Dawson Geophysical Company

Oil & Gas Equipment & Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$51.00 million
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Revenue TTM:
$44.95 million
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Company Profile

Dawson Geophysical Company had its IPO on 1990-03-26 under the ticker symbol DWSN.

The company operates in the Energy sector and Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry. Dawson Geophysical Company has a staff strength of 226 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Dawson Geophysical Company opened at $2.04 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-05-27.

The stocks traded within a range of $2.04 - $2.04, and closed at $2.04.

This is a +0.49% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 1,500 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Dawson Geophysical Company have increased by +0.99%.

Dawson Geophysical Company's Key Ratios

Dawson Geophysical Company has a market cap of $51.00 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.0895 and a price to sales ratio of 1.514.

In the last 12-months Dawson Geophysical Company’s revenue was $44.95 million with a gross profit of $-430000 and an EBITDA of $-15908000. The EBITDA ratio measures Dawson Geophysical Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Dawson Geophysical Company’s operating margin was -56.28% while its return on assets stood at -23.11% with a return of equity of -41.76%.

In Q1, Dawson Geophysical Company’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 0% while revenue growth was a positive 34.1%.

Dawson Geophysical Company’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $-0.82 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of -0.07. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Dawson Geophysical Company’s profitability.

Dawson Geophysical Company stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.9978 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of -2.3303. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 1.514.

Dawson Geophysical Company stock pays annual dividends of $0 per share, indicating a yield of 0% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$65.65 million
Total Liabilities
$18.99 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$1.61 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Dawson Geophysical Company ended 2023 with $65.65 million in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $65.65 million while shareholder equity stood at $33.12 million.

Dawson Geophysical Company ended 2023 with $112000.00 in deferred long-term liabilities, $18.99 million in other current liabilities, 250000.00 in common stock, $-111906000.00 in retained earnings and $0 in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $10.94 million and cash and short-term investments were $11.21 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $1,776,000 while long-term debt stood at $10.16 million.

Dawson Geophysical Company’s total current assets stands at $42.87 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $265000.00. Its net receivables were $14.43 million compared to accounts payable of $6.74 million and inventory worth $0.

In 2023, Dawson Geophysical Company's operating cash flow was $-2595000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $1.61 million.

Comparatively, Dawson Geophysical Company paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Dawson Geophysical Company stock is currently trading at $2.04 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $2.28 and a 52-week low of $2.28. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $.

Its 50-day moving average was $1.86 and 200-day moving average was $1.74 The short ratio stood at 3.25 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 0.1% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 8436.1% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Dawson Geophysical Company

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Dawson Geophysical Company is DWSN

The IPO of Dawson Geophysical Company took place on 1990-03-26

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Dawson Geophysical Company provides onshore seismic data acquisition and processing services in the United States and Canada. The company acquires and processes 2-D, 3-D, and multi-component seismic data for its clients, including oil and gas companies, and independent oil and gas operators, as well as providers of multi-client data libraries. Its seismic crews supply seismic data primarily to companies engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas on land and in land-to-water transition areas. The company also serves the potash mining industry. The company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas. Dawson Geophysical Company is a subsidiary of Wilks Brothers, LLC.


508 West Wall, Midland, TX, United States, 79701