NYSE:WMS - Advanced Drainage Systems Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$31.30 -0.05 (-0.16 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.35
Today's Range$31.25 - $32.10
52-Week Range$17.90 - $32.10
Volume231,300 shs
Average Volume270,237 shs
Market Capitalization$1.74 billion
P/E Ratio39.26
Dividend Yield1.02%
Beta0.89
Advanced Drainage Systems logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets thermoplastic corrugated pipes and related water management products in the United States and internationally. The company offers single, double, and triple wall corrugated polypropylene and polyethylene pipes; and allied products, including storm retention/detention and septic chambers, polyvinyl chloride drainage structures, fittings, and water quality filters and separators. It also purchases and distributes construction fabrics and other geosynthetic products for soil stabilization, reinforcement, filtration, separation, erosion control, and sub-surface drainage. The company offers its products for non-residential, residential, agriculture, and infrastructure applications through a network of approximately 30 distribution centers in approximately 80 countries. Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Plastics foam products
Sub-IndustryCasinos & Gaming
SectorConstruction
SymbolNYSE:WMS
CUSIP92929710
Phone614-658-0050

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.99
Current Ratio2.22
Quick Ratio1.10

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio39.26
Forward P/E Ratio34.40
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.33 billion
Price / Sales1.34
Cash Flow$2.3289 per share
Price / Cash13.44
Book Value$2.38 per share
Price / Book13.15

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.81
Net Income$62 million
Net Margins5.43%
Return on Equity47.60%
Return on Assets5.93%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,400
Outstanding Shares56,930,000
Market Cap$1.74 billion

Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) Frequently Asked Questions

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, August 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, September 14th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 30th. View Advanced Drainage Systems' Dividend History.

How will Advanced Drainage Systems' stock buyback program work?

Advanced Drainage Systems declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Advanced Drainage Systems' earnings last quarter?

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE:WMS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The construction company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.11. The construction company earned $387.85 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $382.67 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a net margin of 5.43% and a return on equity of 47.60%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.28 EPS. View Advanced Drainage Systems' Earnings History.

When is Advanced Drainage Systems' next earnings date?

Advanced Drainage Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Advanced Drainage Systems.

What price target have analysts set for WMS?

4 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Advanced Drainage Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price to reach $31.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Advanced Drainage Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Advanced Drainage Systems?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Advanced Drainage Systems 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 Advanced Drainage Systems.

Who are some of Advanced Drainage Systems' key competitors?

Who are Advanced Drainage Systems' key executives?

Advanced Drainage Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Donald Scott Barbour, CEO, Pres & Director
  • Mr. Scott A. Cottrill, Exec. VP, CFO, Sec. & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Robert M. Klein, Exec. VP of Sales (Age 55)
  • Mr. Ronald R. Vitarelli, Exec. VP of Engineering & Bus. Devel. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Fussner, Consultant (Age 61)

Has Advanced Drainage Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WMS stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Drainage Systems earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.56 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Advanced Drainage Systems.

Who are Advanced Drainage Systems' major shareholders?

Advanced Drainage Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.46%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.78%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.29%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.64%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.62%) and KBC Group NV (0.56%). Company insiders that own Advanced Drainage Systems stock include Berkshire Partners Holdings Ll, Ewout Leeuwenburg, Joseph A Chlapaty, Robert M Klein, Ronald R Vitarelli and Thomas M Fussner. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Advanced Drainage Systems.

Which institutional investors are selling Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

WMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P, Comerica Bank, Citadel Advisors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Advanced Drainage Systems company stock in the last year include Ewout Leeuwenburg, Joseph A Chlapaty, Robert M Klein, Ronald R Vitarelli and Thomas M Fussner. View Insider Buying and Selling for Advanced Drainage Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

WMS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, White Elm Capital LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Daiwa SB Investments Ltd., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Advanced Drainage Systems stock in the last two years include Berkshire Partners Holdings Ll and Joseph A Chlapaty. View Insider Buying and Selling for Advanced Drainage Systems.

How do I buy shares of Advanced Drainage Systems?

Shares of WMS 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 Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price today?

One share of WMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.30.

How big of a company is Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems has a market capitalization of $1.74 billion and generates $1.33 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $62 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.81 on an earnings per share basis. Advanced Drainage Systems employs 4,400 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems' mailing address is 4640 TRUEMAN BOULEVARD, HILLIARD OH, 43026. The construction company can be reached via phone at 614-658-0050 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE WMS)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  203 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  356 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  559
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Advanced Drainage Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WMS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WMS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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