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

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$28.90 +0.10 (+0.35 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.80
Today's Range$28.60 - $29.00
52-Week Range$17.90 - $31.00
Volume311,000 shs
Average Volume275,386 shs
Market Capitalization$1.64 billion
P/E Ratio35.68
Dividend Yield1.11%
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

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 Ratio35.68
Forward P/E Ratio31.76
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.33 billion
Price / Sales1.23
Cash Flow$2.2667 per share
Price / Cash12.75
Book Value$2.38 per share
Price / Book12.14

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

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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 4th. This is an increase 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 declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 3.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership 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 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 had revenue of $250.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous 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 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Advanced Drainage Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Advanced Drainage Systems' share price to reach $29.00 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:
  • 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?

News stories about WMS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Drainage Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 44.89 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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. (4.22%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.47%), Northern Trust Corp (0.83%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.76%) and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (0.71%). 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Comerica Bank, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc. and Sei Investments Co.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KBC Group NV, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Millennium Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC and Algert Global 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 $28.90.

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 (WMS)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  188 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  329 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  517
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 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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