Ion Geophysical Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:IO)

About Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)

Ion Geophysical Corporation logoION Geophysical Corporation is a technology-focused company. It provides geophysical technology, services and solutions to the global oil and gas industry. Its offerings are designed to enable oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) companies to obtain images of the Earth's subsurface. It offers services and products through three segments: E&P Technology & Services, E&P Operations Optimization, and Ocean Bottom Services. E&P Technology & Services provides services and products for complex and hard-to-image geologies, such as deepwater subsalt formations in the Gulf of Mexico and offshore East and West Africa and Brazil; unconventional reservoirs, such as those found onshore in shale, tight gas and oil sands formations, and offshore basin-wide seismic data and imaging programs. E&P Operations Optimization combines its Optimization Software and Services and Devices offerings. Ocean Bottom Services consists of OceanGeo, an ocean bottom data acquisition services company.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil Related Services and Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:IO
  • CUSIP: 46204410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $96.85 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 11,883,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.02
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.66
  • 52 Week Range: $3.20 - $9.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -10.87
  • P/E Growth: -0.13
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $192.55 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.50
  • Book Value: $1.87 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.36
  • EBITDA: $49.11 million
  • Net Margins: -20.03%
  • Return on Equity: -91.64%
  • Return on Assets: -12.33%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 4.96%
  • Current Ratio: 0.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.69%
  • Average Volume: 81,586 shs.
  • Beta: 3.59

Frequently Asked Questions for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)

What is Ion Geophysical Corporation's stock symbol?

Ion Geophysical Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "IO."

How were Ion Geophysical Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 8th. The company reported ($0.99) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.03 by $1.02. The business earned $35.37 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $77.70 million. Ion Geophysical Corporation had a negative return on equity of 91.64% and a negative net margin of 20.03%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.47) EPS. View Ion Geophysical Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Ion Geophysical Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Ion Geophysical Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Ion Geophysical Corporation.

Who are some of Ion Geophysical Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Ion Geophysical Corporation's key executives?

Ion Geophysical Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • James M. Lapeyre Jr., Lead Independent Chairman of the Board
  • R. Brian Hanson, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Steve A Bate, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Colin Hulme, Senior Vice President - Ocean Bottom Services
  • Jamey S. Seely, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Christopher T. Usher, Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Innovation Division
  • Kenneth G. Williamson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Commercialization Division
  • Scott Schwausch, Vice President, Corporate Controller
  • David H. Barr, Independent Director
  • Huimin Hao, Independent Director

How do I buy Ion Geophysical Corporation stock?

Shares of Ion Geophysical Corporation 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 Ion Geophysical Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Ion Geophysical Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.15.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE IO)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  71 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  60 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  131
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
Price Target History for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
Analysts' Ratings History for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
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Earnings History for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
Earnings by Quarter for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE IO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017N/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.03($0.99)$77.70 million$35.37 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316($1.17)$0.14$44.00 million$78.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216($1.86)($1.85)$38.90 million$36.15 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116($1.20)($3.30)$50.00 million$22.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415($32.63)($0.51)$43.70 million$77.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315($0.21)($0.10)$36.47 million$66.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2($0.17)($0.27)$45.55 million$36.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115($0.05)($0.31)$87.46 million$40.58 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.01($0.07)$130.20 million$136.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314($0.01)($0.15)$118.60 million$106.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.01($0.03)$124.95 million$121.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q4$0.06$0.33$173.10 million$218.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q213$0.05($0.13)$126.97 million$79.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.07$0.01$122.88 million$129.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.13$0.17$167.74 million$173.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.14$0.09$154.20 million$136.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.07$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.04$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.15$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.07$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.04$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.07$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.07$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-3.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.75 EPS


Dividend History for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 33.47%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/11/2017Jamey S SeelyEVPSell12,500$5.02$62,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy10,607$6.69$70,960.83View SEC Filing  
12/20/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy21,800$7.12$155,216.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy14,400$6.51$93,744.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy20,700$6.52$134,964.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy15,300$6.20$94,860.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy12,100$6.16$74,536.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy4,000$6.21$24,840.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy2,200$6.46$14,212.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy7,800$6.50$50,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy18,000$6.46$116,280.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy3,100$5.97$18,507.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy5,900$6.08$35,872.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy8,000$6.46$51,680.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy19,600$6.68$130,928.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy25,100$6.64$166,664.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy19,900$6.79$135,121.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy18,900$6.36$120,204.00View SEC Filing  
9/27/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy16,100$5.86$94,346.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy5,100$5.93$30,243.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy12,200$5.82$71,004.00View SEC Filing  
9/21/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy13,400$5.69$76,246.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy8,000$5.86$46,880.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy6,900$5.94$40,986.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy9,100$5.99$54,509.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy19,300$5.78$111,554.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy9,200$5.80$53,360.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy9,800$5.70$55,860.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy13,100$5.96$78,076.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy8,000$5.98$47,840.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy46,000$5.77$265,420.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016David H BarrDirectorBuy10,000$6.95$69,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Christopher Theron UsherCOOBuy1,300$6.89$8,957.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy25,000$6.76$169,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Jamey S SeelyEVPBuy700$6.72$4,704.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Jamey S SeelyEVPBuy6,300$6.69$42,147.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Colin HulmeEVPBuy6,000$6.66$39,960.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Jamey S. SeelyEVPBuy3,000$3.28$9,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016R Brian HansonCEOBuy20,000$3.84$76,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Steven BateCFOBuy10,000$4.25$42,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy389,300$0.47$182,971.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Franklin MyersDirectorBuy100,000$0.41$41,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Jamey S SeelyEVPBuy58,700$0.43$25,241.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015R Brian HansonCEOBuy50,000$0.40$20,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Jamey S. SeelyEVPBuy30,398$0.34$10,335.32View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Franklin MyersDirectorBuy100,000$0.32$32,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015R Brian HansonCEOBuy220,000$0.33$72,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Steven BateCFOBuy200,000$0.32$64,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy235,100$0.32$75,232.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy215,000$0.34$73,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Jamey S SeelyEVPBuy12,200$1.52$18,544.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy75,000$1.72$129,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy180,000$1.78$320,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy100,000$3.17$317,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014R Brian HansonCEOBuy20,000$3.34$66,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014James Lapeyre, Jr.DirectorBuy100,000$4.07$407,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013David RolandSVPBuy1,615$3.01$4,861.15View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Gregory HeinleinCFOBuy1,000$2.99$2,990.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013James Lapeyre, Jr.DirectorBuy75,000$3.02$226,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Gregory HeinleinCFOBuy1,000$4.79$4,790.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013John SeitzDirectorSell10,000$4.81$48,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013James Lapeyre, Jr.DirectorBuy75,000$4.73$354,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013James Lapeyre, Jr.DirectorBuy50,000$4.97$248,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Steven BateSVPSell25,000$6.00$150,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Steven BateSVPSell19,960$6.11$121,955.60View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Steven BateSVPSell20,000$6.09$121,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013David MoffatSVPSell13,963$6.35$88,665.05View SEC Filing  
5/6/2013James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy110,000$5.92$651,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012James M Lapeyre JrDirectorBuy30,000$5.82$174,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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