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: $21.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.77
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $22.11
  • 52-Week Range: $18.60 - $28.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.41
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.03
  • P/E Growth: 1.33
  • Market Cap: $1.19B
  • 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: $26.00 (20.09% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/13/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$22.00 -> $24.00N/AView 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 3/23/2015 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
4/10/2017        
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$358.00 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$0.25ViewN/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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.09 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.94 EPS
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:1.11%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.02% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
25.53% (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
News IconAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
biz.yahoo.com - March 13 at 8:08 AM
bizjournals.com logoCEO of publicly traded Hilliard company to retire (NYSE:WMS)
www.bizjournals.com - March 9 at 5:21 AM
streetinsider.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems' (WMS) CEO Joseph A. Chlapaty to Retire - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:WMS)
www.streetinsider.com - March 8 at 1:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJoseph Chlapaty Announces Intention to Retire as CEO of ADS (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
biz.yahoo.com - March 8 at 1:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeakness Seen in Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Estimates: Should You Stay Away? (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 11:32 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February ... (NYSE:WMS)
www.nasdaq.com - February 25 at 4:28 AM
nasdaq.com logoHow To YieldBoost WMS From 1.1% To 11.2% Using Options (NYSE:WMS)
www.nasdaq.com - February 23 at 3:42 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA - Nasdaq (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 6:39 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 Advanced Drainage Systems Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:39 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc. Q3 Income Retreats 30% (NYSE:WMS)
www.nasdaq.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Announces Third Fiscal Quarter 2017 Results (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Announces Stock Repurchase Program (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
streetinsider.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Buys Plastic Tubing Industries for $9.5M - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:WMS)
www.streetinsider.com - February 7 at 4:07 PM
streetinsider.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Buys Plastic Tubing Industries for $9.5M (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:26 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Acquires Plastic Tubing Industries (PTI) (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:47 AM
businesswire.com logoNew Large Diameter High-Performance Pipe Introduced by ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:WMS)
www.businesswire.com - January 24 at 3:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Large Diameter High-Performance Pipe Introduced by Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 3:25 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:WMS)
biz.yahoo.com - January 20 at 3:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Advanced Drainage Net Income Surged 52% (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS, INC. Financials (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 15 at 4:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems upgraded by Robert W. Baird (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 3:22 PM
cnbc.com logoAdvanced Drainage shares rise after solid earnings, Baird upgrade (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
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 (NYSE:WMS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 6:37 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc. Earnings Rise 66% In Q2 - Nasdaq (NYSE:WMS)
www.nasdaq.com - January 12 at 7:52 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2017 Advanced Drainage Systems Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:WMS)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 9th. Shareholders 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 yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 27th.

How were Advanced Drainage Systems' earnings last quarter?

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE:WMS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 9th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $294.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $172.17 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a return on equity of 177.47% and a net margin of 3.82%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.22 earnings per share.

When will Advanced Drainage Systems make its next earnings announcement?

Advanced Drainage Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 10th 2017.

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

4 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Advanced Drainage Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price to reach $26.00 in the next year.

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 12 West Capital Management LP (6.85%), Stockbridge Partners LLC (5.62%), State Street Corp (1.08%), Norges Bank (1.02%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.89%) and Fifth Third Bancorp (0.52%). 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 RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC. 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 12 West Capital Management LP, Norges Bank, Two Sigma Investments LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, State Street Corp, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, A.R.T. Advisors LLC and Pitcairn Co..

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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 $21.65.

Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Chart for Thursday, March, 23, 2017

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