The average EPS estimate for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for the three months ending 2016-12-31 is given as $-0.27.
You find that 7 days ago, the average EPS estimate on the stock was $-0.27, while for the 30 days ago the average EPS estimate stood at $-0.27.
If you look back further, you see that the average EPS estimate for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) 60 days ago was given as -0.27, while EPS estimate 90 days ago was quoted at $-0.27.
The change in the stock’s EPS estimate over the last 7 days works out to 0.03%.
EPS estimate revisions
Over the last 7 days, EPS estimates for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) have been revised up 0 times. In the same period, the EPS estimate has been revised down 0 times.
In the last 30 days, the stock has had its EPS estimate revised up 6 and it has been revised up 5 times over the last 60 days.
Up revisions in the last 90 days are 4 and up revisions in the last 120 days are 2.
But for the last 18 days, the company has seen its EPS revised up 0 times, offset by 10 down revisions in the same period.
The down revisions of EPS in last 30, 60, 90 and 120 days were 2, 4, 5 and 7.
What About EPS Surprises
Analysts predicted EPS of $-0.27 for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for the period ended 2. But the company ended up posting actual EPS of $-0.3 on 2016-07-28. The EPS estimate cited was worked out based on 18 estimates that analysts had issued on the stock.
Therefore, National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) posted EPS surprise of $0.03 per share in dollar terms, which works out to 9.09%. The standard deviation of the actual EPS reported by the company and the average EPS estimate immediately before the earnings were released works out to $0.05.
Quarterly Sales Estimates
For the fiscal year 2017, the mean and median annual sales estimates for the company are given as $2055.134 and $2019.4. The estimates are based on the projections of 6 analysts.
So far, the highest annual sales estimate for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) stands at$2423.308. That compares with the lowest annual sales estimate of $1701.7. Calculating the standard deviation of the extreme annual sales estimates leads you to 250.218%.
Annual sales estimate adjustments
In the last 7 days, 6 analysts have raised their annual sales estimates for the company. But over the same period, 6 analysts have trimmed their annual sales estimates.
With that, you find that the percentage change in mean annual sales estimate in the last 7 days works out to 1.375%.
Over the last one month, though, 6 analysts moved to raise their sales estimates for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). That compares with 6 analysts who cut their sales estimate for the company in the same period. That leads you to 4.27% as the mean sales estimate change over the last one month.
If you look back further, you see that over the last three months, 6 analysts have moved raise their sales estimates National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). That offset by 6 analysts who in the same period lowered their sales estimates for the stock. That works out to percentage change in mean sales estimate of 6.52% over a period of three months.
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