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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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Cash to Debt 0.90
DNOW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. DNOW: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DNOW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 0.9
Equity to Asset 0.74
DNOW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DNOW: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DNOW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.74
0.73
0.83
Interest Coverage N/A
DNOW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. DNOW: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DNOW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
N/A
No Debt
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.78
M-Score: -4.63
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -16.22
DNOW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.53 vs. DNOW: -16.22 )
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: -16.22
-16.94
5.21
Net-margin (%) -18.62
DNOW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -12.45 vs. DNOW: -18.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DNOW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.62  Med: 3 Max: 3.42
Current: -18.62
-18.62
3.42
ROE (%) -29.35
DNOW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.49 vs. DNOW: -29.35 )
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: -29.35
-29.8
16.32
ROA (%) -22.20
DNOW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. DNOW: -22.20 )
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: -22.2
-22.67
13.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -37.80
DNOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.64 vs. DNOW: -37.80 )
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: -37.8
-42.22
34.46
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with NOW Inc $DNOW.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-02-15)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

DNOW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 482,300 sh (New)
CI Can Am Small Cap 83,050 sh (+2.15%)
First Eagle Investment 8,385,567 sh (+0.30%)
Tom Gayner 118,500 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 1,825,569 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 6,266,800 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 6,781,500 sh (-5.62%)
Tweedy Browne 71,428 sh (-15.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 355,714 sh (-57.84%)
Dodge & Cox 28,575 sh (-98.85%)
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Q2 2016

DNOW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 120,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,490,300 sh (+209.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 577,844 sh (+62.45%)
First Eagle Investment 8,404,374 sh (+0.22%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 1,825,569 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Bruce Berkowitz Sold Out
Fairholme Fund Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 51,321 sh (-28.15%)
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Q3 2016

DNOW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 243,500 sh (+102.92%)
Jim Simons 1,689,200 sh (+13.35%)
CI Can Am Small Cap 83,050 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 1,825,569 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 50,595 sh (-1.41%)
First Eagle Investment 7,701,455 sh (-8.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 299,307 sh (-48.20%)
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Q4 2016

DNOW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services    NAICS: 333132    SIC: 3533
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Traded in other countries:11N.Germany, DNOW.Mexico,
Now Inc offers consumable maintenance, repair and operating supplies, pipe, valves, electrical, artificial lift solutions, mill tools and spare parts. It offers services and solutions for upstream, midstream & downstream energy and industrial sectors.

NOW Inc was incorporated in Delaware on November 22, 2013. The Company is a distributor to energy and industrial markets. It operates under the DistributionNOW and Wilson Export brands. It stocks and sells energy products as well as an selection of products for industrial applications. Its energy product offering is consumed throughout all sectors of the oil and gas industry - from upstream drilling and completion, exploration and production, midstream infrastructure development to downstream petroleum refining - as well as in other industries, such as chemical processing, utilities and industrial manufacturing operations. The industrial distribution portion of its business targets end markets, including manufacturing, engineering and construction and refineries. It also provides supply chain management to drilling contractors, E&P operators, midstream operators and downstream energy and industrial manufacturing companies around the world. The Company's product offering includes consumable maintenance, repair and operating supplies, pipe, valves, fittings, flanges, electrical, artificial lift solutions, pumps, mill tools, safety supplies and spare parts to support customers' operations. It provides a one-stop shop value proposition within the energy market and particularly in targeted areas of artificial lift, pumping solutions, measurement and controls and valve actuation. It also offers warehouse and inventory management solutions as part of supply chain and materials management offering. Its supply chain solutions include outsourcing the functions of procurement, inventory and warehouse management, logistics, point of issue technology, project management, business process and performance metrics reporting. The Company supports land and offshore operations for all the oil and gas producing regions around the world through its comprehensive network of energy branch locations. Its key markets, beyond North America, include Latin America, the North Sea, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Former Soviet Union. Products sold through its energy branch locations support greenfield and expansion upstream capital projects, midstream infrastructure and MRO and manufacturing consumables used in day-to-day production. It provides downstream energy and industrial products for petroleum refining, chemical processing, power generation and industrial manufacturing operations through Supply Chain and customer on-site locations. The Company operates through three reportable segments: United States (U.S.), Canada and International. The United States segment has over 200 locations, which serve the upstream, midstream and downstream energy and industrial markets. It also has one-stop shop specialty operations in the U.S. that provide its customers a opportunity to purchase artificial lift, pumps, valves and valve actuation, measurement and controls and fluid transfer products which enables the customers to focus on their core business. The Canada

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Fairholme Fund Exited 4 Positions in 2nd Quarter Guru sells holdings in NOW, MRC Global, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae
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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
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Ratios

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P/B 1.85
DNOW's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. DNOW: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DNOW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.85
0.86
2.01
P/S 1.06
DNOW's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DNOW: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DNOW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.11
Current: 1.06
0.45
1.11
PFCF 9.25
DNOW's PFCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.21 vs. DNOW: 9.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DNOW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.25  Med: 9.31 Max: 48.22
Current: 9.25
4.25
48.22
POCF 8.79
DNOW's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. DNOW: 8.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DNOW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 8.85 Max: 29.29
Current: 8.79
4.16
29.29
Current Ratio 3.51
DNOW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. DNOW: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DNOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 3.85 Max: 4.58
Current: 3.51
3.3
4.58
Quick Ratio 1.68
DNOW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. DNOW: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DNOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 1.92 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.68
1.68
2.35
Days Inventory 126.98
DNOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
77% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.02 vs. DNOW: 126.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DNOW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.33  Med: 99.91 Max: 126.98
Current: 126.98
44.33
126.98
Days Sales Outstanding 55.91
DNOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 71.54 vs. DNOW: 55.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DNOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.91  Med: 58.81 Max: 75.67
Current: 55.91
55.91
75.67
Days Payable 38.08
DNOW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 49.31 vs. DNOW: 38.08 )
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: 54.43
Current: 38.08
27.54
54.43

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.04
DNOW's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. DNOW: 4.04 )
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: 1.58  Med: 2.11 Max: 4.04
Current: 4.04
1.58
4.04
Price/Tangible Book 3.16
DNOW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. DNOW: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DNOW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 1.84 Max: 3.16
Current: 3.16
1.31
3.16
Price/Median PS Value 1.53
DNOW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DNOW: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DNOW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.53
0.68
1.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -15.30
DNOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. DNOW: -15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DNOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.3  Med: 6.3 Max: 8.6
Current: -15.3
-15.3
8.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,213
EPS (TTM) $ -3.84
Short Percentage of Float8.96%
52-Week Range $12.03 - 23.53
Shares Outstanding (Mil)107.47

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 2,104 2,608
EPS ($) -1.78 -0.45
EPS w/o NRI ($) -1.78 -0.45
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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