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Geospace Technologies

Nasdaq:GEOS
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Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

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GEOS
Nasdaq
$183M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Energy
Company description

Geospace Technologies Corporation designs and manufactures instruments and equipment used in the oil and gas industry to acquire seismic data in order to locate, characterize, and monitor hydrocarbon producing reservoirs. The last earnings update was 50 days ago. More info.


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GEOS Share Price and Events
Price Volatility
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5yr Volatility vs Market

GEOS Value

 Is Geospace Technologies undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Geospace Technologies to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Geospace Technologies.

NasdaqGS:GEOS Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Extrapolated from most recent financials. See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 9%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 3%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NasdaqGS:GEOS
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 3%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 7.1%
Energy Services Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.86
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.857 (1 + (1- 21%) (0%))
0.857
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.86
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.95% + (0.857 * 7.05%)
8.99%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NasdaqGS:GEOS using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Geospace Technologies is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We use analyst's estimates of cash flows going forward 5 years for the 1st stage, the 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

NasdaqGS:GEOS DCF 1st Stage: Next 5 year cash flow forecast
2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) 45.84 37.13 30.44 25.27 21.23
Source Est @ -20%, capped from -38.58% Est @ -19%, capped from -38.58% Est @ -18%, capped from -38.58% Est @ -17%, capped from -38.58% Est @ -16%, capped from -38.58%
Present Value
Discounted (@ 8.99%)
42.05 31.25 23.51 17.91 13.80
Present value of next 5 years cash flows $128.53
NasdaqGS:GEOS DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2023 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $21.23 × (1 + 2.95%) ÷ (8.99% – 2.95%)
$361.68
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)5
= $361.68 ÷ (1 + 8.99%)5
$235.16
NasdaqGS:GEOS Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 5 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $128.53 + $235.16
$363.69
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $363.69 / 13.60
$26.75
NasdaqGS:GEOS Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $26.75
Current discount Discount to share price of $13.48
= -1 x ($13.48 - $26.75) / $26.75
49.6%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

Current Discount
Amount off the current price Geospace Technologies is available for.
Intrinsic value
50%
Share price is $13.48 vs Future cash flow value of $26.75
Current Discount Checks
For Geospace Technologies to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the current price. Less than 40% is even better.
  • Geospace Technologies's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).
  • Geospace Technologies's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Geospace Technologies's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Geospace Technologies's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:GEOS PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-06-30) in USD $-2.89
NasdaqGS:GEOS Share Price ** NasdaqGS (2018-09-21) in USD $13.48
United States of America Energy Services Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 39 Publicly-Listed Energy Services Companies 17.29x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,049 Publicly-Listed Companies 20.14x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Geospace Technologies.

NasdaqGS:GEOS PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGS:GEOS Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 13.48 ÷ -2.89

-4.66x

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  • Geospace Technologies is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Energy Services industry average.
  • Geospace Technologies is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Geospace Technologies's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:GEOS PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -4.66x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
United States of America Energy Services Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 32 Publicly-Listed Energy Services Companies 0.78x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,046 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.4x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

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  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Geospace Technologies, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Geospace Technologies's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:GEOS PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-06-30) in USD $13.06
NasdaqGS:GEOS Share Price * NasdaqGS (2018-09-21) in USD $13.48
United States of America Energy Services Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 96 Publicly-Listed Energy Services Companies 1.2x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,244 Publicly-Listed Companies 2.02x
NasdaqGS:GEOS PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGS:GEOS Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 13.48 ÷ 13.06

1.03x

* Primary Listing of Geospace Technologies.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Geospace Technologies is good value based on assets compared to the US Energy Services industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Geospace Technologies's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Energy Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Energy Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Geospace Technologies has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

GEOS Future Performance

 How is Geospace Technologies expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Geospace Technologies has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.

Show me the analysis anyway

  • No analysts cover Geospace Technologies, future earnings growth has been estimated based on fundamentals.
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
42.4%
Expected Energy Services industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Geospace Technologies expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare Geospace Technologies's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare Geospace Technologies's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare Geospace Technologies's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:GEOS Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
United States of America Energy Services Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 42.4%
United States of America Energy Services Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 10.6%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 16.6%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.8%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:GEOS Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqGS:GEOS Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
NasdaqGS:GEOS Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-06-30 79 -14 -38
2018-03-31 72 -11 -48
2017-12-31 73 6 -55
2017-09-30 74 10 -57
2017-06-30 66 11 -50
2017-03-31 70 2 -47
2016-12-31 64 -1 -47
2016-09-30 62 -2 -46
2016-06-30 62 -6 -47
2016-03-31 64 4 -44
2015-12-31 77 -11 -38
2015-09-30 85 -11 -33

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if Geospace Technologies is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if Geospace Technologies is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:GEOS Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Geospace Technologies Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:GEOS Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
NasdaqGS:GEOS Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-06-30 -2.89
2018-03-31 -3.62
2017-12-31 -4.15
2017-09-30 -4.32
2017-06-30 -3.81
2017-03-31 -3.60
2016-12-31 -3.57
2016-09-30 -3.52
2016-06-30 -3.61
2016-03-31 -3.38
2015-12-31 -2.94
2015-09-30 -2.51

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Geospace Technologies will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.

