Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS)

Overall impact
D (26)

Commentary

Advanced Drainage Systems is a below-average overall performer. With a 'D' rating of 26.3 for overall impact (bottom 25% of all companies), Advanced Drainage Systems ranks 6th out of 12 industry peers, behind China XD Plastics, CTI Industries, Amerityre and 2 others, and ahead of Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Carlisle, Trinseo and 3 others. On top material causes for Advanced Drainage Systems's industry (Automobiles & Parts), Advanced Drainage Systems performs poorly in Equal Pay and Opportunity (36.0 score), Lgbtq Equality (27.3), Decent, Safe Work Opportunities (7.5) and 2 other causes where it received a 'D' or 'F' score. Advanced Drainage Systems did not receive an 'A' rating on any metric.
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Northern Ireland (Macbride)
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Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
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Undermining US elections
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Advertising
Alcohol
Animal treatment
Anti-abortion support
Cannabis
Carbon emissions intensity
Coal
Contraceptives
Deforestation - financing
Deforestation - supply chain
Discrimination controversies
Environmental controversies
Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fossil fuel
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
Health-related controversies
Human rights controversies
Human trafficking
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing debt
Interest-bearing securities
Iran
Military contracting
Misleading communication
Music
Myanmar
Norges Bank exclusion list
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
No SBTI commitment
Nuclear
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Oppressive governments
Pharma controveries
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Russia
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sudan
Sugar
Syria
Tobacco
Undermining US elections
Weapons
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WMS Price
$93.25
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$3.19 billion
Market cap
$7.43 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical historical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Employees
5,635
Sector
Consumer Goods
Industry
Automobiles & Parts
Peer group
Rubber and Plastics
Headquarters
Ohio, United States
Share classes
WMS
Description
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets thermoplastic corrugated pipes and related water management products, and drainage solutions for use in the underground construction and infrastructure marketplace in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. The company operates through Pipe, International, Infiltrator, and Allied Products & Other segments. It offers single, double, and triple wall corrugated polypropylene and polyethylene pipes; plastic leachfield chambers and systems, EZflow synthetic aggregate bundles, mechanical aeration wastewater solutions, septic tanks and accessories, and combined treatment and dispersal systems; and allied products, including storm retention/detention and septic chambers, polyvinyl chloride drainage structures, fittings, and water quality filters and separators. The company also purchases and distributes construction fabrics and other geosynthetic products for soil stabilization, reinforcement, filtration, separation, erosion control, and sub-surface drainage, as well as drainage grates and other products. It offers its products for non-residential, residential, agriculture, and infrastructure applications through a network of approximately 38 distribution centers. The company was incorporated in 1966 and is headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio.
Material causes
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