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Is National Oilwell Varco, Inc.(NYSE: NOV), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/29/1996. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. is in the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for National Oilwell Varco, Inc., is 3965.67, and so far today it has a volume of 4061100. Performance year to date since the 10/29/1996 is 6.63%.

To help you determine whether National Oilwell Varco, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is *TBA. PEG perhaps more useful shows that National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 1.32 and the P/B ratio is 0.82. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 7.88 and 15.33 respectively.

At the current price National Oilwell Varco, Inc. is trading at, 35.14 (3.26% today), National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.57%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -4.58, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 59.80% after growing -134.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -177.70%, and -55.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 372.56, and the number of shares float is 372.56. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 97.00%. The float short is 10.26%, with the short ratio at a value of 9.63. Management has seen a return on assets of -6.50%, and also a return on investment of -2.80%.

The ability for National Oilwell Varco, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 3.1, and quick ratio is 1.4. Long term debt/equity is 0.2 and total debt/equity is 0.2. In terms of margins, National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a gross margin of 13.50%, with its operating margin at -18.70%, and National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a profit margin of -17.10%.

The 52 week high is -15.18%, with 38.73% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.13% and the 200 day simple moving average is 9.21%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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