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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV

National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Oil & Gas Equipment & Services in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV  has a market cap of 12006.48. Since its IPO date on the 10/29/1996, National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV performance year to date is -1.11%. Today National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV has gained 2.84%, with a current price of 32.59.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 98.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -4.30%, with return on investment at -2.80%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.21. While Total debt/equity is 0.21. With a profit margin of -9.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 17.80%, and operating margin of -9.50%. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.9, while the quick ratio is 1.3.

For the last year National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV has seen a EPS growth of -134.90%. A performance for the year of -23.93%. The 52-week high is -27.09%, and the 52-week low is 28.67%. The average volume for National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV is 3235666.

With a target price of 31.52, can National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of National Oilwell Varco, Inc., NOV. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of *TBA. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.99 and 0.75 respectively. For P/cash, National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a value of 6.83, while it is 16.36 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 32.59, National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a dividend yield of 5.65%. We see a return on equity of -6.90%.

Looking more long-term National Oilwell Varco, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -1.70%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 59.20% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -134.90% for this year and for the last five years a -20.10% growth has been seen.

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