National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV): Price and Financial Metrics

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV): $13.45

0.49 (+3.78%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where NOV ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 62.73% of US stocks.
  • NOV's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 48 weeks.
  • NOV ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

NOV Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of NOV Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.28% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • NOV's price/sales ratio is 0.94; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 20.75% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for NOV Inc comes in at -30.94%, a number that bests merely 8.77% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NOV, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ESNT, WLDN, DCO, VEC, and CURI.
  • Visit NOV's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NOV Valuation Summary

  • NOV's price/sales ratio is 0.9; this is 40% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • NOV's price/earnings ratio has moved down 28.9 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, NOV's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NOV.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NOV 2021-09-03 0.9 1 -9.3 -11.6
NOV 2021-09-02 1.0 1 -9.6 -11.9
NOV 2021-09-01 0.9 1 -9.3 -11.6
NOV 2021-08-31 1.0 1 -9.5 -11.8
NOV 2021-08-30 1.0 1 -9.6 -11.8
NOV 2021-08-27 1.0 1 -9.9 -12.2

NOV Growth Metrics

  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 8.72%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 14.46%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -27.8%.
NOV's revenue has moved down $1.2367e+10 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows NOV'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 5,377 659 -543
2021-03-31 5,456 860 -610
2020-12-31 6,090 926 -2,542
2020-09-30 7,044 1,213 -2,580
2020-06-30 7,786 1,242 -2,769
2020-03-31 8,422 791 -8,065

NOV'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.
  • NOV has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 44.48% of graded US stocks.
  • NOV's asset turnover comes in at 0.546 -- ranking 79th of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • TGEN, KRNT, and TTC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NOV.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.546 0.086 -0.074
2021-03-31 0.543 0.067 -0.086
2020-12-31 0.591 0.071 -0.358
2020-09-30 0.634 0.124 -0.349
2020-06-30 0.645 0.114 -0.333
2020-03-31 0.645 0.097 -0.923

NOV Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NOV, see our NOV 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 $17.58 Average Broker Recommendation 1.63 (Moderate Buy)

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NOV Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.45 52-week high $18.02
Prev. close $12.96 52-week low $7.70
Day low $13.31 Volume 5,656,500
Day high $13.73 Avg. volume 5,257,982
50-day MA $13.26 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $14.48 Market Cap 5.25B

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) Company Bio

National Oilwell Varco designs, manufactures, and sells equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling, completion, and production; and provides oilfield services to the upstream oil and gas industry worldwide. The company was founded in 1862 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Latest NOV News From Around the Web

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

Hydraulic Workover Unit Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Growth And Change

Major players in the hydraulic workover unit market are Archer limited, Basic Energy Services, Inc. , Canadian Energy Equipment Manufacturing FZE, Cudd Energy Services, Easternwell Group, Elnusa, Halliburton Company, High Arctic Energy Services Inc, Key Energy Services, LLC, NOV Inc. Major players in the hydraulic workover unit market are Archer limited, Basic Energy Services, Inc. , Canadian Energy Equipment Manufacturing FZE, Cudd Energy Services, Easternwell Group, Elnusa, Halliburton Company, High Arctic Energy Services Inc, Key Energy Services, LLC, NOV Inc.

Intrado Digital Media | September 9, 2021

NOV Inc. (NYSE:NOV) Shares Could Be 39% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

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Yahoo | September 7, 2021

Match Group, Ceridian HCM and Brown & Brown Set to Join S&P 500; Others to Join S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600

S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following index adjustments to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400, and S&P SmallCap 600 to ensure each index is more representative of its market capitalization range. The changes will be effective prior to the open of trading on Monday, September 20, 2021 to coincide with the quarterly rebalance:

Yahoo | September 3, 2021

Drilling Automation Market Business Status, Industrial Outlook 2028 and Top Players | Schlumberger Limited, Halliburton Company, Baker Hughes Company, Weatherford International PLC, National-Oilwell Varco, Inc.

The Drilling Automation market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 3% over the period of 2020-2025 Drilling automation is centered on the downhole activities necessary in the actual drilling of an oil or gas well. This involves

OpenPR | September 1, 2021

NOV Inks Deal to Offer Two Self-Propelled Wind Turbine Vessels

NOV is supplying new heavy-lift cranes to Cadeler's current O-Class vessels Wind Orca and Wind Osprey to upgrade the fleet's capability of managing the next-generation turbines.

Yahoo | August 25, 2021

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NOV Price Returns

1-mo -1.75%
3-mo -12.21%
6-mo -5.21%
1-year 37.24%
3-year -68.31%
5-year -62.56%
YTD -2.04%
2020 -44.93%
2019 -1.69%
2018 -28.28%
2017 -3.23%
2016 13.94%

Continue Researching NOV

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