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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.83
DNOW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. DNOW: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DNOW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 9999.50 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.83
Equity to Asset 0.77
DNOW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DNOW: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DNOW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.77
0.76
0.83
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.73
M-Score: -4.87
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•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -16.94
DNOW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. DNOW: -16.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DNOW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.94  Med: 4.67 Max: 5.21
Current: -16.94
-16.94
5.21
Net-margin (%) -16.68
DNOW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.09 vs. DNOW: -16.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DNOW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.68  Med: 3.00 Max: 3.42
Current: -16.68
-16.68
3.42
ROE (%) -28.29
DNOW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.52 vs. DNOW: -28.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DNOW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.8  Med: 6.16 Max: 16.32
Current: -28.29
-29.8
16.32
ROA (%) -21.46
DNOW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.41 vs. DNOW: -21.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DNOW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.67  Med: 4.85 Max: 13.47
Current: -21.46
-22.67
13.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -40.41
DNOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.04 vs. DNOW: -40.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DNOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.22  Med: 13.63 Max: 34.46
Current: -40.41
-42.22
34.46
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

DNOW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 118,500 sh (+26.74%)
Warren Buffett 1,825,569 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 85,079 sh (-0.84%)
First Eagle Investment 8,525,957 sh (-0.89%)
Dodge & Cox 3,136,222 sh (-4.34%)
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Q3 2015

DNOW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 84,690 sh (New)
Bruce Berkowitz 6,752,400 sh (New)
CI Can Am Small Cap 81,300 sh (+14.83%)
Dodge & Cox 3,149,097 sh (+0.41%)
Tom Gayner 118,500 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 1,825,569 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 84,948 sh (-0.15%)
First Eagle Investment 8,452,812 sh (-0.86%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (-33.33%)
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Q4 2015

DNOW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 843,722 sh (New)
Fairholme Fund 6,266,800 sh (New)
Bruce Berkowitz 7,185,000 sh (+6.41%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 84,948 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 118,500 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 1,825,569 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 8,360,752 sh (-1.09%)
Dodge & Cox 2,485,246 sh (-21.08%)
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Q1 2016

DNOW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

First Eagle Investment 8,385,567 sh (+0.30%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 6,266,800 sh (unchged)
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Top Ranked Articles about NOW Inc

Berkowitz Pares Stake in NOW Guru still holds 6.32% of company shares
Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio) of Fairholme Capital Management sold 5.62% of his stake in NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) – 403,500 shares – for $17.7 per share Monday. The transaction had a -0.29% impact on Berkowitz’s portfolio. Read more...
Bruce Berkowitz Buys More Shares of 2 Energy-Related Companies Fairholme investor hints at mergers
The oil rout pulled two stocks down to a buying range for Fairholme Fund (Trades, Portfolio) investor Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio) this week. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.30
DNOW's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. DNOW: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DNOW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.30 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.3
0.86
2.01
P/S 0.61
DNOW's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. DNOW: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DNOW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.61
0.45
0.94
PFCF 5.77
DNOW's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. DNOW: 5.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DNOW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.44  Med: 19.57 Max: 48.31
Current: 5.77
4.44
48.31
POCF 5.57
DNOW's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. DNOW: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DNOW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.29  Med: 15.38 Max: 29.29
Current: 5.57
4.29
29.29
Current Ratio 4.21
DNOW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. DNOW: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DNOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 4.21 Max: 4.58
Current: 4.21
3.3
4.58
Quick Ratio 1.95
DNOW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. DNOW: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DNOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 1.95 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.95
1.77
2.24
Days Inventory 123.70
DNOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
77% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 49.98 vs. DNOW: 123.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DNOW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.33  Med: 88.47 Max: 119.48
Current: 123.7
44.33
119.48
Days Sales Outstanding 58.81
DNOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.78 vs. DNOW: 58.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DNOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.16  Med: 58.81 Max: 75.67
Current: 58.81
56.16
75.67
Days Payable 30.71
DNOW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 42.85 vs. DNOW: 30.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DNOW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.54  Med: 30.71 Max: 48.19
Current: 30.71
27.54
48.19

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.11
DNOW's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. DNOW: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DNOW' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 1.96 Max: 1.97
Current: 2.11
1.94
1.97
Price/Tangible Book 1.76
DNOW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. DNOW: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DNOW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 1.71 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.76
1.64
1.78
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
DNOW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. DNOW: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DNOW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.96
0.89
1.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -27.71
DNOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. DNOW: -27.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DNOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.69  Med: 6.30 Max: 8.6
Current: -27.71
-27.69
8.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $3010
EPS $ -4.69
Short Percentage of Float8.28%
52-Week Range $12.03 - 25.86
Shares Outstanding(Mil)107.30

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 2,436 2,626
EPS($) -1.18 -0.13
EPS without NRI($) -1.18 -0.13

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
Compare:OSL:SUBC, LSE:AMFW, XAMS:SBMO, SZSE:002353, NYSE:SPN, XKLS:5218 » details
Traded in other countries:11N.Germany, DNOW.Mexico,
Now Inc is a distributor to the upstream, midstream, downstream and industrial markets. The Company distributes products including pipe and tubing, manual and actuated valves, fittings, flanges, gaskets, fasteners, instrumentation, power transmission products, mill and janitorial supplies, hand and power tools, machine cutting tools, safety products, personal protective equipment ("PPE"), electrical products, artificial lift equipment, pumps, drilling and production products and industrial paint and coatings. It also provides artificial lift services, export services, industrial vending, innovation and technology solutions, project management, RigPAC, RigStore, safety solutions, tubing reclamation and warehouse and inventory management. It has three reportable segments: United States, Canada and International. United States segment has 200 locations in the U.S., where it serves upstream, midstream and downstream energy and industrial sectors; Canadian segment serves the energy exploration, production and drilling business in approximately 70 branches in the Canadian oil provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Western Canada; and International segment operates in over 20 countries and serve the needs of international customers from more than 30 locations outside of the U.S. and Canada, all of which are located in oil and gas development areas, serving the energy exploration, production and drilling business. The Company also provides products and solutions to exploration and production companies, energy transportation companies, refineries, chemical companies, utilities, manufacturers and engineering and construction companies. Its brands include DistributionNOW and Wilson Export.
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Berkowitz Pares Stake in NOW Apr 05 2016 
DNOW: Q4 Earnings Were Bad, but Buy Case Is Intact Feb 25 2016 
Berkowitz Deepens Activist Investment in 2 Stocks Punished by Oil Rout Feb 23 2016 
Bruce Berkowitz Shows 3 New Positions in Q4 Feb 03 2016 
3 Favorite Stocks in Bruce Berkowitz’s Portfolio Dec 05 2015 
Why I Am Buying National Oilwell Varco Jan 07 2015 
October 2014 Value Idea Contest Announcement Nov 20 2014 
NOW Inc: A GARP Investment Opportunity Oct 09 2014 
DNOW: This Spin-Off Has Huge Growth Potential Sep 30 2014 
Restructured National Oilwell Is a Good Value Investment Aug 29 2014 

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