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

NL Industries, Inc. (NL): $5.09

0.04 (-0.78%)

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NL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $5.09 52-week high $7.50
Prev. close $5.13 52-week low $4.46
Day low $5.09 Volume 1,155
Day high $5.21 Avg. volume 16,185
50-day MA $5.31 Dividend yield 5.22%
200-day MA $5.28 Market Cap 248.56M

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NL POWR Grades

  • NL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 99.42% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NL is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 26 weeks.
  • NL's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 42.98% of US stocks).

NL Stock Summary

  • NL INDUSTRIES INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.92% of US equities in our set.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for NL INDUSTRIES INC is higher than it is for about just 5.36% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, NL INDUSTRIES INC is reporting a growth rate of -137.1%; that's higher than merely 9.81% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to NL INDUSTRIES INC are NODK, WVVI, CVR, CGA, and ZUMZ.
  • NL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NL INDUSTRIES INC's official web site, go to

NL Valuation Summary

  • NL's EV/EBIT ratio is -7.9; this is 145.4% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • NL's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NL 2023-12-29 1.7 0.8 -17.2 -7.9
NL 2023-12-28 1.7 0.8 -17.3 -8.0
NL 2023-12-27 1.7 0.8 -17.2 -7.9
NL 2023-12-26 1.7 0.8 -17.3 -8.0
NL 2023-12-22 1.7 0.7 -16.9 -7.7
NL 2023-12-21 1.7 0.8 -17.2 -7.9

NL Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 6.28%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -63.33%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 21.46%.
NL's revenue has moved up $36,428,000 over the prior 33 months.

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)

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.

Returns On Capital Are Showing Encouraging Signs At NL Industries (NYSE:NL)

What are the early trends we should look for to identify a stock that could multiply in value over the long term...

Yahoo | November 26, 2023

NL Industries Inc (NL) Reports Q3 2023 Net Loss of $0.1 Million

Net Sales Decrease by 6% Year-Over-Year, Income from Operations Increases by 15.6%

Yahoo | November 2, 2023


Dallas, Texas, Nov. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NL) today reported a net loss attributable to NL stockholders of $.1 million, or nil per share, in the third quarter of 2023 compared to a net loss attributable to NL stockholders of $8.9 million, or $.18 per share, in the third quarter of 2022. NL results include an unrealized gain of $.4 million in the third quarter of 2023 related to the change in value of marketable equity securities compared to an unrealized loss of

Yahoo | November 2, 2023

NL Industries (NYSE:NL) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.07

NL Industries, Inc.'s ( NYSE:NL ) investors are due to receive a payment of $0.07 per share on 19th of December. The...

Yahoo | October 30, 2023

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NL)

Key Insights The projected fair value for NL Industries is US$5.82 based on Dividend Discount Model Current share price...

Yahoo | September 24, 2023

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NL Price Returns

1-mo -2.30%
3-mo -2.10%
6-mo 0.35%
1-year -26.19%
3-year 16.94%
5-year 39.15%
YTD -9.27%
2023 -13.51%
2022 -1.26%
2021 60.39%
2020 27.43%
2019 11.40%

NL Dividends

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