NYSE:CLB - Core Laboratories Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$112.56 -1.86 (-1.63 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$112.56
Today's Range$112.32 - $114.98
52-Week Range$86.55 - $130.34
Volume323,764 shs
Average Volume558,918 shs
Market Capitalization$5.08 billion
P/E Ratio56.28
Dividend Yield1.91%
Core Laboratories logoCore Laboratories N.V. provides reservoir description, and production enhancement services and products to the oil and gas industry in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Reservoir Description and Production Enhancement segments. The Reservoir Description segment comprises the characterization of petroleum reservoir rock, fluid, and gas samples to enhance production and improve recovery of oil and gas from its clients' reservoirs. This segment offers laboratory-based analytical and field services to characterize properties of crude oil and petroleum products to the oil and gas industry. It also provides proprietary and joint industry studies. The Production Enhancement segment includes services and products relating to reservoir well completions, perforations, stimulations, and production. This segment offers integrated diagnostic services to evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of well completions and to develop solutions to improve the effectiveness of enhanced oil recovery projects. The company markets and sells its products through a combination of sales representatives, technical seminars, trade shows, and print advertising, as well as through distributors. Core Laboratories N.V. was founded in 1936 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.55
Current Ratio2.11
Quick Ratio1.76


Trailing P/E Ratio56.28
Forward P/E Ratio45.20
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$659.81 million
Price / Sales7.54
Cash Flow$2.5125 per share
Price / Cash44.80
Book Value$3.37 per share
Price / Book33.40


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.00
Net Income$83.12 million
Net Margins13.24%
Return on Equity62.69%
Return on Assets16.15%


Outstanding Shares44,200,000
Market Cap$5,082.44

Core Laboratories (NYSE:CLB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Core Laboratories' stock symbol?

Core Laboratories trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CLB."

How often does Core Laboratories pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Core Laboratories?

Core Laboratories announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 13th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Monday, August 13th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 20th. View Core Laboratories' Dividend History.

How were Core Laboratories' earnings last quarter?

Core Laboratories (NYSE:CLB) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The oil and gas company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.57. The oil and gas company earned $170 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $171.03 million. Core Laboratories had a return on equity of 62.69% and a net margin of 13.24%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.42 EPS. View Core Laboratories' Earnings History.

When is Core Laboratories' next earnings date?

Core Laboratories is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Core Laboratories.

What guidance has Core Laboratories issued on next quarter's earnings?

Core Laboratories issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Monday, July, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.64-0.66 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.74. The company issued revenue guidance of $177-179 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $187.06 million.Core Laboratories also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.57-0.59 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CLB?

11 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Core Laboratories' shares. Their predictions range from $96.00 to $136.00. On average, they anticipate Core Laboratories' share price to reach $113.9940 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Core Laboratories.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Core Laboratories?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Core Laboratories in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Core Laboratories' key competitors?

Who are Core Laboratories' key executives?

Core Laboratories' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David M. Demshur, CEO & Chairman of Supervisory Board (Age 63)
  • Mr. Monty L. Davis, Chief Operating Officer and Sr. VP (Age 64)
  • Mr. Lawrence V. Bruno, Pres & Supervisory Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Christopher Scott Hill, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Kevin Daniels, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Group Controller (Age 55)

Has Core Laboratories been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CLB stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Core Laboratories earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.00 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Core Laboratories' major shareholders?

Core Laboratories' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.02%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.19%), Franklin Street Advisors Inc. NC (0.18%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.13%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.10%) and Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.04%). Company insiders that own Core Laboratories stock include Martha Z Carnes and Michael Straughen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Core Laboratories.

Which institutional investors are selling Core Laboratories stock?

CLB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Core Laboratories.

Which institutional investors are buying Core Laboratories stock?

CLB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Forte Capital LLC ADV, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Creative Planning, World Asset Management Inc and Franklin Street Advisors Inc. NC. Company insiders that have bought Core Laboratories stock in the last two years include Martha Z Carnes and Michael Straughen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Core Laboratories.

How do I buy shares of Core Laboratories?

Shares of CLB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Core Laboratories' stock price today?

One share of CLB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.56.

How big of a company is Core Laboratories?

Core Laboratories has a market capitalization of $5.08 billion and generates $659.81 million in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $83.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.00 on an earnings per share basis. Core Laboratories employs 4,600 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Core Laboratories?

Core Laboratories' mailing address is STRAWINSKYLAAN 913 TOWER A LEVEL 9, AMSTERDAM P7, 1077 XX. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 31-20-420-3191 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Core Laboratories (NYSE CLB)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  322 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  459 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  781
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Core Laboratories and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CLB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CLB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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