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Earnings Highlights and Summary

During Q3 FY17, National Oilwell reported revenues of $1.84 billion compared to $1.65 billion in Q3 FY16, missing analysts' expectations of $1.87 billion. The gross profit surged 260.76% to $285.00 million in the reported quarter compared to $79.00 million in Q3 FY16.

National Oilwell posted an operating loss of $7.00 million in the reported quarter compared to an operating loss of $1.19 billion in Q3 FY16. The Company's adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) amounted to $167.00 million in the reported quarter, increasing by $25.00 million on a q-o-q basis.

National Oilwell posted a loss on diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.07 in the reported quarter compared to $3.62 in Q3 FY16. Meanwhile, the diluted EPS was better than Wall Street's expectations for a loss of $0.08.

Segment Details

National Oilwell has five business segments, namely: (i) Rig Systems, (ii) Rig Aftermarket, (iii) Wellbore Technologies, (iv) Completion and Production Solutions, and (v) Eliminations.

The Rig Systems segment's revenue amounted to $330.00 million for reported quarter compared to $470.00 million in Q3 FY16, resulting in a decline of 29.79% on a y-o-y basis. The segment's operating profit was $11 million, or 3.3% of sales. Rig systems segment's adjusted EBITDA was $28 million, or 8.5%, reflecting a drop of 44% on a y-o-y basis.

The Rig Aftermarket segment posted revenues of $311.00 million in the reported quarter compared to $322.00 million in Q3 FY16, resulting in a decline of 3.42% on a y-o-y basis. The segment's adjusted EBITDA was $69 million, or 22.2% of sales; a decrease of 15% from the prior year's same quarter.

The Wellbore Technologies segment posted revenues of $693.00 million in the reported quarter compared to $526.00 million in Q3 FY16, resulting in a 31.75% increase on a y-o-y basis. The segment's adjusted EBITDA was $94 million, or 13.6% of sales, reflecting an increase of $68 million from the prior year's comparable period.

The Completion and Production Solutions segment's revenues amounted to $682.00 million in the reported quarter compared to $543.00 million in Q3 FY16, resulting in a 25.60% increase on a y-o-y basis.

The Eliminations segment posted a loss of $181.00 million in the reported quarter compared to a loss of $215.00 million in Q3 FY16.

Balance Sheet

The Company posted cash and cash equivalents of $1.72 billion in Q3 FY17 compared to $1.41 billion in Q4 FY16. The receivables amounted to $2.06 billion in Q3 FY17 compared to $2.08 billion in Q4 FY16.

The long-term debt amounted to $2.707 billion in the reported quarter compared to $2.708 billion in Q4 FY16.

Cash Matters

National Oilwell posted a net loss of $221.00 million for the nine months period ending September 30, 2017, compared to $1.70 billion for the same period in the fiscal year 2016. The net cash provided by operating activities amounted to $511.00 million for the nine months period ending September 30, 2017, compared to $807.00 million for the same period in the fiscal year 2016.

The Company announced a cash dividend of $0.05 per share of common stock to be paid on December 22, 2017.

Outlook

The Company expects EPS to be in the range of $1.77 and $2.27 in the fiscal years 2017 and 2018.

Stock Performance Snapshot

November 29, 2017 - At Wednesday's closing bell, National Oilwell Varco's stock advanced 1.49%, ending the trading session at $32.61.

Volume traded for the day: 2.66 million shares.

Stock performance in the previous three-month period – up 7.09%

After yesterday's close, National Oilwell Varco's market cap was at $12.43 billion.

The stock has a dividend yield of 0.61%.

The stock is part of the Basic Materials sector, categorized under the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

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