NYSE:NOV - National-Oilwell Varco Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $32.67 -0.98 (-2.91 %) (As of 11/19/2018 12:31 PM ET)Previous Close$33.65Today's Range$32.38 - $33.5352-Week Range$31.48 - $49.08Volume1.88 million shsAverage Volume4.15 million shsMarket Capitalization$12.90 billionP/E Ratio-77.79Dividend Yield0.59%Beta1.03 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 Phone713-346-7500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.19 Current Ratio3.17 Quick Ratio1.78 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-77.79 Forward P/E Ratio-3,267.00 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$7.30 billion Price / Sales1.71 Cash Flow$1.3873 per share Price / Cash23.55 Book Value$37.26 per share Price / Book0.88 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.42) Net Income$-237,000,000.00 Net Margins-0.71% Return on Equity-0.41% Return on Assets-0.29% Miscellaneous Employees31,889 Outstanding Shares383,370,000Market Cap$12.90 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 given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Friday, December 21st. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 6th. View National-Oilwell Varco's Dividend History. How will National-Oilwell Varco's stock buyback program work? National-Oilwell Varco announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, November 6th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were National-Oilwell Varco's earnings last quarter? National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 26th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.04. The oil and gas exploration company earned $2.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2 billion. National-Oilwell Varco had a negative net margin of 0.71% and a negative return on equity of 0.41%. The business's revenue was up 19.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.14) earnings per share. 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 Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for National-Oilwell Varco. What price target have analysts set for NOV? 24 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for National-Oilwell Varco's stock. Their predictions range from $31.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect National-Oilwell Varco's share price to reach $43.2727 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for National-Oilwell Varco. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for National-Oilwell Varco? 24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National-Oilwell Varco in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 9 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? Press coverage about NOV stock has been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. National-Oilwell Varco earned a daily sentiment score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. 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), Forum Energy Technologies (FET), Weatherford International (WFT), Newpark Resources (NR), Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure (SOI), 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 55)Mr. Jose A. Bayardo, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46)Mr. Scott K. Duff, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)Mr. Craig L. Weinstock, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)Mr. Joseph W. Rovig, Pres of Rig Technologies (Age 57) 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 investors include Dodge & Cox (6.96%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (6.57%), BlackRock Inc. (6.50%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.50%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.39%) and Lyrical Asset Management LP (1.44%). 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 major investors are selling National-Oilwell Varco stock? NOV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dodge & Cox, American Century Companies Inc., First Eagle Investment Management LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Wells Fargo & Company MN, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and BlackRock Inc.. 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 major 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, Capital Research Global Investors, Alliancebernstein L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, AQR Capital Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG and Ruffer LLP. 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 $33.08. How big of a company is National-Oilwell Varco? National-Oilwell Varco has a market capitalization of $12.90 billion and generates $7.30 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $-237,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.42) 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: 748 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 825 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,573MarketBeat'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 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the risks of holding treasury bonds?