What after Craig Weinstock’s Insider Sale of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) Stock?; Ulysses Management Cut Groupon (GRPN) Stake

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Ulysses Management Llc decreased Groupon Inc (GRPN) stake by 26.53% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Ulysses Management Llc sold 325,000 shares as Groupon Inc (GRPN)’s stock declined 14.62%. The Ulysses Management Llc holds 900,000 shares with $4.59 million value, down from 1.23M last quarter. Groupon Inc now has $2.61 billion valuation. The stock decreased 3.54% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $4.63. About 4.08 million shares traded. Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) has risen 12.41% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.86% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.38% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $44.72. About 1.51M shares traded. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has declined 3.90% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.45% the S&P500.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $1.92 million activity. $1.66 million worth of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) shares were sold by Duff Scott K..

Another recent and important National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) CEO Clay Williams on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 27, 2018.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. designs, makes, and sells systems and components used in gas and oil drilling and production; and provides oilfield services to the upstream gas and oil industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $17.08 billion. It operates through three divisions: Wellbore Technologies, Completion & Production Solutions, and Rig Technologies. It currently has negative earnings. The Wellbore Technologies segment designs, makes, rents, and sells various equipment and technologies.

National Oilwell Varco Inc’s Sr. VP. & Gen. Counsel, Craig Weinstock, made a sale of 5,000 shares of stock in the corporation. The average per share price was $44.0, for total deal sum of $220,165 U.S Dollars. Now, he holds a total of 46,372 shares or 0.01% of the company’s market cap. Dated May 22, 2018 the transaction Form 4 is free at your disposal here.

Among 35 analysts covering National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV), 8 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. National Oilwell Varco has $55 highest and $18 lowest target. $34.13’s average target is -23.68% below currents $44.72 stock price. National Oilwell Varco had 124 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, July 5 by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray to “Overweight”. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 7 by Cowen & Co. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) earned “Sell” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 11. Jefferies maintained the shares of NOV in report on Tuesday, July 4 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. Tudor Pickering initiated National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) on Friday, March 24 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) rating on Monday, January 15. BMO Capital Markets has “Sell” rating and $30.0 target. On Monday, October 5 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Sell”. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 11 by Jefferies.

Analysts await National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.02 earnings per share, up 114.29% or $0.16 from last year’s $-0.14 per share. NOV’s profit will be $7.64 million for 559.00 P/E if the $0.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.18 actual earnings per share reported by National Oilwell Varco, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -111.11% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.15, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 42 investors sold National Oilwell Varco, Inc. shares while 209 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. 349.52 million shares or 0.22% more from 348.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Dubuque Retail Bank And Tru reported 120,641 shares or 0.66% of all its holdings. Wealthtrust holds 0% or 198 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 6,010 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Asset Management One has 575,128 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Guggenheim Ltd reported 1.48M shares stake. Rbo & Limited Co reported 0.76% stake. Garrison Fincl has 32,649 shares. 683 Ltd Co reported 0.9% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Captrust Financial Advisors holds 0.04% or 19,673 shares in its portfolio. Parametric Portfolio Associate Limited Liability has 1.15M shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Mufg Americas Corp holds 0.01% or 6,057 shares in its portfolio. Savings Bank Of Hawaii accumulated 36,776 shares. The North Carolina-based National Bank Of America De has invested 0.01% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Utah Retirement reported 70,652 shares. Moreover, Trellus Mngmt Co Ltd Liability Company has 0.98% invested in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for 20,000 shares.

Among 27 analysts covering Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Groupon Inc had 69 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray upgraded Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) on Monday, July 18 to “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 10 by Brean Capital. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of GRPN in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, September 6 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Thursday, November 2. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 18 with “Hold”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Northland Capital given on Monday, August 10. Loop Capital initiated Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) rating on Wednesday, September 14. Loop Capital has “Hold” rating and $6 target. The rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 4. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 21 by Piper Jaffray.

Ulysses Management Llc increased Cisco Systems Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:CSCO) stake by 44,000 shares to 80,000 valued at $3.06 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Comcast Corp. Cl A (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stake by 567,600 shares and now owns 647,600 shares. Dime Community Bancshares (NASDAQ:DCOM) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.89 in 2017 Q4. Its up 1.17, from 0.72 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 19 investors sold GRPN shares while 42 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 307.15 million shares or 7.16% more from 286.63 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Brown Advisory has 15,404 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Nomura Holdg owns 50,380 shares. Voya Inv Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN). Hightower Advsr Lc invested 0% in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN). France-based Axa has invested 0% in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN). 1.22 million were accumulated by California Public Employees Retirement System. Moreover, Raymond James Associate has 0% invested in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN). Da Davidson & Co holds 0.01% or 59,856 shares. Hbk Invests Limited Partnership holds 210,800 shares. Pictet Asset Management Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 6.81M shares. Invesco Ltd holds 0% or 1.46 million shares in its portfolio. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) for 21,349 shares. Jfs Wealth Advsrs Ltd Liability Com has 75 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) for 167,129 shares. Us Savings Bank De reported 26,000 shares stake.

More recent Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Groupon: Looking Better And Better” on May 20, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Groupon +3.5% as analysts raise targets” on May 10, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Why Groupon Inc Stock Is Higher Today” with publication date: May 10, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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