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

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$25.91 +0.38 (+1.49 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 12:54 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.91
Today's Range$25.65 - $26.16
52-Week Range$23.04 - $33.50
Volume294,059 shs
Average Volume344,856 shs
Market Capitalization$1.48 billion
P/E Ratio31.99
Dividend Yield1.25%
Beta1.01
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

Industry Plastics foam products
Sub-IndustryCasinos & Gaming
SectorConstruction
CUSIP92929710
Phone614-658-0050

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.33 billion
Cash Flow$2.2909 per share
Book Value$3.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$62 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,400
Market Cap$1.48 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. View Advanced Drainage Systems' Dividend History.

How will Advanced Drainage Systems' stock buyback program work?

Advanced Drainage Systems announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 3.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 7th. The construction company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.06. The construction company earned $318.11 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $339.61 million. Advanced Drainage Systems had a return on equity of 37.87% and a net margin of 4.98%. The business's quarterly revenue was down .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.28 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 Tuesday, June 4th 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, February, 7th. 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 1 year price objectives for Advanced Drainage Systems' shares. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Advanced Drainage Systems' share price to reach $29.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.2% 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 headlines about WMS stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Advanced Drainage Systems earned a news sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage 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 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Impax Asset Management Group plc (6.05%), BlackRock Inc. (4.71%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.08%), Northern Trust Corp (0.84%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.83%) and KBC Group NV (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 Two Sigma Investments LP, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, James Investment Research Inc., BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Barclays PLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Advanced Drainage Systems company stock in the last year include Ewout Leeuwenburg, Joseph A Chlapaty, 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Daiwa SB Investments Ltd., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, Bessemer Group Inc., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System and Geode 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 $25.91.

How big of a company is Advanced Drainage Systems?

Advanced Drainage Systems has a market capitalization of $1.48 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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  228 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  393 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  621
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This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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