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

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$26.98 +0.18 (+0.67 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 01:14 PM ET)
Previous Close$26.80
Today's Range$26.92 - $27.47
52-Week Range$21.00 - $33.50
Volume4,637 shs
Average Volume215,104 shs
Market Capitalization$1.59 billion
P/E Ratio33.27
Dividend Yield1.15%
Beta1.02
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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.54
Current Ratio2.31
Quick Ratio1.19

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio33.27
Forward P/E Ratio24.53
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.33 billion
Price / Sales1.16
Cash Flow$2.1989 per share
Price / Cash12.27
Book Value$2.38 per share
Price / Book11.34

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.81
Net Income$62 million
Net Margins6.20%
Return on Equity46.15%
Return on Assets6.97%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,400
Outstanding Shares57,140,000
Market Cap$1.59 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 announced 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 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 3.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Advanced Drainage Systems' earnings last quarter?

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE:WMS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The construction company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.01. The construction company earned $406.56 million during 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%. Advanced Drainage Systems's revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.29 earnings per share. 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 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 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Advanced Drainage Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price to reach $31.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.1% 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?

News coverage about WMS stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Advanced Drainage Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company'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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.81%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.41%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (3.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.91%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.67%) and Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC (0.34%). 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 major investors are selling Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

WMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Daiwa SB Investments Ltd., Credit Suisse AG, Rhumbline Advisers, Torch Wealth Management LLC and American International Group Inc.. 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 major investors are buying Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

WMS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, James Investment Research Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP and BBT Capital 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 $26.98.

How big of a company is Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems has a market capitalization of $1.59 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  372 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  592
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 11/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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