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

NL Industries, Inc. (NL): $6.88

-0.33 (-4.58%)

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NL POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where NL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.69% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NL is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 152 days.
  • NL's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 38.11% of US stocks).

NL Stock Summary

  • NL INDUSTRIES INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.49% 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; 96.33% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For NL, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by only 5.93% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NL INDUSTRIES INC, a group of peers worth examining would be CVR, CIX, BSET, ETD, and GRNQ.
  • NL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NL INDUSTRIES INC's official web site, go to

NL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, NL's EV/EBIT ratio is 80.81% lower, now standing at 3.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, NL's price/earnings ratio has gone down 4.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NL 2022-11-25 2.2 1 6.6 3.3
NL 2022-11-23 2.3 1 6.6 3.4
NL 2022-11-22 2.3 1 6.7 3.5
NL 2022-11-21 2.3 1 6.7 3.4
NL 2022-11-18 2.4 1 6.9 3.6
NL 2022-11-17 2.3 1 6.9 3.6

NL Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 21.46%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -49.23%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 150.17%.
Over the past 52 months, NL's revenue has gone up $47,788,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 160.671 20.078 54.826
2022-06-30 152.363 17.62 74.043
2022-03-31 146.941 18.526 56.488
2021-12-31 140.815 17.609 51.188
2021-09-30 136.733 20.133 40.576
2021-06-30 130.603 20.525 34.135

NL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NL, see our NL 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 $7.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2.5 (Moderate Sell)

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NL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.88 52-week high $10.71
Prev. close $7.21 52-week low $5.54
Day low $6.71 Volume 30,900
Day high $7.41 Avg. volume 29,663
50-day MA $7.84 Dividend yield 3.88%
200-day MA $8.03 Market Cap 335.85M

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.

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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.

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Yahoo | November 4, 2022


Dallas, Texas, Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NL) today reported a net loss attributable to NL stockholders of $8.9 million, or $.18 per share, in the third quarter of 2022 compared to net income attributable to NL stockholders of $10.3 million, or $.21 per share, in the third quarter of 2021. NL results include an unrealized loss of $24.2 million in the third quarter of 2022 related to the change in value of marketable equity securities compared to a $1.2 million u

Yahoo | November 2, 2022


Dallas, Texas, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NL) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of seven cents ($0.07) per share on its common stock, payable on December 20, 2022 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2022. NL Industries, Inc. is engaged in the component products (security products and recreational marine components) and chemicals (TiO2) businesses. * * * * * CONTACT: SOURCE: NL Industries, I

Yahoo | October 27, 2022

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NL Price Returns

1-mo -20.65%
3-mo -19.55%
6-mo -18.95%
1-year 21.21%
3-year 88.02%
5-year -45.77%
YTD -0.25%
2021 60.39%
2020 27.43%
2019 11.40%
2018 -75.37%
2017 74.85%

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