With a year-over-year growth in debt of 240.71%, Advanced Drainage Systems Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 92.6% of about US stocks.
Over the past twelve months, WMS has reported earnings growth of -184.74%, putting it ahead of just 7.96% of US stocks in our set.
Advanced Drainage Systems Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -51.77%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 10.3% of stocks in our set.
Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Advanced Drainage Systems Inc are EXPO, DQ, BE, EXPI, and NIU.
Advanced Drainage Systems designs, manufactures, and markets thermoplastic corrugated pipes and related water management products for non-residential, residential, agriculture, and infrastructure applications in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1966 and is based in Hilliard, Ohio.
WMS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Advanced Drainage Systems Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Advanced Drainage Systems Inc ranked in the 77th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WMS, they are:
Advanced Drainage Systems Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than just 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
Advanced Drainage Systems Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -1.26. This coverage rate is greater than that of just 13.13% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 11. This value is greater than 83.12% stocks in the Basic Materials sector that generate free cash flow.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
HUN, BCC, XPEL, NGVT, and CCR can be thought of as valuation peers to WMS, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.