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: Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:DNOW
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.distributionnow.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.27434 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 107,721,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.81
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $17.11
  • 52 Week Range: $11.65 - $23.53
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 32.53
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.34 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.54
  • Book Value: $10.92 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.07
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($81,000,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -7.14%
  • Return on Equity: -7.83%
  • Return on Assets: -5.63%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.11%
  • Current Ratio: 2.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.39%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.37 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.76
  • 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.10). The company earned $651 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $674.97 million. NOW had a negative return on equity of 7.83% and a negative net margin of 7.14%. NOW's quarterly revenue was up 29.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.40) EPS. 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 12-month price objectives for NOW's shares. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect NOW's stock price to reach $19.33 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:

  • Merrill Aanthony Miller Jr., Executive Chairman of the Board
  • 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
  • J. Wayne Richards, Lead Independent Director
  • 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 number of of institutional and retail 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 acquired 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 $11.71.


MarketBeat Community Rating for NOW (NYSE DNOW)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  65 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  170 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  235
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: $19.33 (65.10% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/4/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$15.00LowView Rating Details
8/2/2017Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetBuy$18.00MediumView 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
11/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHold$14.00N/AView Rating Details
12/29/2015Capital One Financial CorporationInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$17.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/18/2015 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
11/1/2017        
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.36 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%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.76%
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Latest Headlines for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing NOW (DNOW) & MRC Global (MRC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 6:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$0.02 EPS Expected for NOW Inc. (DNOW) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 6:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 6:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW (DNOW) & Applied Industrial Technologies (AIT) Critical Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 13 at 6:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDXP Enterprises (DXPE) and NOW (DNOW) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 12:14 AM
bizjournals.com logoStock Performance Review on Oil and Gas Equipment and Services Industry -- Baker Hughes, C&J Energy Services, Core Labs, and NOW
www.bizjournals.com - August 8 at 10:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) Cut to Sell at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 11:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) Receives "Hold" Rating from Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 9:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DNOW earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 3:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW (NYSE:DNOW) and MRC Global (MRC) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 12:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNOW, Inc. :DNOW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 5:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNOW Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 11:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: NOW, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 11:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere’s Why Shares of NOW Inc Are Selling Off Today
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 11:52 PM
cnbc.com logoNow reports 2Q loss
www.cnbc.com - August 2 at 6:51 PM
seekingalpha.com logoNOW (DNOW) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - August 2 at 6:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 4:53 PM
fool.com logoNOW Inc's Results Continue Heading in the Right Direction
www.fool.com - August 2 at 4:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades NOW Inc. (DNOW) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 6:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing DXP Enterprises (DXPE) & NOW (DNOW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 10:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 9:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : July 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThese Stocks Will Struggle Should Oil & Gas Prices Not Pick Up
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 7:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 6:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) Earns "Buy" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 7:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : July 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 3:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$674.53 Million in Sales Expected for NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 11:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect NOW Inc. (DNOW) to Announce -$0.10 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 10:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 9:56 AM
bizjournals.com logoNational Oilwell Varco adopts smaller $3B credit agreement
www.bizjournals.com - June 29 at 7:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc. (DNOW) Stock Rating Lowered by Seaport Global Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 8:40 PM
fool.com logoDrilling Down Into What Caused NOW Inc Stock to Plunge on Wednesday
www.fool.com - June 22 at 5:46 PM
streetinsider.com logoSeaport Global Securities Downgrades Now Inc (DNOW ) to Neutral
www.streetinsider.com - June 22 at 10:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNOW, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DNOW-US : June 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 6:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoStifel Nicolaus Begins Coverage on NOW Inc (DNOW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 2:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate NOW Inc (DNOW) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $671.39 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 7:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.10 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 10:30 PM
fool.com logo3 Top Oil Stocks to Buy in June
www.fool.com - June 8 at 12:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNOW, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DNOW-US : June 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 5:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 9:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to NOW, Inc. : June 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 5:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Price Target Cut to $19.00 by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 9:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeyCorp Initiates Coverage on NOW Inc (DNOW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 9:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNOW Inc (DNOW) Director Purchases $87,650.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 8:28 PM
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

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