NYSE:NOV - National-Oilwell Varco Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.78 -1.03 (-3.46 %) (As of 02/21/2019 01:51 PM ET)Previous Close$29.81Today's Range$28.6850 - $29.6152-Week Range$24.27 - $49.08Volume1.94 million shsAverage Volume3.84 million shsMarket Capitalization$11.04 billionP/E Ratio-359.75Dividend Yield0.68%Beta1.25 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email National Oilwell Varco, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells systems and components used in oil and gas drilling and production; and provides oilfield services to the upstream oil and gas industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: Wellbore Technologies, Completion & Production Solutions, and Rig Technologies. The Wellbore Technologies segment designs, manufactures, rents, and sells various equipment and technologies. This segment also provides solids control and waste management equipment and services, drilling and completion fluids, data acquisition and analytics, water management solutions, managed-pressure-drilling systems, and wellsite logistics solutions; tubular inspection, repair and coating, rope access inspection, and instrumentation services; and power generation equipment, drill and wired pipes, instruments, measuring and monitoring equipment, downhole and fishing tools, hole openers, and drill bits The Completion & Production Solutions segment designs, manufactures, and sells pumping trucks, blenders, sanders, hydration units, injection units, flowline, and manifolds; coiled tubing units, coiled tubing, and wireline units and tools; composite pipe, surface transfer and progressive cavity pumps, and artificial lift systems; and floating production systems and subsea production technologies. The Rig Technologies segment offers land rigs; offshore drilling equipment packages; and drilling rig components It provides substructures, derricks, and masts; cranes; pipe lifting, racking, rotating, and assembly systems; fluid transfer technologies, such as mud pumps; pressure control equipment, including blowout preventers; power transmission systems comprising drives and generators; and rig instrumentation and control systems. This segment also offers spare parts; and repair and rental services, as well as remote equipment monitoring, technical support, field, and training services. The company was founded in 1862 and is based in Houston, Texas. Receive NOV News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NOV and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Oil & gas field machinery Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Equipment & Services SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:NOV Previous Symbol CUSIP63707110 Webwww.natoil.com Phone713-346-7500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.19 Current Ratio3.11 Quick Ratio1.83Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-359.75 Forward P/E Ratio169.29 P/E Growth27.84 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.45 billion Price / Sales1.31 Cash Flow$1.6929 per share Price / Cash Flow17.00 Book Value$36.22 per share Price / Book0.79Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.08) Net Income$-31,000,000.00 Net Margins-0.37% Return on Equity-0.22% Return on Assets-0.16%Miscellaneous Employees31,889 Outstanding Shares383,430,000Market Cap$11.04 billion OptionableOptionable National-Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV) Frequently Asked Questions What is National-Oilwell Varco's stock symbol? National-Oilwell Varco trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NOV." How often does National-Oilwell Varco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National-Oilwell Varco? National-Oilwell Varco announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, December 21st. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 6th. View National-Oilwell Varco's Dividend History. How will National-Oilwell Varco's stock buyback program work? National-Oilwell Varco declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Tuesday, November 6th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were National-Oilwell Varco's earnings last quarter? National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.05. The oil and gas exploration company earned $2.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.18 billion. National-Oilwell Varco had a negative return on equity of 0.22% and a negative net margin of 0.37%. National-Oilwell Varco's quarterly revenue was up 21.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.04) EPS. View National-Oilwell Varco's Earnings History. When is National-Oilwell Varco's next earnings date? National-Oilwell Varco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for National-Oilwell Varco. What price target have analysts set for NOV? 27 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for National-Oilwell Varco's stock. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect National-Oilwell Varco's stock price to reach $39.0870 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for National-Oilwell Varco. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for National-Oilwell Varco? 27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National-Oilwell Varco in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for National-Oilwell Varco. Has National-Oilwell Varco been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about NOV stock have trended somewhat negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. National-Oilwell Varco earned a coverage optimism score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of National-Oilwell Varco's key competitors? Some companies that are related to National-Oilwell Varco include TechnipFMC (FTI), Baker Hughes A GE (BHGE), Cactus (WHD), NOW (DNOW), Dril-Quip (DRQ), Oil States International (OIS), Newpark Resources (NR), Weatherford International (WFT), Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure (SOI), Forum Energy Technologies (FET), QS Energy (QSEP), Deep Down (DPDW) and Freestone Resources (FSNR). Who are National-Oilwell Varco's key executives? National-Oilwell Varco's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Clay C. Williams, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)Mr. Jose A. Bayardo, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 47)Mr. Scott K. Duff, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)Mr. Craig L. Weinstock, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)Mr. Joseph W. Rovig, Pres of Rig Technologies (Age 58) Who are National-Oilwell Varco's major shareholders? National-Oilwell Varco's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.78%), Harris Associates L P (5.95%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.30%), Parnassus Investments CA (2.88%), Ruffer LLP (1.58%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.36%). Company insiders that own National-Oilwell Varco stock include Clay C Williams, Craig L Weinstock, Eric L Mattson, Joseph W Rovig and Scott K Duff. View Institutional Ownership Trends for National-Oilwell Varco. Which institutional investors are selling National-Oilwell Varco stock? NOV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Flossbach Von Storch AG, CWM LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Hutchinson Capital Management CA, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., QV Investors Inc. and 683 Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold National-Oilwell Varco company stock in the last year include Clay C Williams, Craig L Weinstock, Eric L Mattson, Joseph W Rovig and Scott K Duff. View Insider Buying and Selling for National-Oilwell Varco. Which institutional investors are buying National-Oilwell Varco stock? NOV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Ruffer LLP, BlackRock Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Van ECK Associates Corp, Parnassus Investments CA and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for National-Oilwell Varco. How do I buy shares of National-Oilwell Varco? Shares of NOV 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 National-Oilwell Varco's stock price today? One share of NOV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.80. How big of a company is National-Oilwell Varco? National-Oilwell Varco has a market capitalization of $11.04 billion and generates $8.45 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $-31,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.08) on an earnings per share basis. National-Oilwell Varco employs 31,889 workers across the globe. What is National-Oilwell Varco's official website? The official website for National-Oilwell Varco is http://www.natoil.com. How can I contact National-Oilwell Varco? National-Oilwell Varco's mailing address is 7909 PARKWOOD CIRCLE DRIVE, HOUSTON TX, 77036. The oil and gas exploration company can be reached via phone at 713-346-7500 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for National-Oilwell Varco (NYSE NOV)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 774 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 857 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,631MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National-Oilwell Varco and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NOV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NOV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is net income?