Kempner Capital Management Lifted Its Nat’l Oilwell Varco (NOV) Holding; Daxor (NYSEAMERICAN:DXR) SI Increased By 189.47%

Daxor Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:DXR) had an increase of 189.47% in short interest. DXR’s SI was 5,500 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 189.47% from 1,900 shares previously. With 5,900 avg volume, 1 days are for Daxor Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:DXR)’s short sellers to cover DXR’s short positions. The SI to Daxor Corporation’s float is 0.69%. The stock increased 2.15% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $4.27. About 1,299 shares traded. Daxor Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:DXR) has declined 13.59% since January 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.29% the S&P500.

Kempner Capital Management Inc increased Nat’l Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) stake by 99.34% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Kempner Capital Management Inc acquired 63,112 shares as Nat’l Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV)’s stock declined 11.45%. The Kempner Capital Management Inc holds 126,646 shares with $4.53 million value, up from 63,534 last quarter. Nat’l Oilwell Varco Inc now has $14.87 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.77% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $39.14. About 2.53M shares traded. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has risen 11.97% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.73% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.67 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.17, from 0.5 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 2 investors sold Daxor Corporation shares while 1 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 132,468 shares or 5.81% less from 140,641 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. California Pub Employees Retirement System holds 13,700 shares. Blackrock has 0% invested in Daxor Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:DXR). Wells Fargo & Commerce Mn holds 1 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Vanguard Group Incorporated holds 0% in Daxor Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:DXR) or 63,055 shares. Bancshares Of America De holds 0% or 81 shares. Renaissance Techs Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Daxor Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:DXR).

Daxor Corporation, a medical device company, provides biotechnology and cryobanking services in the United States. The company has market cap of $16.19 million. The firm offers BVA-100 Blood Volume Analyzer, an instrument that measures blood volume in human body. It currently has negative earnings. BVA-100 Blood Volume Analyzer is used to diagnose and treat patients in various medical and surgical conditions, including congestive heart failure, critical care medicine and intensive care unit medicine, hypertension, syncope, pre-operative blood screening for hidden anemia, anemia in cancer patients, kidney failure, and hyponatremia.

Among 34 analysts covering National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV), 10 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. National Oilwell Varco has $55 highest and $18 lowest target. $33.60’s average target is -14.15% below currents $39.14 stock price. National Oilwell Varco had 109 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, December 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, July 4. FBR Capital maintained the shares of NOV in report on Thursday, July 30 with “Outperform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 11 report. On Monday, November 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, November 2 by Howard Weil. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, October 6. The firm has “Hold” rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Wednesday, January 18. BMO Capital Markets maintained National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) rating on Thursday, July 13. BMO Capital Markets has “Sell” rating and $2800 target.