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National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 13696.64. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. is 36.27 (with a change from open of 8.08%), this in conjunction with a target price of 32.17. Volume today has so far reached 7363600, with an average volume of about 3821.67. The GAP for this stock, is 0.36%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of *TBA. The current EPS for National Oilwell Varco, Inc., is -4.58, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -134.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 10.22%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for National Oilwell Varco, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 58.70% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be -4.45%. Quarter over quarter is -177.70% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -55.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -20.10%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 4.00%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 97.00%. Shares outstanding is 377.63, while shares float is at a value of 376.85. Float short for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. is 9.94% and the short ratio is 9.8.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.2, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.2. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 3.1, and the quick ratio is 1.4. The most recent gross margin is 13.50% and their operating margin is -18.70%. The profit margin is -17.10%.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has seen returns on assets of -6.50%, and on investment, -2.80%. Return on equity is -10.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.38, with Price/book ratio coming to 0.84 and Price/cash is 8.25, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 16.04.

The simple moving averages are 8.27% and 13.44% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -12.32% and the 52 week low is 43.41%.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.55%, with a current price of 36.27. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Oil & Gas Equipment & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry means that National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 7.66%, with performance for the month coming to 5.44%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 10.31%, and for the half year the performance is 0.78%. Volatility for this week is 3.44% and for the month this is 3.19%.

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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