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ION Geophysical Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.08 (+2.63 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $3.12
50-Day Range
MA: $3.18
52-Week Range
Now: $3.12
Volume1.42 million shs
Average Volume1.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$46.73 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
ION Geophysical Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides a suite of services and products for seismic data acquisition and processing in Latin America, North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, and internationally. The company operates in two segments: E&P Technology & Services and Operations Optimization. The E&P Technology & Services segment offers data processing and imaging services; and survey planning and design, data acquisition and management, subsurface imaging, and reservoir characterization, as well as technical, commercial, and strategic advisory services. The Operations Optimization segment provides survey design, and command and control software systems and related services for marine towed streamer and seabed operations; and in-field optimization, and equipment maintenance and training services. This segment also develops, manufactures, and repairs marine towed streamer positioning and data acquisition systems, ocean bottom data acquisition technologies, marine diverters, analog geophones, and land acquisition systems, which are deployed in marine robotics, defense, scientific, exploration and production, and other commercial applications. 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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Oil & gas exploration services
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Equipment & Services
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$174.68 million
Cash Flow$0.64 per share
Book Value($2.30) per share


Net Income$-48,200,000.00


Market Cap$46.73 million
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.09 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

239th out of 668 stocks

Oil & Gas Exploration Services Industry

4th out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.08 (+2.63 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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ION Geophysical (NYSE:IO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is ION Geophysical a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ION Geophysical in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" ION Geophysical stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in IO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than ION Geophysical?

Wall Street analysts have given ION Geophysical a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but ION Geophysical wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is ION Geophysical's next earnings date?

ION Geophysical is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were ION Geophysical's earnings last quarter?

ION Geophysical Co. (NYSE:IO) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 10th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.43) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.54) by $0.11.
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How has ION Geophysical's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

ION Geophysical's stock was trading at $1.66 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, IO shares have increased by 88.0% and is now trading at $3.12.
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What price target have analysts set for IO?

3 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for ION Geophysical's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate ION Geophysical's share price to reach $10.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 220.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are ION Geophysical's key executives?

ION Geophysical's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Christopher T. Usher, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60, Pay $460.14k)
  • Mr. Michael L. Morrison, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 50, Pay $260.03k)
  • Mr. Dale J. Lambert, Exec. VP of Operations Optimization (Age 62, Pay $263.72k)
  • Mr. Matthew R. Powers, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 45, Pay $242.63k)
  • Mr. Kenneth G. Williamson, Exec. VP and COO of E&P Technology & Services (Age 56, Pay $343.61k)
  • Ms. Rachel White, VP of Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Lisa Ruiz, Sr. VP of Global HR
  • Mr. Scott P. Schwausch, VP of Fin. & Corp. Controller (Age 46)

What is Chris Usher's approval rating as ION Geophysical's CEO?

6 employees have rated ION Geophysical CEO Chris Usher on Glassdoor.com. Chris Usher has an approval rating of 51% among ION Geophysical's employees. This puts Chris Usher in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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 Aurora Cannabis (ACB), Nokia (NOK), RESOLUTE ENERGY/SH NEW (REN), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Twitter (TWTR), Whiting Petroleum (WLL), Allena Pharmaceuticals (ALNA), Energy Transfer (ET), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Rite Aid (RAD).

What is ION Geophysical's stock symbol?

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

Who are ION Geophysical's major shareholders?

ION Geophysical's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.70%), BlackRock Inc. (1.39%), GSA Capital Partners LLP (0.36%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.20%), Squarepoint Ops LLC (0.18%) and Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. (0.14%). Company insiders that own ION Geophysical stock include Christopher Theron Usher, James M Lapeyre Jr and Michael L Morrison.
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Which institutional investors are selling ION Geophysical stock?

IO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Squarepoint Ops LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying ION Geophysical stock?

IO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GSA Capital Partners LLP, BlackRock Inc., and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have bought ION Geophysical stock in the last two years include Christopher Theron Usher, James M Lapeyre Jr, and Michael L Morrison.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is ION Geophysical's stock price today?

One share of IO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.12.

How much money does ION Geophysical make?

ION Geophysical has a market capitalization of $46.73 million and generates $174.68 million in revenue each year. The oil and gas company earns $-48,200,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.40) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does ION Geophysical have?

ION Geophysical employs 450 workers across the globe.

What is ION Geophysical's official website?

The official website for ION Geophysical is www.iongeo.com.

Where are ION Geophysical's headquarters?

ION Geophysical is headquartered at 2105 CITYWEST BLVD SUITE 100, HOUSTON TX, 77042.

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]

This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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