NASDAQ:LAYN - Layne Christensen Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$15.41 -0.25 (-1.60 %)
(As of 08/14/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.66
Today's Range$15.24 - $15.66
52-Week Range$8.36 - $16.96
Volume777,992 shs
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
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
Market Cap$309.25 million

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 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June, 6th. The construction company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.24. The construction company earned $114.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $115 million. Layne Christensen had a negative net margin of 0.36% and a negative return on equity of 18.72%. The business's revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($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 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Layne Christensen's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Layne Christensen's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Layne Christensen.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Layne Christensen?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Layne Christensen in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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 coverage about LAYN stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Layne Christensen earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.62 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines 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 (NASDAQ LAYN)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  139 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  215 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  354
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 8/14/2018 by Staff

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