NYSE:WMS - Advanced Drainage Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$28.65 -0.20 (-0.69 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.85
Today's Range$28.30 - $28.90
52-Week Range$17.90 - $31.00
Volume169,200 shs
Average Volume277,741 shs
Market Capitalization$1.64 billion
P/E Ratio35.37
Dividend Yield1.12%
Beta0.93
Advanced Drainage Systems logoAdvanced Drainage Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets thermoplastic corrugated pipes and related water management products for non-residential, residential, agriculture, and infrastructure applications in the United States and internationally. The company provides single, double, and triple wall corrugated polypropylene and polyethylene pipes; and allied products comprising storm retention/detention and septic chambers, polyvinyl chloride drainage structures, fittings, and water quality filters and separators. It also purchases and distributes construction fabrics, as well as other geosynthetic products for soil stabilization, reinforcement, filtration, separation, erosion control, and sub-surface drainage. The company 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 Ratio2.47
Current Ratio2.07
Quick Ratio0.88

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio35.37
Forward P/E Ratio31.48
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.33 billion
Price / Sales1.22
Cash Flow$2.2541 per share
Price / Cash12.71
Book Value$2.38 per share
Price / Book12.04

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.81
Net Income$62 million
Net Margins4.62%
Return on Equity47.40%
Return on Assets4.79%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,400
Outstanding Shares56,750,000
Market Cap$1,637.35

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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 Tuesday, May 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 5th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 4th. This is a boost from Advanced Drainage Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. View Advanced Drainage Systems' Dividend History.

How will Advanced Drainage Systems' stock buyback program work?

Advanced Drainage Systems announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback 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 buy up to 3.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Advanced Drainage Systems' earnings last quarter?

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE:WMS) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 29th. The construction company reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.05. The construction company earned $250.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $253.38 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a return on equity of 47.40% and a net margin of 4.62%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.22) 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 Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Advanced Drainage Systems.

What price target have analysts set for WMS?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Advanced Drainage Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Advanced Drainage Systems' share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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. Scott A. Cottrill, Exec. VP, CFO, Sec. & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Ronald R. Vitarelli, Exec. VP & Co-COO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Robert M. Klein, Exec. VP of Sales (Age 55)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Fussner, Consultant (Age 61)
  • Mr. Donald Scott Barbour, CEO, Pres & Director

Has Advanced Drainage Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WMS stock has been trending somewhat negative on Monday, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Drainage Systems earned a media sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 47.53 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. (0.28%). 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 buying Advanced Drainage Systems stock?

WMS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Daiwa SB Investments Ltd.. 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 $28.65.

How big of a company is Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems has a market capitalization of $1.64 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:  194 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  339 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  533
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 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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