NOV: NOV provides the equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling.
Closing Price: 41.10 on 9/10/10
52-Week Price Range: 32.18-50.17
Ex Dividend: 9/8/10
Pay Date: 9/24/10
Risk: You need to further evaluate NOV thoroughly. Well-informed, you decide what to do. Remember that there is risk of loss in all trading. I don’t own any NOV shares. Here are the pluses and minuses.
– Beta: 1.72
+ Debt: 519.0 million
– Dividend: Second quarter dividend was $10 per 100 shares (.97% yield).
– Earnings: For the third quarter 2010, analysts estimate NOV will earn $0.90 per share. This would be a 2.77% decrease from 2009 third-quarter earnings.
+ Free Cash Flow: 3.32
+ Morningstar Rating: 3-star
+ PE: 10.75
+ Price/Book Ratio: 1.17
– Price/Sales Ratio: 1.41
+ Sales: 12,194.0 million in trailing 12-month sales