Advanced Drainage Systems Company Profile (NYSE:WMS)

About Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)

Advanced Drainage Systems logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing of thermoplastic corrugated pipe and related water management products, primarily in North and South America, and Europe. The Company operates through two segments: Domestic and International. The Domestic segment manufactures and markets products throughout the United States. The International segment manufactures and markets products in certain regions outside of the United States, with a focus on its owned facilities in Canada and through its joint ventures with local partners in Mexico, Central America and South America. Its product line includes corrugated high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, polypropylene (PP) pipe and related water management products. Its products are used across a range of end markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings
  • Sub-Industry: Casinos & Gaming
  • Symbol: NYSE:WMS
  • CUSIP: 92929710
  • Web: www.ads-pipe.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.01 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 55,246,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.05
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.70
  • 52 Week Range: $17.90 - $26.30
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 36.92
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.47
  • P/E Growth: 1.66
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.26 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.80
  • Book Value: $4.55 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.02
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.28
  • Dividend Yield: 1.4%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $154.37 million
  • Net Margins: 2.50%
  • Return on Equity: 62.10%
  • Return on Assets: 3.00%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 6.16%
  • Current Ratio: 2.17%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 443,529 shs.
  • Beta: 0.94
  • Short Ratio: 8.57
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)

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 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, 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 share repurchase program on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 3.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $358.36 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $372.63 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a net margin of 2.50% and a return on equity of 62.10%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.29 earnings per share. View Advanced Drainage Systems' Earnings History.

When will Advanced Drainage Systems make its next earnings announcement?

Advanced Drainage Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January, 10th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Advanced Drainage Systems.

Where is Advanced Drainage Systems' stock going? Where will Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Advanced Drainage Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Advanced Drainage Systems' share price to reach $25.00 in the next year. 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:

  • Joseph A. Chlapaty, Chairman Emeritus
  • Scott A. Cottrill, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Ronald R. Vitarelli, Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Operating Officer
  • Thomas M. Fussner, Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Operating Officer
  • Kevin C. Talley, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Robert M. Klein, Executive Vice President - Sales
  • Ewout Leeuwenburg, Senior Vice President - International
  • C. Robert Kidder, Chairman of the Board
  • Robert M. Eversole, Independent Director
  • Alexander R. Fischer, Independent Director

How do I buy Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

Shares of Advanced Drainage Systems can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Advanced Drainage Systems' stock price today?

