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 four segments: Water Resources, Inliner, Heavy Civil 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 Heavy Civil segment delivers solutions to government agencies and industrial clients by overseeing the design and construction of water and wastewater treatment plants and pipeline installation. 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: Heavy Construction
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LAYN
  • CUSIP: 52105010
  • Web: www.layne.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $154.67 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 19,804,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.55
  • 52 Week Range: $6.50 - $11.42
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 41.11
  • P/E Growth: -4.19
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $601.97 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.26
  • Book Value: $4.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.88
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $2.72 million
  • Net Margins: -5.66%
  • Return on Equity: -22.33%
  • Return on Assets: -5.64%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.41%
  • Current Ratio: 1.88%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.74%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 101,303 shs.
  • Beta: 0.5
  • Short Ratio: 57.75
 

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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 10th. The company reported ($0.95) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.82. The company had revenue of $129.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $154.50 million. Layne Christensen Company had a negative return on equity of 22.33% and a negative net margin of 5.66%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 18.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.84) 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 Monday, June, 5th 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?

2 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Layne Christensen Company's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $10.00. On average, they expect Layne Christensen Company's stock price to reach $9.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Layne Christensen Company.

What are analysts saying about Layne Christensen Company stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Layne Christensen Company stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Layne Christensen Company provides drilling services and related products and services in four principal markets: water-related products and services, mineral exploration drilling, geotechnical construction and oil and gas services and production. Layne Christensen's customers include municipalities, industrial companies, mining companies, oil and gas companies and consulting and engineering firms. " (4/14/2017)
  • 2. DA Davidson analysts commented, "We hosted meetings with CEO Todd Adams, where discussion focus areas included operational excellence, SCOFR, end-market/competitive dynamics, and M&A strategy. We came away incrementally positive on RBS initiatives and SCOFR benefits supporting EBITDA margin expansion over the next several years, and management’s confidence in non-residential construction tailwinds sustaining through ’17 very much aligns with our positive stance (as we framed in mid-July note here). Business portfolio moves (e.g., past dispositions, recent Cambridge acquisition) demonstrate RXN’s seeking less cyclical exposure while maintaining a focus on areas where sustainable advantages can be leveraged." (9/12/2016)

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

Who owns Layne Christensen Company stock?

Layne Christensen Company's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Van Den Berg Management I Inc. (11.31%), Royce & Associates LP (9.52%), Wynnefield Capital Inc. (9.10%), Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA (7.21%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (6.15%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.73%). Company insiders that own Layne Christensen Company stock include David A B Brown, J Michael Anderson, John T Nesser III, 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Van Den Berg Management I Inc., Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Rock Point Advisors LLC, Green Square Capital LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, KBC Group NV, Credit Suisse AG, Van ECK Associates Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have bought Layne Christensen Company stock in the last two years include David A B Brown, J Michael Anderson, John T Nesser III, 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.

How much does a share of Layne Christensen Company stock cost?

One share of Layne Christensen Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.81.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $9.50 (21.64% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/15/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$7.75 -> $10.00N/AView 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 5/24/2015 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
6/5/2017        
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: ($0.58)
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($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
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: 11.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.64%
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
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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seekingalpha.com logoLayne Christensen: Decent Execution Means Big Upside
seekingalpha.com - May 9 at 12:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Receiving Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Announces Closing Of Sale Of Heavy Civil Business
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Layne Christensen Co. : May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.04
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 4:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.23
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 12:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Negative News Coverage Likely to Affect Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 3:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Downgraded to "D+" at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:44 PM
zacks.com logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for April 18th
www.zacks.com - April 18 at 10:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Layne Christensen Co. : April 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 5:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Receiving Positive News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 10:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) CFO J Michael Anderson Buys 2,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 12:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.07
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 3:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ1 2018 Earnings Forecast for Layne Christensen Company (LAYN) Issued By Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 12:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Co. :LAYN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : April 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 9:16 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Layne Christensen reports Q4 loss per share $1.67
www.reuters.com - April 11 at 11:01 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLayne Christensen's (LAYN) CEO Mike Caliel on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 11 at 11:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LAYN earnings conference call or presentation 11-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 11:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Weighs in on Layne Christensen Company's Q1 2018 Earnings (LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 1:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 9:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Reports Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 5:54 PM
marketbeat.com logoLayne Christensen reports 4Q loss
marketbeat.com - April 10 at 5:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 8:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Set $10.00 Price Target for Layne Christensen Company (LAYN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 12:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPTFE Membrane Market by Type, Application, and Region - Global Forecast to 2021
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 6:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Announces Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Earnings Release And Conference Call Schedule
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 8:58 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo5:27 pm Layne Christensen sees Q4 revs below consensus
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 21 at 11:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LAYN earnings conference call or presentation 21-Mar-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 11:13 PM
nasdaq.com logoMid-Day Market Update: Dow Falls 150 Points; Pulmatrix Shares Spike Higher
www.nasdaq.com - March 21 at 6:10 PM
nasdaq.com logoMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Drop; General Mills Earnings Beat Views
www.nasdaq.com - March 21 at 12:04 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLayne Christensen reports preliminary Q4 results below expectation
seekingalpha.com - March 21 at 12:04 PM
nasdaq.com logoLayne Christensen Provides Preliminary Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter Results
www.nasdaq.com - March 21 at 12:04 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLAYNE CHRISTENSEN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
biz.yahoo.com - March 21 at 12:04 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLayne Christensen Company (LAYN) Presents At Gabelli's 27th Annual Pump Valve & Water Systems Symposium Conference
seekingalpha.com - March 1 at 5:55 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLAYNE CHRISTENSEN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - March 1 at 11:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen To Present At The Gabelli & Company's 27th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 6:23 PM
streetinsider.com logoLayne Christensen (LAYN) to Sell Its Heavy Civil Business for $10.1M
www.streetinsider.com - February 10 at 7:02 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Layne Christensen reports definitive agreement to sell heavy civil business
www.reuters.com - February 9 at 7:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Announces Definitive Agreement To Sell Its Heavy Civil Business
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 7:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:16 pm Layne Christensen signs a definitive agreement to sell its Heavy Civil business to a newly-formed entity owned by private investors; the sale price for the Heavy Civil business is approx. $10.1 mln consisting of cash and stock
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 7:12 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLAYNE CHRISTENSEN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financ
biz.yahoo.com - February 9 at 7:12 PM
bloomberg.com logoCompany Overview of Layne Christensen Company
www.bloomberg.com - January 25 at 7:39 PM
capitalcube.com logoLayne Christensen Co. :LAYN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 14, 2016
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 14 at 6:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LAYN earnings conference call or presentation 9-Dec-16 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - December 9 at 11:19 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 Layne Christensen Co Earnings Release - After Market Close
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:51 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Reports Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:51 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLAYNE CHRISTENSEN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhi
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:51 PM
rttnews.com logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Layne Christensen Co. Q3 Earnings Report
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 6:49 PM

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