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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.05
DNOW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. DNOW: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DNOW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.05
Equity to Asset 0.76
DNOW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DNOW: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DNOW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.76
0.74
0.83
Z-Score: 3.23
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -8.90
DNOW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. DNOW: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DNOW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.41  Med: 4.92 Max: 5.21
Current: -8.9
4.41
5.21
Net-margin (%) -7.03
DNOW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. DNOW: -7.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DNOW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.83  Med: 3.16 Max: 3.42
Current: -7.03
2.83
3.42
ROE (%) -12.55
DNOW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. DNOW: -12.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DNOW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.16  Med: 11.24 Max: 16.32
Current: -12.55
6.16
16.32
ROA (%) -9.54
DNOW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.16 vs. DNOW: -9.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DNOW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 9.16 Max: 13.47
Current: -9.54
4.85
13.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -22.52
DNOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. DNOW: -22.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DNOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.63  Med: 24.05 Max: 34.46
Current: -22.52
13.63
34.46
» DNOW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

DNOW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

First Eagle Investment 8,602,866 sh (+0.22%)
Tom Gayner 93,500 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 1,825,569 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 85,804 sh (-0.31%)
Dodge & Cox 3,278,568 sh (-1.30%)
CI Can Am Small Cap 70,800 sh (-56.40%)
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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

Bruce Berkowitz 6,752,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 84,690 sh (New)
CI Can Am Small Cap 81,300 sh (+14.83%)
Dodge & Cox 3,149,097 sh (+0.41%)
Warren Buffett 1,825,569 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 118,500 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

Fairholme Fund 6,266,800 sh (New)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 8,360,752 sh (-1.09%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 51.02
DNOW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.21 vs. DNOW: 51.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.88
DNOW's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. DNOW: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DNOW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.88
0.81
2.01
P/S 0.44
DNOW's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. DNOW: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DNOW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.44
0.4
0.94
PFCF 4.88
DNOW's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.98 vs. DNOW: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DNOW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.39  Med: 22.95 Max: 47.94
Current: 4.88
4.39
47.94
POCF 4.64
DNOW's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. DNOW: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DNOW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.19  Med: 17.78 Max: 29.33
Current: 4.64
4.19
29.33
Current Ratio 3.94
DNOW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. DNOW: 3.94 )
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: 3.94
3.3
4.58
Quick Ratio 1.96
DNOW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. DNOW: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DNOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 1.96 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.96
1.77
2.35
Days Inventory 101.92
DNOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.16 vs. DNOW: 101.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DNOW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.66  Med: 64.07 Max: 88.47
Current: 101.92
39.66
88.47
Days Sales Outstanding 61.05
DNOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.56 vs. DNOW: 61.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DNOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.16  Med: 65.92 Max: 75.67
Current: 61.05
56.16
75.67
Days Payable 33.35
DNOW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 51.27 vs. DNOW: 33.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DNOW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.64  Med: 36.42 Max: 48.19
Current: 33.35
24.64
48.19

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.48
DNOW's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. DNOW: 1.48 )
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: 1.92 Max: 2.71
Current: 1.48
1.58
2.71
Price/Tangible Book 1.23
DNOW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. DNOW: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DNOW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 1.74 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.23
1.31
2.49
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
DNOW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DNOW: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DNOW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.7
0.75
1.47
Price/Graham Number 1.97
DNOW's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. DNOW: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DNOW' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.97
1.37
2.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -20.21
DNOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. DNOW: -20.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DNOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.3  Med: 6.30 Max: 8.6
Current: -20.21
-22.3
8.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $3372
EPS $ -2.21
Short Percentage of Float13.19%
52-Week Range $12.03 - 26.17
Shares Outstanding(Mil)107.20

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 3,077 3,109
EPS($) -0.56 -0.29
EPS without NRI($) -0.56 -0.29

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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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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