Layne Christensen Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:LAYN)

About Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)

Layne Christensen Company logoLayne Christensen Company (Layne) is a water management, construction and drilling company. The Company provides drilling solutions for water management, mineral services and specialty drilling needs. The Company operates through three segments: Water Resources, Inliner and Mineral Services. Its Water Resources segment provides its customers with solutions for various aspects of water supply system development and technology throughout the United States. Its Inliner segment is a service rehabilitation company offering a range of solutions for wastewater, storm water and process sewer pipeline networks. Its Mineral Services conducts ground drilling activities, including core drilling, reverse circulation, dual tube, hammer and rotary air-blast methods.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Water & Sewage Construction
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LAYN
  • CUSIP: 52105010
  • Web: www.layne.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $245.17 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 19,882,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $10.65
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.11
  • 52 Week Range: $6.98 - $12.48
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.16
  • P/E Growth: -10.22
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $595.36 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.41
  • Book Value: $4.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.97
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $11.12 million
  • Net Margins: -12.66%
  • Return on Equity: -35.55%
  • Return on Assets: -6.56%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.93%
  • Current Ratio: 1.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.38%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 153,944 shs.
  • Beta: 0.34
  • Short Ratio: 19.87
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)

What is Layne Christensen Company's stock symbol?

Layne Christensen Company trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LAYN."

How were Layne Christensen Company's earnings last quarter?

Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, September, 11th. The company reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.07. The business earned $126.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $122.99 million. Layne Christensen Company had a negative net margin of 12.66% and a negative return on equity of 35.55%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.21) earnings per share. View Layne Christensen Company's Earnings History.

When will Layne Christensen Company make its next earnings announcement?

Layne Christensen Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December, 14th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Layne Christensen Company.

Where is Layne Christensen Company's stock going? Where will Layne Christensen Company's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Layne Christensen Company's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $11.00. On average, they expect Layne Christensen Company's share price to reach $11.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Layne Christensen Company.

Who are some of Layne Christensen Company's key competitors?

Who are Layne Christensen Company's key executives?

Layne Christensen Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • David A. B. Brown, Chairman of the Board
  • Michael J. Caliel, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • J. Michael Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, IR Contact Officer
  • Leslie F. Archer, Division President - Heavy Civil division
  • Larry D. Purlee, Division President - Inliner
  • Steven F. Crooke, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel
  • Kevin P. Maher, Senior Vice President - Water Resources and Mineral Services
  • Lisa Curtis, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Jami Phillips, Vice President, Controller
  • John Thomas Nesser III, Lead Independent Director

Who owns Layne Christensen Company stock?

Layne Christensen Company's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (9.86%), Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA (6.31%), LINDEN CAPITAL L.P. (5.80%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (6.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.76%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (3.42%). Company insiders that own Layne Christensen Company stock include David A B Brown, J Michael Anderson, Michael J Caliel and Nelson Obus. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Layne Christensen Company.

Who sold Layne Christensen Company stock? Who is selling Layne Christensen Company stock?

Layne Christensen Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Rock Point Advisors LLC, Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, Vanguard Group Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, California State Teachers Retirement System and Van ECK Associates Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Layne Christensen Company.

Who bought Layne Christensen Company stock? Who is buying Layne Christensen Company stock?

Layne Christensen Company's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cove Street Capital LLC, Crystal Rock Capital Management, Manatuck Hill Partners LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., State Street Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Layne Christensen Company stock in the last two years include David A B Brown, J Michael Anderson, Michael J Caliel and Nelson Obus. View Insider Buying and Selling for Layne Christensen Company.

How do I buy Layne Christensen Company stock?

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

What is Layne Christensen Company's stock price today?

