NOW Inc. (DNOW): Price and Financial Metrics

NOW Inc. (DNOW): $7.42

-0.04 (-0.54%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where DNOW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.6% of US stocks.
  • DNOW's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • DNOW ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

DNOW Stock Summary

  • For DNOW, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by just 9.83% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.59, NOW Inc has a higher such ratio than merely 12.06% of stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that DNOW's revenue has grown -40.52% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 6.5% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NOW Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be SSY, MNSO, SSNT, CHNR, and CKX.
  • Visit DNOW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

DNOW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Energy stock, DNOW's price/earnings ratio is 153.23% lower, now standing at -10.7.
  • DNOW's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.2 over the prior 89 months.
  • Over the past 89 months, DNOW's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 21.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DNOW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DNOW 2021-09-03 0.6 1.2 -10.7 -7.3
DNOW 2021-09-02 0.6 1.2 -10.8 -7.4
DNOW 2021-09-01 0.6 1.2 -10.5 -7.2
DNOW 2021-08-31 0.6 1.2 -10.9 -7.6
DNOW 2021-08-30 0.6 1.2 -10.9 -7.6
DNOW 2021-08-27 0.6 1.3 -11.2 -7.9

DNOW Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -41.31%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -28.4%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 112.25%.
Over the past 33 months, DNOW's revenue has gone down $1,626,000,000.

The table below shows DNOW'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 1,406 119 -78
2021-03-31 1,376 179 -106
2020-12-31 1,619 189 -427
2020-09-30 1,939 207 -522
2020-06-30 2,364 249 -490
2020-03-31 2,770 250 -446

DNOW'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.
  • DNOW has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 62.62% of graded US stocks.
  • DNOW's asset turnover comes in at 1.357 -- ranking 5th of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • FLS, AAON, and OIS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DNOW.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.357 0.190 -0.190
2021-03-31 1.329 0.182 -0.239
2020-12-31 1.502 0.180 -0.841
2020-09-30 1.584 0.192 -0.880
2020-06-30 1.675 0.195 -0.729
2020-03-31 1.724 0.197 -0.578

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DNOW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.42 52-week high $11.98
Prev. close $7.46 52-week low $4.03
Day low $7.38 Volume 417,900
Day high $7.52 Avg. volume 780,185
50-day MA $7.99 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $9.23 Market Cap 820.35M

NOW Inc. (DNOW) Company Bio

NOW Inc. distributes energy and industrial products in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company is based in Houston, Texas.

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Latest DNOW News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about NOW Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate DNOW as an investment opportunity.

NOW's Medium-Term Prospect Can Outweigh Cash Flow Concerns

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Badsha Chowdhury on Seeking Alpha | September 12, 2021

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Yahoo | August 25, 2021

NOW Inc.'s (NYSE:DNOW) recent US$77m market cap decline means a loss of US$2.7k for insiders who bought this year

Insiders who acquired US$104k worth of NOW Inc.'s ( NYSE:DNOW ) stock at an average price of US$7.44 in the past 12...

Yahoo | August 19, 2021

NOW Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #DNOW--NOW Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

Business Wire | August 16, 2021

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DNOW Price Returns

1-mo -1.20%
3-mo -22.63%
6-mo -26.17%
1-year 54.26%
3-year -55.08%
5-year -62.47%
YTD 3.34%
2020 -36.12%
2019 -3.44%
2018 5.53%
2017 -46.12%
2016 29.39%

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