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How to buy NOV stock
Learn how to easily invest in NOV stock.
NOV Inc is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. NOV shares (NOV) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. NOV employs 27,631 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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NOV stock price (NYSE: NOV)Use our graph to track the performance of NOV stocks over time.
NOV shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$15.58|
|52-week range||$11.46 - $17.94|
|50-day moving average||$13.75|
|200-day moving average||$14.35|
|Wall St. target price||$18.14|
|Dividend yield||$0 (1.3%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-1.45|
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NOV price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||15.24%|
|3 months (2021-10-21)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-07-23)||14.81%|
|1 year (2021-01-25)||22.68%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||-28.79%|
|3 years (2019-01-25)||30.44|
|5 years (2017-01-25)||39.72|
Is NOV stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing NOV stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of NOV's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
NOV's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $224 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a NOV's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$5.3 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||$434 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-2.66%|
|Return on equity TTM||-10.36%|
|Market capitalisation||$6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
NOV's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like NOV.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
NOV's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 38.8
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and NOV's overall score of 38.8 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 80th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like NOV is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
NOV's environmental score
Environmental score: 20.61/100
NOV's environmental score of 20.61 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that NOV is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
NOV's social score
Social score: 19.23/100
NOV's social score of 19.23 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that NOV is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
NOV's governance score
Governance score: 13.96/100
NOV's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that NOV is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
NOV's controversy score
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. NOV scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that NOV has managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||38.8|
|Total ESG percentile||79.7|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
|Level of controversy||1|
NOV share dividends
We're not expecting NOV to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have NOV's shares ever split?
NOV's shares were split on a 1109:1000 basis on 1 June 2014. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1109 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your NOV shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for NOV shares which in turn could have impacted NOV's share price.
NOV share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, NOV's shares have ranged in value from as little as $11.46 up to $17.9432. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while NOV's is 2.2337. This would suggest that NOV's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
NOV Inc. designs, constructs, manufactures, and sells systems, components, and products for use in oil and gas drilling and production, and industrial and renewable energy sectors worldwide. It operates through three segments: Wellbore Technologies, Completion & Production Solutions, and Rig Technologies. The company offers various equipment and technologies used to perform drilling operations. It also provides solids control and waste management equipment and services; portable power generation products; drill and wired pipes; drilling optimization and automation services; tubular inspection, repair, and coating services; instrumentation, and measuring and monitoring services; downhole and fishing tools; and drill bits. The company offers equipment and technologies for hydraulic fracture stimulation, including pressure pumping trucks, blenders, sanders, hydration and injection units, flowline, and manifolds; well intervention, such as coiled tubing and wireline units, as well as blowout preventers and tools; onshore production comprising fluid processing systems, composite pipes, surface transfer and progressive cavity pumps, and artificial lift systems; fluid processing and floating production systems, and subsea production technologies; and connectors for conductor pipes. It also provides substructures, derricks, and masts; cranes; jacking systems; pipe lifting, racking, rotating, and assembly systems; mud pumps; blowout preventers; drives and generators; rig instrumentation and control systems; mooring, anchor, and deck handling machinery; equipment components for offshore wind construction vessels; and pipelay and construction systems.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of NOV is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.545% of NOV shares are held by insiders and 97.09% by institutions. How many people work for NOV?
Latest data suggests 27,631 work at NOV. When does the fiscal year end for NOV?
NOV's fiscal year ends in December. Where is NOV based?
NOV's address is: 7909 Parkwood Circle Drive, Houston, TX, United States, 77036-6565 What is NOV's ISIN number?
NOV's international securities identification number is: US62955J1034 What is NOV's CUSIP number?
NOV's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 637071101
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