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1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 0.08
CLB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CLB: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CLB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.08
0.03
0.87
Equity to Asset 0.28
CLB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CLB: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CLB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.06  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.28
-0.06
0.66
Interest Coverage 7.11
CLB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.77 vs. CLB: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CLB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.11  Med: 22.14 Max: 72.07
Current: 7.11
7.11
72.07
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 9.80
M-Score: -3.24
WACC vs ROIC
11.40%
20.00%
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GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

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Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 14.06
CLB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.71 vs. CLB: 14.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CLB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.06  Med: 27.53 Max: 31.93
Current: 14.06
14.06
31.93
Net-margin (%) 10.17
CLB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -12.39 vs. CLB: 10.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CLB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.17  Med: 18.15 Max: 23.73
Current: 10.17
10.17
23.73
ROE (%) 130.45
CLB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -9.27 vs. CLB: 130.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CLB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.81  Med: 112.83 Max: 392.58
Current: 130.45
48.81
392.58
ROA (%) 10.71
CLB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. CLB: 10.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CLB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.71  Med: 24.82 Max: 38.59
Current: 10.71
10.71
38.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.03
CLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.51 vs. CLB: 39.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CLB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.03  Med: 110.15 Max: 122.49
Current: 39.03
39.03
122.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
CLB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.70 vs. CLB: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 10.6 Max: 26.3
Current: -3.4
-3.4
26.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -13.30
CLB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -10.10 vs. CLB: -13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.3  Med: 8.8 Max: 56.5
Current: -13.3
-13.3
56.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.10
CLB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.70 vs. CLB: -16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.4  Med: 16.5 Max: 72.3
Current: -16.1
-38.4
72.3
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CLB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Jim Simons Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
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Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services    NAICS: 213112    SIC: 1389
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Core Laboratories NV is the providers of proprietary & patented reservoir description, production enhancement & reservoir management services to the oil & gas industry. Its segments are Reservoir Description, Production Enhancement & Reservoir Management.

Core Laboratories NV, is a Netherlands limited liability company established in 1936, engaged in providing proprietary and patented reservoir description, production enhancement and reservoir management services to the oil and gas industry. It provides services and design and products which enable its clients to evaluate reservoir performance and increase oil and gas recovery from new and existing fields. These services and products are generally in demand when its clients are investing capital in the exploration and development efforts for new fields or to increase productivity in existing fields. Its business units have been aggregated into three complementary segments: Reservoir Description, which encompasses the characterization of petroleum reservoir rock, fluid and gas samples. It provides analytical and field services to characterize properties of crude oil and petroleum products to the oil and gas industry; Production Enhancement, which includes products and services relating to reservoir well completions, perforations, stimulation and production. It provides integrated services to evaluate the effectiveness of well completions and to develop solutions aimed at increasing the effectiveness of enhanced oil recovery projects; and Reservoir Management, which combines and integrates information from reservoir, Company markets and sells its services and products through a combination of sales representatives, technical seminars, trade shows and print advertising.

Guru Investment Theses on Core Laboratories NV

Baron Energy and Resources Fund Comments on Core Laboratories N.V. - Nov 21, 2016

Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) is a leading provider of core and fluid analysis to the oil and gas industry. Shares fell on moderated short-term growth and margin recovery estimates and reduced revenue guidance. Core Labs dominates its niche, has limited competition, provides value added, non-commoditized services, and generates the highest returns on equity and capital in the industry. We believe strong secular growth drivers in each of its three businesses will allow it to outgrow other oilfield service companies while generating premium returns.



From Baron Energy and Resources third quarter 2016 commentary.



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David Rolfe Comments on Core Labs - Oct 21, 2016

Core Labs (NYSE:CLB) was the third largest detractor from our relative performance during the third quarter. While “energy” continues to be a four-letter word at this point in the cycle of U.S. growth investing,5 we continue to think that Core Labs’ value proposition is worthy of multi-cycle consideration. We estimate that roughly 85% of the Company’s revenues are generated by providing equipment and services for the upkeep of their customers’ existing carbon producing fields. As such, the majority of the value that Core Labs provides its customers is not directly predicated on the activity of drillings rigs, or even on the short-term price of oil. For instance, the Company’s Reservoir Description business generated over 60% of consolidated revenues during the trailing 12 months. Reservoir Description revenues have declined just -16% from their trailing 12-month peak (set during late 2013 through mid 2014 – when oil traded at twice today’s levels). A significant portion of Core Labs’ revenues are generated outside the United States, so we estimate revenues in Reservoir Description have probably fallen by a high single digit percent, constant currency – despite the E&P industry (Core Labs’ customers) drastically cutting budgets by between - 30% and -75% during that timeframe. Thus, a significant portion of Core Labs’ business is very well insulated from the vagaries of short-term oil price fluctuations. Although the margins of this segment have suffered more than revenues, we expect that margins have bottomed and should rapidly rebound with E&P spending budgets, as Core Labs’ management has prudently balanced costs without sacrificing personnel capacity.

