National Oilwell Varco Sales Increase 0.7% in 2017 - Modern Distribution Management

Log In

National Oilwell Varco Sales Increase 0.7% in 2017

Fourth quarter sales increased 16.4 percent year-over-year.

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV), Houston, TX, reported sales for 2017 of $7.3 billion, a 0.7 percent increase from the previous year. The company reported a loss of $236 million, compared to a loss of $2.4 billion the prior year.

The company reported sales for the fourth quarter of $2 billion, an increase of 16.4 percent compared to the same period a year ago. The company reported a loss of $15 million, compared to a loss of $717 million for the same period the prior year.

Fourth quarter sales for the rig technologies segment were $614 million, an increase of 0.1 percent year-over-year. Wellbore Technologies sales were $715 million, an increase of 34.7 percent.

Share this article

About the Author
Recommended Reading
Leave a Reply

Leave a Comment

Sign Up for the MDM Update Newsletter

The MDM update newsletter is your best source for news and trends in the wholesale distribution industry.

Get the MDM Update Newsletter

Wholesale distribution news and trends delivered right to your inbox.

Sign-up for our free newsletter and get:

  • Up-to-date news in a quick-to-read format
  • Free access to webcasts, podcasts and live events
  • Exclusive whitepapers, research and reports
  • And more!


articles left

Want more Premium content from MDM?

Subscribe today and get:

  • New issues twice each month
  • Unlimited access to, including 10+ years of archived data
  • Current trends analysis, market data and economic updates
  • Discounts on select store products and events

Subscribe to continue reading

MDM Premium Subscribers get:

  • Unlimited access to
  • 1 year digital subscription, with new issues twice a month
  • Trends analysis, market data and quarterly economic updates
  • Deals on select store products and events



You have one free article remaining

Subscribe to MDM Premium to get unlimited access. Your subscription includes:

  • Two new issues a month
  • Access to 10+ years of archived data on
  • Quarterly economic updates, trends analysis and market data
  • Store and event discounts

To continue reading, you must be an MDM Premium subscriber.

Join other distribution executives who use MDM Premium to optimize their business. Our insights and analysis help you enter the right new markets, turbocharge your sales and marketing efforts, identify business partners that help you scale, and stay ahead of your competitors.

Register for full access

By providing your email, you agree to receive announcements from us and our partners for our newsletter, events, surveys, and partner resources per MDM Terms & Conditions. You can withdraw consent at any time.

Learn More about Custom Reports

Request a Market Prospector Demo

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.