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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 12420.42. 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 32.89 (with a change from open of -0.93%), this in conjunction with a target price of 32.07. Volume today has so far reached 767669, with an average volume of about 3954.23. The GAP for this stock, is 1.03%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of . 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 -0.14%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for National Oilwell Varco, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 59.80% 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 96.90%. Shares outstanding is 377.98, 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 9.47.

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 . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.25, with Price/book ratio coming to 0.76 and Price/cash is 7.48, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 14.54.

The simple moving averages are -1.76% and 2.73% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -20.49% and the 52 week low is 30.05%.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.61%, with a current price of 32.89. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . 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 -0.72%, with performance for the month coming to -6.21%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -6.45%, and for the half year the performance is -14.44%. Volatility for this week is 3.29% and for the month this is 2.67%.

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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