From David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio)'s Wedgewood Partners third-quarter 2016 shareholder letter.

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David Rolfe Comments on Core Labs - Oct 17, 2016

Core Labs (NYSE:CLB) was the third largest detractor from our relative performance during the third quarter. While “energy” continues to be a four-letter word at this point in the cycle of U.S. growth investing,5 we continue to think that Core Labs’ value proposition is worthy of multi-cycle consideration. We estimate that roughly 85% of the Company’s revenues are generated by providing equipment and services for the upkeep of their customers’ existing carbon producing fields. As such, the majority of the value that Core Labs provides its customers is not directly predicated on the activity of drillings rigs, or even on the short-term price of oil. For instance, the Company’s Reservoir Description business generated over 60% of consolidated revenues during the trailing 12 months. Reservoir Description revenues have declined just -16% from their trailing 12-month peak (set during late 2013 through mid 2014 – when oil traded at twice today’s levels). A significant portion of Core Labs’ revenues are generated outside the United States, so we estimate revenues in Reservoir Description have probably fallen by a high single digit percent, constant currency – despite the E&P industry (Core Labs’ customers) drastically cutting budgets by between - 30% and -75% during that timeframe. Thus, a significant portion of Core Labs’ business is very well insulated from the vagaries of short-term oil price fluctuations. Although the margins of this segment have suffered more than revenues, we expect that margins have bottomed and should rapidly rebound with E&P spending budgets, as Core Labs’ management has prudently balanced costs without sacrificing personnel capacity.



From Wedgewood Partners' third quarter 2016 shareholder commentary.



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David Rolfe Comments on Core Laboratories NV - Mar 26, 2015

Core Laboratories (CLB) has carved out a dominant and exceptionally profitable niche in the oil service industry. The Company has a singular focus on obtaining, analyzing and rendering proprietary datasets related to the quality, efficiency and efficacy of a client’s oilfield production and development activities. In addition, the Company utilizes these data sets (and experience) to develop highly differentiated tools and equipment that are particularly useful during the development and production stages of an oilfield.

In essence, Core Labs is “Big Data,” but considering that Core Labs was founded in the 1930’s, they were into “Big Data” well before the term started showing meaningful interest on Google Trends.



However, unlike some publicly traded “Big Data” companies - particularly those companies classified as “Information Technology”- Core Labs is extraordinarily profitable. Using return on invested capital (ROIC) as a proxy for profitability, the Company is at the top of the oil service industry - by a factor of 2X and 3X.



We believe that Core Labs’ peer-leading profitability stems from a laser-like focus on their petrophysical data analysis niche as well as strict capital discipline. Broadly speaking, the Company’s goal is to reduce the risk and increase the reward of developing an oilfield - not too different from most oil service companies. However, Core’s value chain is highly differentiated relative to most oil service competitors. In fact, much of Core’s service work is developed in a laboratory setting (thus, the “Labs” in “Core Labs”), where they conduct controlled analyses of fluids and rocks obtained from a client’s oilfield. These geological “core” and fluid samples represent direct measurements from an oilfield, so the resultant data sets that Core remits to the client represent the actual petrophysical properties of that client’s hydrocarbon reservoir. The industry often refers to this data as “the ground truth.” Compared to data sets from more indirect measurement services (e.g. wireline logs) favored by larger rivals, Core’s unbiased and highly accurate applied data services serve as critical inputs for clients when designing the most optimal production processes.

We believe Core’s long-term focus of developing and reinforcing their core and fluid dataset niche, and subsequent innovation in development and completion tools, is what has driven the Company to consistently superior rankings in customer satisfaction in the energy services industry, especially in core and fluid analysis. As for pricing these services, we estimate that the direct cost of most of Core’s services represent a mid-to-low single digit percent of the total cost of developing a well, yet the value of the data greatly exceeds the cost of this service, as it is used in almost every phase of oil and gas development. Given the low cost/high-value nature of Core’s services, combined with best-in-class capabilities and reputation, we suspect that the Company will have a strong grip on pricing power for many years to come. Furthermore, given the Company’s competitive advantages and culture we view Core’s profitability to be highly defensible, especially - particularly its culture of compensation - which revolves around ROIC. Simply put, anything that boosts relative ROIC, boosts executive and managerial compensation. Consider, there are only a few ways to boost ROIC: add value for clients and then increase prices/cut costs (increasing the numerator of ROIC) and/or become more capital efficient (reducing the denominator of ROIC) - both are very straightforward concepts that we think are notoriously absent from many corporate strategies. Yet the Company has mastered these concepts and motivated their employees accordingly. We think the scarcity of this highly disciplined approach is prima facie evidence that it is a difficult strategy to copy.

