ION Geophysical CorporationStock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy ION Geophysical Corporation stock? (NYSE:IO). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

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  • This company is solid.
  • This company is making money at a decent rate.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company pays no dividend.

IO Free Cash Flow Trend

Based on historical returns, we believe that ION Geophysical Corporation can grow its free cash at a rate of about 9%. That's positive!

Free Cash Flow trendline for IO
Free Cash Flow trendline for ION Geophysical Corporation

Inside the IO Numbers

IO Price
(ION Geophysical Corporation stock price per share)
$13.95
[?] IO Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$24.37
[?] IO Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $15.84
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 56% lower than other Basic Materials stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 78% lower than other Oil & Gas Equipment & Services stocks
[?] Cash Yield 16.03%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 48%

Is ION Geophysical Corporation Stock on Sale?

We believe that ION Geophysical Corporation may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, ION Geophysical Corporation looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy IO Stock?

Does ION Geophysical Corporation have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.