Layne Christensen Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:LAYN)

About Layne Christensen Company

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
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: LAYN
  • CUSIP: 52105010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $9.54
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $10.31
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.61
  • 52-Week Range: $6.16 - $11.42
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -159.00
  • P/E Growth: -3.01
  • Market Cap: $188.94M
  • Outstanding Shares: 19,805,000
  • Beta: 0.5
Profitability:
  • 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%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $9.33 (2.17% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/15/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$7.75 -> $10.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHold -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/18/2016Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$8.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/10/2017        
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
4/12/2016Q416($0.38)($0.84)$156.10 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)($0.33)$189.64 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)($0.63)$217.17 million$210.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/16/2014Q115($0.34)($1.41)$206.58 million$191.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q414($0.36)($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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.06 EPS
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($0.13)($0.02)($0.08)
(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 History for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.64%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen To Present At The Gabelli & Company's 27th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium (NASDAQ:LAYN)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 6:23 PM
sbwire.com logoMembrane Bioreactor System Market Would Register a Healthy Growth Rate During the Forecast 2020 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.sbwire.com - February 18 at 12:04 PM
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www.environmentguru.com - February 16 at 9:59 PM
News IconWater Treatment Specialist - Mesa, AZ (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.environmentguru.com - February 16 at 9:59 PM
News IconLayne Christensen to sell its Heavy Civil Business for $10.1m (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.poandpo.com - February 10 at 7:02 PM
streetinsider.com logoLayne Christensen (LAYN) to Sell Its Heavy Civil Business for $10.1M (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.streetinsider.com - February 10 at 7:02 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Layne Christensen reports definitive agreement to sell heavy civil business (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.reuters.com - February 9 at 7:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Announces Definitive Agreement To Sell Its Heavy Civil Business (NASDAQ:LAYN)
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 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
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 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
biz.yahoo.com - February 9 at 7:12 PM
newsmaker.com.au logoMembrane Bioreactor System Market to Expand Their Businesses With New Investments by 2020 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.newsmaker.com.au - February 7 at 7:33 PM
News IconCase Study: Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) - Stonewater Creek WRF, Millsboro, DE (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.wateronline.com - February 7 at 7:33 PM
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www.wateronline.com - February 1 at 12:04 AM
News IconFiltration: The Largest Application Segment of PTFE Membrane Market (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.usfinancialnewstoday.com - January 27 at 8:24 PM
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docplayer.net - January 26 at 12:41 AM
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www.bloomberg.com - January 25 at 7:39 PM
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www.emailwire.com - January 14 at 5:33 AM
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www.emailwire.com - January 13 at 4:48 AM
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www.einnews.com - January 9 at 6:59 PM
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openpr.com logoMembrane Bioreactor System Market is Expected to Witness Exponential Growth By 2020 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.openpr.com - December 30 at 4:21 AM
News IconWater Treatment Process/Project Engineer Job at Layne Christensen in Mesa, AZ - USA-AZ-Mesa (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.environmentguru.com - December 30 at 4:21 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Layne Christensen Co. : December 29, 2016 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.capitalcube.com - December 29 at 6:17 PM
News IconSpecialty Water Treatment Chemicals Industry Sales, Supply and Consumption 2016 Analysis and Forecasts to 2022 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
empowerednews.net - December 27 at 10:38 AM
News IconMembrane Bioreactor System Market: Dynamics, Segments, Size and Demand by 2020 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.emailwire.com - December 22 at 11:31 PM
News IconTybee deep well project grounds to a halt (NASDAQ:LAYN)
savannahnow.com - December 17 at 6:35 PM
News IconCostly problems threatening to keep Tybee Island well dry (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.wrcbtv.com - December 16 at 6:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Layne Christensen Co. : December 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.capitalcube.com - December 16 at 6:51 PM
News IconState updates Tybee on status of deep well project (NASDAQ:LAYN)
savannahnow.com - December 15 at 11:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoLayne Christensen Co. :LAYN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
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libertynewsrecord.com - December 12 at 11:26 PM
openpr.com logoMembrane Bioreactor System Market to Register a Strong Growth By 2020 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.openpr.com - December 12 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LAYN earnings conference call or presentation 9-Dec-16 2:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:LAYN)
finance.yahoo.com - December 9 at 11:19 PM
openpr.com logoSpecialty Water Treatment Chemicals Market Size, Share, Analysis, Report and Forecast to 2022 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
www.openpr.com - December 9 at 9:34 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 Layne Christensen Co Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:LAYN)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:51 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoLayne Christensen Reports Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results (NASDAQ:LAYN)
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 (NASDAQ:LAYN)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:51 PM
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What is Layne Christensen Company's stock symbol?

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

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

3 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Layne Christensen Company's shares. Their predictions range from $9.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Layne Christensen Company's share price to reach $9.33 in the next year.

When will Layne Christensen Company announce their earnings?

Layne Christensen Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 10th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Layne Christensen Company stock?

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

  • 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. " (2/2/2017)

  • 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 owns Layne Christensen Company stock?

Layne Christensen Company's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Van Den Berg Management I Inc. (11.57%), RUTABAGA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC Total Shares: 1,857,812 (9.38%), Wynnefield Capital Inc. (9.10%), Royce & Associates LP (9.00%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (6.12%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.24%). 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.

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 Van Den Berg Management I Inc., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Van ECK Associates Corp, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Gabelli Funds LLC and Bard Associates Inc..

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

Layne Christensen Company's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wynnefield Capital Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, State Street Corp, Trexquant Investment LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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.

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 $9.54.

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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff