NYSE:WMS - Advanced Drainage Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $24.95 -0.28 (-1.11 %) (As of 12/11/2018 03:56 PM ET)Previous Close$25.23Today's Range$24.68 - $25.8552-Week Range$21.70 - $33.50Volume13,740 shsAverage Volume167,444 shsMarket Capitalization$1.47 billionP/E Ratio30.74Dividend Yield1.24%Beta1.01 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive WMS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WMS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Plastics foam products Sub-IndustryCasinos & Gaming SectorConstruction Current SymbolNYSE:WMS Previous Symbol CUSIP92929710 Webwww.ads-pipe.com Phone614-658-0050 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.54 Current Ratio2.31 Quick Ratio1.19 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio30.74 Forward P/E Ratio23.32 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.33 billion Price / Sales1.07 Cash Flow$2.2002 per share Price / Cash Flow11.34 Book Value$2.38 per share Price / Book10.48 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 Shares57,140,000Market Cap$1.47 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 dividend yield of 1.28%. 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 3.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The construction company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. The construction company earned $406.56 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $417.03 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a return on equity of 46.15% and a net margin of 6.20%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business 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 updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Advanced Drainage Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Advanced Drainage Systems' share price to reach $31.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.6% 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? Media coverage about WMS stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Advanced Drainage Systems earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Advanced Drainage Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Advanced Drainage Systems include Watsco (WSO.B), Watsco (WSO), Spirax-Sarco Engineering (SPXSF), Servicemaster Global (SERV), Owens Corning (OC), Fluor Co. (NEW) (FLR), James Hardie Industries (JHX), Toll Brothers (TOL), Acuity Brands (AYI), BELLWAY PLC/ADR (BLWYY), Quanta Services (PWR), Aecom (ACM), WEIR GRP PLC/S (WEGRY), IMI PLC/S (IMIAY) and CHINA COMMUNICA/ADR (CCCGY). Who are Advanced Drainage Systems' key executives? Advanced Drainage Systems' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Donald Scott Barbour, CEO, Pres & DirectorMr. 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.11%), BlackRock Inc. (4.81%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.41%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.40%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (3.14%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.91%). 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 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., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. and Algert Global LLC. 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 institutional investors are buying Advanced Drainage Systems stock? WMS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Fifth Third Bancorp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Morgan Stanley. 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 $24.95. How big of a company is Advanced Drainage Systems? Advanced Drainage Systems has a market capitalization of $1.47 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 ()Outperform Votes: 223 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 382 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 605MarketBeat'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. 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