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How to buy Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation (GLDD) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation stocks.
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation is an engineering & construction business based in the US. Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation stocks (GLDD.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $14.24 – an increase of 0.44% over the previous week. Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation employs 436 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $688.3 million.
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- Can I buy shares in Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation?
- Has coronavirus impacted Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares?
- Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares summary
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- Is Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation performance over time
- Are Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares over-valued?
- Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's financials
- How volatile are Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares?
- Does Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation stock price (NASDAQ:GLDD)Use our graph to track the performance of GLDD stocks over time.
Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$13.62|
|52-week range||$13.24 - $16.28|
|50-day moving average||$15.37|
|200-day moving average||$14.94|
|Wall St. target price||$17.68|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.53|
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Is it a good time to buy Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation stock?
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Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-21)||0.81%|
|1 month (2021-12-28)||-12.92%|
|3 months (2021-10-28)||-9.02%|
|6 months (2021-07-28)||-10.75%|
|1 year (2021-01-28)||-1.30%|
|2 years (2020-01-28)||23.48%|
|3 years (2019-01-28)||92.10%|
|5 years (2017-01-27)||156.98%|
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 26x. In other words, Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation shares trade at around 26x 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 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 $114.1 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||$688.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||10.44%|
|Gross profit TTM||$171.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.72%|
|Return on equity TTM||9.99%|
|Market capitalisation||$903.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
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 $13.24 up to $16.28. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Great Lakes Dredge-and-Dock Corporation's is 0.6569. 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.
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