Core, too, has a long history of double-digit bottom line growth. The Company’s total addressable market are exploration and productions (E&P) budgets - especially the production portion of the budgets, which the company believes has the lowest risk of being cut during downturns, due to the mission-critical nature of Core’s value proposition. Core’s services are critical because of the inherent, constantly changing profile of a hydrocarbon reservoir. For example, any time oil or gas comes out of a reservoir (it is in production), or fluids or gasses are added (production enhancement), the reservoir profile changes. These changes conspire to form the “decline curve” of a reservoir, which management suspects reduces global hydrocarbon production by 2.5% per annum - or over 2 million barrels of oil equivalent per day. So tracking those profile changes are key to maximizing returns on investment for E&P’s, as the production decline curve of a reservoir “never sleeps.” Effectively, Core’s addressable market is any oilfield on the planet (the Company believes there are about 4,000 oilfields world wide), with the Company having done work on about 1,250 of those fields, increasing that count by a targeted 40 to50 fields per year. Ultimately, we believe the Company can grow the top line by several percentage points faster than E&P budget growth, with high levels of productivity and stable pricing power driving even faster bottom-line growth.

Core Labs’ superior profitability and capital discipline has led to exceptional financial strength, marked by over 50 consecutive quarters of free cash flow generation. The Company carries about $370 million in long-term debt, which we think is perfectly manageable, when compared to the roughly $250 million in trailing 12-month free cash flow. We do not expect Core to leverage the balance sheet for any sizeable M&A, given their obsessive focus on maximizing ROIC. However, we would welcome aggressive buybacks, given current historically attractive valuations.

After peaking at over 35 times forward earnings (a 10-year record) earlier in 2013, the stock has since pulled back to a range that is well below the stock’s 5 and 10-year averages. It is in this range that we have felt comfortable adding the Company to portfolios. While we are certainly aware of the impending downturn in earnings over the next 12 months (driven by the precipitous decline in oil, inevitably flowing through to lower E&P budgets) we believe the market is overly discounting Core’s longer-term potential for growth. The E&P industry is notoriously cyclical, but we believe the mission-critical nature of Core’s businesses should insulate them in this cycle and for many more to come. We hope to continue purchasing shares at what appears to be historically attractive valuation.

From David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio)’s Wedgewood Partners 4th Quarter 2014 Client Letter.

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Baron Funds Comments on Core Laboratories NV - Mar 20, 2015

Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB) is a technology-focused oilfield services and equipment company with the majority of its revenues generated outside the U.S. Shares came under pressure in the fourth quarter due to worse- than-expected third quarter operating results and fourth quarter guidance and rising concerns about the impact that lower oil prices would have on future customer capital investment. Lower oil prices are resulting in reduced earnings expectations for Core as drilling and completion activity is expected to fall sharply in 2015. (Jamie Stone)

From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)’s Baron Growth Fund Q4 2014 Quarterly Report.



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Top Ranked Articles about Core Laboratories NV

Baron Energy and Resources Fund Comments on Core Laboratories N.V. Guru stock highlight
Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) is a leading provider of core and fluid analysis to the oil and gas industry. Shares fell on moderated short-term growth and margin recovery estimates and reduced revenue guidance. Core Labs dominates its niche, has limited competition, provides value added, non-commoditized services, and generates the highest returns on equity and capital in the industry. We believe strong secular growth drivers in each of its three businesses will allow it to outgrow other oilfield service companies while generating premium returns. Read more...
David Rolfe Comments on Core Labs Guru stock highlight
Core Labs (NYSE:CLB) was the third largest detractor from our relative performance during the third quarter. While “energy” continues to be a four-letter word at this point in the cycle of U.S. growth investing,5 we continue to think that Core Labs’ value proposition is worthy of multi-cycle consideration. We estimate that roughly 85% of the Company’s revenues are generated by providing equipment and services for the upkeep of their customers’ existing carbon producing fields. As such, the majority of the value that Core Labs provides its customers is not directly predicated on the activity of drillings rigs, or even on the short-term price of oil. For instance, the Company’s Reservoir Description business generated over 60% of consolidated revenues during the trailing 12 months. Reservoir Description revenues have declined just -16% from their trailing 12-month peak (set during late 2013 through mid 2014 – when oil traded at twice today’s levels). A significant portion of Core Labs’ revenues are Read more...
David Rolfe Comments on Core Labs Guru stock highlight
Core Labs (NYSE:CLB) was the third largest detractor from our relative performance during the third quarter. While “energy” continues to be a four-letter word at this point in the cycle of U.S. growth investing,5 we continue to think that Core Labs’ value proposition is worthy of multi-cycle consideration. We estimate that roughly 85% of the Company’s revenues are generated by providing equipment and services for the upkeep of their customers’ existing carbon producing fields. As such, the majority of the value that Core Labs provides its customers is not directly predicated on the activity of drillings rigs, or even on the short-term price of oil. For instance, the Company’s Reservoir Description business generated over 60% of consolidated revenues during the trailing 12 months. Reservoir Description revenues have declined just -16% from their trailing 12-month peak (set during late 2013 through mid 2014 – when oil traded at twice today’s levels). A significant portion of Core Labs’ revenues are Read more...

