NOW Company Profile (NYSE:DNOW)


NOW logoNOW Inc. (NOW) is a global distributor to the oil and gas and industrial markets. The Company operates under the DistributionNOW and Wilson Export brands. Its segments include the United States, Canada and International. As of December 31, 2016, its segments, the United States, Canada and International, had over 200, 55 and 35 locations, respectively. The United States segment comprises United States Energy, United States Supply Chain and United States Process Solutions. NOW's energy product offerings are used in the oil and gas industry, including upstream drilling and completion, exploration and production, midstream infrastructure development and downstream petroleum refining, as well as in other industries, such as chemical processing, power generation and industrial manufacturing operations. It provides supply chain management to drilling contractors, exploration and production (E&P) operators, midstream operators, downstream energy and industrial manufacturing companies.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:DNOW
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.93 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 107,667,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.25
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.42
  • 52 Week Range: $15.47 - $23.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 40.70
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.88
  • Book Value: $10.91 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.64
  • EBIDTA: ($124,000,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -18.62%
  • Return on Equity: -10.87%
  • Return on Assets: -8.21%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.11%
  • Current Ratio: 3.51%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.68%
  • Average Volume: 1.40 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.86
  • Short Ratio: 5.43

Frequently Asked Questions for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)

What is NOW's stock symbol?

NOW trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DNOW."

How were NOW's earnings last quarter?

NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $631 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $605.07 million. NOW had a negative net margin of 18.62% and a negative return on equity of 10.87%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 15.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.35) earnings per share. View NOW's Earnings History.

When will NOW make its next earnings announcement?

NOW is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for NOW.

Where is NOW's stock going? Where will NOW's stock price be in 2017?

8 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for NOW's stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate NOW's share price to reach $20.43 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NOW.

What are analysts saying about NOW stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about NOW stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "NOW Inc. is a distributor to the energy and industrial sectors. It stocks and sells a comprehensive offering of products for the upstream, midstream, and downstream & industrial market segments. The Company offers stock keeping units, including pipe, valves and valve automation, fittings, instrumentation, mill and industrial supplies, tools, safety supplies, electrical products, drilling and production equipment, fabricated equipment, and industrial paints and coatings. NOW also provides supply chain management solutions to energy and industrial manufacturing companies around the world. It operates primarily under the DistributionNOW and Wilson Export brands. NOW Inc. is headquartered in Houston, Texas. " (5/8/2017)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We believe PS is trending favorably early on and stands to enhance DNOW’s competitive position, LT share opportunity, and margin profile." (9/27/2016)

Who are some of NOW's key competitors?

Who owns NOW stock?

NOW's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (11.93%), BlackRock Inc. (10.61%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.18%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (7.21%), FIL Ltd (3.94%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.35%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for NOW.

Who sold NOW stock? Who is selling NOW stock?

NOW's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Morgan Stanley, AQR Capital Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Gotham Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for NOW.

Who bought NOW stock? Who is buying NOW stock?

NOW's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Black Creek Investment Management Inc., Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for NOW.

How do I buy NOW stock?

Shares of NOW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of NOW stock cost?

One share of NOW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.91.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NOW (NYSE:DNOW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $20.43 (14.06% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetNeutral$20.00 -> $19.00LowView Rating Details
5/4/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$24.00 -> $23.00HighView Rating Details
5/4/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$20.00 -> $22.00HighView Rating Details
4/26/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$20.00 -> $22.00MediumView Rating Details
4/11/2017Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$22.00 -> $19.00LowView Rating Details
1/10/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncUpgradeNeutral -> Positive$19.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$14.00N/AView Rating Details
9/27/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
12/29/2015Capital One Financial Corp.Initiated CoverageEqual Weight$17.00N/AView Rating Details
8/7/2015Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$24.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Earnings by Quarter for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Earnings History by Quarter for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q1 2017($0.23)($0.15)$605.07 million$631.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/15/2017Q416($0.36)($0.29)$539.83 million$538.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316($0.38)($0.34)$530.19 million$520.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216($0.46)($0.40)$456.96 million$501.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116($0.35)($0.35)$567.59 million$548.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415($0.23)($0.25)$682.65 million$644.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315($0.14)($0.17)$759.93 million$753.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215($0.12)($0.16)$701.95 million$750.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.06($0.02)$903.30 million$863.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2015Q414$0.30$0.14$1.05 billion$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.31$0.30$1.07 million$1.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.35$0.25$161.51 million$952.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.25 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.44 EPS


