International Shipholding (OTCMKTS: ISHCQ) and Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 (NYSE:GNK) are both small-cap services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares International Shipholding and Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
International Shipholding N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 $135.59 million 2.67 -$217.75 million ($5.14) -2.04

International Shipholding has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for International Shipholding and Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
International Shipholding 0 0 0 0 N/A
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 0 1 3 0 2.75

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 has a consensus price target of $16.50, indicating a potential upside of 57.44%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

58.3% of Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.3% of Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares International Shipholding and Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
International Shipholding -15.98% -47.90% -10.59%
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 -48.02% -7.34% -4.63%

Volatility and Risk

International Shipholding has a beta of 1.53, meaning that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 beats International Shipholding on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

International Shipholding Company Profile

International Shipholding Corporation is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates a diversified fleet of the United States and international-flagged vessels that provide domestic and international maritime transportation services under medium to long-term time charters or contracts of affreightment. It operates through three segments: Jones Act, which deploys over two bulk carriers, over three integrated tug or barge units, each consisting of one tug and one barge, and one harbor tug acquired; one belt self-unloading coal carrier to transport coal under a time charter, and one vessel that transports molten sulfur under a contract of affreightment; Pure Car Truck Carriers (PCTCs), which deploys over five PCTCs, including over four United States flag vessels and one international-flagged vessel, and Rail-Ferry, which uses its two roll-on or roll-off special purpose double deck vessels that carry rail cars between the United States Gulf Coast and Mexico.

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 Company Profile

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ocean transportation of dry bulk cargoes worldwide. The company, through the ownership and operation of dry bulk carrier vessels, transports iron ores, coal, grains, steel products, and other dry-bulk cargoes. The company charters its vessels primarily to trading houses, including commodities traders; producers; and government-owned entities. As of March 28, 2017, its fleet consisted of 13 Capesize, 6 Panamax, 4 Ultramax, 21 Supramax, 2 Handymax, and 15 Handysize vessels with an aggregate capacity of approximately 4,735,000 deadweight tons. Genco Shipping & Trading Limited was incorporated in 2004 and is based in New York, New York.

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