One share of Advanced Drainage Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.30.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE WMS)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  137 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  256 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  393
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $25.00 (36.61% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Price Target History for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/4/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$25.00LowView Rating Details
8/3/2017Boenning ScattergoodReiterated RatingHoldMediumView Rating Details
5/26/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
6/8/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$24.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Earnings by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE WMS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/10/2018N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q1 2018$0.33$0.27$372.63 million$358.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/25/2017Q4 2017($0.08)($0.22)$228.82 million$244.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q317$0.15$0.16$172.17 million$294.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/12/2017Q217$0.28$0.35$359.72 million$361.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/6/2016Q117$0.24$0.37$376.34 million$357.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015$0.14$0.03$309.91 million$278.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q215$0.30$0.35$172.20 million$364.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/3/2014Q1 15$0.25$328.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/29/2013Q4 2013$0.31$0.31$196.58 million$202.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q3 2013$0.25$0.14$175.44 million$177.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q2 2013$0.16$0.08$166.50 million$157.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q113$0.20$0.17$156.83 million$159.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.44$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.42$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.30$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.29$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.53$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.41$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$0.45$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.86
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q4 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Most Recent Dividend:9/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.28
Dividend Yield:1.53%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:60.87% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
25.69% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
29.79% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE WMS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/3/2017quarterly$0.071.44%8/30/20179/1/20179/15/2017
5/25/2017quarterly$0.071.33%6/1/20176/5/20176/15/2017
2/9/2017quarterly$0.060.98%2/27/20173/1/20173/15/2017
11/10/2016quarterly$0.061.08%11/29/201612/1/201612/15/2016
8/5/2016quarterly$0.060.88%8/30/20169/1/20169/15/2016
6/7/2016quarterly$0.060.93%6/14/20166/16/20166/30/2016
2/22/2016quarterly$0.052/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016
11/13/2015quarterly$0.050.67%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015
8/17/2015quarterly$0.050.71%8/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015
5/11/2015quarterly$0.050.67%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/9/2015quarterly$0.040.66%2/26/20153/2/20153/16/2015
11/12/2014quarterly$0.0411/26/201412/1/201412/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 21.43%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.58%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/11/2017Robert M KleinEVPSell20,000$20.77$415,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2017Berkshire Partners Holdings LlMajor ShareholderBuy3,446,293$20.32$70,028,673.76View SEC Filing  
6/15/2017Joseph A ChlapatyChairmanBuy10,000$20.28$202,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2017Joseph A ChlapatyCEOBuy30,000$19.39$581,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Ronald R VitarelliCOOSell6,000$22.37$134,220.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Thomas M FussnerCOOSell50,000$23.53$1,176,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Joseph A ChlapatyCEOBuy35,000$25.98$909,300.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Joseph A ChlapatyCEOBuy65,500$26.79$1,754,745.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Ewout LeeuwenburgSVPSell18,500$29.20$540,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Thomas M FussnerCOOSell100,000$29.83$2,983,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Robert M EversoleDirectorBuy1,800$28.40$51,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Abigail S WexnerDirectorBuy20,000$26.97$539,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Abigail S WexnerDirectorBuy25,000$25.47$636,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Abigail S WexnerDirectorBuy30,000$24.74$742,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Joseph A ChlapatyCEOBuy22,000$24.67$542,740.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Robert M EversoleDirectorBuy2,020$24.66$49,813.20View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Asp Ads Investco, LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,500,000$20.35$30,525,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014C Robert KidderDirectorBuy4,000$21.88$87,520.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Asp Ads Investco, LlcMajor ShareholderSell10,000,000$20.35$203,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Mark HaneyDirectorBuy10,000$18.86$188,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Asp Ads Investco, LlcMajor ShareholderSell514,286$14.96$7,693,718.56View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Edward W RabinDirectorBuy3,750$15.93$59,737.50View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Brian R GamacheCEOBuy16,400$15.09$247,476.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
Latest Headlines for Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results on November 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 10:20 AM
nasdaq.com logoImplied Volatility Surging for Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Stock Options - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - October 18 at 9:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. : October 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 10:39 AM
zacks.com logoImplied Volatility Surging for Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Stock Options
www.zacks.com - October 17 at 9:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 2:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 8 at 5:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. : October 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WMS-US : October 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WMS) : October 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 10:58 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAdvanced Drainage Has A High Ceiling, But Can They Capitalize? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 1 at 7:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. : WMS-US: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 11:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WMS-US : September 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 11:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 9:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 19 at 2:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) EVP Sells 20,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 8:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Earns "Buy" Rating from Robert W. Baird
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 5:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. : September 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 10:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. :WMS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : September 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 10:17 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for
www.nasdaq.com - August 29 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 2:38 AM
streetinsider.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Names Scott Barbour President and CEO, Succeeding Joe Chlapaty; Robert ... - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - August 18 at 3:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WMS-US : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 9:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Announces Key Management Changes
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 9:24 AM
businesswire.com logoADS Hosts Harrisonville, Missouri Plant Grand Opening | Business ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - August 12 at 8:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Advanced Drainage Systems Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 8:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIHS Markit Score Update: Drop in demand for ETFs holding Advanced Drainage Systems Inc is a negative sign for its shares
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerkshire Partners Holdings Ll Purchases 3,446,293 Shares of Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 10:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBaySaver Technologies Introduces New Storm Water Filtration Unit
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBaySaver Technologies Introduces New Storm Water Filtration Unit
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:22 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Inc. Profit Falls 3% In Q1
www.nasdaq.com - August 5 at 8:33 AM
streetinsider.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Announces Acquisition of ... - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - August 4 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WMS-US : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WMS earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WMS) : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 10:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 5:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.07
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 2:35 PM
streetinsider.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Announces Acquisition of DURASLOT Inc.
www.streetinsider.com - August 3 at 8:55 AM
nasdaq.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Backs FY18 View; Buys DURASLOT
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 8:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems Acquires DURASLOT, Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage posts 1Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. : August 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 10:25 PM
businesswire.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results on August 3, 2017 - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - July 26 at 10:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results on August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 8:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WMS-US : July 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 22 at 10:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. : July 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 9:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. : June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 1 at 9:04 AM

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