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Based on good technical signals, NOV INC is potentially setting up for a breakout.

By Mill Chart

Last update: Sep 18, 2023

Our stock screener has spotted NOV INC (NYSE:NOV) as a possible breakout candidate. A technical breakout setup pattern occurs when the stock is consolidating after a nice uptrend. Whether the actual breakout occurs remains to be seen of course, but it may be interesting to keep an eye on NYSE:NOV.

NOV Daily chart on 2023-09-18

Technical Analysis Observations

ChartMill employs a sophisticated system to assign a Technical Rating to every stock in its analysis. This rating, which ranges from 0 to 10, is determined by carefully assessing multiple technical indicators and properties.

Taking everything into account, NOV scores 8 out of 10 in our technical rating. This is due to a decent performance in both the short and medium term time frames. Compared to the overall market, NOV is only an average performer.

  • Both the short term and long term trends are positive. This is a very positive sign.
  • When comparing the yearly performance of all stocks, we notice that NOV is one of the better performing stocks in the market, outperforming 92% of all stocks. However, this relatively good performance is mostly due to a recent big move.
  • NOV is an average performer in the Energy Equipment & Services industry, it outperforms 50% of 66 stocks in the same industry.
  • NOV is currently trading in the middle of its 52 week range. The S&P500 Index however is trading in the upper part of its 52 week range, so NOV is lagging the market slightly.
  • In the last month NOV has a been trading in the 19.70 - 21.91 range, which is quite wide. It is currently trading in the middle of this range, so some resistance may be found above.

For an up to date full technical analysis you can check the technical report of NOV

Why is NYSE:NOV a setup?

Besides the Technical Rating, ChartMill assigns a Setup Rating to every stock to determine the degree of consolidation. This rating, ranging from 0 to 10, is updated daily and evaluates various short-term technical indicators. NYSE:NOV currently holds a 8 as its setup rating, suggesting a particular level of consolidation in the stock.

Besides having an excellent technical rating, NOV also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately. A pullback is taking place, which may present a nice opportunity for an entry. Another positive sign is the recent Pocket Pivot signal.

How to trade NYSE:NOV?

A breakout could materialize when the stock breaks out to new highs above the current consolidation zone. One could wait for this to happen and buy when this happens. A stop loss could be placed below the consolidation zone.

Of course, there are many ways to trade or not trade NYSE:NOV and this article should in no way be interpreted as trading advice. The article is purely based on an automated technical analysis and just points out the technical observations. Always make your own analysis and trade at your own responsibility.

Our Breakout screener lists more breakout setups and is updated daily.


Important Note: The content of this article is not intended as trading advice. It is essential to perform your own analysis and exercise caution when making trading decisions. The article presents observations created by automated analysis but does not guarantee any trading or investment outcomes. Always trade responsibly and make independent judgments.



NYSE:NOV (9/20/2023, 7:04:01 PM)

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