NASDAQ:DWSN - Dawson Geophysical Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$7.84 +0.40 (+5.38 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$7.84
Today's Range$7.3750 - $7.89
52-Week Range$3.70 - $8.11
Volume2.26 million shs
Average Volume72,315 shs
Market Capitalization$179.49 million
P/E Ratio-5.72
Dividend YieldN/A
Dawson Geophysical logoDawson 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Oil & gas exploration services
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Equipment & Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.03
Current Ratio3.41
Quick Ratio3.41


Trailing P/E Ratio-5.72
Forward P/E Ratio-15.37
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$157.15 million
Price / Sales1.14
Cash Flow$0.3492 per share
Price / Cash22.45
Book Value$6.19 per share
Price / Book1.27


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.37)
Net Income$-31,260,000.00
Net Margins-14.43%
Return on Equity-16.60%
Return on Assets-14.09%


Outstanding Shares22,890,000

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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) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.07) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.03. The oil and gas company had revenue of $49.88 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $61.43 million. Dawson Geophysical had a negative net margin of 14.43% and a negative return on equity of 16.60%. 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, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Dawson Geophysical.

Who are some of Dawson Geophysical's key competitors?

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)

Has Dawson Geophysical been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about DWSN stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dawson Geophysical earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.24 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Dawson Geophysical's major shareholders?

Dawson Geophysical's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Beddow Capital Management Inc. (7.89%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.07%), First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. (2.33%), Ancora Advisors LLC (0.87%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.74%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.51%). Company insiders that own Dawson Geophysical stock include Allen T Mcinnes, James W Thomas and William J Barrett. 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 Beddow Capital Management Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Millennium Management LLC, Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk LLC and First Wilshire Securities Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dawson Geophysical.

Which major investors are buying Dawson Geophysical stock?

DWSN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, A.R.T. Advisors LLC and Ancora Advisors LLC. 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 $7.84.

How big of a company is Dawson Geophysical?

Dawson Geophysical has a market capitalization of $179.49 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.

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 (DWSN)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  116 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  180 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  296
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This page was last updated on 6/25/2018 by Staff

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