Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE:DRQ) – Equities researchers at FBR & Co issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for Dril-Quip in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. FBR & Co analyst T. Curran expects that the oil and gas company will post earnings per share of ($0.08) for the quarter. FBR & Co has a “Buy” rating and a $55.00 price objective on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for Dril-Quip’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.05 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.03 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.09 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.18 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.25 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $0.55 EPS.
Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Cowen and Company set a $43.00 price objective on shares of Dril-Quip and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 6th. Scotiabank set a $61.00 price objective on shares of Dril-Quip and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $43.00 price objective on shares of Dril-Quip and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 29th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Dril-Quip from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $53.86.
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Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Riverhead Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Dril-Quip by 66.4% during the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 2,663 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $130,000 after acquiring an additional 1,063 shares during the period. QS Investors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Dril-Quip by 0.5% during the second quarter. QS Investors LLC now owns 2,813 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $137,000 after acquiring an additional 13 shares during the period. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Dril-Quip by 17.6% during the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,014 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $147,000 after acquiring an additional 450 shares during the period. Flinton Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Dril-Quip by 64.8% during the second quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 4,060 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $198,000 after acquiring an additional 1,596 shares during the period. Finally, ING Groep NV acquired a new position in shares of Dril-Quip during the second quarter valued at $225,000.
In other Dril-Quip news, VP James C. Webster sold 2,000 shares of Dril-Quip stock in a transaction on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.49, for a total value of $86,980.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 24,104 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,048,282.96. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.87% of the company’s stock.
Dril-Quip Company Profile
Dril-Quip, Inc (Dril-Quip) designs, manufactures, sells and services engineered drilling and production equipment. The Company’s operations are organized into three geographic segments: Western Hemisphere, including North and South America, headquartered in Houston, Texas; Eastern Hemisphere, including Europe and Africa, headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, and Asia-Pacific, including the Pacific Rim, Southeast Asia, Australia, India and the Middle East, headquartered in Singapore.
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