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Current Trend: NOW (NYSE: DNOW)


NOW is part of the energy sector and is in the oil and gas services industry. The company CEO is Robert R. Workman. 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.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The DNOW stock showed a previous change of 2.08% with an open at 13.59 and a close of 13.73. It reached an intraday high of 13.91 and a low of 13.50.

Business Wire:  NOW Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call


The stock has a market cap of $1.5b with 108.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 107.2m shares. Trading volume reached 980,476 shares compared to its average volume of 603,451 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, NOW shares returned -0.07% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -12.10%. Over three months, it changed -6.22%. In one year it has changed -0.15% and within that year its 52-week high was 18.56 and its 52-week low was 10.36. DNOW stock is 32.52% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 14.54 and a 50 day moving average of 14.45. Currently DNOW stock is trading -5.58% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  NOW Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.46 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 29.85. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.09. The TTM EPS is 0.37, which comes to a TTM PE of 37.11.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/02/2019): 0.16
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/14/2019): 0.14
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/01/2018): 0.18
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/02/2018): 0.12
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/02/2018): 0.02

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 18.38, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 25.31%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 9,659,183, which was 8.88% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 13.45. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.41.

SeekingAlpha:  Douglas Emmett reports Q1 results

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 5.50%, return on assets is 3.61%, profit margin is 2.16%, price-to-sales is 0.46 and price-to-book is 1.17.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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