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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 1.24
NYSE:DNOW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NYSE:DNOW: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:DNOW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 5000.69 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.24
Equity-to-Asset 0.71
NYSE:DNOW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NYSE:DNOW: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:DNOW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 0.76 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.71
0.71
0.83
Interest Coverage N/A
NYSE:DNOW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. NYSE:DNOW: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE: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
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.92
Beneish M-Score: -3.37
WACC vs ROIC
6.50%
-14.91%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -8.13
NYSE:DNOW's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
53% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -6.55 vs. NYSE:DNOW: -8.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:DNOW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.94  Med: 4.41 Max: 5.21
Current: -8.13
-16.94
5.21
Net Margin % -8.86
NYSE:DNOW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
53% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -10.90 vs. NYSE:DNOW: -8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:DNOW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.68  Med: 2.83 Max: 3.42
Current: -8.86
-16.68
3.42
ROE % -15.36
NYSE:DNOW's ROE % is ranked lower than
61% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.94 vs. NYSE:DNOW: -15.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:DNOW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.8  Med: -5.97 Max: 16.32
Current: -15.36
-29.8
16.32
ROA % -11.37
NYSE:DNOW's ROA % is ranked lower than
70% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.62 vs. NYSE:DNOW: -11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:DNOW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.67  Med: -4.39 Max: 13.47
Current: -11.37
-22.67
13.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -23.30
NYSE:DNOW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.45 vs. NYSE:DNOW: -23.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:DNOW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.22  Med: -6.18 Max: 34.46
Current: -23.3
-42.22
34.46
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -21.10
NYSE:DNOW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -14.70 vs. NYSE:DNOW: -21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:DNOW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.1  Med: -12.6 Max: -4.1
Current: -21.1
-21.1
-4.1
GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with NOW Inc $NYSE:DNOW.
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» NYSE:DNOW's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-08-03 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

DNOW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 243,500 sh (+102.92%)
Jim Simons 1,689,200 sh (+13.35%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 1,825,569 sh (unchged)
CI Can Am Small Cap 83,050 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)
Warren Buffett Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 7,680,951 sh (-0.27%)
Tweedy Browne 50,312 sh (-0.56%)
Joel Greenblatt 240,070 sh (-19.79%)
Jim Simons 845,800 sh (-49.93%)
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Q1 2017

DNOW Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 17,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 278,900 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 174,000 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 7,744,218 sh (+0.82%)
CI Can Am Small Cap 83,050 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 33,225 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 50,227 sh (-0.17%)
Jim Simons 500,500 sh (-40.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 67,160 sh (-72.02%)
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Q2 2017

DNOW Guru Trades in Q2 2017

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,
Headquarter Location:USA
NOW Inc is a distributor to energy products and products for industrial applications. Its products includes consumable maintenance, repair and operating supplies, pipe, valves, fittings, flanges, electrical, artificial lift solutions, pumps, mill tools.

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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Schneider Capital Management founder Arnold Schneider (Trades, Portfolio) established eight positions during the first quarter. Half of his purchases were energy stocks – Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS), Now Inc. (NYSE:DNOW), QEP Resources Inc. (NYSE:QEP) and SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD). Read more...
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 1.45
DNOW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DNOW: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
DNOW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.08
Current: 1.45
0.86
2.08
PS Ratio 0.79
DNOW's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. DNOW: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
DNOW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.79
0.45
1.16
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 14.88
DNOW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.43 vs. DNOW: 14.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
DNOW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.24  Med: 15 Max: 48.22
Current: 14.88
4.24
48.22
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.54
DNOW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. DNOW: 13.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
DNOW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.15  Med: 13.31 Max: 29.29
Current: 13.54
4.15
29.29
EV-to-EBIT -9.51
DNOW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. DNOW: -9.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DNOW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.5  Med: -3.3 Max: 59.3
Current: -9.51
-11.5
59.3
EV-to-EBITDA -13.62
DNOW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. DNOW: -13.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DNOW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.5  Med: -3.6 Max: 35.7
Current: -13.62
-16.5
35.7
Current Ratio 2.57
DNOW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. DNOW: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DNOW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 3.74 Max: 4.58
Current: 2.57
2.57
4.58
Quick Ratio 1.34
DNOW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. DNOW: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DNOW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.34
1.34
2.35
Days Inventory 109.54
DNOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.44 vs. DNOW: 109.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DNOW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.33  Med: 109.7 Max: 121.8
Current: 109.54
44.33
121.8
Days Sales Outstanding 68.67
DNOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 83.71 vs. DNOW: 68.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DNOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.16  Med: 60.07 Max: 75.67
Current: 68.67
56.16
75.67
Days Payable 61.23
DNOW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
57% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.17 vs. DNOW: 61.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DNOW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.54  Med: 40.84 Max: 61.23
Current: 61.23
27.54
61.23

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
DNOW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.60 vs. DNOW: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DNOW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: -0.1 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.18
DNOW's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. DNOW: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
DNOW' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.27 Max: 4.08
Current: 3.18
1.58
4.08
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.52
DNOW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. DNOW: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
DNOW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 1.98 Max: 3.2
Current: 2.52
1.31
3.2
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.04
DNOW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. DNOW: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
DNOW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1 Max: 1.4
Current: 1.04
0.63
1.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -10.53
DNOW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.59 vs. DNOW: -10.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
DNOW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.3  Med: -9.8 Max: 8.6
Current: -10.53
-36.3
8.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,190.00
EPS (TTM) $ -1.80
Beta0.76
Short Percentage of Float9.65%
52-Week Range $14.96 - 23.53
Shares Outstanding (Mil)107.67

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,716 3,096 3,250
EPS ($) -0.54 0.21 0.46
EPS without NRI ($) -0.54 0.21 0.46
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

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To Sell or Not to Sell National Oilwell Varco? Aug 04 2016 
Bruce Berkowitz Buys Bank of America, Sells Leucadia National May 23 2016 
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 
Puradyn Offered Through the DistributionNOW Network Feb 11 2016 
Bruce Berkowitz Shows 3 New Positions in Q4 Feb 03 2016 

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