Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB): Price and Financial Metrics

Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB): $26.17

0.80 (+3.15%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CLB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CLB is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • CLB's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 12.26% of US stocks).

CLB Stock Summary

  • CORE LABORATORIES N V's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 81.06% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 76.44, CORE LABORATORIES N V P/E ratio is greater than that of about 92.34% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for CORE LABORATORIES N V is higher than 92.58% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CORE LABORATORIES N V, a group of peers worth examining would be OSW, CHH, MNTK, EXLS, and WMS.
  • Visit CLB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CLB Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Energy stock, CLB's EV/EBIT ratio is 224.14% higher, now standing at 32.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, CLB's price/earnings ratio has gone up 123.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CLB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CLB 2023-01-13 2.2 6.1 70.4 32.9
CLB 2023-01-12 2.2 6.0 70.1 32.8
CLB 2023-01-11 2.2 5.9 68.4 32.1
CLB 2023-01-10 2.2 5.9 68.3 32.1
CLB 2023-01-09 2.1 5.7 66.6 31.4
CLB 2023-01-06 2.0 5.5 63.3 30.1

CLB Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -70.25%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 58.65%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at -26.75%.
Over the past 33 months, CLB's revenue has gone down $180,907,000.

The table below shows CLB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 487.303 18.899 15.39
2022-06-30 479.322 25.001 8.74
2022-03-31 477.169 33.882 9.734
2021-12-31 470.252 36.579 19.727
2021-09-30 458.862 17.579 30.576
2021-06-30 446.259 26.32 32.665

CLB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CLB has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 82.88% of graded US stocks.
  • CLB's asset turnover comes in at 0.785 -- ranking 22nd of 136 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • CKX, RES, and NESR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CLB.

The table below shows CLB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.785 0.218 0.083
2021-06-30 0.762 0.223 0.090
2021-03-31 0.752 0.224 0.064
2020-12-31 0.805 0.231 -0.109
2020-09-30 0.808 0.237 -0.107
2020-06-30 0.847 0.248 -0.076

CLB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CLB, see our CLB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $30.85 Average Broker Recommendation 1.95 (Hold)

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CLB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.17 52-week high $35.83
Prev. close $25.37 52-week low $13.19
Day low $25.29 Volume 330,000
Day high $26.53 Avg. volume 350,209
50-day MA $21.50 Dividend yield 0.15%
200-day MA $20.47 Market Cap 1.21B

Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB) Company Bio

Core Laboratories provides proprietary and patented reservoir description, production enhancement, and reservoir management services used to optimize petroleum reservoir performance. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Below are the latest news stories about CORE LABORATORIES N V that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CLB as an investment opportunity.

Core Laboratories (CLB) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

This morning, I'm joined by Chris Hill, Core's chief financial officer; and Gwen Gresham, Core's senior vice president and head of investor relations. Gwen will start by making remarks regarding forward-looking statements.

Yahoo | February 2, 2023

Core Laboratories (CLB) Surpasses Q4 Earnings Estimates

Core Laboratories (CLB) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 5.26% and 1.83%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 2, 2023


Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: CLB) ("Core", "Core Lab", or the "Company") reported fourth quarter 2022 revenue of $127,600,000. Core's operating income was $15,600,000, with diluted earnings per share ("EPS") of $0.14, all in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP"). The financial results for the fourth quarter of 2022 include a non-cash adjustment of $1,900,000, decreasing stock compensation expense associated with performance share awards that vested during the qu

Yahoo | February 1, 2023

Earnings Preview: Core Laboratories (CLB) Q4 Earnings Expected to Decline

Core Laboratories (CLB) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | January 25, 2023

Core Labs (CLB) Reveals Plans to Transfer Domicile to U.S.

Core Labs plans to relocate from the Netherlands to the United States to increase shareholder value over time by streamlining its corporate structure, enhancing operational effectiveness and reducing cost.

Yahoo | January 25, 2023

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CLB Price Returns

1-mo 35.11%
3-mo 26.36%
6-mo 57.82%
1-year -2.96%
3-year -28.87%
5-year -74.80%
YTD 29.11%
2022 -8.97%
2021 -15.73%
2020 -29.05%
2019 -34.35%
2018 -44.49%

CLB Dividends

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