NL Industries Company Profile (NYSE:NL)

About NL Industries (NYSE:NL)

NL Industries logoNL Industries, Inc. is a holding company. The Company operates in the component products industry through its subsidiary, CompX International Inc. (CompX). The Company operates in the chemicals industry through its non-controlling interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (Kronos). The Company, through Compx, manufactures engineered components that are sold to a range of industries, including recreational transportation (including boats), postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare, gas stations and vending equipment. Kronos is a global producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2), a base industrial product used in imparting whiteness, brightness and opacity to a range of customer applications and end use markets, including coatings, plastics, paper, inks, food, cosmetics, and other industrial and consumer products. Kronos has production facilities in Europe and North America.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Office Services & Supplies
  • Symbol: NYSE:NL
  • CUSIP: 62915640
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $404.33 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 48,714,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.50
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $7.49
  • 52 Week Range: $3.10 - $10.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 6.36
  • P/E Growth: -0.32
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $114.69 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.67
  • Book Value: $4.70 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.84
  • EBIDTA: $8.15 million
  • Net Margins: 57.98%
  • Return on Equity: 32.04%
  • Return on Assets: 16.44%
  • Current Ratio: 4.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.97%
  • Average Volume: 74,881 shs.
  • Beta: 2.7
  • Short Ratio: 1.81

Frequently Asked Questions for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)

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) posted its earnings results on Monday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.00. The business earned $29.90 million during the quarter. NL Industries had a return on equity of 32.04% and a net margin of 57.98%. View NL Industries' Earnings History.

When will NL Industries make its next earnings announcement?

NL Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for NL Industries.

Where is NL Industries' stock going? Where will NL Industries' stock price be in 2017?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for NL Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $6.00. On average, they expect NL Industries' share price to reach $6.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for NL Industries.

Who are some of NL Industries' key competitors?

Who are NL Industries' key executives?

NL Industries' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert D. Graham, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Gregory M. Swalwell, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Kelly D. Luttmer, Executive Vice President , Global Tax Director
  • Amy Allbach Samford, Vice President, Controller
  • John A. St. Wrba, Vice President, Treasurer
  • A. Andrew R. Louis, Vice President, Secretary
  • Andrew B. Nace, Vice President
  • Courtney J. Riley, Vice President - Environmental Affairs
  • Keith Roger Coogan, Director
  • Loretta J. Feehan, Director

Who owns NL Industries stock?

NL Industries' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.98%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.59%), State Street Corp (0.29%), Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. (0.24%), Northern Trust Corp (0.24%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.11%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for NL Industries.

Who sold NL Industries stock? Who is selling NL Industries stock?

NL Industries' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California State Teachers Retirement System and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for NL Industries.

Who bought NL Industries stock? Who is buying NL Industries stock?

NL Industries' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Strs Ohio, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for NL Industries.

How do I buy NL Industries stock?

Shares of NL Industries 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 NL Industries' stock price today?

One share of NL Industries stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.65.

MarketBeat Community Rating for NL Industries (NYSE NL)
Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  28 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  83 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  111
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NL Industries 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 NL Industries (NYSE:NL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: $6.00 (30.64% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/7/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$3.00 -> $6.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)
Earnings by Quarter for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)
Earnings History by Quarter for NL Industries (NYSE NL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$0.21N/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2017Q1 2017$0.17$0.17$29.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2017Q4 2016$0.06$0.20$26.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q3 2016$0.06$0.15$28.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q4$0.02($0.11)$25.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q3 2015$0.11$0.05$26.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q2$0.22$0.01$28.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q4 2014$0.11$0.11$24.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2014Q3 2014$0.17$0.29$26.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q2 2014$0.09$0.11$26.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q1 2014($0.02)$0.08$25.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q213($0.29)$22.10 million$24.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)

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Current Dividend Information for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)
Most Recent Dividend:12/24/2013
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)

