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: Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:DNOW
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.37883 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 107,721,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.67
  • 52 Week Range: $11.31 - $23.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 40.25
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.34 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.59
  • Book Value: $10.92 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.18
  • EBIDTA: ($81,000,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -7.14%
  • Return on Equity: -7.83%
  • Return on Assets: -5.63%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.11%
  • Current Ratio: 2.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.39%
  • Average Volume: 1.28 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.8
  • Short Ratio: 5.92

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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.10). The firm had revenue of $651 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $674.97 million. NOW had a negative net margin of 7.14% and a negative return on equity of 7.83%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 29.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.40) 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 Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for NOW.

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

9 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for NOW's stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect NOW's stock price to reach $19.11 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. " (7/31/2017)
  • 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 are NOW's key executives?

NOW's management team includes the folowing people:

  • J. Wayne Richards, Chairman of the Board
  • Merrill A. Miller Jr., Executive Chairman and Director
  • Robert Workman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Daniel Molinaro, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • David Cherechinsky, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller
  • Raymond W. Chang, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Richard J. Alario, Independent Director
  • Terry B. Bonno, Independent Director
  • Galen Cobb, Independent Director
  • James D. Crandell, Independent Director

Who owns NOW stock?

NOW's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (12.13%), BlackRock Inc. (10.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.30%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (7.13%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.19%) and State Street Corp (3.32%). Company insiders that own NOW stock include James Crandell and Rodney W Eads. 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 FIL Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Arlington Value Capital LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P. and Citigroup Inc.. 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Black Creek Investment Management Inc., Teachers Advisors LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., QV Investors Inc., Marathon Asset Management LLP, General American Investors Co. Inc. and CLS Investments LLC. Company insiders that have bought NOW stock in the last two years include James Crandell and Rodney W Eads. 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.

What is NOW's stock price today?

One share of NOW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.88.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NOW (NYSE DNOW)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  78 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  186 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  264
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NOW and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NOW (NYSE:DNOW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.56)
Consensus Price Target: $19.11 (48.38% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$15.00 -> $12.00LowView Rating Details
9/7/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$18.00LowView Rating Details
8/4/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$15.00LowView Rating Details
6/21/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$22.00 -> $17.00HighView Rating Details
5/26/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight -> Overweight$22.00MediumView Rating Details
5/4/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$24.00 -> $23.00HighView 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
12/29/2015Capital One Financial CorporationInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$17.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 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
11/1/2017($0.02)N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017($0.10)($0.10)$674.97 million$651.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $-0.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.32 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%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.97%
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
5/25/2017James CrandellDirectorBuy5,000$17.53$87,650.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoAnswer Financial now Offering Rideshare Gap Coverage for Uber, Lyft and other Rideshare Businesses in 24 States - September 21 at 6:00 PM logoShe came to America when she was 4, and now her company makes more than $100 million a year - September 21 at 6:00 PM logoPermian Basin Stocks Way Oversold: 4 Top Stocks to Buy Now - September 20 at 6:50 PM logoWatch CBS, The CW and SHOWTIME® on DIRECTV NOW - September 20 at 6:50 PM logoRSI Alert: Sunrun (RUN) Now Oversold - September 19 at 5:55 PM logoNovember 17th Options Now Available For DineEquity (DIN) - September 18 at 3:22 PM logoThe Case Against Big Tech, Now at Your Local Bookstore (If You Still Have One) - September 18 at 3:22 PM logo3 Dividend Stocks You'll Wish You'd Bought 10 Years From Now - September 16 at 5:24 PM logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 16 at 5:02 AM logoGoodgut®, A Line Of Revolutionary Prebiotic Supplements, Is Now Available At Retailers Nationwide - September 14 at 8:50 PM logoSend Word Now Co-Founder Launches Crisis Management Platform to Simplify and Centralize Response Team Coordination - September 14 at 8:50 PM logoSnapchat's Bitmojis Are Now Among Us - September 14 at 3:46 PM logoAtlanta Addiction Recovery Center is Now In-Network with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia - September 14 at 3:46 PM logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Price Target Cut to $12.00 by Analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co - September 12 at 1:16 PM logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Rating Reiterated by Stifel Nicolaus - September 7 at 9:32 PM logoNOW Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call - September 7 at 6:03 PM logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub - September 6 at 7:12 PM logo Analysts Expect NOW Inc. (DNOW) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $707.78 Million - September 6 at 3:34 AM logo Analysts Expect NOW Inc. (DNOW) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.02 Per Share - September 4 at 6:22 PM logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : August 28, 2017 - August 28 at 5:44 PM logoFinancial Review: Lawson Products (LAWS) versus NOW (DNOW) - August 25 at 2:10 PM logoNOW, Inc. (DNOW) Executive Chairman Pete Miller to Retire - - August 25 at 12:00 AM logoNOW, Inc. (DNOW) Executive Chairman Pete Miller to Retire - August 24 at 6:56 PM logoNOW Inc. Announces Retirement of Executive Chairman Pete Miller - August 24 at 6:56 PM logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 22 at 4:50 AM logoLawson Products (LAWS) and NOW (DNOW) Head-To-Head Survey - August 21 at 2:10 AM logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $707.78 Million - August 19 at 9:42 AM logoAnalyzing NOW (DNOW) & MRC Global (MRC) - August 17 at 6:18 PM logo-$0.02 EPS Expected for NOW Inc. (DNOW) This Quarter - August 17 at 6:26 AM logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : August 16, 2017 - August 16 at 6:22 PM logoNOW (DNOW) & Applied Industrial Technologies (AIT) Critical Comparison - August 13 at 6:08 AM logoDXP Enterprises (DXPE) and NOW (DNOW) Financial Review - August 11 at 12:14 AM logoStock Performance Review on Oil and Gas Equipment and Services Industry -- Baker Hughes, C&J Energy Services, Core Labs, and NOW - August 8 at 10:44 PM logoNOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) Cut to Sell at BidaskClub - August 6 at 11:56 AM logoNOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) Receives "Hold" Rating from Credit Suisse Group - August 5 at 9:20 PM logoEdited Transcript of DNOW earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT - August 4 at 3:08 AM logoNOW (NYSE:DNOW) and MRC Global (MRC) Head-To-Head Analysis - August 4 at 12:18 AM logoNOW, Inc. :DNOW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 3, 2017 - August 3 at 5:03 PM logoNOW Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 2 at 11:52 PM logoInvestor Network: NOW, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - August 2 at 11:52 PM logoHere’s Why Shares of NOW Inc Are Selling Off Today - August 2 at 11:52 PM logoNow reports 2Q loss - August 2 at 6:51 PM logoNOW (DNOW) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - August 2 at 6:51 PM logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - August 2 at 4:53 PM logoNOW Inc's Results Continue Heading in the Right Direction - August 2 at 4:36 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades NOW Inc. (DNOW) to Hold - July 31 at 6:02 PM logoReviewing DXP Enterprises (DXPE) & NOW (DNOW) - July 30 at 10:06 PM logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 28 at 9:38 AM logoNOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday - July 27 at 10:27 AM logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : July 24, 2017 - July 24 at 5:44 PM



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