Dawson Geophysical Co Company Profile (NASDAQ:DWSN)

About Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)

Dawson Geophysical Co logoDawson Geophysical Company, formerly TGC Industries, Inc., is a provider of onshore seismic data acquisition and processing services with operations throughout the United States and Canada. The Company acquires and processes two-dimensional (2-D), three-dimensional (3-D) and multi-component seismic data for its clients, ranging from oil and gas companies to independent oil and gas operators, as well as providers of multi-client data libraries. It operates through contract seismic data acquisition and processing services segment. It operates approximately 10 seismic crews, consisting of over eight crews in the United States and approximately two crews in Canada, and a seismic data processing center. It owns equipment for over 20 land-based seismic data acquisition crews, approximately 220 vibrator energy source units, over 248,000 recording channels and approximately 20 central recording systems.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:DWSN
  • CUSIP: 23935910
  • Web: www.dawson3d.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $89.33 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 21,683,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $6.76
  • 52 Week Range: $4.02 - $9.00
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -9.16
  • P/E Growth: -0.08
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $128.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.70
  • Book Value: $7.47 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.55
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($8,530,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -23.70%
  • Return on Equity: -19.25%
  • Return on Assets: -16.77%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 5.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 5.16%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 78,822 shs.
  • Beta: 1.25
  • Short Ratio: 7.82
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)

What is Dawson Geophysical Co's stock symbol?

Dawson Geophysical Co trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DWSN."

How were Dawson Geophysical Co's earnings last quarter?

Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported ($0.42) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.34) by $0.08. The company earned $41.93 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.35 million. Dawson Geophysical Co had a negative net margin of 23.70% and a negative return on equity of 19.25%. View Dawson Geophysical Co's Earnings History.

Are investors shorting Dawson Geophysical Co?

Dawson Geophysical Co saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 735,277 shares, an increase of 54.3% from the April 13th total of 476,534 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 86,403 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.5 days.

Who are some of Dawson Geophysical Co's key competitors?

Who owns Dawson Geophysical Co stock?

Dawson Geophysical Co's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Beddow Capital Management Inc. (9.23%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.77%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.61%), Grace & White Inc. NY (4.89%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.02%) and Van Den Berg Management I Inc. (3.60%). Company insiders that own Dawson Geophysical Co stock include Allen T Mcinnes, James W Thomas and William J Barrett. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dawson Geophysical Co.

Who sold Dawson Geophysical Co stock? Who is selling Dawson Geophysical Co stock?

Dawson Geophysical Co's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Eagle Global Advisors LLC, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Menta Capital LLC and Granite Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Dawson Geophysical Co stock in the last year include Allen T Mcinnes and James W Thomas. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dawson Geophysical Co.

Who bought Dawson Geophysical Co stock? Who is buying Dawson Geophysical Co stock?

Dawson Geophysical Co's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Grace & White Inc. NY, SG Americas Securities LLC, US Bancorp DE and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dawson Geophysical Co.

How do I buy Dawson Geophysical Co stock?

Shares of Dawson Geophysical Co can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Dawson Geophysical Co stock cost?

