Analyst Recommendations And Earnings Forecast: e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (ELF), National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (NYSE:ELF) last session’s volume of 323434 shares was lower than its average volume of 376400 shares. The stock, after opening at $9.32, hit $9.69 through the close by scoring 3.75%.

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (ELF) Analyst Opinion

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. is currently rated as hold by 13 stock analysts, with the company still having around 24.98% shares outstanding that can be sold short legally. The value of their shares went down by -16.68% last month. Over the course of a year, the stock has grown by 11.89%. Financial analysts are becoming neutral than ever, with the 3 analysts who cover the activities of ELF advising investors to buy. Experts on Wall Street have set a price target of $13.04 for the stock. The decision was arrived after looking at their 34.57% gain from current levels. At the moment, e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (ELF) trading price is around -56.15% below its 52-week high.

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. Earnings Surprise

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (ELF) was successful in overcoming the expected $0.08 as the stock recorded an earnings of $0.17 a piece during their last financial report presentation. Revenue, meanwhile, had a distance of 1.74% from the previous quarter, with the company recording $60.09 million in revenue.

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (NYSE:ELF) Intraday View

The shares of e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (NYSE:ELF) have struggled and recovered 25.84% ever since it recorded its 52 week low. During the course of 5 days, the stock price volatility has remained at 6.05%, increasing the time frame to a month, the volatility recorded was 6.15%. The price of their shares has been successful in staying above its 20 days moving average, staying at a distance of 1.64% and while its 50 moving average is around -11.89%. A look at previous five trading sessionELF stock had returned 11% and sank -34.34% when compared to its 200-day moving average that is $12.62. e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (ELF) will look to overcome its -54.66% fall that it witnessed in the past one year.

As the normal trading session ended, the stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV), fetched in a $1 spike to $27.73. The session began with the stock price at $26.76, hitting a high of $27.93 before down again. For the week, analysts seem to be okay with their neutral with the consensus call staying at 2.7. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. gets 3 buy analyst recommendations while 16 recommend a hold and 1 rated it as a sell. The shares of the company tumbled -43.5% from its high $49.08, with their overall market value now roughly $10.28 billion.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) Consensus Price Target

The mean recommendation of NOV on Reuter’s scale upped from 2.66 to 2.73 within 30 days. This figure implies that the majority of analysts rate it as a hold. The price target for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) is now around $36.62 a share, implying the stock has what it takes to grow by 32.06%. The recent trading session also indicated the stock needs to add 87.52% more meet analysts’ high consensus price target.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) Intraday Trading

The current trading volume of the company was 4657884 shares during the last session. That compares with the recent average volume of 3928700 shares. By the end of the regular trading session, the price volatility over a 1-week span was 4.31 while month stood 4.32%. The stock price of NOV dropped to $26.52 during the day and at a certain time in 12 months it traded as low as $24.27. It has made a 14.26% recovery since its 52-week low point and has returned 7.9% year-to-date.