One share of Layne Christensen Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.32.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ LAYN)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  68 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  163 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  231
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Layne Christensen Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $11.00 (10.71% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/14/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$9.00 -> $11.00LowView Rating Details
9/12/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHold -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
4/18/2016Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$8.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
Earnings by Quarter for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ LAYN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/6/2017($0.03)N/AView Earnings Details
9/11/2017Q2 2018($0.18)($0.11)$122.99 million$126.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/8/2017Q1 18($0.31)($0.17)$111.25 million$111.51 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/10/2017Q4 2017($0.13)($0.95)$154.50 million$129.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2016Q317($0.17)($0.26)$166.93 million$153.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/6/2016Q217($0.20)($0.26)$164.19 million$159.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/6/2016Q117($0.31)($0.45)$160.24 million$159.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/9/2015Q316($0.10)($0.17)$198.11 million$173.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/8/2015Q216($0.21)($0.35)$210.20 million$176.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/8/2015Q116($0.57)($0.55)$191.50 million$194.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/13/2015Q415($1.18)($1.17)$190.93 million$193.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/10/2014Q315($0.50)($0.19)$211.80 million$222.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2014Q215($0.49)($0.59)$217.17 million$210.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/16/2014Q115($0.35)($1.41)$206.58 million$191.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q414($0.28)($0.59)$210.58 million$184.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/5/2013Q3($0.36)($0.80)$244.68 million$216.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/6/2013Q2 2014($0.39)($1.17)$260.61 million$232.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2013Q1 2014($0.10)($1.22)$251.80 million$226.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/15/2013Q4 2013($0.29)($0.91)$254.69 million$229.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/6/20120.45$0.45$282.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/6/2012Q213$0.43$0.25$291.97 million$289.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2012$0.19$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012($0.20)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2011$0.50$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/7/2011$0.47$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/8/2011$0.28$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/5/2011$0.36$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($1.26)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.57)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.37)($0.37)($0.37)
Q2 20172($0.17)($0.13)($0.15)
Q3 20172($0.20)($0.04)($0.12)
Q4 20172($1.22)($0.02)($0.62)
Q1 20181($0.31)($0.31)($0.31)
Q2 20181($0.17)($0.17)($0.17)
Q3 20181($0.04)($0.04)($0.04)
Q4 20181($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 12.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.27%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/17/2017Michael J CalielInsiderBuy2,500$9.57$23,925.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2017J Michael AndersonCFOBuy2,000$7.93$15,860.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016J Michael AndersonCFOBuy2,000$5.13$10,260.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2016Nelson ObusDirectorBuy289,191$5.25$1,518,252.75View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016Nelson ObusDirectorBuy274,367$5.25$1,440,426.75View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy96,748$5.21$504,057.08View SEC Filing  
12/29/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy39,261$5.11$200,623.71View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy94,886$4.95$469,685.70View SEC Filing  
12/24/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy57,320$4.72$270,550.40View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015David A. B. BrownCEOBuy15,000$4.79$71,850.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2015J Michael AndersonCFOBuy4,000$7.10$28,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2015David A B BrownChairmanBuy10,000$6.77$67,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy5,200$5.89$30,628.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy15,500$5.76$89,280.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy45,836$5.96$273,182.56View SEC Filing  
9/16/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy15,000$5.94$89,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2015Michael J CalielCEOBuy7,500$6.09$45,675.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy70,000$6.18$432,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy5,685$8.30$47,185.50View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015John T Nesser IIIDirectorBuy5,000$8.70$43,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy67,315$8.26$556,021.90View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy28,971$8.23$238,431.33View SEC Filing  
7/6/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy8,029$8.24$66,158.96View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Nelson ObusDirectorBuy8,474$8.09$68,554.66View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Michael J CalielCEOBuy5,000$9.71$48,550.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Van Den Berg Management I, IncMajor ShareholderSell2,955$11.92$35,223.60View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Van Den Berg Management I, IncMajor ShareholderSell1,030$10.96$11,288.80View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Van Den Berg Management I, IncMajor ShareholderSell3,915$11.25$44,043.75View SEC Filing  
1/7/2014David BrownChairmanBuy20,000$16.69$333,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2012Nelson ObusDirectorBuy50,000$18.05$902,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
Latest Headlines for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoSurging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Layne Christensen (LAYN)
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Layne Christensen Co. : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 7:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) Given $11.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 6:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2018 Earnings Forecast for Layne Christensen Company Issued By Jefferies Group (LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 12:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Co. :LAYN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : September 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 5:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Receives "Hold" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 11:07 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLayne Christensen's (LAYN) CEO Mike Caliel on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - September 14 at 7:07 AM
bizjournals.com logoLayne Christensen To Present At The D.A. Davidson 16th Annual Engineering & Construction Conference
www.bizjournals.com - September 14 at 7:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Raised to Hold at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 12:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LAYN earnings conference call or presentation 12-Sep-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 5:03 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Layne Christensen Q2 loss per share $0.11 from continuing operations
www.reuters.com - September 12 at 3:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Layne Christensen Company to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 10:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Is Layne Christensen Company’s (LAYN) Share Price Doing?
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 10:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 10:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen reports 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 10:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 6:04 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logo5 Stocks To Watch For September 11, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - September 11 at 4:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Anticipate Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) to Announce ($0.18) EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 2:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Downgraded by ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 11:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Reschedules Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call Schedule
finance.yahoo.com - September 2 at 3:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Friday
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 1:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 12:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) Receives Average Recommendation of "" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 8:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Announces Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call Schedule
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 8:14 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Presents At Jefferies 13th Annual Industrials Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - August 11 at 6:03 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 8-K LAYNE CHRISTENSEN CO For: Aug 07
www.streetinsider.com - August 7 at 7:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Layne Christensen Company (LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 12:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Set $9.00 Target Price for Layne Christensen Company (LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 7:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Layne Christensen Co. : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 11:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen To Present At The Jefferies 2017 Industrial Conference
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 3:01 AM
prnewswire.com logoLayne Christensen Announces Completion Of High-Capacity Water Pipeline In The Delaware Basin
www.prnewswire.com - July 29 at 1:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) & Layne Christensen (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 4:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen (LAYN) vs. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 9:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) and Layne Christensen (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 7:51 AM
bizjournals.com logoWoodlands water company completes $18M Permian project, eyes more
www.bizjournals.com - July 23 at 5:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 10:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Upgraded at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 11:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMichael J. Caliel Purchases 2,500 Shares of Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 7:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 9:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Review: Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) vs. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 9:30 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 LAYNE CHRISTENSEN CO For: Jul 01 Filed by: OBUS NELSON
www.streetinsider.com - July 7 at 6:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Analysis: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) vs. Layne Christensen Company (LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 10:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) & Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 8:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Set $9.00 Price Target for Layne Christensen Company (LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 2:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Layne Christensen Co. : July 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 7:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) vs. Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 12:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) & Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 10:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Review: Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) & Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (GLDD)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 12:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 8:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Layne Christensen Co. : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 8:52 PM

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