NASDAQ:LAYN - Layne Christensen Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$15.41 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.41
Today's Range$15.41 - $15.41
52-Week Range$8.36 - $16.96
Average Volume278,271 shs
Market Capitalization$309.25 million
P/E Ratio-21.40
Dividend YieldN/A
Layne Christensen logoLayne Christensen Company operates as a water management, and services and drilling company that provides solutions for the water, mineral, and energy markets. The company's Water Resources segment offers water-related products and services, including hydrologic design, source of supply exploration, well and intake construction, and well and pump maintenance and rehabilitation services. This segment also provides water treatment equipment and engineering services for the treatment of regulated and nuisance contaminants. Its Inliner segment offers process, sanitary, and storm water rehabilitation techniques and services to municipalities and industrial customers dealing with aging infrastructure needs. This segment also provides full system renewal services, including Janssen structural renewal for service lateral connections and mainlines, slip lining, traditional excavation and replacement, and form and manhole renewal with cementitious and epoxy products. The company's Mineral Services segment conducts ground drilling activities, including various phases of core drilling, reverse circulation, dual tube, hammer, and rotary air-blast methods; and provides exploratory and definitional drilling services. Layne Christensen Company serves government agencies, investor-owned utilities, industrial companies, multi-national mining companies, consulting engineering firms, oil and gas companies, and power companies, as well as the agribusiness. It operates in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Mexico. The company was formerly known as Layne Inc. and changed its name to Layne Christensen Company in June 1996. Layne Christensen Company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Construction - special trade contractors
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Engineering


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.67
Current Ratio0.99
Quick Ratio0.85


Trailing P/E Ratio-21.40
Forward P/E Ratio-171.22
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$475.52 million
Price / Sales0.65
Cash Flow$0.8638 per share
Price / Cash17.84
Book Value$2.96 per share
Price / Book5.21


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.72)
Net Income$-27,310,000.00
Net Margins-0.36%
Return on Equity-18.72%
Return on Assets-2.80%


Outstanding Shares20,070,000

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Layne Christensen (NASDAQ:LAYN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Layne Christensen's stock symbol?

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

How were Layne Christensen's earnings last quarter?

Layne Christensen (NASDAQ:LAYN) released its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 6th. The construction company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.24. The construction company earned $114.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $115 million. Layne Christensen had a negative return on equity of 18.72% and a negative net margin of 0.36%. The business's revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.17) EPS. View Layne Christensen's Earnings History.

When is Layne Christensen's next earnings date?

Layne Christensen is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, September, 10th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Layne Christensen.

What price target have analysts set for LAYN?

1 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Layne Christensen's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Layne Christensen's share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Layne Christensen.

Who are some of Layne Christensen's key competitors?

Who are Layne Christensen's key executives?

Layne Christensen's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Caliel, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • J. Michael Anderson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Steven F. Crooke, Sr. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Kevin P. Maher, Sr. VP of Water Resources & Mineral Services (Age 58)
  • Hafiz Larry D. Purlee, Pres of Inliner Division (Age 70)

Has Layne Christensen been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LAYN stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Layne Christensen earned a coverage optimism score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 44.30 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Layne Christensen's major shareholders?

Layne Christensen's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LINDEN CAPITAL L.P. (7.90%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (5.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.56%), Nokomis Capital L.L.C. (3.81%), Water Island Capital LLC (2.86%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (2.31%). Company insiders that own Layne Christensen stock include J Michael Anderson and Michael J Caliel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Layne Christensen.

Which major investors are selling Layne Christensen stock?

LAYN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crystal Rock Capital Management, California Public Employees Retirement System, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Layne Christensen.

Which major investors are buying Layne Christensen stock?

LAYN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Water Island Capital LLC, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, Nokomis Capital L.L.C., Glazer Capital LLC, Vivaldi Asset Management LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, KBC Group NV and Kassirer Asset Management Corp. Company insiders that have bought Layne Christensen stock in the last two years include J Michael Anderson and Michael J Caliel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Layne Christensen.

How do I buy shares of Layne Christensen?

Shares of LAYN 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 Layne Christensen's stock price today?

One share of LAYN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.41.

How big of a company is Layne Christensen?

Layne Christensen has a market capitalization of $309.25 million and generates $475.52 million in revenue each year. The construction company earns $-27,310,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.72) on an earnings per share basis. Layne Christensen employs 2,178 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Layne Christensen?

Layne Christensen's mailing address is 1800 HUGHES LANDING BOULEVARD SUITE 800, THE WOODLANDS TX, 77380. The construction company can be reached via phone at 281-475-2600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Layne Christensen (LAYN)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  122 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  205 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  327
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Layne Christensen and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LAYN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LAYN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by Staff

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