NL:NYE-NL Industries Inc.

EQUITY | Industrial Distribution | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 14.45

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 0.70B

Volume

0.05M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 14.00 (-3.11%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 14.00 (-3.11%)
Yahoo Analyst Rating

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STA Analyst Rating

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About

NL Industries Inc is a holding company and operates in the component products industry through its majority owned subsidiary, CompX International Inc. The Company operates in the chemicals industry through its interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Industrial Distribution)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 1.40% 67% D+ 45% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.40% 67% D+ 44% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 74.10% 88% B+ 97% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 74.10% 88% B+ 97% A+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 16.34% 67% D+ 53% F
Dividend Return 4.03% 25% F 9% F
Total Return 20.37% 50% F 39% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 21.62% 75% C 92% A-
Dividend Return 22.16% 75% C 91% A-
Total Return 0.54% 25% F 9% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 93.87% 13% F 2% F
Risk Adjusted Return 23.61% 50% F 29% F
Market Capitalization 0.31B 33% F 47% F

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Industrial Distribution)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 625.00 78% C+ 70% C-
Price/Book Ratio 3.07 56% F 32% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.60 33% F 13% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 32.11 33% F 19% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 36.36% 100% A+ 93% A
Return on Invested Capital 0.85% 22% F 16% F
Return on Assets 17.81% 100% A+ 97% A+
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector