Contrasting Diana Containerships (DCIX) and Its Peers
Diana Containerships (NASDAQ: DCIX) is one of 25 public companies in the “Deep Sea Freight” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Diana Containerships to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.
This table compares Diana Containerships and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Diana Containerships Competitors||-94.29%||-16.66%||-5.76%|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Diana Containerships and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Diana Containerships Competitors||191||602||650||13||2.33|
As a group, “Deep Sea Freight” companies have a potential upside of 36.73%. Given Diana Containerships’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Diana Containerships has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
66.3% of shares of all “Deep Sea Freight” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of shares of all “Deep Sea Freight” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Diana Containerships has a beta of 2.34, suggesting that its share price is 134% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diana Containerships’ peers have a beta of 2.06, suggesting that their average share price is 106% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Diana Containerships and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Diana Containerships||$22.70 million||-$8.54 million||0.00|
|Diana Containerships Competitors||$229.24 million||$95.55 million||-3.11|
Diana Containerships’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Diana Containerships. Diana Containerships is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Diana Containerships peers beat Diana Containerships on 8 of the 9 factors compared.
Diana Containerships Company Profile
Diana Containerships Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the ownership of containerships. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s fleet consisted of six panamax and six post-panamax containerships with a combined carrying capacity of 61,517 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU). As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s fleet included SAGITTA, CENTAURUS, NEW JERSEY, PAMINA, DOMINGO, DOUKATO, PUELO, PUCON, MARCH, GREAT and HAMBURG. The Company’s customers include national, regional and international companies. The Company charters its vessels to customers primarily pursuant to short-term and long-term time charters. As of December 31, 2016, its subsidiaries included Likiep Shipping Company Inc., Orangina Inc., Rongerik Shipping Company Inc., Dud Shipping Company Inc., Mago Shipping Company Inc., Eluk Shipping Company Inc., Oruk Shipping Company Inc., Meck Shipping Company Inc., Langor Shipping Company Inc. and Unitized Ocean Transport Limited.
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