Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) – Reports 3Q Results

0 min read

Wednesday, November 08, 2023

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is the largest provider of dredging services in the United States. In addition, Great Lakes is fully engaged in expanding its core business into the rapidly developing offshore wind energy industry. The Company has a long history of performing significant international projects. The Company employs experienced civil, ocean and mechanical engineering staff in its estimating, production and project management functions. In its over 131-year history, the Company has never failed to complete a marine project. Great Lakes owns and operates the largest and most diverse fleet in the U.S. dredging industry, comprised of approximately 200 specialized vessels. Great Lakes has a disciplined training program for engineers that ensures experienced-based performance as they advance through Company operations. The Company’s Incident-and Injury-Free® (IIF®) safety management program is integrated into all aspects of the Company’s culture. The Company’s commitment to the IIF® culture promotes a work environment where employee safety is paramount.

Joe Gomes, Managing Director, Equity Research Analyst, Generalist , Noble Capital Markets, Inc.

Joshua Zoepfel, Research Associate, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.

Refer to the full report for the price target, fundamental analysis, and rating.

Results. Great Lakes reported total revenue of $117.2 million, a decrease from $158.4 million the prior year and below our estimate of $137 million. Gross margin was 7.7% compared to 2.4%, but lower than our projection of 8.8%. Net loss was at $6.2 million, or $0.09 per diluted share compared to $9.9 million last year, or $0.15. We projected a net loss of $6 million, or $0.09 per share. Adjusted EBTIDA totaled $5.3 million versus $1.3 million in the previous year.

Backlog. Great Lakes ended the quarter record backlog of $1.03 billion, up from $327.1 million at 1Q23, not including approximately $50.0 million of performance obligations related to offshore wind contracts. In addition, the Company ended the quarter with $225 million in low bids and options pending award. Significantly, 71% of backlog was capital projects work, which will help drive margins higher going forward.  

Get the Full Report

Equity Research is available at no cost to Registered users of Channelchek. Not a Member? Click ‘Join’ to join the Channelchek Community. There is no cost to register, and we never collect credit card information.

This Company Sponsored Research is provided by Noble Capital Markets, Inc., a FINRA and S.E.C. registered broker-dealer (B/D).

*Analyst certification and important disclosures included in the full report. NOTE: investment decisions should not be based upon the content of this research summary. Proper due diligence is required before making any investment decision. 


Inbox Intel from Channelchek.

Informed investors make more money. And it’s all about timing. Get it when it happens.

By clicking submit you are agreeing to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
© 2018-2024 Noble Financial Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Channelchek is provided at no cost to be used for information purposes only and not as investment advisement.