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: Industrials
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:DNOW
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.36 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 107,721,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.10
  • 52 Week Range: $11.31 - $23.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 38.39
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.34 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.58
  • Book Value: $10.92 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.16
  • EBITDA: ($81,000,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -2.61%
  • Return on Equity: -5.80%
  • Return on Assets: -4.06%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.11%
  • Current Ratio: 2.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.39%
  • Average Volume: 1.30 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.88
  • 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 earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.10). The business had revenue of $651 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $674.97 million. NOW had a negative return on equity of 5.80% and a negative net margin of 2.61%. NOW's quarterly revenue was up 29.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($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 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for NOW's stock. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate NOW's share price to reach $17.78 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NOW.

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
  • 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
  • Rodney Eads, Independent Director

Who owns NOW stock?

NOW's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC (0.37%), Strs Ohio (0.04%), SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Shell Asset Management Co. (0.00%). 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 Strs Ohio and SeaBridge Investment Advisors 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 Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC and Shell Asset Management Co.. 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 $12.67.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NOW (NYSE DNOW)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  87 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  199 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  286
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: 5 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: $17.78 (40.31% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Price Target History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
Analysts' Ratings History for NOW (NYSE:DNOW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/17/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
10/13/2017Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$20.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetHold$14.00N/AView Rating Details
9/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$15.00 -> $12.00LowView 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
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 10/23/2015 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: $-0.26 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.33 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)
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NOW (DNOW) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by Staff

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