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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.59
NOV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NOV: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NOV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.38 Max: 7.56
Current: 0.59
0.05
7.56
Equity to Asset 0.61
NOV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NOV: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NOV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.61
0.15
0.71
Interest Coverage 34.41
NOV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.71 vs. NOV: 34.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NOV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 22.82 Max: 73.43
Current: 34.41
0.2
73.43
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.65
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
10.03%
9.94%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.53
NOV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. NOV: 14.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 15.81 Max: 75.92
Current: 14.53
0.37
75.92
Net-margin (%) 9.45
NOV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. NOV: 9.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.12  Med: 6.18 Max: 14.53
Current: 9.45
-1.12
14.53
ROE (%) 9.32
NOV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. NOV: 9.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.9  Med: 11.42 Max: 24.27
Current: 9.32
-1.9
24.27
ROA (%) 5.73
NOV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. NOV: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.01  Med: 7.40 Max: 12.65
Current: 5.73
-1.01
12.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31.48
NOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.46 vs. NOV: 31.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 37.69 Max: 83.56
Current: 31.48
0.2
83.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.00
NOV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. NOV: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.5  Med: 15.40 Max: 31.9
Current: 13
-14.5
31.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
NOV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. NOV: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.6  Med: 11.80 Max: 74.5
Current: 7.1
-22.6
74.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.60
NOV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. NOV: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.1  Med: 13.40 Max: 80.4
Current: 6.6
-46.1
80.4
» NOV's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

NOV Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 307,010 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 3,242 sh (New)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 93,303 sh (+385.52%)
Mario Gabelli 19,400 sh (+43.70%)
David Einhorn 2,222,162 sh (+26.68%)
Joel Greenblatt 172,689 sh (+11.84%)
First Eagle Investment 11,329,924 sh (+8.77%)
Tom Gayner 424,000 sh (+7.89%)
David Rolfe 2,332,028 sh (+6.19%)
Ron Baron 6,243 sh (+5.05%)
Dodge & Cox 13,989,033 sh (+1.49%)
Frank Sands 13,213,124 sh (+1.04%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,784,041 sh (+0.42%)
John Rogers 137,143 sh (+0.32%)
Warren Buffett 6,382,360 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 1,350,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 468,609 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 6,000 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 132,900 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 3,540,000 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
James Barrow Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 371,288 sh (-0.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 71,969 sh (-1.10%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,097,075 sh (-5.57%)
Larry Robbins 4,855,731 sh (-8.25%)
David Dreman 3,085 sh (-16.03%)
Robert Olstein 40,000 sh (-39.39%)
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Q4 2014

NOV Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Rogers 722,935 sh (+427.14%)
Robert Olstein 96,000 sh (+140.00%)
David Rolfe 4,746,336 sh (+103.53%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,928,961 sh (+75.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 260,055 sh (+50.59%)
David Dreman 4,401 sh (+42.66%)
Mario Gabelli 27,300 sh (+40.72%)
First Eagle Investment 13,540,058 sh (+19.51%)
Tom Gayner 475,000 sh (+12.03%)
Dodge & Cox 14,269,362 sh (+2.00%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,807,250 sh (+1.30%)
Bill Nygren 3,540,000 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 132,900 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 6,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 468,342 sh (-0.06%)
Tweedy Browne 370,883 sh (-0.11%)
Warren Buffett 5,258,385 sh (-17.61%)
Frank Sands 10,816,658 sh (-18.14%)
Frank Sands 10,816,658 sh (-18.14%)
Ray Dalio 55,108 sh (-40.94%)
Larry Robbins 2,613,531 sh (-46.18%)
Ron Baron 2,543 sh (-59.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,964 sh (-94.49%)
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Q1 2015

