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

Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB): $27.19

0.23 (+0.85%)

POWR Rating

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  • CLB scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 80.88% of US stocks.
  • CLB's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • CLB's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 0.2% of US stocks).

CLB Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for CLB is currently 47.46, higher than 90.16% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Core Laboratories N V is reporting a growth rate of -197.69%; that's higher than merely 10.44% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Core Laboratories N V comes in at -25.39%, a number that bests merely 10.32% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CLB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GEO, ACHC, WEN, PANL, and LAMR.
  • 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 44.9% higher, now standing at 26.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, CLB's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, CLB's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 13.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CLB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CLB 2021-09-03 2.9 8.6 39.6 26.3
CLB 2021-09-02 2.9 8.7 39.9 26.4
CLB 2021-09-01 2.9 8.5 38.9 25.9
CLB 2021-08-31 2.9 8.5 39.1 26.0
CLB 2021-08-30 2.9 8.7 39.9 26.4
CLB 2021-08-27 3.0 8.9 41.0 27.1

CLB Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -147.65%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -67.71%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -88.42%.
CLB's revenue has moved down $205,157,000 over the prior 15 months.

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
2021-06-30 446.259 26.32 32.665
2021-03-31 443.25 43.83 18.889
2020-12-31 487.267 57.868 -97.637
2020-09-30 530.296 91.016 -100.844
2020-06-30 598.114 96.312 -80.078
2020-03-31 651.416 86.396 -46.948

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 80.88% of graded US stocks.
  • CLB's asset turnover comes in at 0.762 -- ranking 22nd of 138 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • NESR, MMAT, and TUSK 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 0.871 0.258 -0.027

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 1.91 (Hold)

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CLB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.19 52-week high $49.87
Prev. close $26.96 52-week low $13.43
Day low $26.58 Volume 460,200
Day high $27.62 Avg. volume 501,054
50-day MA $29.33 Dividend yield 0.15%
200-day MA $33.04 Market Cap 1.26B

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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Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry

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Yahoo | September 17, 2021

Why Is Core Laboratories (CLB) Down 19.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

Core Laboratories (CLB) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | August 27, 2021

Spey Resources Commences Drilling at Candela II Project on Incahuasi Salar, Argentina

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spey Resources Corp. (CSE: SPEY) (OTC: SPEYF) (FRA: 2JS) (" Spey or the " Company ") is pleased to announce that Amaru Drilling is onsite at Incahuasi Salar, Argentina and will commence its 5 hole, 710m program on Monday August 30, 2021. Brine samples from the drill holes will be collected using a double packer system and core samples will be sent to Core Laboratories, Texas USA for porosity and transmissivity testing. This data will be incorporated in the NI 43-101 report that will be completed after the drilling results are collated. Our TEM geophysics report has identified three extensive sandy units bound by clay units that have very low resistivity values and appear to host the main aquifers. The aquifer closest to the...

Intrado Digital Media | August 26, 2021

Why Shares of Centennial Resource, Core Labs, and Peabody Energy Are on Fire Today

Oil stocks across the board are flying higher today thanks to the sharp reversal in oil prices, but small-cap stocks are shining the brightest, with Centennial Resource Development (NASDAQ: CDEV) and Core Laboratories (NYSE: CLB) leading from the front. The double-digit price tumble in shares of Centennial Resource and Core Labs last week has presented investors in oil and gas stocks with the perfect opportunity to scoop up some shares today. Crude oil prices are reversing today after a week-long decline and are up more than 5% this morning.

Yahoo | August 23, 2021

Why Energy Stocks Are Down This Week

Energy stocks tumbled this week. The average energy company in the S&P 500 slumped nearly 9% over the past five trading days. Among the notable decliners were Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), Occidental Petroleum (NYSE: OXY), Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE), Core Laboratories (NYSE: CLB), and Continental Resource Development (NASDAQ: CDEV).

Yahoo | August 19, 2021

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CLB Price Returns

1-mo -1.52%
3-mo -35.41%
6-mo -11.26%
1-year 68.63%
3-year -75.15%
5-year -71.52%
YTD 2.66%
2020 -29.05%
2019 -34.35%
2018 -44.49%
2017 -6.83%
2016 12.57%

CLB Dividends

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