Today, shares of Rowan (NYSE:RDC) have fallen below their 10-day MA of $34.84 on a volume of 656K shares. This may provide short-term investors a chance for a short position, as such a crossover often suggests lower prices in the near term.
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.
Potential upside of 11.2% exists for Rowan, based on a current level of $34.51 and analysts' average consensus price target of $38.38. Rowan shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $34.07 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $33.40.
In the past 52 weeks, Rowan share prices have been bracketed by a low of $28.62 and a high of $39.40 and are now at $34.51, 21% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.7%.