Next steps:

  1. Examine whether Geospace Technologies is trading at Geospace Technologies'san attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  2. Geospace Technologies's future outlook can be gauged by looking at industry trends and market size, and determining how well-positioned the company is compared to its competitors. Take a look at other high-growth Energy companies here
  3. Geospace Technologies's competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
  4. Use fundamentals to screen for another stock to analyse from our database of over 75,000 companies worldwide
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Future performance checks
We assess Geospace Technologies's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Geospace Technologies has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

GEOS Past Performance

  How has Geospace Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Geospace Technologies's growth in the last year to its industry (Energy Services).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Geospace Technologies does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Geospace Technologies's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare Geospace Technologies's 1-year growth to the US Energy Services industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
Geospace Technologies's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Geospace Technologies Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:GEOS Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-06-30 78.84 -38.21 22.71 11.45
2018-03-31 71.77 -47.79 20.43 12.59
2017-12-31 73.08 -54.57 20.73 13.57
2017-09-30 73.72 -56.79 19.86 13.78
2017-06-30 66.35 -49.89 20.74 13.75
2017-03-31 69.84 -47.17 21.43 13.52
2016-12-31 64.21 -46.63 22.22 13.62
2016-09-30 62.06 -45.97 22.30 13.85
2016-06-30 61.75 -47.11 22.64 14.69
2016-03-31 63.83 -44.02 22.55 14.82
2015-12-31 76.84 -38.31 22.94 15.00
2015-09-30 84.87 -32.64 24.82 14.69
2015-06-30 95.14 -21.03 24.39 13.95
2015-03-31 116.12 -8.80 25.06 14.06
2014-12-31 156.73 7.07 25.64 15.46
2014-09-30 236.91 36.47 26.12 16.54
2014-06-30 278.92 51.99 26.57 17.37
2014-03-31 316.34 65.31 25.87 17.03
2013-12-31 324.20 71.57 25.26 15.70
2013-09-30 300.61 69.56 23.84 14.69
2013-06-30 269.27 60.14 21.65 13.43
2013-03-31 246.32 53.88 20.65 12.90
2012-12-31 226.13 48.45 19.49 12.64
2012-09-30 191.66 35.12 19.03 12.17
2012-06-30 187.52 34.44 18.98 11.74
2012-03-31 178.69 32.91 18.65 11.76
2011-12-31 173.15 30.18 18.98 11.48
2011-09-30 172.97 29.71 18.18 11.53

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Geospace Technologies has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Geospace Technologies has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Energy Services industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Geospace Technologies improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess Geospace Technologies's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Energy Services industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Geospace Technologies has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

GEOS Health

 How is Geospace Technologies's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Geospace Technologies's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Geospace Technologies is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Geospace Technologies's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Geospace Technologies's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Geospace Technologies has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Geospace Technologies Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago.

NasdaqGS:GEOS Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-06-30 177.24 0.00 39.56
2018-03-31 182.71 0.00 40.64
2017-12-31 185.89 0.00 46.01
2017-09-30 195.15 0.00 51.23
2017-06-30 212.65 0.00 53.54
2017-03-31 225.14 0.00 48.17
2016-12-31 233.81 0.00 37.53
2016-09-30 244.47 0.00 37.75
2016-06-30 257.06 0.00 38.78
2016-03-31 267.30 0.00 43.34
2015-12-31 277.21 0.00 36.99
2015-09-30 289.62 0.00 40.43
2015-06-30 309.02 0.00 45.22
2015-03-31 315.30 0.00 43.47
2014-12-31 321.33 0.00 49.95
2014-09-30 329.26 0.00 53.22
2014-06-30 331.28 0.00 58.56
2014-03-31 325.82 0.00 44.34
2013-12-31 314.82 0.00 44.39
2013-09-30 289.06 0.93 2.73
2013-06-30 274.58 0.00 9.96
2013-03-31 258.19 0.00 22.94
2012-12-31 239.07 0.00 64.58
2012-09-30 214.99 0.00 70.71
2012-06-30 208.79 0.00 67.64
2012-03-31 198.75 0.00 49.12
2011-12-31 185.46 0.00 42.80
2011-09-30 177.01 0.00 36.31
  • Geospace Technologies has no debt.
  • Geospace Technologies had no debt 5 years ago.
  • Geospace Technologies has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • Geospace Technologies has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess Geospace Technologies's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Geospace Technologies has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

