IO ION Geophysical

ION Geophysical provides acquisition equipment, software, planning and seismic processing services, and seismic data libraries to the global oil & gas industry. The company’s technologies and services are used by E&P operators and seismic acquisition contractors to generate high-resolution images of the subsurface during exploration, exploitation and production operations. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ION has offices in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Russia, China and the Middle East. Founded in 1968 as Input/Output , ION began as a provider of highly specialized, seismic source synchronization equipment. ION became publicly traded on NASDAQ in 1991, and was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in November 1994 using the trading symbol "IO". Throughout the 1990s and 2000s ION experienced growth through a number of key acquisitions. In September 2007 Input/Output officially changed its name to "ION" as part of a re-branding.

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Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 37.49M 37.49M 37.49M 37.49M 37.49M 37.49M
Cash burn (monthly) 5.3M (positive/no burn) 2.52M 1.84M 1.34M (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) 19.17M n/a 9.12M 6.65M 4.84M n/a
Cash remaining 18.31M n/a 28.37M 30.83M 32.65M n/a
Runway (months of cash) 3.5 n/a 11.3 16.8 24.4 n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
5 Mar 21 Michael L Morrison Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 2.63 2,971 7.81K 58,168
1 Mar 21 David H Barr Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 2,500 0 32,933
1 Mar 21 Lapeyre James M JR Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 2,500 0 420,273
1 Mar 21 Michael Y Mcgovern Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 2,500 0 7,293
1 Mar 21 S James Nelson Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 0 2,500 0 24,266

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16.3% owned by funds/institutions
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Total holders 36 38 -5.3%
Opened positions 5 6 -16.7%
Closed positions 7 8 -12.5%
Increased positions 7 6 +16.7%
Reduced positions 15 13 +15.4%
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Total value 7.13M 5.2M +37.0%
Total shares 2.94M 3.47M -15.4%
Total puts 0 0
Total calls 17K 100 +16900.0%
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Renaissance Technologies 1M $2.44M -4.3%
Vanguard 454.24K $1.1M -0.0%
DB Deutsche Bank AG - Registered Shares 300K $729K 0.0%
ATAC Neuberger Berman 284.02K $690K -2.9%
BLK Blackrock 207.86K $505K +8.1%
Geode Capital Management 81.3K $197K 0.0%
Acadian Asset Management 79.53K $193K -59.4%
Bridgeway Capital Management 77.4K $188K 0.0%
Gsa Capital Partners 54.18K $132K +146.3%
Raymond James Financial Services Advisors 49.97K $121K -0.4%
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MS Morgan Stanley 747 -209.82K -99.6%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 0 -167.66K EXIT
Acadian Asset Management 79.53K -116.27K -59.4%
Squarepoint Ops 26.72K -52.67K -66.3%
Renaissance Technologies 1M -45.2K -4.3%
Susquehanna International 47.56K +36.67K +336.6%
Gsa Capital Partners 54.18K +32.19K +146.3%
Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership 0 -18.09K EXIT
C Citigroup 0 -16.37K EXIT
BLK Blackrock 207.86K +15.52K +8.1%

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