Dividend History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.30%
Insider Trades by Quarter for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/7/2017Rodney W EadsDirectorBuy5,264$18.99$99,963.36View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Robert R WorkmanCEOBuy5,610$28.00$157,080.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2014Robert R WorkmanCEOBuy10,646$30.68$326,619.28View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Robert R WorkmanCEOBuy7,900$30.74$242,846.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Latest Headlines for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
DateHeadline logoNOW Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call - May 19 at 8:13 AM logo Analysts Expect NOW Inc (DNOW) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $669.61 Million - May 17 at 11:18 AM logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 4:47 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate NOW Inc (DNOW) to Post -$0.09 EPS - May 15 at 12:32 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 12 at 11:20 AM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - May 8 at 6:38 PM logoCommit To Buy Now At $15, Earn 10.7% Annualized Using Options - May 8 at 4:40 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Upgraded at Seaport Global Securities - May 7 at 12:26 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Upgraded to Overweight at Stephens - May 7 at 12:26 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Given "Neutral" Rating at Credit Suisse Group AG - May 6 at 12:00 AM logoNOW, Inc. :DNOW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 4:59 PM logoUPDATE: Stephens Upgrades Now Inc (DNOW) to Overweight - May 5 at 2:57 AM logoNOW (DNOW) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.28 - May 4 at 1:23 AM logoEdited Transcript of DNOW earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 1:00pm GMT - May 4 at 12:32 AM logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 7:31 PM logoNOW Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - May 3 at 2:30 PM logoNOW Inc's Revenue Comes Roaring Back - May 3 at 1:19 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results - May 3 at 1:09 PM logoNow reports 1Q loss - May 3 at 7:02 AM logoTechnical Roundup on Oil & Gas Stocks -- Oceaneering, Hornbeck Offshore Services, NOW, and Eco-Stim Energy Solutions - May 2 at 11:39 AM logoNOW, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:DNOW) : May 1, 2017 - May 2 at 11:39 AM logoMagellan Midstream (MMP) Q1 Earnings: What to Expect? - May 1 at 4:38 PM logoNOW (DNOW) Receiving Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Study Shows - April 30 at 3:27 PM logoNOW, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DNOW-US : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 5:51 PM logoNOW (DNOW) Earning Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 27 at 6:31 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $609.83 Million - April 26 at 10:27 AM logo-$0.23 EPS Expected for NOW Inc (DNOW) This Quarter - April 24 at 9:24 PM logoNOW (DNOW) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.36 - April 24 at 4:14 PM logoNOW (DNOW) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 21 at 6:45 PM logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 4:50 PM logo5 Energy Stocks to Ride the Sector's Earnings Improvement - April 20 at 4:55 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - April 18 at 7:16 PM logoNOW (DNOW) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows - April 18 at 4:12 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - April 17 at 11:08 AM logoSomewhat Critical Media Coverage Likely to Impact NOW (DNOW) Share Price - April 15 at 12:09 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Price Target Cut to $19.00 - April 14 at 5:27 PM logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 9:26 AM logoNOW Inc. Announces Exclusive International Distribution Agreement with Kimray Inc. - April 7 at 9:26 AM logoShares of NOW Inc. Still Can't Shake Wall Street's Disappointment in Q4 Results - April 4 at 12:47 PM logo3 ‘Blood in the Streets’ Trades to Make NOW - March 27 at 12:31 PM logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - March 21 at 1:37 PM logoNOW Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call - March 13 at 12:07 PM logoShares of DNOW Now Oversold - March 8 at 5:33 PM logo3 Reasons to Sell Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Stock … NOW - March 8 at 12:29 PM logo3 Reasons to Sell Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock NOW - March 2 at 1:58 PM logoBlog Coverage McDermott Adds a Newly Built Pipelay and Construction Vessel "Amazon" to its Fleet - February 22 at 5:02 PM logoNOW (DNOW) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - February 16 at 7:57 PM logo6:47 am Now beats by $0.05, reports revs in-line - February 16 at 7:57 PM logoNow reports 4Q loss - February 16 at 7:57 PM logoQ4 2016 NOW Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 16 at 7:57 PM



NOW (DNOW) Chart for Tuesday, May, 23, 2017

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