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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 10.88
NAS:DWSN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. NAS:DWSN: 10.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:DWSN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.26 Max: 10.88
Current: 10.88
0.01
10.88
Equity to Asset 0.88
NAS:DWSN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NAS:DWSN: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:DWSN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.88
0.1
0.88
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.78
M-Score: -4.60
WACC vs ROIC
6.69%
-19.10%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -19.04
NAS:DWSN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.62 vs. NAS:DWSN: -19.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:DWSN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.04  Med: 8.73 Max: 21.25
Current: -19.04
-19.04
21.25
Net-margin (%) -14.52
NAS:DWSN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -10.29 vs. NAS:DWSN: -14.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:DWSN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.52  Med: 4.63 Max: 11.97
Current: -14.52
-14.52
11.97
ROE (%) -13.52
NAS:DWSN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.61 vs. NAS:DWSN: -13.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:DWSN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.7  Med: 9.22 Max: 26.31
Current: -13.52
-19.7
26.31
ROA (%) -11.44
NAS:DWSN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.26 vs. NAS:DWSN: -11.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:DWSN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.79  Med: 5.82 Max: 16.61
Current: -11.44
-15.79
16.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -20.63
NAS:DWSN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.84 vs. NAS:DWSN: -20.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:DWSN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.71  Med: 17.57 Max: 44.22
Current: -20.63
-34.71
44.22
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -25.00
NAS:DWSN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. NAS:DWSN: -25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:DWSN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.1  Med: 6.3 Max: 52.4
Current: -25
-26.1
52.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -62.80
NAS:DWSN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -8.40 vs. NAS:DWSN: -62.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:DWSN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.8  Med: 2.6 Max: 108.7
Current: -62.8
-62.8
108.7
» NAS:DWSN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

DWSN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 940,842 sh (+7.36%)
Chuck Royce 844,932 sh (-8.18%)
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Q4 2015

DWSN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 999,342 sh (+6.22%)
Chuck Royce 361,602 sh (-57.20%)
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Q1 2016

DWSN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Arnold Van Den Berg 285,515 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,065,942 sh (+6.66%)
Chuck Royce 73,654 sh (-79.63%)
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Q2 2016

DWSN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Arnold Van Den Berg 604,775 sh (+111.82%)
Jim Simons 1,371,062 sh (+28.62%)
Chuck Royce 73,654 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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Dawson Geophysical Co is a provider of seismic data acquisition services throughout the continental United States and Canada. The Company acquires geophysical data using the latest in 3-D survey techniques.

Dawson Geophysical Co a Texas corporation was founded in 1967. The Company, together with its subsidiary, is engaged in the geophysical service business of conducting three-dimensional "3-D" surveys for clients in the oil and gas business. It is a provider of seismic data acquisition services throughout the continental United States and Canada. It operates eight seismic crews consisting of five crews in the U.S. and three crews in Canada. These seismic crews supply seismic data to companies engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas on land and in land-to-water transition areas. 3-D seismic data are used in the exploration and development of new reserves and enable oil and natural gas companies to delineate existing fields and to augment their reservoir management techniques. It also provides its seismic data acquisition services to onshore oil and natural gas exploration and development companies for use in the onshore drilling and production of oil and natural gas in the continental U.S. and Canada. The Company currently owns equipment for 16 land-based seismic data acquisition crews and 73 vibration vehicles. The Company competes with Dawson Geophysical Company and CGG-Veritas. The Company's operations is subject to a variety of federal, state, and provincial and local laws and regulations, including laws and regulations relating to the protection of the environment and archeological sites and those that may result from climate change legislation.

Ratios

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Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 15.55
DWSN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.98 vs. DWSN: 15.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
DWSN' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 10.01 Max: 433
Current: 15.55
1.24
433
P/B 0.84
DWSN's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. DWSN: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DWSN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.91 Max: 10.13
Current: 0.84
0.22
10.13
P/S 0.82
DWSN's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. DWSN: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DWSN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.92 Max: 5.36
Current: 0.82
0.2
5.36
PFCF 10.29
DWSN's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. DWSN: 10.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DWSN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 10.35 Max: 176.13
Current: 10.29
1.15
176.13
POCF 6.86
DWSN's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. DWSN: 6.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DWSN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 5.99 Max: 26.31
Current: 6.86
0.94
26.31
EV-to-EBITDA 7.98
DWSN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.89 vs. DWSN: 7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DWSN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 5.4 Max: 34.2
Current: 7.98
0.2
34.2
Shiller P/E 29.42
DWSN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. DWSN: 29.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DWSN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 31.65 Max: 873
Current: 29.42
6.5
873
Current Ratio 4.53
DWSN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. DWSN: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DWSN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.51 Max: 4.53
Current: 4.53
0.35
4.53
Quick Ratio 4.53
DWSN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. DWSN: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DWSN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.49 Max: 4.53
Current: 4.53
0.28
4.53
Days Sales Outstanding 29.63
DWSN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.69 vs. DWSN: 29.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DWSN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.14  Med: 49.01 Max: 66.27
Current: 29.63
29.14
66.27
Days Payable 5.61
DWSN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
98% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 44.26 vs. DWSN: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DWSN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.61  Med: 45.47 Max: 99.32
Current: 5.61
5.61
99.32

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Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
DWSN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
79% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. DWSN: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
DWSN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -100
Current: -100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.52
DWSN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
67% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. DWSN: 6.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DWSN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 1.69 Max: 6.52
Current: 6.52
1.45
6.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -43.80
DWSN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. DWSN: -43.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DWSN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.8  Med: -5.6 Max: 22
Current: -43.8
-43.8
22

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 3.88
DWSN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
52% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. DWSN: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
DWSN' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 11.45 Max: 140.22
Current: 3.88
3.26
140.22
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.64
DWSN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. DWSN: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DWSN' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 12.18 Max: 307.5
Current: 2.64
1.21
307.5
Price/Tangible Book 0.86
DWSN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DWSN: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DWSN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 2.24 Max: 344
Current: 0.86
0.27
344
Price/Projected FCF 0.59
DWSN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. DWSN: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DWSN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.75 Max: 11
Current: 0.59
0.09
11
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
DWSN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. DWSN: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DWSN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.91 Max: 7.32
Current: 0.91
0.05
7.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -32.41
DWSN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. DWSN: -32.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DWSN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.8  Med: 9.5 Max: 71.6
Current: -32.41
-35.8
71.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -28.01
DWSN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.04 vs. DWSN: -28.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DWSN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.4  Med: 10.6 Max: 90.2
Current: -28.01
-30.4
90.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $192.8
EPS (TTM) $ -1.29
Beta0.71
Short Percentage of Float3.91%
52-Week Range $2.90 - 8.87
Shares Outstanding (Mil)21.62

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.10
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.10
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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