Is Buying Stock In Ovintiv Inc. (OVV) A Good Move Today?

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Ovintiv Inc. (NYSE:OVV) saw a downside of -2.22% to close Tuesday at $50.21 after subtracting -$1.14 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 3,102,700 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $51.55 in the past week and touched a new high 2 times within the past 5 days. An average of 2,815,190 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 3,440,558.

OVV’s 1-month performance is -3.72% or -$1.75 on its low of $45.81 reached on 01/04/23. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $34.41 and high of $63.30, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/23/23. YTD, OVV has lost -0.99% or -$0.50 and has reached a new high 3 times. However, the current price is down -20.68% from the 52-week high price.

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Insider Transactions

OVV stock investors last saw insider trading activity on Nov 23.Zemljak Renee Ellen (EVP, Midstream, Mrktg & Fndmtl) most recently sold 610 shares at $55.12 per share on Nov 23. This transaction cost the insider $33,623. Director, Mayson Howard John, sold 2,600 shares at a price of $56.21 on Nov 14. Then, on Jun 07, Director RICKS THOMAS G sold 19,231 shares at a price of $59.50 per share. This transaction amounted to $1,144,244.

Valuation Metrics

OVV stock has a beta of 2.87. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.97 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.94, with the price to cash flow ratio at 7.49.

Ovintiv Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 0.50, with the current ratio over the same period at 0.50. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.49, while the total debt to equity was 0.56.. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 59.00%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 29.19% while for the period ending June 29, Ovintiv Inc.’s operating margin was 32.50%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $3.17 billion against revenue of $8.66 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went down compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 106.07% to $1.19 billion, while revenue of $1.36 billion was -14.42% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected OVV to announce $2.82 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $2.41, representing a -14.50% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $1.66 billion. OVV stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 7.82 billion, with total debt at $4.88 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $248.26 million.

Let’s look briefly at Ovintiv Inc. (OVV) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 24 January was 51.97% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 37.93%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $49.83, reflecting a +0.44% or $0.22 change from its current price. OVV is currently trading +0.99% above its 20-day SMA, -4.96% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by -0.67% and SMA200 by-0.57%.

Stochastic %K and %D was 83.40% and 73.54% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.94. The RSI (14) points at 50.47%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 76.66% with the period’s ATR at 2.07. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.65 and 1.28 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for Ovintiv Inc. (NYSE: OVV), Morgan Stanley downgraded it to an Equal-weight rating. They previously had an Overweight rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for OVV stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate OVV as a “sell,”, while 6 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 2 rates the stock as overweight while 20 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is OVV’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $51.00 and a high of $85.00, with their median price target at $63.50. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Ovintiv Inc. (OVV) stock is $65.46.

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