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How to buy Dawson Geophysical Company stock

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Dawson Geophysical Company is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. Dawson Geophysical Company shares (DWSN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Dawson Geophysical Company employs 219 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Dawson Geophysical Company share price

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Dawson Geophysical Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$1.17 - $3.35
50-day moving average $2.49
200-day moving average $2.41
Wall St. target price$4.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.32 (13.68%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.24

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Is it a good time to buy Dawson Geophysical Company stock?

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Is Dawson Geophysical Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing Dawson Geophysical Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Dawson Geophysical Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Dawson Geophysical Company's EBITDA

Dawson Geophysical Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Dawson Geophysical Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Dawson Geophysical Company financials

Revenue TTM $86.1 million
Gross profit TTM $17.1 million
Return on assets TTM -7.57%
Return on equity TTM -13.59%
Profit margin -15.33%
Book value $3.88
Market capitalisation $55.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Dawson Geophysical Company shares

There are currently 172,336 Dawson Geophysical Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Dawson Geophysical Company's "short interest". This figure is 15.3% up from 149,429 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Dawson Geophysical Company shares can be evaluated.

Dawson Geophysical Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Dawson Geophysical Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Dawson Geophysical Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Dawson Geophysical Company shares traded daily (recently around 50390.643274854). Dawson Geophysical Company's SIR currently stands at 3.42. In other words for every 100,000 Dawson Geophysical Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3420 shares are currently held short.

However Dawson Geophysical Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Dawson Geophysical Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Dawson Geophysical Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Dawson Geophysical Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Dawson Geophysical Company shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0079% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Dawson Geophysical Company shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Dawson Geophysical Company.

Find out more about how you can short Dawson Geophysical Company stock.

Dawson Geophysical Company share dividends

We're not expecting Dawson Geophysical Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Dawson Geophysical Company's shares ever split?

Dawson Geophysical Company's shares were split on a 105:100 basis on 10 May 2018. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 105 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Dawson Geophysical Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Dawson Geophysical Company shares which in turn could have impacted Dawson Geophysical Company's share price.

Dawson Geophysical Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dawson Geophysical Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.17 up to $3.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DWSN.US volatility(beta: 1.82)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Dawson Geophysical Company's is 1.8218. This would suggest that Dawson Geophysical Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Dawson Geophysical Company overview

Dawson Geophysical Company provides onshore seismic data acquisition and processing services in the United States and Canada. The company acquires and processes 2-D, 3-D, and multi-component seismic data for its clients, including oil and gas companies, and independent oil and gas operators, as well as providers of multi-client data libraries. Its seismic crews supply seismic data primarily to companies engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas on land and in land-to-water transition areas. The company also serves the potash mining industry. Dawson Geophysical Company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas. .

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