• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $24.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 27.52%
  • Number of Analysts: 12
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for NOV

Analyst Price Target is $24.00
▲ +27.52% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for NOV in the last 3 months. The average price target is $24.00, with a high forecast of $29.00 and a low forecast of $18.00. The average price target represents a 27.52% upside from the last price of $18.82.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 12 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in NOV. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/30/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$23.00 ➝ $24.00Low
10/30/2023Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$28.00 ➝ $29.00Low
10/17/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$24.00 ➝ $25.00Low
10/17/2023BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$20.00Low
10/3/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$20.00 ➝ $21.00Low
8/9/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetSell ➝ Sell$16.00 ➝ $18.00N/A
7/31/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$22.00 ➝ $24.00Low
7/31/2023Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$27.00 ➝ $28.00Low
7/31/2023Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$21.00 ➝ $20.00Low
7/31/2023CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$21.00 ➝ $26.00Low
7/28/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$18.00 ➝ $20.00Low
7/18/2023CitigroupLower TargetBuy$22.00 ➝ $21.00Low
7/14/2023Capital One FinancialInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$20.00Low
7/14/2023Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$29.00 ➝ $27.00Low
5/1/2023Piper SandlerLower Target$22.00 ➝ $21.00Low
5/1/2023BarclaysLower Target$25.00 ➝ $20.00Low
4/28/2023Stifel NicolausLower Target$29.00 ➝ $28.00Low
4/18/2023Morgan StanleyLower Target$24.00 ➝ $22.00Low
4/5/2023CitigroupLower TargetBuy$25.00 ➝ $23.00Low
4/3/2023SusquehannaLower Target$29.00 ➝ $26.00Low
2/8/2023Piper SandlerReiterated RatingNeutral$22.00Low
2/8/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$27.00Low
2/8/2023CowenBoost TargetOutperform$26.00 ➝ $27.00Low
2/8/2023SusquehannaBoost TargetPositive$26.00 ➝ $29.00Low
1/19/2023BenchmarkInitiated CoverageBuy$28.00Low
1/4/2023Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$21.00 ➝ $24.00Low
12/9/2022Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageOutperform$30.00Low
11/7/2022Redburn PartnersReiterated RatingEqual Weight$25.00Low
11/7/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$16.00 ➝ $25.00N/A
11/1/2022Piper SandlerBoost Target$22.00Low
11/1/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$22.00 ➝ $25.00Low
10/31/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $21.00Low
10/31/2022Susquehanna BancsharesLower Target$27.00 ➝ $25.00Low
10/31/2022SusquehannaLower Target$27.00 ➝ $25.00Low
10/13/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$19.00 ➝ $20.00Low
10/12/2022CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$25.00Low
9/30/2022Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$19.00Low
8/24/2022BenchmarkInitiated CoverageHoldLow
8/8/2022Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/29/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$18.00 ➝ $19.00Low
7/29/2022Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$10.00 ➝ $15.00Low
7/13/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetSell$18.00 ➝ $16.00Low
7/13/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $18.00Low
6/8/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $22.00Medium
5/2/2022Griffin SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$26.00Medium
4/11/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$17.00 ➝ $20.00High
4/8/2022Stifel NicolausBoost Target$20.00 ➝ $23.00High
3/31/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetUnderweight$14.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
3/14/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$22.00 ➝ $21.00Medium
3/11/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ UnderperformLow
2/23/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$16.00Low
2/7/2022COKER & PALMERDowngradeSector Perform ➝ Sector UnderperformLow
2/7/2022Susquehanna BancsharesLower Target$23.00 ➝ $22.00Low
2/7/2022SusquehannaLower Target$23.00 ➝ $22.00Low
2/7/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$17.00Low
12/14/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$15.00 ➝ $17.00High
10/31/2021Griffin SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldLow
10/11/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$18.00 ➝ $17.00Medium
9/26/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageSell$12.00Medium
9/9/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$15.00Low
8/30/2021COKER & PALMERUpgradeSector Underperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
7/28/2021Atb Cap MarketsUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
7/19/2021BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$14.00 ➝ $15.00Low
7/16/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
7/15/2021Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingBuyHigh
7/9/2021Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$13.00 ➝ $18.00High
5/13/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$18.00Low
5/4/2021COKER & PALMERDowngradeSector Perform ➝ UnderperformLow
5/3/2021BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Outperform$12.00 ➝ $18.00High
4/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$12.00 ➝ $13.00Low
4/6/2021COKER & PALMERDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
1/21/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$13.50 ➝ $17.00Medium
1/12/2021Smith Barney CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
1/11/2021Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
1/6/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$16.00N/A
12/15/2020Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Target$12.00 ➝ $15.00Medium
11/10/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightHigh
10/28/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$16.00 ➝ $15.00Medium
10/28/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$13.50 ➝ $12.00Medium
10/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$14.00 ➝ $15.00High
10/1/2020BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageUnderperform$9.00Low
8/12/2020Griffin SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldHigh
7/29/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$14.00 ➝ $15.00Low
7/29/2020Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$11.40 ➝ $11.30Medium
7/29/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$15.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
7/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$12.00 ➝ $13.00High
5/26/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$10.00 ➝ $11.00Medium
5/14/2020BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$14.00 ➝ $8.00Low
4/29/2020Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$11.00 ➝ $9.00Low
4/29/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$18.00 ➝ $16.00Low
4/29/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$11.00 ➝ $14.00High
4/14/2020CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$17.00Low
4/9/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$21.00 ➝ $10.00High
4/7/2020Capital One FinancialUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightHigh
4/6/2020Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
4/1/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$17.00 ➝ $18.00Low
3/27/2020R. F. LaffertyLower TargetBuy$27.00 ➝ $13.00High
3/27/2020Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$25.00 ➝ $11.00High
