Dawson Stock Performance

DWSN
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USD 2.06  0.10  5.10%   

Dawson Geophysical holds a performance score of 12 on a scale of zero to a hundred. The firm shows a Beta (market volatility) of 0.4344, which means possible diversification benefits within a given portfolio. Let's try to break down what Dawson's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, Dawson Geophysical returns are expected to increase less than the market. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Dawson Geophysical will be expected to be smaller as well. Although it is vital to follow Dawson Geophysical historical returns, it is good to be conservative about what you can do with the information regarding equity current trending patterns. Our philosophy towards predicting future performance of any stock is to look not only at its past charts but also at the business as a whole, including all fundamental and technical indicators. To evaluate if Dawson Geophysical expected return of 1.17 will be sustainable into the future, we have found twenty-one different technical indicators, which can help you to check if the expected returns are sustainable. Use Dawson Geophysical information ratio, potential upside, as well as the relationship between the Potential Upside and kurtosis to analyze future returns on Dawson Geophysical.
  
Dawson Performance
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Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Dawson Geophysical are ranked lower than 12 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 90 days. Despite quite weak basic indicators, Dawson Geophysical disclosed solid returns over the last few months and may actually be approaching a breakup point. ...more

Structure and Payout Changes

Last Split Factor
105:100
Dividend Date
2012-12-27
Ex Dividend Date
2012-12-13
Last Split Date
2018-05-11

Dawson Price Channel

Begin Period Cash Flow45955000.00
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities264000.00

Dawson Geophysical Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  110.00  in Dawson Geophysical on September 2, 2022 and sell it today you would earn a total of  86.00  from holding Dawson Geophysical or generate 78.18% return on investment over 90 days. Dawson Geophysical is currently generating 1.1726% in daily expected returns and assumes 7.3511% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 90 days horizon. In different words, 63% of stocks are less volatile than Dawson, and 78% of all traded equity instruments are projected to make higher returns than the company over the 90 days investment horizon.
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Given the investment horizon of 90 days Dawson Geophysical is expected to generate 4.84 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 4.84 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.16 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The NYSE Composite is currently generating roughly 0.08 per unit of risk.

Dawson Geophysical Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for Dawson Geophysical's investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of stocks, such as Dawson Geophysical, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a Dawson Geophysical's price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

Sharpe Ratio = 0.1595

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Estimated Market Risk
 7.35
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 63 %
of total potential
 
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Expected Return
 1.17
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 22 %
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Risk-Adjusted Return
 0.16
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 12 %
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Based on monthly moving average Dawson Geophysical is performing at about 12% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of Dawson Geophysical by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

About Dawson Geophysical Performance

To evaluate Dawson Geophysical Stock as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when Dawson Geophysical generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare Dawson Stock's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand Dawson Geophysical market performance in a much more refined way. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents Dawson's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash112 K120.8 K
Return on Investment(37.99) (38.99) 
Return on Average Assets(32.79) (33.65) 
Return on Average Equity(37.92) (38.91) 
Return on Invested Capital(0.68) (0.70) 
Return on Sales(1.18) (1.21) 

Things to note about Dawson Geophysical

Checking the ongoing alerts about Dawson Geophysical for important developments is a great way to find new opportunities for your next move. Stock alerts and notifications screener for Dawson Geophysical help investors to be notified of important events, changes in technical or fundamental conditions, and significant headlines that can affect investment decisions.

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Equity Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Dawson Geophysical is way too risky over 90 days horizon
Dawson Geophysical appears to be risky and price may revert if volatility continues
The company reported the previous year's revenue of 24.7 M. Net Loss for the year was (29.09 M) with loss before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of (4.32 M).
Dawson Geophysical currently holds about 24.92 M in cash with (16.05 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.05.
Over 84.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Is Dawson Geophysical's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Dawson Geophysical. If investors know Dawson will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Dawson Geophysical listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Market Capitalization
46.7 M
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.85
Return On Assets
(0.23) 
Return On Equity
(0.44) 
The market value of Dawson Geophysical is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Dawson that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Dawson Geophysical's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Dawson Geophysical's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Dawson Geophysical's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Dawson Geophysical's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Dawson Geophysical's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Dawson Geophysical value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Dawson Geophysical's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.