NASDAQ:DWSN - Dawson Geophysical Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $3.50 -0.06 (-1.69 %) (As of 12/10/2018 02:49 PM ET)Previous Close$3.56Today's Range$3.47 - $3.6452-Week Range$3.50 - $8.40Volume931 shsAverage Volume60,782 shsMarket Capitalization$81.68 millionP/E Ratio-2.55Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.03 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Dawson Geophysical Company provides onshore seismic data acquisition services in the United States and Canada. The company acquires and processes 2-D, 3-D, and multi-component seismic data for its clients, including oil and gas companies, and independent oil and gas operators, as well as providers of multi-client data libraries. As of December 31, 2017, it operated nine seismic crews consisting of six crews in the United States and three crews in Canada. It operates seismic crews that supply seismic data primarily to companies engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas on land and in land-to-water transition areas. The company also serves the potash mining industry. Dawson Geophysical Company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas with three additional offices in Denison, Houston, and Plano, Texas, as well as in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Denver, Colorado. Receive DWSN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for DWSN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Oil & gas exploration services Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Equipment & Services SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNASDAQ:DWSN Previous Symbol CUSIP23935910 Webwww.dawson3d.com Phone432-684-3000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.06 Current Ratio3.46 Quick Ratio3.46 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-2.55 Forward P/E Ratio-4.79 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$157.15 million Price / Sales0.51 Cash Flow$0.3435 per share Price / Cash Flow10.19 Book Value$6.19 per share Price / Book0.57 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.37) Net Income$-31,260,000.00 Net Margins-10.35% Return on Equity-12.60% Return on Assets-10.42% Miscellaneous Employees851 Outstanding Shares22,940,000Market Cap$81.68 million OptionableOptionable Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) Frequently Asked Questions What is Dawson Geophysical's stock symbol? Dawson Geophysical trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DWSN." How were Dawson Geophysical's earnings last quarter? Dawson Geophysical Co (NASDAQ:DWSN) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The oil and gas company reported ($0.23) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.25) by $0.02. The oil and gas company earned $40.45 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32.13 million. Dawson Geophysical had a negative return on equity of 12.60% and a negative net margin of 10.35%. View Dawson Geophysical's Earnings History. When is Dawson Geophysical's next earnings date? Dawson Geophysical is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Dawson Geophysical. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Dawson Geophysical? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dawson Geophysical in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Dawson Geophysical. Has Dawson Geophysical been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about DWSN stock has trended very positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Dawson Geophysical earned a news impact score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Dawson Geophysical's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Dawson Geophysical include Ion Geophysical (IO), Zion Oil & Gas (ZN), NXT Energy Solutions (NSFDF), SAExploration (SAEX), Pledge Petroleum (PROP), Cardinal Energy Group (CEGX), Saratoga Resources (SARA) and CGG (CGG). Who are Dawson Geophysical's key executives? Dawson Geophysical's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Stephen C. Jumper, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)Mr. Wayne A. Whitener, Exec. Vice Chairman (Age 66)Mr. James K. Brata, CFO, Exec. VP, Sec. & Treasurer (Age 63)Mr. C. Ray Tobias, Exec. VP & COO (Age 61)Mr. James Walter Thomas, CTO & Exec. VP (Age 64) Who are Dawson Geophysical's major shareholders? Dawson Geophysical's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.52%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (7.23%), Beddow Capital Management Inc. (7.22%), Grace & White Inc. NY (4.73%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (4.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dawson Geophysical. Which major investors are selling Dawson Geophysical stock? DWSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Beddow Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dawson Geophysical. Which major investors are buying Dawson Geophysical stock? DWSN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Ironwood Investment Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Vanguard Group Inc., Grace & White Inc. NY, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Keybank National Association OH. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dawson Geophysical. How do I buy shares of Dawson Geophysical? Shares of DWSN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Dawson Geophysical's stock price today? One share of DWSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.50. How big of a company is Dawson Geophysical? Dawson Geophysical has a market capitalization of $81.68 million and generates $157.15 million in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $-31,260,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.37) on an earnings per share basis. Dawson Geophysical employs 851 workers across the globe. What is Dawson Geophysical's official website? The official website for Dawson Geophysical is http://www.dawson3d.com. How can I contact Dawson Geophysical? Dawson Geophysical's mailing address is 508 WEST WALL SUITE 800, MIDLAND TX, 79701. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 432-684-3000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ DWSN)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 146 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 202 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 348MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Dawson Geophysical and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DWSN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DWSN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How does the Federal Reserve determine interest rates?