NOV Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Hussman 50,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 660,010 sh (New)
Ron Baron 445,596 sh (+17422.45%)
David Dreman 8,842 sh (+100.91%)
John Rogers 1,322,575 sh (+82.95%)
Robert Olstein 172,000 sh (+79.17%)
David Rolfe 6,961,169 sh (+46.66%)
First Eagle Investment 16,949,281 sh (+25.18%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,864 sh (+22.70%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,341,046 sh (+21.36%)
Tom Gayner 575,000 sh (+21.05%)
Joel Greenblatt 283,261 sh (+8.92%)
Dodge & Cox 14,572,351 sh (+2.12%)
Larry Robbins 2,613,531 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 132,900 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 6,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Frank Sands Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 369,643 sh (-0.33%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,777,750 sh (-1.63%)
Bill Nygren 3,040,000 sh (-14.12%)
Mario Gabelli 21,600 sh (-20.88%)
Warren Buffett 1,978,895 sh (-62.37%)
Ray Dalio 13,665 sh (-75.20%)
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Q2 2015

NOV Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 45,994 sh (New)
Bruce Berkowitz 1,131,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 385,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 56,065 sh (+310.28%)
Dodge & Cox 19,173,522 sh (+31.57%)
John Rogers 1,609,630 sh (+21.70%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,774,893 sh (+18.53%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,724 sh (+17.68%)
David Rolfe 7,401,742 sh (+6.33%)
David Rolfe 7,401,742 sh (+6.33%)
Tom Gayner 610,000 sh (+6.09%)
First Eagle Investment 16,960,449 sh (+0.07%)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 3,040,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 50,000 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 132,900 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 415,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Warren Buffett Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 365,403 sh (-1.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 274,305 sh (-3.16%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,692,545 sh (-4.79%)
Larry Robbins 2,062,131 sh (-21.10%)
Mario Gabelli 15,850 sh (-26.62%)
Robert Olstein 113,000 sh (-34.30%)
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Tweedy Browne Comments on National Oilwell Varco - Nov 26, 2013

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 9.20
NOV's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. NOV: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NOV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.87  Med: 13.48 Max: 37.69
Current: 9.2
3.87
37.69
Forward P/E 17.42
NOV's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. NOV: 17.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.30
NOV's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
66% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. NOV: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NOV' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.87  Med: 13.78 Max: 37.18
Current: 9.3
3.87
37.18
P/B 0.85
NOV's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. NOV: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NOV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.97
Current: 0.85
0.62
3.97
P/S 0.87
NOV's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. NOV: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NOV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.73
Current: 0.87
0.56
2.73
PFCF 19.19
NOV's PFCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. NOV: 19.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NOV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.88  Med: 16.39 Max: 952.71
Current: 19.19
3.88
952.71
POCF 11.29
NOV's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. NOV: 11.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NOV' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.25  Med: 13.23 Max: 236.38
Current: 11.29
3.25
236.38
EV-to-EBIT 6.33
NOV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.72 vs. NOV: 6.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NOV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 8.50 Max: 25.9
Current: 6.33
1.7
25.9
PEG 0.99
NOV's PEG is ranked higher than
52% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NOV: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NOV' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.05 Max: 3.8
Current: 0.99
0.06
3.8
Shiller P/E 8.23
NOV's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. NOV: 8.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NOV' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.34  Med: 16.15 Max: 59.09
Current: 8.23
7.34
59.09
Current Ratio 2.50
NOV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. NOV: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NOV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.63  Med: 2.50 Max: 4.34
Current: 2.5
1.63
4.34
Quick Ratio 1.55
NOV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. NOV: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NOV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.55
1.03
2.13
Days Inventory 130.68
NOV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
78% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.40 vs. NOV: 130.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NOV' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 70.04  Med: 123.79 Max: 159.88
Current: 130.68
70.04
159.88
Days Sales Outstanding 63.36
NOV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.24 vs. NOV: 63.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NOV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 16.79  Med: 79.82 Max: 116.4
Current: 63.36
16.79
116.4

