Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) Signals Intraday Volatility - Up $0.08

This move in share price identifies the stock as one of the most volatile of the day.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, ATW has its industry and Sector's beta remains at 0.85 and 0.77 respectively. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 6.13% and Monthly Volatility of 6.18%.

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Atwood Oceanics, Inc.

August 11 investment analysts at Barclays held the company rating at "Underweight" and raised the price target to $8.00 from $6.00. The stock touched 52-week High of $15.37 on 12/12/16 and 52-week Low of $5.91 on 08/18/17. (NYSE:ATW). This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

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Atwood Oceanics (ATW) opened at 8.05 on Tuesday. The market capitalization of the company is at $637.96 Million. Atwood Oceanics has a 12-month low of $5.91 and a 12-month high of $15.37.

The stock is trading at $8.13 quite a bit higher than the 50 day moving average of $7.02 and barely below the 200 day moving average of $8.21.

Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. Atwood Oceanics had a negative net margin of 3.06% and a positive return on equity of 2.25%. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at -0.41.

Previously Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW) reported $-0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $-0.07 by $0.02. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 132 million and lower end at 113.6 million.

While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of -560% whereas during current quarter it has -152.4% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of -110.8% during current year and -452.9% for next year.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), stock is trading $147.02 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 16.80% in last 5 years. "(ATW) to Buy" was posted by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are accessing this report on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of global copyright legislation.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Atwood Oceanics by 45,068.1% in the 1st quarter. CNH Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Atwood Oceanics in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $27,399,000. Marshall Wace North America L.P. now owns 850,711 shares of the offshore driller's stock valued at $6,806,000 after acquiring an additional 611,392 shares in the last quarter.

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW) now the company's industry has 12.25 P/E and the sector P/E is 16.33. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of Atwood Oceanics by 92.4% in the 1st quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP boosted its holdings in shares of Atwood Oceanics by 5,000.9% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 4,555,964 shares of the offshore driller's stock valued at $43,418,000 after acquiring an additional 2,188,009 shares in the last quarter.

Currently Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.2%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 0%. Its Ultra-deepwater Rigs and Deepwater Semisubmersibles include Atwood Achiever, Atwood Archer, Atwood Admiral, Atwood Advantage, Atwood Condor, Atwood Eagle and Atwood Osprey.

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