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NOW Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.23 (-3.62 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.13
50-Day Range
MA: $5.13
52-Week Range
Now: $6.13
Volume838,495 shs
Average Volume1.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$670.50 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
NOW Inc. distributes downstream energy and industrial products for petroleum refining, chemical processing, LNG terminals, power generation utilities, and industrial manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers its products under the DistributionNOW and DNOW brand names. It provides consumable maintenance, repair, and operating supplies; pipes, valves, fittings, flanges, gaskets, fasteners, electrical products, instrumentations, artificial lift, pumping solutions, valve actuation and modular process, and measurement and control equipment; and mill supplies, tools, safety supplies, and personal protective equipment, as well as applied products and applications, such as artificial lift systems, coatings, and miscellaneous expendable items. The company also offers machine, cutting, power, and hand tools; original equipment manufacturer equipment, including pumps, generator sets, air and gas compressors, dryers, and blowers and valves; modular oil and gas tank battery solutions; and application systems, work processes, parts integration, optimization solutions, and after-sales support. In addition, it provides supply chain and materials management solutions that include procurement, inventory, and warehouse management, as well as solutions for logistics, point of issue technology, project management, business process, and performance metrics reporting. The company serves customers in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors of the energy industry, including drilling contractors, well servicing companies, independent and national oil and gas companies, midstream operators, and refineries, as well as petrochemical, chemical, utilities, and other downstream energy processors; and industrial and manufacturing companies. NOW Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.60 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Oil & gas field machinery



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.95 billion
Cash Flow$1.93 per share
Book Value$6.68 per share


Net Income$-97,000,000.00


Market Cap$670.50 million
Next Earnings Date2/17/2021 (Estimated)
-0.23 (-3.62 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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NOW (NYSE:DNOW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has NOW's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

NOW's stock was trading at $6.75 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DNOW stock has decreased by 9.2% and is now trading at $6.13.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of NOW?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NOW in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than NOW?

Wall Street analysts have given NOW a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but NOW wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is NOW's next earnings date?

NOW is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 17th 2021.
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How were NOW's earnings last quarter?

NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 4th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.07. The oil and gas company earned $326 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $318.28 million. NOW had a negative return on equity of 5.78% and a negative net margin of 26.92%. NOW's revenue for the quarter was down 56.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.08 EPS.
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What price target have analysts set for DNOW?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for NOW's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate NOW's stock price to reach $10.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 65.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting NOW?

NOW saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,190,000 shares, an increase of 50.2% from the October 15th total of 2,790,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,450,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 3.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of NOW's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of NOW own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other NOW investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), PayPal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), The Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV), Tesla (TSLA), Intel (INTC), salesforce.com (CRM) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are NOW's key executives?

NOW's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David A. Cherechinsky, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56, Pay $650.41k)
  • Mr. Richard J. Alario, Exec. Vice Chairman (Age 65, Pay $917.92k)
  • Mr. Mark B. Johnson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 38, Pay $363.61k)
  • Mr. Raymond W. Chang, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49, Pay $621.2k)
  • Ms. Kelly Munson, Chief Admin. & Information Officer
  • Mr. Brad Wise, VP of Marketing & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Stuart Piper, Sr. VP of Sales
  • Mr. Scott W. Hauck, Exec. VP of Digital Strategy
  • Mr. Dan Pratt, Sr. VP of Energy Centers
  • Mr. Toby Eoff, Pres of Process Solutions

What is NOW's stock symbol?

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

Who are NOW's major shareholders?

NOW's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.59%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.27%), State Street Corp (3.26%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.64%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.55%) and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (1.22%).
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Which major investors are selling NOW stock?

DNOW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Cooke & Bieler LP, BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, WINTON GROUP Ltd, SG Americas Securities LLC, and State Street Corp.
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Which major investors are buying NOW stock?

DNOW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Caas Capital Management LP, Hound Partners LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., SIR Capital Management L.P., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Squarepoint Ops LLC.
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How do I buy shares of NOW?

Shares of DNOW 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is NOW's stock price today?

One share of DNOW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.13.

How big of a company is NOW?

NOW has a market capitalization of $670.50 million and generates $2.95 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $-97,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.23 on an earnings per share basis. NOW employs 4,600 workers across the globe.

What is NOW's official website?

The official website for NOW is www.distributionnow.com.

How can I contact NOW?

NOW's mailing address is 7402 NORTH ELDRIDGE PARKWAY, HOUSTON TX, 77041. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 281-823-4700 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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