NL Industries, Inc. (NL): Price and Financial Metrics

NL Industries, Inc. (NL)

Today's Latest Price: $4.98 USD

0.26 (5.51%)

Updated Dec 3 10:50am

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Industrial - Equipment

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NL Stock Summary

  • Nl Industries Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.99% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Nl Industries Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.99% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Nl Industries Inc is higher than it is for about just 5.48% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Nl Industries Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be MLR, AFI, WVVI, SIM, and GBR.
  • Visit NL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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NL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.98 52-week high $5.40
Prev. close $4.72 52-week low $2.28
Day low $4.89 Volume 16,418
Day high $5.00 Avg. volume 25,069
50-day MA $4.62 Dividend yield 3.39%
200-day MA $3.61 Market Cap 242.97M

NL Industries, Inc. (NL) Company Bio

NL Industries, Inc. operates in the component products industry in the United States and internationally. The company’s Security Products business manufactures and sells mechanical and electronic cabinet locks, and other locking mechanisms, including disc tumbler locks, pin tumbler locking mechanisms, and CompX eLock and Stealthlock electronic locks for use in various applications, such as ignition systems, mailboxes, file cabinets, desk drawers, tool storage cabinets, vending and gaming machines, high security medical cabinetry, electronic circuit panels, storage compartments, and gas station security. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Dallas, Texas. NL Industries, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

NL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$4.98$2.19 -54%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for NL, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Nl Industries Inc ranked in the 31th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Nl Industries Inc, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.65 years, is -0.03% -- higher than only 20.2% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than merely 14.14% of its sector Industrials.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 0% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 3% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.

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Want more companies with a valuation profile/forecast similar to that of Nl Industries Inc? See CVA, GD, MIC, TDG, and CTAS.

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

NL Industries: Assessing If A Major Move Is In Its Initial Innings

NL Industries (NL) came across a screener we ran where we looked for companies with a keen valuation along with a paying dividend. We always like to ensure that bullish fundamentals line up with bullish technicals. As we can see from the long-term chart below, we have bullish divergences in...

Individual Trader on Seeking Alpha | September 30, 2020

Is NL Industries, Inc. (NL) A Good Stock To Buy According To Hedge Funds?

The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We at Insider Monkey have plowed through 821 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F […]

Yahoo | May 29, 2020


Dallas, Texas, May 21, 2020 -- NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE:  NL) announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of four cents ($0.04) per share on its.

Yahoo | May 21, 2020


Dallas, Texas, May 06, 2020 -- NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NL) today reported net income attributable to NL stockholders of $1.9 million, or $.04 per share, in the first quarter.

Yahoo | May 6, 2020

Some NL Industries (NYSE:NL) Shareholders Have Copped A Big 66% Share Price Drop

This week we saw the NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NL) share price climb by 11%. Meanwhile over the last three years the...

Yahoo | April 27, 2020

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NL Price Returns

1-mo 7.97%
3-mo 41.82%
6-mo 35.34%
1-year 24.49%
3-year -63.83%
5-year 51.34%
YTD 32.76%
2019 11.40%
2018 -75.37%
2017 74.85%
2016 168.09%
2015 -64.65%

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