Based in the Netherlands, Core Laboratories provides geological and environmental analysis services and manufactures precise measurement equipment. Core Laboratories N.V. has a market cap of $4.86 billion; its shares were traded at around $106.57 with a P/E ratio of 32.2 and P/S ratio of 6.2. The dividend yield of Core Laboratories N.V. stocks is 0.9%. Core Laboratories N.V. had an annual average earnings growth of 28.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Core Laboratories N.V. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.
Core Laboratories recently reported its first quarter 2011 results. Total revenue was $206.7 million, up from $188.3 million from the first quarter of 2010. Diluted earnings per share attributable to the company were 94 cents, compared to 69 cents per share a year ago. Cash dividends per share were 25 cents, compared to 6 cents a year ago.
Richard Aster Jr owns 355,385 shares as of 03/31/2011, which accounts for 1.09% of the $3.34 billion portfolio of Meridian Fund. Ron Baron owns 2,941,187 shares as of 03/31/2011, which accounts for 1.63% of the $18.46 billion portfolio of Baron Funds.
Executive Vice President, CFO & Treasurer Richard L. Bergmark sold 50,000 shares of CLB stock on 07/25/2011 at the average price of $111.76. Richard L. Bergmark owns at least 121,054 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.64% since. Chief Accounting Officer Charles Brigham Miller sold 10,000 shares of CLB stock on 07/25/2011 at the average price of $111.17. Charles Brigham Miller owns at least 53,468 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.14% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.CLB has a predictability rating of 4.5 stars.