Insider Trading in Focus: Dawson Geophysical Company $DWSN

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Dawson Geophysical Company (DWSN) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Dec 15, 2017 Barrett William J, Director bought 195 shares having total worth of $913 at the price of $4.68 per share, following the transaction a total of 753,168 shares owned by Barrett William J. Before this latest buy, Barrett William J purchased DWSN at 7 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $154,000 at an average of $4.4 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 2 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 2 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 7 times by insiders. an employee of the company was the buyer in 7 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 2 0 16.55%
12 Month 7 0 -40.94%

Shares of Dawson Geophysical Company (DWSN) traded up 2.57% on Dec 15, 2017, hitting $4.79. 167,323 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Dawson Geophysical Company has a 52 week low of $3.75 and a 52 week high of $8.92. The company’s market cap is $156 million.

Dawson Geophysical Company (DWSN) last announced its earnings results on Nov 2, 2017. The company reported -0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of -0.34 by $0.21. The company had revenue of $46 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $39 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted -0.57 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 62% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-11-02 2017-08-03 2017-05-04 2017-03-02 2016-11-03 2016-08-04 2016-05-10 2015-11-05 2015-08-07 2015-05-18
earnings per share -0.13 -0.68 -0.42 -0.33 -0.57 -0.54 -0.40 -0.13 -0.55 -0.37
Revenue(M) 45.63 30.47 41.93 30.07 28.12 28.09 47.06 62.5 43.34 73.72

TGC Industries, Inc., is incorporated in Texas. The Company is mainly engaged in the geophysical service business of conducting Three-D (3-D) surveys for clients in the oil and gas business. It provides seismic data acquisition services throughout the continental United States and Canada. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 14 seismic crews consisting of nine crews in the U.S. and five crews in Canada. These seismic crews supply seismic data mainly to companies engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas on land and in land-to-water transition areas. Eagle Canada’s seismic acquisition services are also used by the potash mining industry in Canada, and Eagle has particular expertise through their heliportable capabilities. The Company’s customers rely on seismic data to identify areas where subsurface conditions are favorable for the accumulation of existing hydrocarbons, to optimize the development and production of hydrocarbon reservoirs, to better delineate existing oil and natural gas fields, and to augment reservoir management techniques. It acquires geophysical data using the latest in 3-D survey techniques. It introduces acoustic energy into the ground by using vibration equipment or dynamite detonation, depending on the surface terrain and subsurface requirements. The Company’s competitors include companies with financial resources that are significantly greater than its own as well as companies of comparable and smaller size. Its operations are subject to a variety of federal, state, and provincial and local laws and regulations.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.