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P/E(ttm) 80.09
CLB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. CLB: 80.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CLB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.71  Med: 28.88 Max: 80.85
Current: 80.09
9.71
80.85
Forward P/E 54.35
CLB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.99 vs. CLB: 54.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 80.09
CLB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.81 vs. CLB: 80.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CLB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 28.88 Max: 80.85
Current: 80.09
9.7
80.85
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 50.69
CLB's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. CLB: 50.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CLB' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11  Med: 26.99 Max: 51.17
Current: 50.69
11
51.17
P/B 33.13
CLB's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CLB: 33.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CLB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.49  Med: 28.94 Max: 4703.85
Current: 33.13
4.49
4703.85
P/S 8.14
CLB's P/S is ranked lower than
93% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CLB: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CLB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 5.14 Max: 9.14
Current: 8.14
1.59
9.14
PFCF 35.16
CLB's PFCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. CLB: 35.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CLB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.05  Med: 26.1 Max: 39.95
Current: 35.16
10.05
39.95
POCF 32.40
CLB's POCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.13 vs. CLB: 32.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CLB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 21.66 Max: 33.31
Current: 32.4
8.02
33.31
EV-to-EBIT 61.39
CLB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
88% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.89 vs. CLB: 61.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CLB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 20.3 Max: 61.98
Current: 61.39
6.6
61.98
EV-to-EBITDA 46.94
CLB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
90% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.86 vs. CLB: 46.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CLB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 18 Max: 47.38
Current: 46.94
5.9
47.38
PEG 48.31
CLB's PEG is ranked lower than
94% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CLB: 48.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CLB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.72 Max: 55.1
Current: 48.31
0.21
55.1
Shiller P/E 32.43
CLB's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. CLB: 32.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CLB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.46  Med: 58.43 Max: 132.43
Current: 32.43
26.46
132.43
Current Ratio 1.98
CLB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CLB: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CLB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.33 Max: 5.71
Current: 1.98
0.71
5.71
Quick Ratio 1.58
CLB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. CLB: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CLB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.93 Max: 4.41
Current: 1.58
0.63
4.41
Days Inventory 32.79
CLB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.02 vs. CLB: 32.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CLB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.76  Med: 26.52 Max: 32.79
Current: 32.79
22.76
32.79
Days Sales Outstanding 63.08
CLB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.77 vs. CLB: 63.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CLB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.08  Med: 68.72 Max: 74.7
Current: 63.08
63.08
74.7
Days Payable 25.85
CLB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
71% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.18 vs. CLB: 25.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CLB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.94  Med: 30.63 Max: 35.46
Current: 25.85
22.94
35.46

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.83
CLB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. CLB: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CLB' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.83
0.08
2.31
Dividend Payout 1.49
CLB's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
88% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CLB: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CLB' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.25 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.49
0.06
1.57
Dividend Growth (3y) 25.20
CLB's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. CLB: 25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CLB' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 115.4
Current: 25.2
0
115.4
Forward Dividend Yield 1.82
CLB's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. CLB: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.22
CLB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
88% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. CLB: 12.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CLB' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 5.28 Max: 15.43
Current: 12.22
0.53
15.43
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.90
CLB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. CLB: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CLB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: 0.3 Max: 7.6
Current: 2.9
-12.5
7.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.57
CLB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CLB: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CLB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.5 Max: 28.12
Current: 2.57
1.11
28.12
Price/Median PS Value 1.61
CLB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. CLB: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CLB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.61
0.17
1.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.68
CLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. CLB: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CLB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 4.9 Max: 15.1
Current: 1.68
1.65
15.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -4.58
CLB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.72 vs. CLB: -4.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CLB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 17.4 Max: 53.1
Current: -4.58
-4.6
53.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $627.9
EPS (TTM) $ 1.48
Beta1.57
Short Percentage of Float14.41%
52-Week Range $84.50 - 135.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)44.11

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 594 660 775
EPS ($) 1.53 2.34 3.37
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.53 2.34 3.37
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
13.93%
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.05 2.07 2.20
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