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.42
NOV's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. NOV: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NOV' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.81 Max: 4.94
Current: 4.42
0.24
4.94
Dividend Payout 0.40
NOV's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NOV: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
NOV' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.4
0.08
0.62
Dividend growth (3y) 53.90
NOV's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NOV: 53.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
NOV' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 69.8
Current: 53.9
0
69.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 46.39
NOV's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. NOV: 46.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NOV' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.52  Med: 8.52 Max: 51.96
Current: 46.39
2.52
51.96
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
NOV's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. NOV: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
NOV' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.5  Med: -5.65 Max: -27.8
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.64
NOV's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NOV: 8.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
NOV' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.53  Med: 9.17 Max: 3997.8
Current: 8.64
3.53
3997.8
Price/Tangible Book 2.62
NOV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. NOV: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NOV' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.96  Med: 4.08 Max: 15.86
Current: 2.62
1.96
15.86
Price/Projected FCF 0.48
NOV's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. NOV: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NOV' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.92
Current: 0.48
0.46
2.92
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.33
NOV's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
96% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. NOV: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.57
NOV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. NOV: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NOV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.77
Current: 0.57
0.31
1.77
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.25
NOV's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. NOV: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NOV' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.07 Max: 3.24
Current: 1.25
0.18
3.24
Price/Graham Number 0.99
NOV's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
55% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. NOV: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NOV' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.72 Max: 8.3
Current: 0.99
0.78
8.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 15.80
NOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. NOV: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.9  Med: 11.70 Max: 59
Current: 15.8
3.9
59
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.92
NOV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. NOV: 15.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NOV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 8.2  Med: 18.65 Max: 75.4
Current: 15.92
8.2
75.4

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 15,569 13,997 13,955
EPS($) 2.83 2.39 2.86
EPS without NRI($) 2.83 2.39 2.86

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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National Oilwell Varco Inc was incorporated in Delaware on July 24, 1996. The Company is a provider in the design, manufacture and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling, completion and production operations, and the provision of oilfield services to the upstream oil and gas industry. The Company conducts operations in approximately 900 locations across six continents. The Company operates through four reporting segments: Rig Systems, Rig Aftermarket, Wellbore Technologies and Completion & Production Solutions. The Company's Rig Systems segment makes and supports the capital equipment and integrated systems needed to drill oil and gas wells on land and offshore. The segment designs, manufactures and sells land rigs, offshore drilling equipment packages, including installation and commissioning services, and drilling rig components that mechanize and automate the drilling process and rig functionality. Equipment and technologies in Rig Systems include: substructures, derricks, and masts; cranes; pipe lifting, racking, rotating, and assembly systems; fluid transfer technologies, such as mud pumps; pressure control equipment, including blowout preventers; power transmission systems, including drives and generators; and rig instrumentation and control systems. The Company's Rig Aftermarket segment provides comprehensive aftermarket products and services to support land and offshore rigs, and drilling rig components manufactured by the Company's Rig Systems segment. The segment provides spare parts, repair, and rentals as well as technical support, field service and first well support, field engineering, and customer training through a network of aftermarket service and repair facilities strategically located in major areas of drilling operations. The Company's Wellbore Technologies segment designs, manufactures, rents, and sells a variety of equipment and technologies used to perform drilling operations, and offers services that optimize their performance, including: solids control and waste management equipment and services, drilling fluids, premium drill pipe, wired pipe, tubular inspection and coating services, instrumentation, downhole tools, and drill bits. Wellbore Technologies focuses on oil and gas companies and supports drilling contractors, oilfield service companies, and oilfield equipment rental companies. The Company's Completion & Production Solutions segment integrates technologies for well completions and oil and gas production. The segment designs, manufactures, and sells equipment and technologies needed for hydraulic fracture stimulation, including pressure pumping trucks and pumps, blenders, sanders, hydration units, injection units, flowline, manifolds and wellheads; well intervention, including coiled tubing units, coiled tubing, and wireline units and tools; onshore production, including composite pipe, surface transfer and progressive cavity pumps, and artificial lift systems; and, offsh
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