3/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$25.00 ➝ $13.00High
3/19/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$27.00 ➝ $11.00High
3/19/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$25.00 ➝ $14.00High
3/10/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$28.00 ➝ $17.00High
3/9/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$16.00High
3/3/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$25.00 ➝ $21.00High
2/19/2020ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
2/10/2020Susquehanna BancsharesBoost TargetPositive$28.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
2/10/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$25.00 ➝ $26.00Medium
2/10/2020CowenBoost TargetMarket Perform$25.00 ➝ $27.00High
2/7/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$28.00High
1/14/2020Bernstein BankInitiated CoverageMarket PerformMedium
1/13/2020Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
1/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$24.00 ➝ $25.00Low
12/18/2019AltaCorp CapitalUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
12/10/2019CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$27.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
11/5/2019CowenBoost TargetMarket Perform$24.00 ➝ $26.00Low
10/30/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$29.00 ➝ $33.00High
10/8/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$28.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
10/1/2019CitigroupLower TargetBuy$28.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
9/12/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetMarket Perform$22.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
9/5/2019Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$23.00 ➝ $25.00High
8/29/2019Johnson RiceUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
8/12/2019Societe GeneraleUpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$25.00Low
8/12/2019Susquehanna BancsharesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$25.00Low
8/1/2019Griffin SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/31/2019UBS GroupSet TargetHold$25.00N/A
7/31/2019Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$32.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
7/31/2019CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$23.00 ➝ $28.00High
7/31/2019CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$25.00 ➝ $27.00High
7/19/2019Susquehanna BancsharesSet TargetHold$23.00N/A
7/15/2019Johnson RiceDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$25.00High
7/1/2019Piper Sandler CompaniesSet TargetBuy$25.00Low
6/25/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Underperform$26.00 ➝ $20.00Low
6/20/2019AltaCorp CapitalReiterated RatingUnderperformLow
6/6/2019CitigroupSet TargetHold$31.00Low
5/8/2019CitigroupSet TargetHold$31.00Low
4/30/2019CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$29.00 ➝ $31.00High
4/16/2019SunTrust BanksLower TargetHold$24.00Low
4/15/2019Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$40.00 ➝ $35.00High
4/15/2019BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$32.00 ➝ $28.00High
4/12/2019CowenSet TargetHold$23.00Medium
3/10/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$33.00Medium
2/11/2019GabelliReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/11/2019SunTrust BanksLower TargetHold$29.00Low
2/11/2019CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$32.00 ➝ $29.00Low
2/9/2019BarclaysSet TargetHold$32.00Low
2/8/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetHold$31.00Low
2/8/2019Raymond JamesSet TargetBuy$40.00Low
1/18/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$35.00Low
1/9/2019StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$35.00Medium
1/4/2019CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$31.00 ➝ $29.00Low
12/26/2018Piper Sandler CompaniesSet TargetBuy$32.00Medium
12/20/2018UBS GroupSet TargetHold$28.00High
12/13/2018Raymond JamesReiterated RatingBuy$37.00High
12/10/2018Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ SellLow
12/3/2018CowenSet TargetHold$39.00Low
(Data available from 11/30/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.13 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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NOV Inc. designs, constructs, manufactures, and sells systems, components, and products for oil and gas drilling and production, and industrial and renewable energy sectors worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Wellbore Technologies, Completion & Production Solutions, and Rig Technologies. It provides solids control and waste management equipment and services; portable power generation products; drill and wired pipes; drilling optimization and automation services; tubular inspection, repair, and coating services; instrumentation; measuring and monitoring services; downhole and fishing tools; steerable technologies; and drill bits. The company also offers equipment and technologies for hydraulic fracture stimulation, including downhole multistage fracturing tools, pressure pumping trucks, blenders, sanders, hydration and injection units, flowline, and manifolds; coiled tubing units, and wireline units and tools; connections and liner hangers; onshore production consists of composite pipe, surface transfer and progressive cavity pumps, and artificial lift systems; and offshore production, such as floating production systems and subsea production technologies, as well as manufactures industrial pumps and mixers. In addition, it provides substructures, derricks, and masts; cranes; jacking systems; pipe lifting, racking, rotating, and assembly systems; mud pumps; pressure control equipment; drives and generators; rig instrumentation and control systems; mooring, anchor, and deck handling machinery; equipment components for offshore wind construction vessels; and pipelay and construction systems. Further, the company offers spare parts, repair, and rentals as well as comprehensive remote equipment monitoring, technical support, field service, and customer training. The company was formerly known as National Oilwell Varco, Inc. and changed its name to NOV Inc. in January 2021. NOV Inc. was founded in 1862 and is based in Houston, Texas.
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Today's Range

Now: $18.82
Low: $18.67
High: $19.51

50 Day Range

MA: $19.78
Low: $18.73
High: $21.54

52 Week Range

Now: $18.82
Low: $14.05
High: $24.83


3,109,950 shs

Average Volume

4,102,963 shs

Market Capitalization

$7.41 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of NOV?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on NOV in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Benchmark Co., Capital One Financial Co., Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, Susquehanna, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Wells Fargo & Company.
View the latest analyst ratings for NOV.

What is the current price target for NOV?

13 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for NOV in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $24.00, suggesting a possible upside of 27.5%. Raymond James has the highest price target set, predicting NOV will reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $18.00 for NOV in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for NOV?

NOV currently has 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in NOV, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact NOV's investor relations team?

NOV's physical mailing address is 7909 PARKWOOD CIRCLE DRIVE, HOUSTON TX, 77036. The oil and gas exploration company's listed phone number is (346) 223-3000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for NOV is www.nov.com. Learn More about contacing NOV investor relations.