Morgan Stanley analyst Devin McDermott maintained a Buy rating on Ovintiv (OVV – Research Report) today and set a price target of $65.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $58.18, close to its 52-week high of $59.11.
According to TipRanks.com, McDermott is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 15.7% and a 59.2% success rate. McDermott covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Excelerate Energy, Inc. Class A, Continental Resources, and Occidental Petroleum.
Currently, the analyst consensus on Ovintiv is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $66.00, implying a 13.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on May 25, Barclays also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $56.00 price target.
The company has a one-year high of $59.11 and a one-year low of $21.92. Currently, Ovintiv has an average volume of 4.77M.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 110 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of OVV in relation to earlier this year.
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Ovintiv, Inc. produces and develops multi-basin portfolio of oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas producing plays. The firm operates through the following segments: Canadian Operations, USA Operations and Market Optimization. The Canadian Operations segment includes the exploration for, development of, and production of oil, NGLs, natural gas and other related activities within Canada. The USA Operations segment includes the exploration for, development of, and production of oil, NGLs, natural gas and other related activities within the United States. The Market Optimization segment’s activities are managed by the Midstream, Marketing & Fundamentals team, which is primarily responsible for the sale of the Company’s proprietary production to third party customers. The company was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.
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