Advanced Drainage Systems Company Profile (NYSE:WMS)

About Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS)

Advanced Drainage Systems logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing of thermoplastic corrugated pipe and related water management products, primarily in North and South America, and Europe. The Company operates through two segments: Domestic and International. The Domestic segment manufactures and markets products throughout the United States. The International segment manufactures and markets products in certain regions outside of the United States, with a focus on its owned facilities in Canada and through its joint ventures with local partners in Mexico, Central America and South America. Its product line includes corrugated high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, polypropylene (PP) pipe and related water management products. Its products are used across a range of end markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Rubber & Plastics
  • Sub-Industry: Casinos & Gaming
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WMS
  • CUSIP: 92929710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.90
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.84
  • 52-Week Range: $18.60 - $28.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.54
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.89
  • P/E Growth: 1.37
  • Market Cap: $1.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 55,113,000
  • Beta: 1.09
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 3.82%
  • Return on Equity: 177.47%
  • Return on Assets: 4.66%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 6.57%
  • Current Ratio: 1.82%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.79%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $26.33 (14.99% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/24/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$25.00LowView Rating Details
1/13/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$25.00 -> $29.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Boenning ScattergoodDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
6/8/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$24.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
5/13/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$29.00 -> $34.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Earnings by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
6/5/2017        
2/9/2017Q317$0.15$0.16$172.17 million$294.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/12/2017Q217$0.28$0.35$359.72 million$361.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/6/2016Q117$0.24$0.37$376.34 million$357.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015$0.14$0.03$309.91 million$278.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q215$0.30$0.35$172.20 million$364.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/3/2014Q1 15$0.25$328.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/29/2013Q4 2013$0.31$0.31$196.58 million$202.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q3 2013$0.25$0.14$175.44 million$177.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q2 2013$0.16$0.08$166.50 million$157.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q113$0.20$0.17$156.83 million$159.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.44$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.42$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.30$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.29$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.53$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.41$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$0.45$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.86
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q4 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Most Recent Dividend:3/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:1.05%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.02% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
26.09% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/9/2017quarterly$0.060.98%2/27/20173/1/20173/15/2017
11/10/2016quarterly$0.061.08%11/29/201612/1/201612/15/2016
8/5/2016quarterly$0.060.88%8/30/20169/1/20169/15/2016
6/7/2016quarterly$0.060.93%6/14/20166/16/20166/30/2016
2/22/2016quarterly$0.052/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016
11/13/2015quarterly$0.050.67%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015
8/17/2015quarterly$0.050.71%8/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015
5/11/2015quarterly$0.050.67%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/9/2015quarterly$0.040.66%2/26/20153/2/20153/16/2015
11/12/2014quarterly$0.0411/26/201412/1/201412/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.55%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 69.78%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/15/2017Ronald R VitarelliCOOSell6,000$22.37$134,220.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Thomas M FussnerCOOSell50,000$23.53$1,176,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Joseph A ChlapatyCEOBuy35,000$25.98$909,300.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Joseph A ChlapatyCEOBuy65,500$26.79$1,754,745.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Ewout LeeuwenburgSVPSell18,500$29.20$540,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Thomas M FussnerCOOSell100,000$29.83$2,983,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Robert M EversoleDirectorBuy1,800$28.40$51,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Abigail S WexnerDirectorBuy20,000$26.97$539,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Abigail S WexnerDirectorBuy25,000$25.47$636,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Abigail S WexnerDirectorBuy30,000$24.74$742,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Joseph A ChlapatyCEOBuy22,000$24.67$542,740.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Robert M EversoleDirectorBuy2,020$24.66$49,813.20View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Asp Ads Investco, LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,500,000$20.35$30,525,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014C Robert KidderDirectorBuy4,000$21.88$87,520.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Asp Ads Investco, LlcMajor ShareholderSell10,000,000$20.35$203,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Mark HaneyDirectorBuy10,000$18.86$188,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Asp Ads Investco, LlcMajor ShareholderSell514,286$14.96$7,693,718.56View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Edward W RabinDirectorBuy3,750$15.93$59,737.50View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Brian R GamacheCEOBuy16,400$15.09$247,476.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Latest Headlines for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 10:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.44
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 11:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 9:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WMS) : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 9:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WMS-US : April 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 1:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 7:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.62
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 7:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 2:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShare Repurchase Program Approved by Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Board
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 3:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 11:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 12:56 PM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems is Now Oversold (WMS)
www.nasdaq.com - March 28 at 11:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 12:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 12:19 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - March 13 at 8:08 AM
bizjournals.com logoCEO of publicly traded Hilliard company to retire
www.bizjournals.com - March 9 at 5:21 AM
streetinsider.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems' (WMS) CEO Joseph A. Chlapaty to Retire - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - March 8 at 1:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJoseph Chlapaty Announces Intention to Retire as CEO of ADS
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 1:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:31 pm Advanced Drainage Systems President, CEO, and Chairman Joseph A. Chlapaty has communicated to the Board of his intention to retire by the end of calendar year 2017; Board has created a search committee and has hired recruiting firm
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 1:10 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financia
biz.yahoo.com - March 8 at 1:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeakness Seen in Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Estimates: Should You Stay Away?
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 11:32 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February ...
www.nasdaq.com - February 25 at 4:28 AM
nasdaq.com logoHow To YieldBoost WMS From 1.1% To 11.2% Using Options
www.nasdaq.com - February 23 at 3:42 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 15 at 6:52 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disc
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:20 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements a
biz.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:20 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems' (WMS) CEO Joe Chlapaty on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 6:39 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 Advanced Drainage Systems Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WMS earnings conference call or presentation 9-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:39 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc. Q3 Income Retreats 30%
www.nasdaq.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Announces Third Fiscal Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Announces Stock Repurchase Program
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
streetinsider.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Buys Plastic Tubing Industries for $9.5M - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - February 7 at 4:07 PM
streetinsider.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Buys Plastic Tubing Industries for $9.5M
www.streetinsider.com - February 7 at 4:26 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoInfiltrator Water Technologies, LLC -- Moody's affirms B2 CFR to Infiltrator Water Technologies, LLC
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:26 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Acquires Plastic Tubing Industries (PTI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:26 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo5:24 pm Advanced Drainage Systems acquired assets of Plastic Tubing Industries for $9.5 million; expected to be accretive to ADS' net income and adj EBITDA in the first full year
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results on February 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:47 AM
businesswire.com logoNew Large Diameter High-Performance Pipe Introduced by ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - January 24 at 3:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Large Diameter High-Performance Pipe Introduced by Advanced Drainage Systems
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 3:25 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - January 20 at 3:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Advanced Drainage Net Income Surged 52%
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC. Financials
finance.yahoo.com - January 15 at 4:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems upgraded by Robert W. Baird
finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 3:22 PM
cnbc.com logoAdvanced Drainage shares rise after solid earnings, Baird upgrade
www.cnbc.com - January 13 at 3:22 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems' (WMS) CEO Joe Chlapaty on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 13 at 6:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WMS earnings conference call or presentation 12-Jan-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 6:37 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc. Earnings Rise 66% In Q2 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 12 at 7:52 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2017 Advanced Drainage Systems Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - January 12 at 7:52 AM

