Trade Ideas Newsletter 05/11/2016

NOV is poised for a contrarian breakout

Based upon the analysis above in NOV, traders should make sure that their portfolio can handle increased risk from a new trade. Also be sure that NOV adds diversification to your current account. Lastly, good traders note how a new addition relates to not just their portfolio but the rest of the market action as well. For example, take a look at the S&P 500. Is it trending higher or lower? Has it recently broken through a key resistance or support level? Be sure to coincide your trading actions on NOV in relation to the overall market as well.

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Currently the proprietary sentiment levels, analysed by Traders For Wealth, have shown an increasingly negative bias toward NOV. However, the price action in NOV has been moving up in value. This could be a contrarian sign to traders for a potential reversal. Traders should view this as a bullish contrarian trade and make sure it aligns with the market and their portfolio.

National-Oilwell (NOV)

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) is engaged in providing design, manufacture and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling, completion and production operations. The Company also provides oilfield services to the upstream oil and gas industry. The Company operates through four segments: Rig Systems, Rig Aftermarket, Wellbore Technologies, and Completion & Production Solutions. Its Rig Systems segment makes and supports the capital equipment and integrated systems needed to drill oil and gas wells on land and offshore. Its Rig Aftermarket segment provides aftermarket products and services to support land and offshore rigs, and drilling rig components manufactured by the Company’s Rig Systems segment. Its Wellbore Technologies segment sells and rents solids control equipment; and provides solids control, waste management and drilling fluids services. Its Completion & Production Solutions segment provides technologies for well completions and oil and gas production.