Diana Containerships (NASDAQ: DCIX) is one of 25 public companies in the “Deep Sea Freight” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Diana Containerships to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

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 insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Diana Containerships and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Diana Containerships -467.42% -27.46% -10.57%
Diana Containerships Competitors -96.19% -16.42% -5.71%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Diana Containerships and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Diana Containerships $22.70 million -$10.89 million 0.00
Diana Containerships Competitors $229.07 million $92.01 million -2.66

Diana Containerships’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Diana Containerships. Diana Containerships is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Diana Containerships and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Diana Containerships 0 0 0 0 N/A
Diana Containerships Competitors 199 609 658 13 2.33

As a group, “Deep Sea Freight” companies have a potential upside of 33.65%. Given Diana Containerships’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Diana Containerships has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

Diana Containerships has a beta of 2.2, meaning that its share price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diana Containerships’ rivals have a beta of 2.04, meaning that their average share price is 104% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Diana Containerships rivals beat Diana Containerships on 8 of the 9 factors compared.

About Diana Containerships

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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