NYSE:NL - NL Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$7.65 +0.15 (+2.00 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$7.50
Today's Range$7.39 - $7.70
52-Week Range$7.05 - $16.05
Volume16,900 shs
Average Volume50,340 shs
Market Capitalization$411.75 million
P/E Ratio8.28
Dividend YieldN/A
NL Industries logoNL Industries, Inc., through its subsidiary, CompX International Inc., operates in the component products industry in the United States and internationally. The company manufactures and sells mechanical and electronic cabinet locks, and other locking mechanisms, including disc tumbler locks, pin tumbler locking mechanisms, and CompX eLock and Stealthlock electronic locks for use in various applications, such as ignition systems, mailboxes, file cabinets, desk drawers, tool storage cabinets, vending and gaming machines, high security medical cabinetry, electronic circuit panels, storage compartments, and gas station security. It also offers original equipment and aftermarket stainless steel exhaust headers, exhaust pipes, mufflers, and other exhaust components; gauges, such as GPS speedometers and tachometers; mechanical and electronic controls and throttles; steering wheels and other billet aluminum accessories; and dash panels, LED lighting products, wire harnesses, and other accessories primarily for performance and ski/wakeboard boats. In addition, it offers insurance brokerage and risk management services. The company sells its component products directly to original equipment manufacturers, as well as through distributors. NL Industries, Inc. was founded in 1891 and is based in Dallas, Texas. NL Industries, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryOffice Services & Supplies
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.77
Quick Ratio1.59


Trailing P/E Ratio8.28
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$112 million
Price / Sales3.33
Cash Flow$1.53 per share
Price / Cash5.00
Book Value$7.25 per share
Price / Book1.06


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$116.10 million
Net Margins33.92%
Return on Equity15.22%
Return on Assets9.09%


Outstanding Shares48,730,000
Market Cap$411.75 million

NL Industries (NYSE:NL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is NL Industries' stock symbol?

NL Industries trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NL."

How were NL Industries' earnings last quarter?

NL Industries Inc (NYSE:NL) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter. The basic materials company had revenue of $28.40 million for the quarter. NL Industries had a return on equity of 15.22% and a net margin of 33.92%. View NL Industries' Earnings History.

When is NL Industries' next earnings date?

NL Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for NL Industries.

What price target have analysts set for NL?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for NL Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect NL Industries' stock price to reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 83.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NL Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NL Industries?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NL Industries in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for NL Industries.

Who are some of NL Industries' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to NL Industries include Venator Materials (VNTR), Luxfer (LXFR), LSB Industries (LXU), Hydrogenics (HYGS) and Polydex Pharmaceuticals (POLXF).

Who are NL Industries' key executives?

NL Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert D. Graham, Vice Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
  • Ms. Courtney J. Riley, Pres (Age 52)
  • Mr. Gregory M. Swalwell, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Ms. Kelly D. Luttmer, Exec. VP & Chief Tax Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Andrew B. Nace, Exec. VP (Age 53)

Has NL Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about NL stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NL Industries earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.34 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for NL Industries.

Who are NL Industries' major shareholders?

NL Industries' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.06%), BlackRock Inc. (1.08%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.42%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.31%) and Zebra Capital Management LLC (0.07%).

Which major investors are selling NL Industries stock?

NL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC.

Which major investors are buying NL Industries stock?

NL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Zebra Capital Management LLC and BlackRock Inc..

How do I buy shares of NL Industries?

Shares of NL 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is NL Industries' stock price today?

One share of NL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.65.

How big of a company is NL Industries?

NL Industries has a market capitalization of $411.75 million and generates $112 million in revenue each year. NL Industries employs 520 workers across the globe.

How can I contact NL Industries?

NL Industries' mailing address is 5430 LBJ FREEWAY SUITE 1700, DALLAS TX, 75240. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 972-233-1700.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NL Industries (NYSE NL)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  119 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  181 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  300
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NL Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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