Nl Industries Stock Today

NL Stock  USD 6.03  0.04  0.66%   


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Very Weak

Odds Of Distress

Less than 36

Below Average
NL Industries is selling for 6.03 as of the 21st of July 2024. This is a 0.66 percent decrease since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 5.97. NL Industries has about a 36 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation and has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for NL Industries are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 21st of June 2024 and ending today, the 21st of July 2024. Click here to learn more.
Business Domain
Commercial & Professional Services
IPO Date
6th of April 1983
NL Industries, Inc., through its subsidiary, CompX International Inc., operates in the component products industry in the United States and internationally. NL Industries, Inc. was founded in 1891 and is based in Dallas, Texas. NL Industries operates under Security Protection Services classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 48.83 M outstanding shares of which 101.25 K shares are now sold short in the market by investors with about 2.64 days to cover all shorted shares. More on NL Industries

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NL Industries Stock Highlights

ESG Sustainability
ChairmanRobert Graham
Thematic Ideas
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Business ConcentrationCommercial Services & Supplies, Commercial & Professional Services, Industrials, NYSE Composite, Synthetics, Chemicals Makers, Chemicals, Industrials, Commercial Services & Supplies, Security & Protection Services, Industrials (View all Sectors)
Average Analyst Recommendation
Financial Strength
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Asset Turnover0.260.2687
Sufficiently Down
Pretty Stable
Gross Profit Margin0.330.3014
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Current Liabilities28.9 M30.4 M
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Non Current Liabilities Total169.1 M178 M
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets704.5 M600.2 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Current Assets264.7 M218.3 M
Fairly Up
Very volatile
Total Cash From Operating Activities37.5 M37 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Debt Levels
NL Industries can leverage the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand NL Industries' financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of NL Industries' total assets is financed by creditors.
NL Industries reports 500 K of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 0.0, which may suggest the company is not taking enough advantage from financial leverage. NL Industries has a current ratio of 6.5, indicating that it is in good position to pay out its debt commitments in time. Note however, debt could still be an excellent tool for NL Industries to invest in growth at high rates of return.

Total Cash From Operating Activities

37.52 Million
NL Industries (NL) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in Three Lincoln Center, Dallas, TX, United States, 75240-2620 and employs 2,751 people. NL Industries is listed under Commercial Services & Supplies category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with a market capitalization of 294.47 M. NL Industries is active under Commercial Services & Supplies sector as part of Industrials industry. The entity has 48.83 M outstanding shares of which 101.25 K shares are now sold short in the market by investors with about 2.64 days to cover all shorted shares. NL Industries reports about 68.87 M in cash with 37 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 3.1.
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Ownership Allocation
NL Industries secures a total of 48.83 Million outstanding shares. NL Industries owns majority of its outstanding shares owned by insiders. An insider is usually defined as a corporate executive, director, member of the board or institutional investor who own at least 10% of the company's outstanding shares. 83.02 % of NL Industries outstanding shares that are owned by insiders conveys that they have been buying or selling the stock in recent months in anticipation of some upcoming event. Please note that no matter how many assets the company retains, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.
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NL Industries Stock Institutional Holders

InstituionRecorded OnShares
Susquehanna International Group, Llp2024-03-31
81 K
Morgan Stanley - Brokerage Accounts2024-03-31
53.5 K
Bank Of America Corp2024-03-31
48.1 K
Acadian Asset Management Llc2024-03-31
37.2 K
Millennium Management Llc2024-03-31
35 K
Bank Of New York Mellon Corp2024-03-31
30.8 K
Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Mgmt Ltd2024-03-31
30.4 K
Lsv Asset Management2024-03-31
28.7 K
Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc2024-03-31
24.6 K
Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.2024-03-31
1.9 M
Blackrock Inc2024-03-31
541.1 K
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NL Industries Historical Income Statement

At this time, NL Industries' Net Income Applicable To Common Shares is quite stable compared to the past year. Non Operating Income Net Other is expected to rise to about 26.5 M this year, although the value of Interest Expense will most likely fall to about 480.9 K. View More Fundamentals

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NL Industries Corporate Directors

John HarperIndependent DirectorProfile
Cecil MooreIndependent DirectorProfile
Meredith MendesIndependent DirectorProfile
Thomas StaffordIndependent DirectorProfile

Additional Information and Resources on Investing in NL Industries Stock

When determining whether NL Industries is a strong investment it is important to analyze NL Industries' competitive position within its industry, examining market share, product or service uniqueness, and competitive advantages. Beyond financials and market position, potential investors should also consider broader economic conditions, industry trends, and any regulatory or geopolitical factors that may impact NL Industries' future performance. For an informed investment choice regarding NL Industries Stock, refer to the following important reports:
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Is Commercial Services & Supplies space expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of NL Industries. If investors know NL Industries will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about NL Industries listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of NL Industries is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of NL Industries that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of NL Industries' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is NL Industries' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because NL Industries' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect NL Industries' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between NL Industries' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine if NL Industries is a good investment by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, NL Industries' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.