Headlines about Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (NASDAQ:GLDD) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock earned a news impact score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.0098555801811 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of NASDAQ GLDD remained flat at $$4.60 during midday trading on Thursday. The stock had a trading volume of 175,297 shares, compared to its average volume of 203,351. The company has a market capitalization of $274.73, a P/E ratio of -17.04 and a beta of 0.80. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has a 52-week low of $3.60 and a 52-week high of $5.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.93, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a current ratio of 1.75.
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (NASDAQ:GLDD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 20th. The construction company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $191.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $181.90 million. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock had a negative return on equity of 6.64% and a negative net margin of 4.45%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.11) earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Great Lakes Dredge and Dock will post -0.15 EPS for the current year.
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Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company Profile
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation provides dredging services in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Dredging, and Environmental & Infrastructure. The Dredging segment is involved 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.
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