Upgrade Alert for Rowan (RDC)
Rowan (NYSE:RDC) was upgraded from Underweight to Neutral at JP Morgan today. The stock closed yesterday at $33.79 on volume of 1.4 million shares, below average daily volume of 1.4 million.
Rowan Companies, Inc. provides international and domestic contract drilling services. The Company also owns and operates a manufacturing division that produces equipment for the drilling, mining and timber industries.
There is potential upside of 11.6% for shares of Rowan based on a current price of $33.79 and an average consensus analyst price target of $37.72. The stock should find initial support at its 200-day moving average (MA) of $33.12 and further support at its 50-day MA of $32.09.
In the past 52 weeks, Rowan share prices have been bracketed by a low of $28.62 and a high of $39.40 and closed yesterday at $33.79, 18% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.11% lower and 0.09% lower over the past week, respectively.
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