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How to buy Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation stock | $14.78

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is an engineering & construction business based in the US. Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares (GLDD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation employs 436 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: GLDD)

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Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$14.78
52-week range$10.01 - $16.28
50-day moving average $15.00
200-day moving average $14.80
Wall St. target price$17.68
PE ratio 28.4314
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.51

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Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.78 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-15) 1.93%
1 month (2021-09-23) -3.21%
3 months (2021-07-23) 0.54%
6 months (2021-04-23) -6.34%
1 year (2020-10-23) 30.22%
2 years (2019-10-23) 36.85%
3 years (2018-10-23) 161.13%
5 years (2016-10-21) 302.72%

Is Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's P/E ratio

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 28x. In other words, Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares trade at around 28x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's PEG ratio

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 10. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's EBITDA

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $110.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $695.5 million
Operating margin TTM 10.08%
Gross profit TTM $171.2 million
Return on assets TTM 4.62%
Return on equity TTM 10.01%
Profit margin 4.9%
Book value $5.49
Market capitalisation $952 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares

There are currently 1.1 million Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 6.1% down from 1.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 222012.18074656). Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's SIR currently stands at 5.09. In other words for every 100,000 Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5090 shares are currently held short.

However Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0176% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares, roughly 18 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation.

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Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.01 up to $16.28. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GLDD.US volatility(beta: 0.7)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 Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's is 0.7048. This would suggest that Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation overview

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation provides dredging services in the United States. The company engages in capital dredging that consists of port expansion projects, coastal restoration and land reclamations, trench digging for pipelines, tunnels and cables, and other dredging related to the construction of breakwaters, jetties, canals, and other marine structures. It is also involved in coastal protection projects, which involves moving sand from the ocean floor to shoreline locations where erosion threatens shoreline assets; maintenance dredging, which consists of the re-dredging of previously deepened waterways and harbors to remove silt, sand and other accumulated sediments; land reclamations, channel deepening, and port infrastructure development; lake and river dredging, inland levee and construction dredging, environmental restoration and habitat improvement, and other marine construction projects. The company serves federal, state, and local governments; foreign governments; and domestic and foreign private concerns, such as utilities, oil, and other energy companies. It operates a fleet of 20 dredges, 17 material transportation barges, 1 drillboat, and various other support vessels. The company was formerly known as Lydon & Drews Partnership and changed its name to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation in 1905. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.441% of Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares are held by insiders and 84.49% by institutions.
How many people work for Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation?
Latest data suggests 436 work at Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation?
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation based?
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's address is: 9811 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX, United States, 77024
What is Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's ISIN number?
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's international securities identification number is: US3906071093
What is Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's CUSIP number?
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 390607109

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