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NYSE:WMS

Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$164.83
+1.99 (+1.22%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$164.15
$167.72
50-Day Range
$128.16
$166.22
52-Week Range
$75.02
$167.72
Volume
529,523 shs
Average Volume
489,286 shs
Market Capitalization
$12.79 billion
P/E Ratio
26.21
Dividend Yield
0.34%
Price Target
$155.13

Advanced Drainage Systems MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.88 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.9% Downside
$155.13 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.25% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.95
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.05mentions of Advanced Drainage Systems in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$124.35 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
16.29%
From $5.77 to $6.71 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.54 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

11th out of 98 stocks

Plastics Foam Products Industry

1st out of 1 stocks


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About Advanced Drainage Systems Stock (NYSE:WMS)

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets thermoplastic corrugated pipes and related water management products, and drainage solutions for use in the construction and agriculture marketplaces in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. The company operates through Pipe, International, Infiltrator, and Allied Products & Other segments. It offers single, double, and triple wall corrugated polypropylene and polyethylene pipes; plastic leachfield chambers and systems, EZflow synthetic aggregate bundles, mechanical aeration wastewater solutions, septic tanks and accessories, and combined treatment and dispersal systems; and allied products, including storm retention/detention and septic chambers, polyvinyl chloride drainage structures, fittings, and water quality filters and separators. The company also purchases and distributes construction fabrics and other geosynthetic products for soil stabilization, reinforcement, filtration, separation, erosion control, and sub-surface drainage, as well as drainage grates and other products. In addition, it provides Presby environmental enviro-septic and advanced enviro-septic systems, alternative combined treatment and dispersal systems, PVC hubs, rubber sleeves, and stainless-steel bands. The company offers its products for non-residential, residential, agriculture, and infrastructure applications through a network of approximately 40 distribution centers. Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. incorporated in 1966 and is headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio.

WMS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2023
Dividend Payable
12/15/2023
Last Earnings
2/08/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/29/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Dividend Payable
3/15/2024
Fiscal Year End
3/31/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/16/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Plastics foam products
Sub-Industry
Casinos & Gaming
CUSIP
92929710
Employees
5,870
Year Founded
1966

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$155.13
High Stock Price Target
$185.00
Low Stock Price Target
$120.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-5.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.88
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$507.09 million
Pretax Margin
23.03%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.07 billion
Cash Flow
$8.14 per share
Book Value
$10.36 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
74,675,000
Market Cap
$12.79 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.50

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WMS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Advanced Drainage Systems stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Advanced Drainage Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" WMS shares.
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What is Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price target for 2024?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Advanced Drainage Systems' stock. Their WMS share price targets range from $120.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $155.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.9%.
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How have WMS shares performed in 2024?

Advanced Drainage Systems' stock was trading at $140.64 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, WMS shares have increased by 17.2% and is now trading at $164.83.
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Are investors shorting Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,550,000 shares, a drop of 25.5% from the January 31st total of 2,080,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 474,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Advanced Drainage Systems' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 16th 2024.
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How were Advanced Drainage Systems' earnings last quarter?

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 8th. The construction company reported $1.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.93 by $0.44. The construction company had revenue of $662.37 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $632.69 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a net margin of 17.65% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 49.79%. The business's revenue was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.99 earnings per share.

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 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.34%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 29th.
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Is Advanced Drainage Systems a good dividend stock?

Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.34%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 8.90%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WMS will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.35% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Advanced Drainage Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Advanced Drainage Systems issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.8 billion-$2.9 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.8 billion.

What is Joe Chlapaty's approval rating as Advanced Drainage Systems' CEO?

39 employees have rated Advanced Drainage Systems Chief Executive Officer Joe Chlapaty on Glassdoor.com. Joe Chlapaty has an approval rating of 54% among the company's employees. This puts Joe Chlapaty in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 53.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Advanced Drainage Systems to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Advanced Drainage Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Advanced Drainage Systems investors own include Pfizer (PFE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Etsy (ETSY), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Marvell Technology (MRVL), Phillips 66 (PSX), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and RTX (RTX).

Who are Advanced Drainage Systems' major shareholders?

Advanced Drainage Systems' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.85%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.34%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (3.47%), Boston Partners (1.67%), KBC Group NV (0.85%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.85%). Insiders that own company stock include Alexander R Fischer, Anil Seetharam, Berkshire Partners Holdings Ll, Brian W King, Darin S Harvey, De La Mesa Manuel J Perez, Kevin C Talley, Michael B Coleman, Michael G Huebert, Robert M Eversole, Robert M Klein, Ross M Jones and Tim A Makowski.
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How do I buy shares of Advanced Drainage Systems?

Shares of WMS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:WMS) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff