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

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$25.40 +0.30 (+1.20 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.10
Today's Range$25.02 - $25.56
52-Week Range$21.70 - $33.50
Volume488,250 shs
Average Volume173,352 shs
Market Capitalization$1.45 billion
P/E Ratio31.36
Dividend Yield1.26%
Beta1.06
Advanced 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

Industry Plastics foam products
Sub-IndustryCasinos & Gaming
SectorConstruction
CUSIP92929710
Phone614-658-0050

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.33 billion
Cash Flow$2.2699 per share
Book Value$2.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$62 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,400
Market Cap$1.45 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 8th. Investors of record on Friday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.26%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. View Advanced Drainage Systems' Dividend History.

How will Advanced Drainage Systems' stock buyback program work?

Advanced Drainage Systems declared that its board has approved a share buyback 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 often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Advanced Drainage Systems' earnings last quarter?

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE:WMS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The construction company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. The construction company had revenue of $406.56 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $417.03 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a net margin of 6.20% and a return on equity of 46.15%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.29 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, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Advanced Drainage Systems.

What guidance has Advanced Drainage Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Advanced Drainage Systems issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.375-1.425 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.4 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WMS?

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Advanced Drainage Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price to reach $29.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.5% 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.

Has Advanced Drainage Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WMS stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Advanced Drainage Systems earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the construction company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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)

Who are Advanced Drainage Systems' major shareholders?

Advanced Drainage Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. (0.37%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.09%) and MinichMacGregor Wealth Management LLC (0.03%). 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 buying Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

WMS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Daiwa SB Investments Ltd., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC and MinichMacGregor Wealth Management LLC. 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 $25.40.

How big of a company is Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems has a market capitalization of $1.45 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.

What is Advanced Drainage Systems' official website?

The official website for Advanced Drainage Systems is http://www.ads-pipe.com.

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:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  389 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  614
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 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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