NYSE:IO - Ion Geophysical Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $13.37 +0.26 (+1.98 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$13.11Today's Range$13.12 - $13.7952-Week Range$4.53 - $30.90Volume151,938 shsAverage Volume179,392 shsMarket Capitalization$187.39 millionP/E Ratio-5.64Dividend YieldN/ABeta3.74 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email ION Geophysical Corporation provides geoscience products, services, and solutions to the oil and gas industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: E&P Technology & Services, E&P Operations Optimization, and Ocean Bottom Services. The E&P Technology & Services segment offers complete seismic data services, including survey design and planning, data acquisition, project management, advanced processing, and imaging services, as well as reservoir characterization and interpretation services. The E&P Operations Optimization segment provides command and control software systems, as well as related software and services for towed marine streamer and ocean bottom seismic operations, and for survey design. This segment also manufactures and repairs marine towed streamer acquisition and positioning systems, and analog geophone sensors. The Ocean Bottom Services segment offers survey design, planning, and optimization services to maximize seismic image quality, operational efficiency, and safety; data acquisition; and data processing, interpretation, and reservoir services. This segment also manufactures re-deployable ocean bottom cable seismic data acquisition systems. ION Geophysical Corporation markets and sells its services and products through direct sales force and third-party sales representatives. The company was formerly known as Input/Output, Inc. and changed its name to ION Geophysical Corporation in 2007. ION Geophysical Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Receive IO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for IO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Oil & gas exploration services Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Equipment & Services SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:IO Previous Symbol CUSIP46204410 CIK866609 Webwww.iongeo.com Phone281-933-3339Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio15.28 Current Ratio1.19 Quick Ratio1.06Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-5.64 Forward P/E Ratio-13.51 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$180.04 million Price / Sales1.04 Cash Flow$1.8965 per share Price / Cash Flow7.05 Book Value$0.56 per share Price / Book23.88Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($2.37) Net Income$-71,170,000.00 Net Margins-39.53% Return on Equity-99.92% Return on Assets-12.44%Miscellaneous Employees496 Outstanding Shares14,016,000Market Cap$187.39 million Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Ion Geophysical (NYSE:IO) Frequently Asked Questions What is Ion Geophysical's stock symbol? Ion Geophysical trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "IO." How were Ion Geophysical's earnings last quarter? Ion Geophysical Corp (NYSE:IO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The oil and gas company reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.27. The oil and gas company earned $74.59 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $65.40 million. Ion Geophysical had a negative net margin of 39.53% and a negative return on equity of 99.92%. View Ion Geophysical's Earnings History. When is Ion Geophysical's next earnings date? Ion Geophysical is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ion Geophysical. What price target have analysts set for IO? 4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Ion Geophysical's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $79.00. On average, they expect Ion Geophysical's stock price to reach $57.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 326.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ion Geophysical. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ion Geophysical? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ion Geophysical in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ion Geophysical. Has Ion Geophysical been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about IO stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ion Geophysical earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the oil and gas company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Ion Geophysical's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ion Geophysical include Premier Oil (PMOIY), Africa Oil (AOIFF), Dawson Geophysical (DWSN), Zion Oil & Gas (ZN), NXT Energy Solutions (NSFDF), SAExploration (SAEX), Pledge Petroleum (PROP), Cardinal Energy Group (CEGX), Saratoga Resources (SARA) and CGG (CGG). What other stocks do shareholders of Ion Geophysical own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ion Geophysical investors own include Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Resolute Energy (REN), Novavax (NVAX), Micron Technology (MU), Rite Aid (RAD), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Whiting Petroleum (WLL), Chesapeake Energy (CHK) and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA). Who are Ion Geophysical's key executives? Ion Geophysical's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. R. Brian Hanson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)Mr. Steven A. Bate, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)Mr. Matthew R. Powers, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 43)Mr. Kenneth G. Williamson, Exec. VP and COO of E&P Technology & Services (Age 54)Mr. Christopher T. Usher, Exec. VP & COO of Operations Optimization (Age 58) Who are Ion Geophysical's major shareholders? Ion Geophysical's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gates Capital Management Inc. (8.65%), BlackRock Inc. (4.85%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.12%), Northern Trust Corp (1.06%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.72%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.50%). Company insiders that own Ion Geophysical stock include Christopher Theron Usher, Franklin Myers, James M Lapeyre Jr, Jamey S Seely, Matthew R Powers, R Brian Hanson and Steven Bate. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ion Geophysical. Which major investors are selling Ion Geophysical stock? IO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gates Capital Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, BlackRock Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have sold Ion Geophysical company stock in the last year include Franklin Myers and R Brian Hanson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ion Geophysical. Which major investors are buying Ion Geophysical stock? IO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citigroup Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Rhumbline Advisers, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Ion Geophysical stock in the last two years include Christopher Theron Usher, James M Lapeyre Jr, Matthew R Powers, R Brian Hanson and Steven Bate. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ion Geophysical. How do I buy shares of Ion Geophysical? Shares of IO 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 Ion Geophysical's stock price today? One share of IO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.37. How big of a company is Ion Geophysical? Ion Geophysical has a market capitalization of $187.39 million and generates $180.04 million in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $-71,170,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.37) on an earnings per share basis. Ion Geophysical employs 496 workers across the globe. What is Ion Geophysical's official website? The official website for Ion Geophysical is http://www.iongeo.com. How can I contact Ion Geophysical? Ion Geophysical's mailing address is 2105 CITYWEST BLVD SUITE 100, HOUSTON TX, 77042. The oil and gas company can be reached via phone at 281-933-3339 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Ion Geophysical (NYSE IO)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 169 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 165 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 334MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ion Geophysical and other stocks. 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