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

NL Industries, Inc. (NL): $8.95

0.58 (+6.93%)

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NL Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Nl Industries Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.17% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For NL, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by merely 6.26% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Nl Industries Inc is reporting a growth rate of 342.54%; that's higher than 93.6% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Nl Industries Inc are HLG, CIX, TKAT, CKX, and NWLI.
  • 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 84.11% lower, now standing at 3.4.
  • NL's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, NL's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NL 2021-08-26 2.4 0.9 9.3 3.4
NL 2021-08-25 2.4 0.9 9.3 3.5
NL 2021-08-24 2.4 0.9 9.2 3.4
NL 2021-08-23 2.4 0.9 9.2 3.4
NL 2021-08-20 2.3 0.9 9.0 3.2
NL 2021-08-19 2.4 0.9 9.2 3.4

NL Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -61.92%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 134.46%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 0.92%.
Over the past 70 months, NL's revenue has gone up $32,637,000.

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
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
2021-03-31 118.15 17.515 26.027
2020-12-31 114.537 19.023 14.68
2020-09-30 114.17 19.187 16.671

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 $8.95 52-week high $8.95
Prev. close $8.37 52-week low $5.21
Day low $8.44 Volume 78,600
Day high $8.95 Avg. volume 22,773
50-day MA $7.32 Dividend yield 3.13%
200-day MA $6.70 Market Cap 436.79M

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.

Those who invested in NL Industries (NYSE:NL) three years ago are up 74%

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Yahoo | December 16, 2021

NL Industries, Inc. (NL) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.06 on December 21st

NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NL) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 28th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 2nd will be given a dividend of 0.06 per share by the basic materials company on Tuesday, December 21st. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.86%. The ex-dividend []

Dakota Financial News | November 29, 2021

Northern Trust Corp Has $1.02 Million Stake in NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NL)

Northern Trust Corp lowered its stake in shares of NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NL) by 5.4% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 157,244 shares of the basic materials companys stock after selling 9,025 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corps holdings in NL Industries were worth $1,022,000 as of its most recent []

Dakota Financial News | November 29, 2021

Does NL Industries (NYSE:NL) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling...

Yahoo | November 9, 2021

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NL Price Returns

1-mo 29.71%
3-mo 40.24%
6-mo 45.23%
1-year 28.29%
3-year 200.59%
5-year 23.66%
YTD 22.24%
2021 60.39%
2020 27.43%
2019 11.39%
2018 -75.37%
2017 74.85%

NL Dividends

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