NOW Company Profile (NYSE:DNOW)

About NOW (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: www.distributionnow.com
Capitalization:
  • 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
P/E:
  • 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
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($124,000,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -18.62%
  • Return on Equity: -10.87%
  • Return on Assets: -8.21%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.11%
  • Current Ratio: 3.51%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.68%
Misc:
  • 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)
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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

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
8/1/2017        
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)

Estimates

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

Dividends

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

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)

Headlines

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

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