GEOS Dividends

 What is Geospace Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Geospace Technologies dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of Geospace Technologies shares you are expected to receive $0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Geospace Technologies's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Geospace Technologies's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:GEOS Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Energy Services Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 23 Stocks 2.7%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 1973 Stocks 2.6%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.7%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.3%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.3%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NasdaqGS:GEOS Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Geospace Technologies has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Geospace Technologies's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Geospace Technologies's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Geospace Technologies has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Geospace Technologies's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.7%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Geospace Technologies afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Geospace Technologies has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

GEOS Management

 What is the CEO of Geospace Technologies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Rick Wheeler, image provided by Google.
Rick Wheeler
COMPENSATION $566,239
AGE 65
TENURE AS CEO 4.7 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Walter R. Wheeler, also known as Rick, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Geospace Technologies Corporation since January 1, 2014. Mr. Wheeler serves as Director of Geospace Technologies Corporation since November 2015. He served as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at Geospace Technologies Corporation from 2012 to December 31, 2013. Mr. Wheeler is responsible for sales, manufacturing, information technology and safety departments. He is one of leading design engineers and has 27 years of experience in seismic data acquisition system design. Mr. Wheeler joined OYO Geospace in 1997 and previously worked for 13 years as a Design Engineer at Input/Output, Inc. (now known as ION Geophysical Corp.). Mr. Wheeler received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University.

CEO Compensation
  • Rick's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Geospace Technologies management team in years:

13.8
Average Tenure
63
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Geospace Technologies management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Rick Wheeler

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$566K
AGE
65
TENURE
4.7 yrs

Thomas McEntire

TITLE
VP, CFO
COMPENSATION
$519K
AGE
58
TENURE
21 yrs

Michael Sheen

TITLE
Senior VP
COMPENSATION
$567K
AGE
70
TENURE
21.1 yrs

Robbin Adams

TITLE
Executive VP & Chief Project Engineer
COMPENSATION
$473K
AGE
61
TENURE
6.7 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Geospace Technologies board of directors in years:

6.4
Average Tenure
70
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Geospace Technologies board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Gary Owens

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
$120K
AGE
71
TENURE
21.1 yrs

Rick Wheeler

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$566K
AGE
65
TENURE
2.8 yrs

Michael Sheen

TITLE
Senior VP
COMPENSATION
$567K
AGE
70
TENURE
20.8 yrs

Hank Still

TITLE
Lead Director
COMPENSATION
$115K
AGE
76
TENURE
3.6 yrs

Hank Moody

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$115K
AGE
79
TENURE
14.2 yrs

Tom Davis

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$105K
AGE
71
TENURE
20.8 yrs

Tina Langtry

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$105K
AGE
61
TENURE
6.4 yrs

Richard Miles

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$105K
AGE
70
TENURE
5.3 yrs

Bud Giesinger

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$105K
AGE
62
TENURE
2.8 yrs
Recent Insider Trading
  • Geospace Technologies insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Who owns this company?
X
Management checks
We assess Geospace Technologies's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap and profit (greater than 0.5% of the company's profit + 0.03% of market cap)? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Geospace Technologies has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

GEOS News

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Why Geospace Technologies Corporation's (NASDAQ:GEOS) CEO Salary Matters To You

Understanding how CEOs are incentivised to run and grow their company is an important aspect of investing in a stock. … Incentives can be in the form of compensation, which should always be structured in a way that promotes value-creation to shareholders. … CEOs leading companies of similar size and profitability

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Geospace Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:GEOS): How Does It Impact Your Portfolio?

Generally, an investor should consider two types of risk that impact the market value of GEOS. … A popular measure of market risk for a stock is its beta, and the market as a whole represents a beta value of one. … Based on this beta value, GEOS may be a stock for investors with a portfolio mainly made up of low-beta stocks.

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Who Are The Top Investors In Geospace Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:GEOS)?

Although GEOS has a high institutional ownership, such stock moves, in the short-term, are more commonly linked to a particular type of active institutional investors – hedge funds. … Insider ownership has to do more with how the company is managed and less to do with the direct impact of the magnitude of shares trading on the market. … Next Steps: I suggest investors seek some degree of margin of safety due to high institutional ownership in GEOS, in particular due to the strong presence of active hedge fund investors.

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Is Geospace Technologies Corporation's (NASDAQ:GEOS) CEO Pay Fair?

See our latest analysis for Geospace Technologies What has GEOS's performance been like? … Earnings is a powerful indication of GEOS's ability to invest shareholders' funds and generate returns. … Normally I'd use market cap and profit as factors determining performance, however, GEOS's negative earnings lower the effectiveness of this method.

