Ovintiv Inc. (OVV) shares are trading at higher $11.60 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy. while the current analyst price target stands at $16.18.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $28.75 and the low is $2.10. Over the last 52 weeks, OVV is down -43.96% while the S&P 500 is up 20.39%%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, OVV reported a profit of $-142.0 million. Ovintiv Inc. also saw revenues decrease to $726.0 million. In addition, OVV has free cash flow of -$359.0 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$3.57 billion which compares well with its peers.
OVV booked profit margins of 11.10%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 9.00%, and its Return on Assets is 4.20%. All told, it is clear that, OVV needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. OVV has a short ratio of 4.33 and outstanding shares of 259.80M.
OVV has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 3.38. Ovintiv Inc. OVV also noted assets of $16.8 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as OVV has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Ovintiv Inc. OVV has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, OVV represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Ovintiv Inc. OVV is now commanding a market cap of 3.12B and a float of 256.54M. OVV is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of OVV stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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