Who are the Institutional Holders in Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS)?

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE: WMS) is 12.32% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $75.02 and a high of $145.68 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The WMS stock was last observed hovering at around $138.08 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 19.89%.

Currently trading at $157.97, the stock is 19.64% and 19.84% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.61 million and changing 14.40% at the moment leaves the stock 34.85% off its SMA200. WMS registered 65.74% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 21.83%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $4.62 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $15.22.

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The stock witnessed a 21.60% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 41.11%, and is 18.83% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 3.90% over the week and 2.85% over the month.

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) has around 5870 employees, a market worth around $12.31B and $2.84B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 25.12 and Fwd P/E is 23.67. Profit margin for the company is 17.65%. Distance from 52-week low is 110.57% and 8.44% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (20.04%).

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $1.02 with sales reaching $629.29M over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 0.49% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -9.60% year-over-year.

607 institutions hold shares in Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS), with institutional investors hold 101.31% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 69.52M, and float is at 67.27M with Short Float at 3.17%. Institutions hold 89.11% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group Inc with over 6.81 million shares valued at $775.26 million. The investor’s holdings represent 8.66% of the WMS Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 6.33 million shares valued at $720.08 million to account for 8.04% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Baillie Gifford and Company which holds 3.61 million shares representing 4.59% and valued at over $410.83 million, while Impax Asset Management Group Plc holds 4.43% of the shares totaling 3.49 million with a market value of $396.82 million.

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Insider Activity

A total of 41 insider transactions have happened at Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 32 and purchases happening 9 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by KING BRIAN W., the company’s Executive Vice President. SEC filings show that KING BRIAN W. sold 1,869 shares of the company’s common stock on Dec 15 at a price of $140.86 per share for a total of $0.26 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 10508.0 shares.

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Dec 14 that HUEBERT MICHAEL G. (Executive Vice President) sold a total of 13,473 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Dec 14 and was made at $138.23 per share for $1.86 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 23325.0 shares of the WMS stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Dec 06, MAKOWSKI TIM A () disposed off 2,000 shares at an average price of $125.72 for $0.25 million. The insider now directly holds 6,147 shares of Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS).

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS): Who are the competitors?

One of the company’s main competitors (and peers) include Rogers Corp. (ROG) that is trading -22.07% down over the past 12 months.Proto Labs Inc. (PRLB) lies in the list of competitors of the Advanced Drainage Systems Inc and is 8.02% higher over the same period from WMSDover Corp. (DOV) is 4.54% up on the 1-year trading charts.