Dawson Geophysical Company

The Company acquires and processes two-dimensional (2-D), three-dimensional (3-D) and multi-component seismic data for its clients, ranging from oil and gas companies to independent oil and gas operators, as well as providers of multi-client data libraries. It operates through contract seismic data acquisition and processing services segment. It operates approximately 10 seismic crews, consisting of over eight crews in the United States and approximately two crews in Canada, and a seismic data processing center. It owns equipment for over 20 land-based seismic data acquisition crews, approximately 220 vibrator energy source units, over 248,000 recording channels and approximately 20 central recording systems.

Midland, US
Size (employees)
814 (est)-27%
Dawson Geophysical Company is headquartered in Midland, US

Dawson Geophysical Company Office Locations

Dawson Geophysical Company has offices in Midland, Calgary, Denver, Plano
Midland, US (HQ)
800 508 W Wall St
Plano, US
955 101 E Park Blvd
Denver, US
2150 1675 Broadway

Dawson Geophysical Company Metrics

Dawson Geophysical Company Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$50.8 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

($70.9 m)

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

($5 m)

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$126.1 m

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$14.6 m
Dawson Geophysical Company's current market capitalization is $126.1 m.
Dawson Geophysical Company's revenue was reported to be $50.8 m in FY, 2016 which is a 78.4% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$134.5 m$118.8 m$234.7 m$50.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$107.7 m$101.6 m$205.6 m$121.7 m

Gross profit

$26.9 m$17.3 m$29.1 m($70.9 m)

Gross profit Margin, %



($7.4 m)($13.5 m)($7 m)($7 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

$20 k$20 k

Pre tax profit

($8.5 m)($14.2 m)($6.9 m)($6.9 m)

Net Income

($6.3 m)($9.5 m)($26.3 m)($5 m)
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$52.4 m$22.8 m$37 m$14.6 m

Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

$115.8 m$98.1 m$99.9 m$75.7 m


$201.5 k$201.5 k

Total Assets

$289 m$262.6 m$247.8 m$187.7 m

Accounts Payable

$15.9 m$10.7 m$8.4 m$5.6 m

Current Liabilities

$36.6 m$24.4 m$28.8 m$15 m

Non-Current Liabilities

$39.4 m$38.7 m$9.3 m$1.8 m

Total Liabilities

$76 m$63.1 m$38.1 m$16.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$94.8 m$96.1 m$142.3 m$143 m

Retained Earnings

$115.5 m$101 m$69.1 m$29.3 m

Total Equity

$213.1 m$199.5 m$209.7 m$170.9 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.3 x1.2 x1.1 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$10.5 m($12.6 m)($5 m)($5 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

$37.1 m$40.2 m$9.7 m$9.7 m

Accounts Receivable

$16.2 m($2.5 m)$2.9 m$2.9 m


Accounts Payable

($3 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$70.6 m$10.4 m($1.7 m)($1.7 m)

Capital Expenditures

($1.8 m)($1.4 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($67.5 m)($36.1 m)($3.7 m)($3.7 m)

Short-term Borrowings

($8.9 m)($10.8 m)($1.8 m)($1.8 m)

Dividends Paid

($1.9 m)($646 k)($646 k)

Cash From Financing Activities

($8 m)($3.7 m)($2.7 m)($2.7 m)

Interest Paid

$688 k$537 k$93 k$93 k

Income Taxes Paid

$1.7 m$735 k$752 k$33 k

Free Cash Flow

$72.4 m$11.8 m

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