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Frequently Asked Questions for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)

What is Advanced Drainage Systems' stock symbol?

Advanced Drainage Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WMS."

How often does Advanced Drainage Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 27th.

How will Advanced Drainage Systems' stock buyback program work?

Advanced Drainage Systems announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 3.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Advanced Drainage Systems' earnings last quarter?

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE:WMS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 9th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.02. The business earned $294.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $172.17 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a return on equity of 177.47% and a net margin of 3.82%. The company's revenue was down 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.22 EPS.

When will Advanced Drainage Systems make its next earnings announcement?

Advanced Drainage Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, June, 5th 2017.

Where is Advanced Drainage Systems' stock going? Where will Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Advanced Drainage Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price to reach $26.33 in the next twelve months.

Who owns Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

Advanced Drainage Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. (0.06%), Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.04%) and Torch Wealth Management LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Advanced Drainage Systems stock include Ewout Leeuwenburg, Joseph A Chlapaty, Ronald R Vitarelli and Thomas M Fussner.

Who sold Advanced Drainage Systems stock? Who is selling Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

Advanced Drainage Systems' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nationwide Fund Advisors. Company insiders that have sold Advanced Drainage Systems stock in the last year include Ronald R Vitarelli and Thomas M Fussner.

Who bought Advanced Drainage Systems stock? Who is buying Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

Advanced Drainage Systems' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. and Torch Wealth Management LLC.

How do I buy Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

Shares of Advanced Drainage Systems can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Advanced Drainage Systems stock cost?

One share of Advanced Drainage Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.90.

Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Chart for Monday, April, 24, 2017

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