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How to buy ION Geophysical Corporation stock | $1.95

Learn how to easily invest in ION Geophysical Corporation stock.

ION Geophysical Corporation is an oil & gas equipment & services business based in the US. ION Geophysical Corporation shares (IO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ION Geophysical Corporation employs 400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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ION Geophysical Corporation stock price (NYSE: IO)

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ION Geophysical Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-18.
Latest market close$1.95
52-week range$0.98 - $5.35
50-day moving average $1.37
200-day moving average $1.75
Wall St. target price$4.57
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.43

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ION Geophysical Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.95 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) 40.29%
1 month (2021-09-24) 50.00%
3 months (2021-07-23) 43.38%
6 months (2021-04-23) -12.16%
1 year (2020-10-23) 25.00%
2 years (2019-10-24) -78.14%
3 years (2018-10-24) 11.54
5 years (2016-10-24) 6.45

Is ION Geophysical Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

ION Geophysical Corporation's EBITDA

ION Geophysical Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $17.6 million.

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

ION Geophysical Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $77.3 million
Gross profit TTM $42.8 million
Return on assets TTM -9.76%
Return on equity TTM -9999999%
Profit margin -78.28%
Book value $-1.51
Market capitalisation $41.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting ION Geophysical Corporation shares

There are currently 2.6 million ION Geophysical Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as ION Geophysical Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 20.1% down from 3.3 million last month.

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

ION Geophysical Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

ION Geophysical Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ION Geophysical Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ION Geophysical Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). ION Geophysical Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.91. In other words for every 100,000 ION Geophysical Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1910 shares are currently held short.

However ION Geophysical Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ION Geophysical Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable ION Geophysical Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ION Geophysical Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ION Geophysical Corporation shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1188% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ION Geophysical Corporation shares, roughly 119 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 ION Geophysical Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short ION Geophysical Corporation stock.

ION Geophysical Corporation share dividends

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

Have ION Geophysical Corporation's shares ever split?

ION Geophysical Corporation's shares were split on a 1:15 basis on 4 February 2016. So if you had owned 15 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ION Geophysical Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for ION Geophysical Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted ION Geophysical Corporation's share price.

ION Geophysical Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ION Geophysical Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.98 up to $5.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while ION Geophysical Corporation's is 3.1894. This would suggest that ION Geophysical Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

ION Geophysical Corporation overview

ION Geophysical Corporation provides data-driven decision-making to offshore energy, and ports, and defense industries worldwide. The company operates through two segments, E&P Technology & Services and Operations Optimization. The E&P Technology & Services segment creates digital data assets and delivers services to help E&P companies improve decision-making and reduce risk. This segment includes two synergistic groups, imaging and reservoir services, and ventures. The company's Imaging and Reservoir Services group provides data processing, imaging, and reservoir services that improve image quality and subsurface insights, helping E&P companies reduce exploration and production risk, evaluate and develop reservoirs, and increase production. Its Imaging and Reservoir Services group develops and applies proprietary processing algorithms through its imaging engine to data owned or licensed by its customers to translate raw data into subsurface images. The Operations Optimization segment develops mission-critical subscription offerings and provides engineering services that enable operational control and optimization offshore.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of ION Geophysical Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 14.357% of ION Geophysical Corporation shares are held by insiders and 31.456% by institutions.
How many people work for ION Geophysical Corporation?
Latest data suggests 400 work at ION Geophysical Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for ION Geophysical Corporation?
ION Geophysical Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is ION Geophysical Corporation based?
ION Geophysical Corporation's address is: 2105, CityWest Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States, 77042-2855
What is ION Geophysical Corporation's ISIN number?
ION Geophysical Corporation's international securities identification number is: US4620442073
What is ION Geophysical Corporation's CUSIP number?
ION Geophysical Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 457652105

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