Exhibit 99.1



Earnings Conference Call

November 1, 2017

8:00 a.m. CST

1 (800) 446-1671 (North America)

1 (847) 413-3362 (Outside North America)

Webcast: ir.distributionnow.com

NOW Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

HOUSTON, TX, November 1, 2017 – NOW Inc. (NYSE: DNOW) announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017.

Third Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights


    Revenue was $697 million for the third quarter of 2017, up 34 percent year over year.


    Net loss was $9 million for the third quarter of 2017, versus $56 million a year ago. Non-GAAP net loss excluding other costs was $3 million compared to $36 million in the third quarter of 2016.


    Diluted loss per share was $0.08 for the third quarter of 2017 compared to $0.53 a year ago. Non-GAAP diluted loss per share excluding other costs was $0.03 for the third quarter of 2017 compared to $0.34 in the third quarter of 2016.


    Non-GAAP EBITDA excluding other costs for the third quarter of 2017 was $5 million compared to a loss of $40 million in the third quarter of 2016.

Refer to Supplemental Information in this release for GAAP to non-GAAP reconciliations.

Robert Workman, President and CEO of NOW Inc., remarked, “I’m pleased with the earnings growth our team produced this quarter. These results reflect our focus on higher product margins, capturing business from new customers and culling costs in areas left behind by the market recovery. Despite weak oil prices in the third quarter and rig counts now softening, we believe consistent execution on improving our core operations, coupled with operators ramping up completions, will enable positive earnings momentum.”

Prior to the earnings conference call a presentation titled “NOW Inc., Third Quarter 2017 Review & Key Takeaways” will be available on the Company’s Investor Relations website.

About NOW Inc.

NOW Inc. is one of the largest distributors to energy and industrial markets on a worldwide basis, with a legacy of over 150 years. NOW Inc. operates primarily under the DistributionNOW and Wilson Export brands. Through its network of approximately 300 locations and 4,600 employees worldwide, NOW Inc. offers a comprehensive line of products and solutions for the upstream, midstream and downstream energy and industrial sectors. Our locations provide products and solutions to exploration and production companies, energy transportation companies, refineries, chemical companies, utilities, manufacturers and engineering and construction companies.

Statements made in this press release that are forward-looking in nature are intended to be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and may involve risks and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. Readers are referred to documents filed by NOW Inc. with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which identify significant risk factors which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements.


Daniel Molinaro

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

(281) 823-4941

The following information was filed by Now Inc. (DNOW) on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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