Ovintiv Inc. (NYSE:OVV) shares, rose in value on Friday, August 05, with the stock price up by 3.70% to the previous day’s close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $47.32.
Actively observing the price movement in the recent trading, the stock is buoying the session at $45.63, falling within a range of $44.79 and $47.20. The value of beta (5-year monthly) is 3.99 whereas the PE ratio is 14.25 over 12-month period. Referring to stock’s 52-week performance, its high was $63.30, and the low was $21.92. On the whole, OVV has fluctuated by 16.58% over the past month.
With the market capitalization of Ovintiv Inc. currently standing at about $11.13 billion, investors are eagerly awaiting this quarter’s results, scheduled for Oct 31, 2022 – Nov 04, 2022. The company’s Forward Dividend Ratio is 1.00, with its dividend yield at 2.19%.
Analysts have estimated the company’s revenue for the quarter at $2.66 billion, with a low estimate of $2.04 billion and a high estimate of $3.44 billion. Wall Street analysts also predicted that in 2023, the company’s y-o-y revenues would reach $10.58 billion, representing an increase of 22.20% from the revenues reported in the last year’s results.
Revisions could be a useful indicator to get insight on short-term price movement; so for the company, there were 2 upward and no downward review(s) in last seven days. We see that OVV’s technical picture suggests that short-term indicators denote the stock is a Hold on average. However, medium term indicators have put the stock in the category of Hold while long term indicators on average have been pointing out that it is a Hold.
24 analyst(s) have assigned their ratings of the stock’s forecast evaluation on a scale of 1.00-5.00 to indicate a strong buy to a strong sell recommendation. The stock is rated as a Hold by 3 analyst(s), 19 recommend it as a Buy and 2 called the OVV stock Overweight. In the meantime, 0 analyst(s) believe the stock as Underweight and 0 think it is a Sell. Thus, investors eager to increase their holdings of the company’s stock will have an opportunity to do so as the average rating for the stock is Buy.
The stock’s technical analysis shows that the PEG ratio is about 0.38, with the price of OVV currently trading nearly 4.52% and -3.33% away from the simple moving averages for 20 and 50 days respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently indicates a reading of 51.38, while the 7-day volatility ratio is showing 4.63% which for the 30-day chart, stands at 5.27%. Furthermore, Ovintiv Inc. (OVV)’s beta value is 3.08, and its average true range (ATR) is 2.76. The company’s stock has been forecasted to trade at an average price of $67.26 over the course of the next 52 weeks, with a low of $51.00 and a high of $99.00. Based on these price targets, the low is -7.78% off current price, whereas the price has to move -109.21% to reach the yearly target high. Additionally, analysts’ median price of $65.00 is likely to be welcomed by investors because it represents a decrease of -37.36% from the current levels.
Data on historical trading for Ovintiv Inc. (NYSE:OVV) indicates that the trading volumes over the past 10 days have averaged 3.21 million and over the past 3 months, they’ve averaged 5.38 million. According to company’s latest data on outstanding shares, there are 257.40 million shares outstanding.
Nearly 0.20% of Ovintiv Inc.’s shares belong to company insiders and institutional investors own 81.30% of the company’s shares. The data on short interest also indicates that stock shorts accounted for 5.58 million shares as on Jul 14, 2022, resulting in a short ratio of 0.79. According to the data, the short interest in Ovintiv Inc. (OVV) stood at 2.16% of shares outstanding as of Jul 14, 2022; the number of short shares registered in Jun 14, 2022 reached 9.66 million. The stock has risen by 35.40% since the beginning of the year, thereby showing the potential of a further growth. This could raise investors’ confidence to be optimistic about the OVV stock heading into the next quarter.