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Upgrade Alert for Nabors Industries (NBR)

By Shiri Gupta

Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR) was upgraded from Equal Weight to Overweight at Stephens today. The stock closed yesterday at $10.19 on volume of 10.6 million shares, above average daily volume of 9.0 million.

In the past 52 weeks, Nabors Industries share prices have been bracketed by a low of $4.93 and a high of $16.99 and closed yesterday at $10.19, 107% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 1.5% while the 200-day MA has slid 0.8%.

There is potential upside of 25.0% for shares of Nabors Industries based on a current price of $10.19 and an average consensus analyst price target of $12.74. The stock should find initial support at its 200-day moving average (MA) of $9.28 and further support at its 50-day MA of $9.03.

Nabors Industries Ltd, is a land drilling contractor, and also performs well servicing and workovers. The Company conducts oil, gas, and geothermal land drilling operations. Nabors' well-site services include oilfield management, well logging, and other support services.

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Ticker(s): NBR