Q REV. $1.80B; 16/04/2018 – National Oilwell Varco: Expect Demand for Products, Services to Resume Growth as Year Progresses; 27/04/2018 – NATIONAL OILWELL: OUTLOOK FOR DRILLPIPE SALES BEGUN TO BRIGHTEN

Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc increased its stake in Nat Gas Services (NGS) by 16.34% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc bought 32,717 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 232,939 shares of the energy company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $5.56M, up from 200,222 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc who had been investing in Nat Gas Services for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $308.82M market cap company. The stock increased 2.61% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $23.6. About 77,580 shares traded or 142.79% up from the average. Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) has declined 10.86% since June 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.43% the S&P500. Some Historical NGS News: 08/03/2018 – NATURAL GAS SERVICES GROUP INC – QTRLY REPORTED NET INCOME PER SHARE $1.42; 08/03/2018 – GENOMIC HEALTH – WILL NO LONGER PROVIDE ONCOTYPE SEQ LIQUID SELECT TEST OR FURTHER INVEST IN NON-PROPRIETARY NGS-BASED PANELS; 23/04/2018 – DIAXONHIT SA ALEHT.PA – IN 2018, TO SIGN NEW DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS TO OFFER PRODUCTS SUCH AS NGS; 22/05/2018 – SomaGenics Launches Its RealSeq®-biofluids Kit and Advances Liquid Biopsy Development With New NIH Funding for cf-miRNA NGS Technology; 12/03/2018 – QIAGEN and Natera Partner to Develop Cutting-Edge Genetic Testing Assays for Use on QlAGEN’s GeneReader NGS System; 23/05/2018 – Swift Biosciences and Genomenon Announce Partnership to Accelerate Biomarker Selection for Targeted NGS Panels; 16/03/2018 – CMS FINALIZES NGS TESTS COVERAGE FOR ADVANCED CANCER PATIENTS; 12/03/2018 – QIAGEN and Natera Partner to Develop Cutting-Edge Genetic Testing Assays for Use on QIAGEN’s GeneReader NGS System; 08/03/2018 Natural Gas Services 4Q EPS $1.42; 09/05/2018 – Chronicle: Potential buyer considering purchase of NGS

More news for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “Study: These Houston companies rank among America’s most valuable brands” on June 21, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “NOV Introduces GoConnect for Intervention and Stimulation Equipment Condition Monitoring and Predictive …” and published on June 19, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.86 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.16, from 0.7 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 42 investors sold NOV shares while 182 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 354.58 million shares or 1.45% more from 349.52 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Nordea Investment Mgmt Ab invested in 0.01% or 65,144 shares. Cwm reported 0.34% of its portfolio in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Greylin Investment Mangement stated it has 10,985 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. 25,647 were reported by Profund Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation. Panagora Asset has 0.01% invested in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Salem Counselors Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for 2,600 shares. Washington Trust Financial Bank has invested 0.01% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). 835,000 were accumulated by New York State Common Retirement Fund. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt accumulated 34,007 shares. Jane Street Limited Co owns 12,697 shares. Moreover, Dubuque Bankshares & has 0.71% invested in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Holt Cap Advsr Ltd Com Dba Holt Cap Prtn Lp, Texas-based fund reported 13,895 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0.15% of its portfolio in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Marathon Asset Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.84% or 1.48M shares in its portfolio. Harris Associates Limited Partnership has 1.47% invested in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV).

Analysts await National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) to report earnings on July, 26 after the close. They expect $0.02 EPS, up 114.29% or $0.16 from last year’s $-0.14 per share. NOV’s profit will be $7.64 million for 532.50 P/E if the $0.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.18 actual EPS reported by National Oilwell Varco, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -111.11% EPS growth.

Among 36 analysts covering National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV), 8 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. National Oilwell Varco had 125 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, June 13 by Bank of America. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale to “Hold” on Thursday, April 19. On Friday, December 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Friday, April 29 by RBC Capital Markets. Societe Generale downgraded the shares of NOV in report on Wednesday, May 4 to “Sell” rating. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 5 by Argus Research. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Jefferies. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by Howard Weil on Wednesday, June 15. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by Howard Weil. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, August 7 by Suntrust Robinson.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $2.14 million activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $220,165 was sold by Weinstock Craig L..

Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc, which manages about $585.78M and $125.06M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tenaris S A Sponsored Adr (NYSE:TS) by 67,800 shares to 165,065 shares, valued at $5.72M in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.51, from 1.23 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 4 investors sold NGS shares while 39 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 11.59 million shares or 0.23% less from 11.62 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Brandywine Global Investment Limited Company has invested 0.02% in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS). Voya Inv Management Lc stated it has 0% in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS). Fifth Third Financial Bank invested in 347 shares. Northern Tru invested in 576,613 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co Ny stated it has 4,486 shares. Franklin Res Incorporated holds 0.01% or 963,373 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership stated it has 1.09M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo Mn holds 0% or 18,391 shares. Menta Capital Limited Liability holds 0.24% or 46,884 shares. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant, a Connecticut-based fund reported 232,939 shares. Bancorporation Of America De holds 10,823 shares. Monarch Partners Asset Mngmt Lc reported 0.22% stake. Hancock Holding reported 10,810 shares. Parkside Fin Savings Bank & Tru holds 0.01% or 1,450 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Waddell And Reed has 0.01% invested in Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS).

Since January 12, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $812,774 activity. CHISHOLM JOHN also sold $396,463 worth of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) on Friday, March 23. BRADSHAW DAVID L also sold $68,220 worth of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:NGS) shares.

Among 5 analysts covering Natural Gas Services Group (NYSE:NGS), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Natural Gas Services Group had 8 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti reinitiated the shares of NGS in report on Wednesday, June 8 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Lake Street on Friday, August 5. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 1 by Seaport Global. Seaport Global maintained it with “Buy” rating and $29.0 target in Friday, March 9 report. On Thursday, May 24 the stock rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 10. The company was downgraded on Friday, March 18 by Sidoti.

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