NASDAQ:GASS - StealthGas Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.32 -0.01 (-0.30 %)
(As of 12/9/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.32
Today's Range$3.2408 - $3.36
52-Week Range$3.20 - $4.70
Volume82,876 shs
Average Volume61,319 shs
Market Capitalization$132.34 million
P/E Ratio23.71
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.25
StealthGas Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users worldwide. It also provides crude oil and product carriers chartered to oil producers, refiners, and commodities traders. The company's carriers carry various petroleum gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene, and vinyl chloride monomer; and refined petroleum products, such as gasoline, diesel, fuel oil, and jet fuel, as well as edible oils and chemicals. As of April 17, 2018, it had a fleet of 56 vessels comprising 52 LPG carriers with a total capacity of 329,149 cubic meters; 3 medium range product tankers; and 1 Aframax oil tanker with a total capacity of 255,804 deadweight tons. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Athens, Greece.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Deep sea foreign transportation of freight
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GASS
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone30-210-625-0001

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72
Current Ratio1.07
Quick Ratio1.02

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.71
Forward P/E Ratio41.50
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$154.31 million
Price / Sales0.86
Cash Flow$1.1254 per share
Price / Cash Flow2.95
Book Value$14.39 per share
Price / Book0.23

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.14
Net Income$-1,210,000.00
Net Margins-3.78%
Return on Equity0.47%
Return on Assets0.26%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares39,860,000
Market Cap$132.34 million
OptionableOptionable

StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is StealthGas' stock symbol?

StealthGas trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GASS."

How were StealthGas' earnings last quarter?

StealthGas Inc. (NASDAQ:GASS) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 23rd. The shipping company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.04. The shipping company had revenue of $37.46 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $37.73 million. StealthGas had a negative net margin of 3.78% and a positive return on equity of 0.47%. View StealthGas' Earnings History.

When is StealthGas' next earnings date?

StealthGas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for StealthGas.

What price target have analysts set for GASS?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for StealthGas' stock. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $7.00. On average, they expect StealthGas' share price to reach $6.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 95.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for StealthGas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for StealthGas?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for StealthGas in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for StealthGas.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about StealthGas stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about StealthGas stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "StealthGas Inc is a provider of international seaborne transportation services to LPG producers and users. The Company's vessels carry various petroleum and petrochemical gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of oil and natural gas. These products are transported in liquefied form in order to reduce their volume and to facilitate their handling. Transportation by sea represents a major element of gas transportation logistics. LPG products have a variety of both industrial and other uses, including transportation, fertilizer production, the manufacture of plastics, space heating, cooking, water heating and process heating. We serve industrial companies, as well as national and independent energy companies and energy traders. " (11/27/2018)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "StealthGas (GASS) reported 3Q18 results this morning before the market open with EBITDA of $16.4M and operating EPS of $0.01, beating our estimates." (11/23/2018)

Has StealthGas been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GASS stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. StealthGas earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the shipping company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of StealthGas' key competitors?

Who are StealthGas' key executives?

StealthGas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Harry N. Vafias, Pres, CEO, CFO & Non-Independent Director (Age 40)
  • Dr. Diamantis Andriotis, Chief Technical Officer
  • Fenia Sakellaris, Fin. Officer

Who are StealthGas' major shareholders?

StealthGas' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (5.98%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.82%), Royce & Associates LP (4.75%), FMR LLC (3.34%) and Towerview LLC (0.90%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for StealthGas.

Which institutional investors are selling StealthGas stock?

GASS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP and FMR LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for StealthGas.

Which institutional investors are buying StealthGas stock?

GASS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Towerview LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for StealthGas.

How do I buy shares of StealthGas?

Shares of GASS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is StealthGas' stock price today?

One share of GASS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.32.

How big of a company is StealthGas?

StealthGas has a market capitalization of $132.34 million and generates $154.31 million in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $-1,210,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.14 on an earnings per share basis.

What is StealthGas' official website?

The official website for StealthGas is http://www.stealthgas.com.

How can I contact StealthGas?

StealthGas' mailing address is 331 KIFISSIAS AVENUE ERITHREA, ATHENS J3, 14561. The shipping company can be reached via phone at 30-210-625-0001 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for StealthGas (NASDAQ GASS)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  202 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  162 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  364
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about StealthGas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GASS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GASS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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