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NYSE:WMS

Advanced Drainage Systems - WMS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$96.42
-0.21 (-0.22%)
(As of 11/25/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$95.90
$98.07
50-Day Range
$81.77
$135.78
52-Week Range
$80.76
$153.36
Volume
396,280 shs
Average Volume
1.23 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.99 billion
P/E Ratio
17.79
Dividend Yield
0.50%
Price Target
$133.80

Advanced Drainage Systems MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
38.8% Upside
$133.80 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.34% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.70
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.76mentions of Advanced Drainage Systems in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$54.60 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-1.16%
From $6.01 to $5.94 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.57 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

11th out of 108 stocks

Plastics Foam Products Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) Stock

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets thermoplastic corrugated pipes and related water management products, and drainage solutions for use in the underground construction and infrastructure marketplace 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. It offers its products for non-residential, residential, agriculture, and infrastructure applications through a network of approximately 38 distribution centers. The company was incorporated in 1966 and is headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio.

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WMS Stock News Headlines

Advanced Drainage Systems: Time For A Downward Revision
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Advanced Drainage Systems Becomes Oversold
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WMS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/15 Dividend
8/31/2022
Dividend Payable
9/15/2022
Last Earnings
11/03/2022
Today
11/26/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2022
Dividend Payable
12/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/02/2023
Fiscal Year End
3/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Plastics foam products
Sub-Industry
Casinos & Gaming
CUSIP
92929710
Employees
5,635
Year Founded
1966

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$133.80
High Stock Price Forecast
$164.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$120.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+38.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$271.33 million
Pretax Margin
19.38%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.77 billion
Cash Flow
$5.74 per share
Book Value
$12.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
75,126,000
Market Cap
$7.99 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.35

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Donald Scott Barbour (Age 60)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $2.6M
  • Mr. Scott A. Cottrill (Age 56)
    Exec. VP, CFO, Sec. & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.4M
  • Mr. Kevin C. TalleyMr. Kevin C. Talley (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer
    Comp: $950.04k
  • Mr. Darin S. HarveyMr. Darin S. Harvey (Age 52)
    Exec. VP of Supply Chain
    Comp: $952.79k
  • Mr. Roy E. Moore Jr. (Age 65)
    Exec. VP
    Comp: $1.1M
  • Mr. Tim A. MakowskiMr. Tim A. Makowski (Age 44)
    Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • Mr. Michael Higgins
    VP of Corp. Strategy & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Brian W. KingMr. Brian W. King (Age 53)
    Exec. VP of Product Management & Marketing
  • Mr. Michael G. Huebert (Age 50)
    Sr. VP of Sales
  • Mr. Robert M. Klein (Age 59)
    Exec. VP, Market Management













WMS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Advanced Drainage Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" WMS shares.
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What is Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price forecast for 2023?

6 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Advanced Drainage Systems' shares. Their WMS share price forecasts range from $120.00 to $164.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $133.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 38.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have WMS shares performed in 2022?

Advanced Drainage Systems' stock was trading at $136.13 at the start of the year. Since then, WMS stock has decreased by 29.2% and is now trading at $96.42.
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Are investors shorting Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,770,000 shares, an increase of 18.4% from the October 15th total of 2,340,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 759,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.6 days.
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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, February 2nd 2023.
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How were Advanced Drainage Systems' earnings last quarter?

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 3rd. The construction company reported $1.80 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.08. The construction company earned $884.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $928.04 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a net margin of 14.34% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 51.62%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 25.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.88 EPS.

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, November 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.50%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 30th.
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Is Advanced Drainage Systems a good dividend stock?

Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.50%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 8.86%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WMS will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.08% 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 updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.10 billion-$3.20 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.33 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 Raytheon Technologies (RTX).

What is Advanced Drainage Systems' stock symbol?

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

Who are Advanced Drainage Systems' major shareholders?

Advanced Drainage Systems' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.71%), BlackRock Inc. (4.04%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (3.02%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.74%), Boston Partners (2.12%) and Pictet Asset Management SA (1.55%). 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, Ewout Leeuwenburg, Kevin C Talley, Mark Haney, Michael B Coleman, Michael G Huebert, Robert M Eversole, Robert M Klein, Ronald R Vitarelli, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price today?

One share of WMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $96.42.

How much money does Advanced Drainage Systems make?

Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) has a market capitalization of $7.99 billion and generates $2.77 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $271.33 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.42 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Advanced Drainage Systems have?

The company employs 5,635 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems' mailing address is 4640 TRUEMAN BOULEVARD, HILLIARD OH, 43026. The official website for the company is www.ads-pipe.com. The construction company can be reached via phone at (800) 821-6710, via email at investorrelations@ads-pipe.com, or via fax at 614-658-0204.

This page (NYSE:WMS) was last updated on 11/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff