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How to buy Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock stock

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is an engineering & construction business based in the US. Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock shares (GLDD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock employs 421 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $722.4 million.

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

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Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$8.06
52-week range$7.98 - $16.27
50-day moving average $10.41
200-day moving average $13.33
Wall St. target price$16.02
PE ratio 12.4545
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.66

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Is it a good time to buy Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock stock?

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Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.06 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-21) -9.74%
1 month (2022-08-26) -19.32%
3 months (2022-06-28) -39.58%
6 months (2022-03-28) -43.32%
1 year (2021-09-28) -47.39%
2 years (2020-09-28) -16.04%
3 years (2019-09-27) 10.25
5 years (2017-09-28) 62.83%

Is Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

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

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

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's PEG ratio

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock'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'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's EBITDA

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $121.1 million.

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

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock financials

Revenue TTM $722.4 million
Operating margin TTM 10.49%
Gross profit TTM $145.3 million
Return on assets TTM 4.82%
Return on equity TTM 11.79%
Profit margin 6.3%
Book value $6.24
Market capitalisation $543.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock share dividends

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

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.98 up to $16.27. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GLDD.US volatility(beta: 0.78)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's is 0.7831. This would suggest that Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock 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 that comprises of 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; and 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 18 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 is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.616% of Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock shares are held by insiders and 88.194% by institutions.
How many people work for Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock?
Latest data suggests 421 work at Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock.
When does the fiscal year end for Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock?
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock based?
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's address is: 9811 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX, United States, 77024
What is Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's ISIN number?
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's international securities identification number is: US3906071093
What is Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's CUSIP number?
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 390607109

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