One share of Dawson Geophysical Co stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.12.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/25/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
Earnings by Quarter for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017($0.34)($0.42)$26.35 million$41.93 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2017Q4 2016($0.33)($0.33)$38.10 million$30.07 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316($0.38)($0.57)$32.93 million$28.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1($0.35)($0.40)$73.70 million$47.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/11/2016Q415($0.25)($0.23)$74.02 million$55.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315($0.42)($0.13)$57.87 million$62.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215($0.40)($0.55)$37.28 million$43.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2015Q1($0.29)($0.37)$76.77 million$73.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q414($0.17)($0.49)$63.30 million$62.57 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q314$0.35($0.94)$80.23 million$54.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q214$0.50$0.20$77.25 million$76.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q114$0.10($0.36)$66.68 million$68.18 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q413($0.08)($0.35)$51.43 million$69.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q3 2013$0.41$0.50$80.18 million$75.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q2 2013$0.41$0.78$81.48 million$83.35 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2013Q1 2013$0.29$0.36$75.57 million$76.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/14/2012Q412$0.32$0.15$75.34 million$73.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.49$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.45$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.28$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011$0.26$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2011($0.24)($0.62)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011($0.20)($0.21)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.25 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.45 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/13/2014quarterly$0.082.03%11/20/201411/24/201412/8/2014
8/6/2014quarterly$0.081.34%8/13/20148/15/20148/29/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.081.23%5/14/20145/16/20145/30/2014
2/5/2014special$0.082/12/20142/14/20142/24/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.41%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/18/2017William J BarrettDirectorBuy5,000$4.05$20,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017William J BarrettDirectorBuy5,000$4.20$21,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017William J BarrettDirectorBuy5,000$4.50$22,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016James W ThomasEVPSell10,000$7.65$76,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016Allen T McinnesDirectorSell3,990$7.02$28,009.80View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016James W ThomasEVPSell10,662$7.48$79,751.76View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014C Ray TobiasCOOSell2,500$28.96$72,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Craig CooperDirectorBuy10,000$29.07$290,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013C Ray TobiasCOOSell2,500$32.13$80,325.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Tim C ThompsonDirectorSell1,000$21.98$21,980.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
Latest Headlines for Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical Co (DWSN) Director William J. Barrett Purchases 5,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 1:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical Co (DWSN) Director Purchases $21,000.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 8:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Dawson Geophysical Co (DWSN) Director Buys 5,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical Co (DWSN) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 8:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical Co (DWSN) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 8:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDawson Geophysical Hopes for Better Times Ahead
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 10:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical Co (DWSN) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.08 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 1:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical Co (DWSN) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 12:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical Co (DWSN) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.08 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 7:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DWSN earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 5:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Dawson Geophysical (DWSN) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDawson Geophysical Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 4:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Dawson Geophysical Company to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 10:03 AM
marketbeat.com logoDawson Geophysical reports 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - May 4 at 6:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical (DWSN) Receiving Very Positive News Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 10:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDawson Geophysical to Issue First Quarter 2017 Results and Hold Investor Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 9:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Dawson Geophysical (DWSN) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Dawson Geophysical Co. : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 4:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical (DWSN) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.24
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 10:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDawson Geophysical (DWSN) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Dawson Geophysical Co. : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Set $9.00 Target Price for Dawson Geophysical Co (DWSN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 12:18 PM
capitalcube.com logoDawson Geophysical Co. :DWSN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 17, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 17 at 5:08 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoDAWSON GEOPHYSICAL CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 13 at 4:55 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDawson Geophysical Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2016 Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 2 at 10:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DWSN earnings conference call or presentation 2-Mar-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 10:06 PM
seekingalpha.com logoDawson Geophysical Co's (DWSN) CEO Stephen Jumper on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - March 2 at 5:04 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Dawson Geophysical Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 2 at 5:04 PM
fool.com logoLosses Worsen at Dawson Geophysical as Sales Slump
www.fool.com - March 2 at 5:04 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoDawson Geophysical Co Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today
biz.yahoo.com - March 2 at 5:04 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDawson Geophysical to Issue Fourth Quarter 2016 Results and Hold Investor Conference Call
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 23 at 9:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDAWSON GEOPHYSICAL CO Financials
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 4:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DWSN earnings conference call or presentation 3-Nov-16 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 10:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDawson Geophysical reports 3Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 4:26 PM
fool.com logoOil Market Weakness Keeps Hurting Dawson Geophysical
www.fool.com - November 3 at 9:04 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoDAWSON GEOPHYSICAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial
biz.yahoo.com - October 6 at 4:41 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoDAWSON GEOPHYSICAL CO Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - August 9 at 7:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Hornbeck (HOS) Could Be Positioned for a Slump
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 9:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DWSN earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 4:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DWSN earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 4:47 PM
fool.com logoOil Prices and Weather Weigh Down Dawson Geophysical's Q2 Results
www.fool.com - August 4 at 1:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDawson Geophysical (DWSN) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 6.3%
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 8:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DWSN earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-16 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 2:29 PM
fool.com logoDawson Geophysical Remains Mired in Oil's Slump
www.fool.com - May 11 at 9:41 AM
seekingalpha.com logoDawson Geophysical's (DWSN) CEO Steve Jumper on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 11 at 7:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDawson Geophys. upgraded by Raymond James
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 6:47 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoDAWSON GEOPHYSICAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exh
biz.yahoo.com - May 10 at 6:25 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoDAWSON GEOPHYSICAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - May 4 at 6:17 AM

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