Tag: Oil

Sentiments tracked for Oil States International, Inc and MediciNova

OIS – Oil States International, Inc – through its subsidiaries, provides specialty products and services to oil and natural gas companies worldwide. Today, Saudi Arabia ruled out output cuts by major producers. Due to this, oil price plunged lower yet again causing stock markets around the world to trade at lower prices. Due to this, analysts believe OIS prices may have negative sentiments.

OIS- Oil States International, Inc
Fundamentals Previously closed at 23.06
Day’s high 24.29
Day’s low 22.97
P/E ratio 41.62
EPS 0.55


Analyst opinion Due to global Oil prices plunging, OIS is expected to trade at lower prices today. OIS has a P/S of 1.06, P/B of 0.91, Quick ratio of 2.60 and current ratio of 4.0. the concerns for analysts has been its growth aspects, with a forward PE as high as 118.26.
Sentiments Due to the decision of Saudi Arabia which ruled out production cuts for their oil outputs, the sentiments for  OIS remain negative
Currently, OIS has a double bottom chart pattern, indicating a possible trend reversal. This shows the possibility of the stock having positive sentiments by chartists. However, taking macro economic factors into consideration, we may say that for the short term, the sentiments would remain negative
Revenue Prediction The revenue for Q4 for OIS was $248.4 million, lower than the expected $249.37 million
Social Pulse The stock has  50% higher social chatter than usual

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Analysts predict VLO to have bullish sentiments in the short term

Valero, an international manufacturer and marketeer for fuels, is by far seen by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks in the market right now. Due to the Double whammy of the Oil and Energy sector, the last couple years has been bearish for VLO. With Valero recently announcing its revenues that surpassed wall street predictions, the stock prices are expected to rise in the near future.

VLO- Valero Enenrgy Corporation
Fundamentals Previously closed at 61.79
Day’s high 62.83
Day’s low 60.2
P/E ratio 7.78
EPS 7.94


Analyst opinion Analysts suggest a short term bullish gain for the governing share price
Sentiments 50% increase in the sentiment level with a weak increase in the traded volumes.
Investors and analyst expect a short term gain over the global energy issues
Short term gains  seen on share price growth
Social pulse 100% increase in the social and messaging level post its approved construction of a $300 million alkylation unit at Houston refinery.

Mastercard and Valero Energy may show bullish sentiments this week

$MA – Mastercard, Inc – last closed at $88.02 – Bullish (Medium – Long term)

MasterCard Incorporated is a technology company in the global payments industry. The Company connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, Governments and businesses around the world, enabling them to use electronic forms of payment instead of cash and checks. The Company’s brands include MasterCard, Maestro and Cirrus.

With a lot of Wallstreet analysts reiterating a rating of “Buy” for MA, with a consensus average target price of $108.58, which is 18.9% higher than the last closed price. Also, Mastercard is expected to post its earnings for the last quarter this Friday. We anticipate a $3.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.

However, we also have the news of the 10% shareholder of MA, MasterCard Foundation selling 53925 shares on Jan 19th.

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