NOW Company Profile (NYSE:DNOW)

About NOW

NOW logoNOW Inc. (NOW) is a global distributor to energy and industrial markets. The Company operates primarily under the DistributionNOW and Wilson Export brands. The Company operates through three segments: United States (U.S.), Canada and International. Through its network of over 300 locations across the world, it stocks and sells an offering of energy products, as well as a selection of products for industrial applications. The Company's energy product offering is consumed throughout all sectors of the oil and gas industry from upstream drilling and completion, exploration and production (E&P), midstream infrastructure development to downstream petroleum refining, as well as in other industries, such as chemical processing, utilities and industrial manufacturing operations. The industrial distribution portion of its business targets a range of end markets, including manufacturing, engineering and construction and refineries. It offers warehouse and inventory management solutions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DNOW
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $19.56
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.29
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.02
  • 52-Week Range: $15.71 - $23.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 72.44
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $2.10B
  • Outstanding Shares: 107,478,000
  • Beta: 0.86
  • 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%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NOW (NYSE:DNOW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (2.25% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/17/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$20.00View Rating Details
1/10/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncUpgradeNeutral -> Positive$19.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
11/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHold$14.00View Rating Details
9/27/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/16/2016Cowen and CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$22.00View Rating Details
12/29/2015Capital One Financial Corp.Initiated CoverageEqual Weight$17.00View Rating Details
8/7/2015Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$24.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
8/7/2015Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$24.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
8/6/2015StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$24.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/15/2017Q416($0.33)($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$0.31$0.14$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.32$0.30$1.07 million$1.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214($0.07)$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: $-0.42 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.27 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161($0.16)($0.16)($0.16)
Q2 20161($0.15)($0.15)($0.15)
Q3 20161$0.00$0.00$0.00
Q4 20161$0.02$0.02$0.02
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.30%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
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What is NOW's stock symbol?

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

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

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for NOW's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate NOW's stock price to reach $20.00 in the next year.

When will NOW announce their earnings?

NOW is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

What are analysts saying about NOW stock?

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

  • 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. " (2/20/2017)

  • 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 owns NOW stock?

NOW's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (12.28%), FIL Ltd (4.00%), State Street Corp (3.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.25%), AQR Capital Management LLC (0.80%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.79%).

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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Two Sigma Investments LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System and State Street Corp.

Who bought NOW stock? Who is buying NOW stock?

NOW's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Employees Retirement System of Texas, Federated Investors Inc. PA, FMR LLC, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Cantab Capital Partners LLP and TCW Group Inc..

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 $19.56.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by Staff