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WMS -- USA Stock  

USD 70.90  0.44  0.62%

Advanced Drainage Accrued Expenses Turnover is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Advanced Drainage reported last year Accrued Expenses Turnover of 20.99. As of 11/05/2020, Cash and Equivalents Turnover is likely to grow to 18.71, while Revenue Per Employee is likely to drop slightly above 305 K. Advanced Drainage is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 4th of February 2021. Industrials space may be getting hot again, let's check if Advanced Drainage Systems is sending any bullish signals to investors. We will evaluate why we are still confident in anticipation of a recovery. Advanced Drainage moves indifferently to market moves. We can now discuss Advanced as a potential investment option for your portfolios.
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Does Advanced Drainage (NYSE:WMS) have invariable basic indicators based on the latest spike?
Macroaxis provides unbiased investment recommendation on Advanced Drainage that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Advanced Drainage Systems. Our trade advice engine determines the company's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investors' current risk tolerance and investing horizon.
Typically, a company's financial statements are the reports that show the financial position of the company. There are three main documents that fall into the category of financial statements. These documents include Advanced Drainage income statement, its balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Potential Advanced Drainage investors and stakeholders use financial statements to determine how well the company is positioned to perform in the future. Although Advanced Drainage investors may use each financial statement separately, they are all related. The changes in Advanced Drainage's assets and liabilities, for example, are also reflected in the revenues and expenses that we see on Advanced Drainage's income statement, which results in the company's gains or losses. Cash flows can provide more information regarding cash listed on a balance sheet, but not equivalent to net income shown on the income statement. Please read more on our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages. The goal of Advanced Drainage fundamental analysis is to do accurate financial forecasts. There are several possible objectives to fundamental analysis, such as projecting of Advanced Drainage performance into the future periods or doing a reasonable stock valuation. The intrinsic value of Advanced Drainage shares is the value that is considered the true value of the share. If the intrinsic value Advanced is higher than its market price, buying is generally recommended. If it is equal to the market price, it is recommended to hold; and if it is less than the market price, then one should sell all shares Advanced Drainage. Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.

What is Advanced Asset Breakdown?

Advanced Drainage Systems reports assets on its Balance Sheet. It represents the amount of Advanced resources that either has an existing economic value or will provide some form of benefits in the future. To get a better handle on how balance sheet or income statements item affect Advanced volatility, please check the breakdown of all its fundamentals

Are Advanced Drainage Earnings Expected to grow?

The future earnings power of Advanced Drainage involves the interaction of many company-specific, industry, and economic forces. Earnings estimates embody investors' opinions of Advanced Drainage factors such as sales growth, product demand, competitive industry environment, profit margins, and cost controls. Advanced Drainage stock prices adjust as these expectations change or are proven wrong. The main thing to remember is that equities with high expected earnings growth tend to underperform the market because it is usually difficult to meet the market's high expectations. Companies with low earnings expectations tend to do better than expected. Please use our latest analysis of Advanced expected earnings.

And What about dividends?

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of Advanced Drainage earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. Advanced Drainage dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. Advanced one year expected dividend income is about $0.57 per share.
As of 11/27/2020, Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact is likely to grow to about 4.3 M, while Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions is likely to drop (20.2 M).
Last ReportedProjected for 2020
Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact4.2 M4.3 M
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-18.7 M-20.2 M
Dividend Yield 0.0081  0.006789 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 0.18  0.15 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as Advanced Drainage Systems is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in Advanced Drainage must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend. This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for Advanced Drainage. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

Advanced Drainage Gross Profit

Advanced Drainage Gross Profit growth is one of the most critical measures in evaluating the company. The Gross Profit growth rate is calculated simply by comparing Advanced Drainage previous period's values with its current period's values. Each time period you're measuring should be of equal lengths the increase or decrease, in a company's Gross Profit between two periods. Here we show Advanced Drainage Gross Profit growth over the last 10 years. Please check Gross Profit in more details.

Breaking it down a bit more

Although in the United States, the Securities and Exchange Commission has enforced strong rules to prevent insiders from engaging in insider trading, finding insiders among active shareholders of Advanced Drainage is not uncomon. Institutional investors typically avoid acquiring a high percentage of Advanced Drainage stocks because performing such an act may violate securities laws. They are usually not investing their own money, but rather making investments on behalf of their clients. Let's take a look at how the ownership of Advanced is distributed among investors.

Ownership Allocation

Advanced Drainage retains a total of 69.55 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Advanced Drainage Systems outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Advanced Drainage to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Advanced Drainage. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Advanced Drainage Systems as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

Insiders
11.07%
Institutions
88.76%
Retail Investors0.17
Insiders11.07
Institutions88.76

Asset Utilization

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Advanced Drainage has an asset utilization ratio of 170.63 percent. This connotes that the company is making $1.71 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Advanced Drainage Systems is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.

Current Assets
547 M
Assets Non Current
522.6 M
Current Assets547.01 Million43.0
Assets Non Current522.6 Million41.08
Goodwill188.44 Million14.81
Tax Assets14.07 Million1.11

Our Advanced analysis connotes possible reversion in December

Latest downside deviation is at 2.06. Advanced Drainage Systems currently demonstrates below-verage downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of 0.17 and Jensen Alpha of 0.48. However, we do advice investors to further question Advanced Drainage Systems expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.

Our Final Take On Advanced Drainage

While few other entities in the building products & equipment industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Advanced may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. The bottom line, as of the 5th of November 2020, our present 30 days Buy-Hold-Sell recommendation on the enterprise is Strong Hold. We believe Advanced Drainage is overvalued with low probability of distress for the next two years.

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