Dividend History by Quarter for NL Industries (NYSE NL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)
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Headline Trends for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)
Latest Headlines for NL Industries (NYSE:NL)
DateHeadline logoNL Industries, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NL-US : September 15, 2017 - September 16 at 7:01 AM logoKronos International Inc. -- Moody's assigns B2 rating to Kronos's new notes; affirms B1 CFR - September 2 at 6:47 AM logoGeneral Cable Corporation (BGC) & NL Industries (NL) Head to Head Analysis - August 30 at 6:18 PM logoNL Industries, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NL-US : August 28, 2017 - August 29 at 5:40 AM logoFinancial Review: Aerohive Networks (HIVE) and NL Industries (NL) - August 18 at 12:32 PM logoNL Industries, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:NL) : August 15, 2017 - August 15 at 8:31 PM logoNL Industries, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NL-US : August 14, 2017 - August 15 at 3:22 AM logoBRIEF-NL Industries Inc qtrly EPS of $0.85 - August 8 at 4:42 AM logoNL REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2017 RESULTS - August 7 at 11:41 PM logoHead to Head Contrast: Polar Power (POLA) vs. NL Industries (NL) - August 4 at 2:26 PM logoNL Industries, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NL-US : August 1, 2017 - August 2 at 6:20 AM logoNL Industries, Inc. (NL) Cut to Strong Sell at BidaskClub - July 29 at 2:18 PM logoComparing NL Industries (NL) and AMTEK (AME) - July 18 at 10:30 AM logoBig Pharma Spends on Share Buybacks, but R&D? Not So Much - July 16 at 1:27 PM logoHollysys Automation Technologies (HOLI) & NL Industries (NYSE:NL) Head-To-Head Analysis - July 12 at 10:31 PM logoAnalyzing NL Industries (NL) & Kyocera Corporation (KYO) - June 29 at 2:39 PM logoNL Industries, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? - June 9 at 7:05 PM logoETFs with exposure to NL Industries, Inc. : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 9:11 PM logoNL Industries, Inc. :NL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 1, 2017 - June 1 at 7:40 PM logoNL INDUSTRIES, INC. ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING - May 19 at 11:38 AM logoNL Industries Inc (NL) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Expectations - May 9 at 6:25 PM logoBRIEF-NL Industries Q1 earnings per share $0.17 - May 9 at 11:32 AM logoNL Industries posts 1Q profit - May 9 at 5:40 AM logoNL REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2017 RESULTS - May 8 at 6:19 PM logoSomewhat Negative Press Coverage Likely to Impact NL Industries (NL) Share Price - April 25 at 6:40 PM logoNL Industries (NL) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.44 - April 21 at 7:14 PM logoNL Industries Inc (NL) Upgraded to B- by TheStreet - April 11 at 2:45 PM logoNL Industries Inc (NL) Given New $6.00 Price Target at Barclays PLC - April 7 at 7:23 PM logoThe Latest: Company disappointed at $80M cleanup ruling - March 27 at 6:20 PM logoNL INDUSTRIES INC Financials - March 16 at 7:33 PM logoNL Industries Inc. reports Q4 results - March 12 at 3:39 PM logoBRIEF-NL Q4 earnings per share $0.20 - March 11 at 6:38 PM logoNL REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER 2016 RESULTS - March 10 at 8:09 PM logoNL INDUSTRIES INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 10 at 8:09 PM logoNL INDUSTRIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance - November 15 at 7:02 PM logoBloomberg Markets: Dave Wilson’s "Stock of the Day" Nov. 8 - November 10 at 9:30 AM logo9:40 am NL Industries higher by 12% following Q3 results - November 8 at 6:06 PM logoAndersons (ANDE) to Gain from Favorable Outlook on Crops - September 28 at 6:09 PM logoWhy NL Industries (NL) Could Be Positioned for a Surge? - September 12 at 11:02 AM logoWhat Makes Ferroglobe (GSM) a Strong Sell? - September 10 at 10:43 AM logoNL Industries (NL) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue? - September 9 at 6:04 PM logoNL INDUSTRIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - September 2 at 11:15 AM logoNL Industries (NL) in Focus: Stock Rises 9.3% in Session - August 23 at 10:52 AM logoIndustrial properties may not be sexy but in Austin they are hot tickets - August 11 at 6:55 PM logoNl Industries, Inc. Company Profile - June 20 at 8:06 AM logoNL INDUSTRIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement - May 26 at 4:20 PM logoNL Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Results - March 10 at 4:27 PM logoNL Industries: A Fascinating Case, But Not Enough Value And Risk Of 100% Capital Impairment - February 5 at 2:24 PM logoNL Industries Inc. - January 21 at 1:15 PM



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This page was last updated on 9/20/2017 by Staff