Ion Geophysical Corporation (IO): Price and Financial Metrics

Ion Geophysical Corporation (IO): $0.35

-0.02 (-6.68%)

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IO POWR Grades

  • IO scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 97.54% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for IO is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • IO ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 0th percentile.

IO Stock Summary

  • Ion Geophysical Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than merely 3.71% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -2.69 for Ion Geophysical Corp; that's greater than it is for only 3.57% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for IO comes in at -133.26% -- higher than that of only 2.74% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Ion Geophysical Corp are EBIX, ENVA, NH, ST, and RMTI.
  • IO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Ion Geophysical Corp's official web site, go to

IO Valuation Summary

  • IO's price/earnings ratio is -0.6; this is 102.99% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • IO's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • IO's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for IO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
IO 2021-09-03 0.5 -0.6 -0.6 -4.9
IO 2021-09-02 0.5 -0.6 -0.6 -4.9
IO 2021-09-01 0.5 -0.6 -0.6 -4.9
IO 2021-08-31 0.5 -0.6 -0.6 -4.9
IO 2021-08-30 0.5 -0.5 -0.6 -4.9
IO 2021-08-27 0.5 -0.5 -0.6 -4.9

IO Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -44.36%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 24.27%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -1421.04%.
Over the past 67 months, IO's revenue has gone down $98,164,000.

The table below shows IO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 105.436 -13.965 -44.338
2021-06-30 77.279 -26.5 -60.492
2021-03-31 80.296 11.848 -42.125
2020-12-31 122.674 9.159 -37.225
2020-09-30 138.088 28.014 -38.583
2020-06-30 175.093 36.236 -25.699

IO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • IO has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 17.61% of graded US stocks.
  • IO's asset turnover comes in at 0.396 -- ranking 64th of 136 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • HP, RNGR, and CCLP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with IO.

The table below shows IO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.396 0.171 -0.287
2021-03-31 0.384 0.176 -0.183
2020-12-31 0.541 0.340 -0.052
2020-09-30 0.583 0.286 -0.081
2020-06-30 0.712 0.362 0.004
2020-03-31 0.784 0.404 -0.018

IO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of IO, see our IO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $4.57 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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IO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $0.35 52-week high $2.67
Prev. close $0.37 52-week low $0.30
Day low $0.33 Volume 904,500
Day high $0.37 Avg. volume 4,653,175
50-day MA $0.68 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $1.12 Market Cap 10.22M

Ion Geophysical Corporation (IO) Company Bio

ION Geophysical Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides a suite of services and products for seismic data acquisition and processing in Latin America, North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, and internationally. The company operates in two segments: E&P Technology & Services and Operations Optimization. The E&P Technology & Services segment offers data processing and imaging services; and survey planning and design, data acquisition and management, subsurface imaging, and reservoir characterization, as well as technical, commercial, and strategic advisory services. The Operations Optimization segment provides survey design, and command and control software systems and related services for marine towed streamer and seabed operations; and in-field optimization, and equipment maintenance and training services. This segment also develops, manufactures, and repairs marine towed streamer positioning and data acquisition systems, ocean bottom data acquisition technologies, marine diverters, analog geophones, and land acquisition systems, which are deployed in marine robotics, defense, scientific, exploration and production, and other commercial applications. ION Geophysical Corporation markets and sells its services and products through direct sales force and third-party sales representatives. The company was formerly known as Input/Output, Inc. and changed its name to ION Geophysical Corporation in 2007. ION Geophysical Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Below are the latest news stories about Ion Geophysical Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate IO as an investment opportunity.

ION announces a continued forbearance and amendment extension related to its revolving credit agreement and forbearance agreement extension related to its senior secured second priority notes due 2025

HOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) announced today that it has entered into a Second Forbearance and Sixth Amendment extension with PNC Bank, National Association (“PNC”), under its Revolving Credit and Security Agreement dated August 22, 2014 (as amended, the “Credit Agreement”), pursuant to which PNC has agreed to waive, through and including March 8, 2022, a cross default that would have occurred under the Credit Agreement by virtue of ION’s miss

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

ION Geophysical receives NYSE notice for non-compliance

ION Geophysical (NYSE:IO) receives notice from NYSE as the stock fell below minimum listing standards on January 31, 2022. NYSE requires that the average closing price of a listed company's stock remain above $1.00 per share over a consecutive 30 trading-day period. Company has six months to regain compliance...

Seeking Alpha | February 4, 2022

ION receives continued listing standard notice from the NYSE

HOUSTON, Feb. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that it received notice on January 31, 2022 from the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") that the price of its common stock fell below the NYSE's continued listing standards. The NYSE requires that the average closing price of a listed company's common stock remain above $1.00 per share over a consecutive 30 trading-day period. As of January 28, 2022, the 30 trading-day period average closing price

Yahoo | February 4, 2022

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William White on InvestorPlace | February 2, 2022

ION Geophysical Corporation: Stock Craters After Reports Of Upcoming Chapter 11 Filing

On Thursday, shares of seismic data provider ION Geophysical Corporation (IO) or "ION" lost more than 50% of their value after reports of the company looking to sell itself in a court-supervised auction under chapter 11 emerged: Seismic mapper Ion Geophysical Corp. is preparing a potential bankruptcy filing to sell...

Henrik Alex on Seeking Alpha | January 28, 2022

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IO Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo N/A
6-mo -29.41%
1-year -66.02%
3-year -95.68%
5-year -93.40%
YTD -60.23%
2021 -63.79%
2020 -72.00%
2019 67.57%
2018 -73.77%
2017 229.17%

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