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Should You Be Concerned With Geospace Technologies Corporation's (NASDAQ:GEOS) -17.01% Earnings Drop?

After reading Geospace Technologies Corporation's (NASDAQ:GEOS) latest earnings update (31 December 2017), I found it beneficial to look back at how the company has performed in the past and compare this against the most recent numbers. … Check out our latest analysis for Geospace Technologies Did GEOS perform worse than its track record and industry? … For Geospace Technologies, its latest earnings (trailing twelve month) is -US$54.57M, which, against the previous year's level, has become more negative.

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A Look At Geospace Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:GEOS) And The Oil & Gas Sector

In this article, I’ll take you through the energy sector growth expectations, as well as evaluate whether Geospace Technologies is lagging or leading its competitors in the industry. … View our latest analysis for Geospace Technologies What’s the catalyst for Geospace Technologies's sector growth? … As the company trails the rest of the industry in terms of growth, Geospace Technologies may also be a cheaper stock relative to its peers.

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Is Geospace Technologies Corporation's (NASDAQ:GEOS) Liquidity As Good As Its Solvency?

Geospace Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:GEOS), which has zero-debt on its balance sheet, can maximize capital returns by increasing debt due to its lower cost of capital. … Check out our latest analysis for Geospace Technologies Is GEOS right in choosing financial flexibility over lower cost of capital? … Shareholders should understand why the company isn't opting for cheaper cost of capital to fund future growth, and whether the company needs financial flexibility at this point in time.

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With -5.3% EPS Drop, Should Geospace Technologies Corporation's (GEOS) Recent Track Record Be A Cause Of Concern?

After looking at Geospace Technologies Corporation's (NASDAQ:GEOS) latest earnings announcement (30 June 2017), I found it useful to revisit the company's performance in the past couple of years and assess this against the most recent figures. … Check out our latest analysis for Geospace Technologies Despite a decline, did GEOS underperform the long-term trend and the industry? … For Geospace Technologies, the latest twelve-month earnings -$50M, which, in comparison to last year’s figure, has become more negative.

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How Should You Think About Geospace Technologies Corporation's (GEOS) Risks?

A widely-used metric to measure a stock's market risk is beta, and the broad market index represents a beta value of one. … View our latest analysis for Geospace Technologies An interpretation of GEOS's beta Geospace Technologies’s five-year beta of 1.23 means that the company’s value will swing up by more than the market during prosperous times, but also drop down by more in times of downturns. … As a result, this aspect of GEOS indicates a higher beta than a similar size company with a lower portion of fixed assets on their balance sheet.

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Is Geospace Technologies Corporation's (GEOS) CEO Pay Justified?

Performance can be measured based on factors such as earnings and total shareholder return (TSR). … Over the last year GEOS produced negative earnings of -$50M , which is a further decline from prior year's loss of -$47M. … Usually I would use earnings and market cap to account for variations in performance, however, GEOS's negative earnings lower the usefulness of my formula.

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GEOS Company Info

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Description

Geospace Technologies Corporation designs and manufactures instruments and equipment used in the oil and gas industry to acquire seismic data in order to locate, characterize, and monitor hydrocarbon producing reservoirs. The company operates through two segments, Seismic and Non-Seismic. The Seismic segment offers land and marine nodal data acquisition systems, permanent land and seabed reservoir monitoring products and services, geophones and geophone strings, hydrophones, leader wires, connectors, telemetry cables, marine streamer retrieval and steering devices, multi-component sensors, seismic borehole acquisition systems, and various other products. The Non-Seismic segment offers electronic pre-press products that employ direct thermal imaging and digital inkjet printing technologies targeted at the commercial graphics, industrial graphics, textile, and flexographic printing industries. This segment also provides other non-seismic products that consist of sensors and tools for vibration monitoring, mine safety application, and earthquake detection; cables for power and communication for the offshore oil and gas, and offshore construction industries; water meter cables and connectors; and other specialty industrial cable and connector products. The company serves seismic contractors, and independent and government-owned oil and gas companies; direct users of equipment; specialized resellers; and specialty manufacturers, research institutions, and industrial product distributors. It operates in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, and internationally. Geospace Technologies Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Details
Name: Geospace Technologies Corporation
GEOS
Exchange: NasdaqGS
Founded: 1980
$183,288,112
13,597,041
Website: http://www.geospace.com
Address: Geospace Technologies Corporation
7007 Pinemont Drive,
Houston,
Texas, 77040,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGS GEOS Common Stock Nasdaq Global Select US USD 21. Nov 1997
DB OYO Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 21. Nov 1997
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
707
Geospace Technologies employees.
Industry
Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
Energy
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2018/09/22 21:07
End of day share price update: 2018/09/21 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2017/12/01
Last earnings filing: 2018/08/03
Last earnings reported: 2018/06/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2017/09/30


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.