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S&P 500   5,051.41
DOW   37,798.97
QQQ   431.10
ASML’s Earnings Could Bring The Stock to New Highs
Undervalued UnitedHealth Group Won’t Be For Long
Silicon Motion Proves That AI in Motion Stays in Motion
DocuSign and The Case for 66% Upside 
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday, 4/16/2024
Johnson & Johnson is as Cheap as it’s Going to Get
S&P 500   5,051.41
DOW   37,798.97
QQQ   431.10
ASML’s Earnings Could Bring The Stock to New Highs
Undervalued UnitedHealth Group Won’t Be For Long
Silicon Motion Proves That AI in Motion Stays in Motion
DocuSign and The Case for 66% Upside 
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday, 4/16/2024
Johnson & Johnson is as Cheap as it’s Going to Get

StealthGas (GASS) Competitors

$5.89
+0.01 (+0.17%)
(As of 04/16/2024 ET)

GASS vs. ESEA, SHIP, HSHP, PANL, DSX, CPLP, TORO, SMHI, TOPS, and IMPP

Should you be buying StealthGas stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of StealthGas include Euroseas (ESEA), Seanergy Maritime (SHIP), Himalaya Shipping (HSHP), Pangaea Logistics Solutions (PANL), Diana Shipping (DSX), Capital Product Partners (CPLP), Toro (TORO), SEACOR Marine (SMHI), Top Ships (TOPS), and Imperial Petroleum (IMPP). These companies are all part of the "deep sea foreign transportation of freight" industry.

StealthGas vs.

StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) and Euroseas (NASDAQ:ESEA) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, media sentiment, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and community ranking.

StealthGas received 48 more outperform votes than Euroseas when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.13% of users gave StealthGas an outperform vote while only 64.71% of users gave Euroseas an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
StealthGasOutperform Votes
290
67.13%
Underperform Votes
142
32.87%
EuroseasOutperform Votes
242
64.71%
Underperform Votes
132
35.29%

Euroseas has a net margin of 60.50% compared to StealthGas' net margin of 36.19%. Euroseas' return on equity of 45.15% beat StealthGas' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
StealthGas36.19% 9.22% 6.89%
Euroseas 60.50%45.15%26.16%

StealthGas has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Euroseas has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

66.3% of StealthGas shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.3% of Euroseas shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.1% of StealthGas shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 55.9% of Euroseas shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, StealthGas and StealthGas both had 2 articles in the media. Euroseas' average media sentiment score of 0.80 beat StealthGas' score of 0.23 indicating that Euroseas is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
StealthGas
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Euroseas
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Euroseas has higher revenue and earnings than StealthGas. Euroseas is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than StealthGas, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
StealthGas$143.53M1.56$51.94M$1.374.30
Euroseas$189.36M1.25$114.55M$16.462.06

StealthGas currently has a consensus price target of $8.00, suggesting a potential upside of 35.82%. Given StealthGas' higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe StealthGas is more favorable than Euroseas.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
StealthGas
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Euroseas
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Summary

Euroseas beats StealthGas on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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GASS vs. The Competition

MetricStealthGasMarine Shipping IndustryIndustrials SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$224.53M$2.48B$3.87B$7.49B
Dividend YieldN/A6.41%4.19%3.96%
P/E Ratio4.30300.52389.2619.08
Price / Sales1.5652.63605.8587.71
Price / Cash2.984.4226.7428.11
Price / Book0.411.263.634.27
Net Income$51.94M$269.97M$223.33M$211.64M
7 Day Performance-1.83%0.25%-1.02%-3.76%
1 Month Performance-3.28%1.27%5.59%-2.68%
1 Year Performance106.67%7.60%17.12%5.86%

StealthGas Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ESEA
Euroseas
3.5702 of 5 stars
$34.58
-4.9%
N/A+73.7%$242.41M$189.36M2.10N/APositive News
SHIP
Seanergy Maritime
4.2401 of 5 stars
$8.44
-4.1%
$11.50
+36.3%
+85.6%$165.85M$110.23M120.5767
HSHP
Himalaya Shipping
0 of 5 stars
$7.67
-2.5%
N/A+33.4%$305.80MN/A0.00N/ADividend Announcement
Short Interest ↓
Positive News
PANL
Pangaea Logistics Solutions
4.7429 of 5 stars
$6.70
-2.0%
$8.75
+30.6%
+5.3%$313.02M$499.27M11.36151
DSX
Diana Shipping
3.8307 of 5 stars
$2.92
-0.7%
N/A-16.7%$329.60M$262.10M6.781,020Short Interest ↑
CPLP
Capital Product Partners
4.5984 of 5 stars
$16.91
-0.6%
$21.00
+24.2%
+26.9%$348.41M$360.59M7.792,020Short Interest ↓
TORO
Toro
0 of 5 stars
$4.80
+2.3%
N/A+95.8%$91.09M$78.47M1.83N/A
SMHI
SEACOR Marine
3.3988 of 5 stars
$13.75
-3.3%
$17.00
+23.6%
+45.3%$373.73M$279.51M-38.191,256Positive News
TOPS
Top Ships
0 of 5 stars
$13.60
-0.4%
N/A+26.6%$62.95M$56.37M0.001
IMPP
Imperial Petroleum
0 of 5 stars
$3.40
-6.3%
N/A+14.6%$58.10M$183.73M1.0674News Coverage
Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:GASS) was last updated on 4/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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