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

Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB): $19.74

-1.22 (-5.82%)

POWR Rating

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  • CLB scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • CLB's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • CLB's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 16.35% of US stocks).

CLB Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CLB is 2.73 -- better than 80.96% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 63.15, CORE LABORATORIES N V P/E ratio is greater than that of about 91.26% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for CORE LABORATORIES N V is higher than 91.73% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CORE LABORATORIES N V are MNTK, CHH, AMEH, IDCC, 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 price/sales ratio is 5.26% higher, now standing at 2.
  • Over the past 243 months, CLB's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 67.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CLB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CLB 2022-11-23 2.0 5.5 63.2 30.1
CLB 2022-11-22 2.0 5.5 63.6 30.2
CLB 2022-11-21 2.0 5.3 61.8 29.5
CLB 2022-11-18 2.1 5.7 65.6 31.0
CLB 2022-11-17 2.1 5.8 67.7 31.8
CLB 2022-11-16 2.1 5.8 67.2 31.6

CLB Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at -31.84%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -87.2%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -48.47%.
Over the past 70 months, CLB's revenue has gone down $107,438,000.

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 $19.74 52-week high $35.83
Prev. close $20.96 52-week low $13.19
Day low $19.58 Volume 293,900
Day high $21.23 Avg. volume 466,438
50-day MA $19.02 Dividend yield 0.19%
200-day MA $22.29 Market Cap 915.36M

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.

Do You Believe in the Growth Prospects of Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB)?

Ariel Investment, an investment management company, released its “Ariel Fund” third-quarter investor letter. A copy of the same can be downloaded here. In the third quarter, the fund generated a loss of -7.47%, underperforming the Russell 2500 Value Index, which returned a loss of -4.50%, and the Russell 2500 Index, which returned a -2.82% loss. Inflation […]

Yahoo | December 3, 2022

SLB or CLB: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

SLB vs. CLB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | December 1, 2022

Core Laboratories (CLB) Up 9.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

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 | November 25, 2022

SLB vs. CLB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

SLB vs. CLB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | November 15, 2022

Core Laboratories Scores RS Rating Upgrade; Hits Key Benchmark

Core Laboratories cleared that benchmark Monday, with a jump from 66 to 88 Monday. Over 100 years of market history reveals that the market's biggest winners typically have an RS Rating north of 80 as they launch their biggest climbs. When looking for the best stocks to buy and watch, one factor to watch closely is relative price strength.

Yahoo | November 14, 2022

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CLB Price Returns

1-mo -5.78%
3-mo 19.12%
6-mo -24.23%
1-year -20.89%
3-year -56.77%
5-year -79.05%
YTD -11.35%
2021 -15.73%
2020 -29.05%
2019 -34.35%
2018 -44.49%
2017 -6.83%

CLB Dividends

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