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Star Bulk Carriers (SBLK) Competitors

$23.83
+0.82 (+3.56%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

SBLK vs. DHT, TRMD, SFL, ZIM, DAC, LPG, CMRE, NVGS, NMM, and GNK

Should you be buying Star Bulk Carriers stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Star Bulk Carriers include DHT (DHT), TORM (TRMD), SFL (SFL), ZIM Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM), Danaos (DAC), Dorian LPG (LPG), Costamare (CMRE), Navigator (NVGS), Navios Maritime Partners (NMM), and Genco Shipping & Trading (GNK). These companies are all part of the "deep sea foreign transportation of freight" industry.

Star Bulk Carriers vs.

DHT (NYSE:DHT) and Star Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ:SBLK) are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, community ranking, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings, media sentiment and risk.

DHT pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.2%. Star Bulk Carriers pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. DHT pays out 88.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Star Bulk Carriers pays out 49.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. DHT has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Star Bulk Carriers has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
DHT$560.56M3.12$161.35M$0.9910.86
Star Bulk Carriers$949.27M2.59$173.56M$1.7713.46

DHT has a beta of -0.32, suggesting that its share price is 132% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Star Bulk Carriers has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.

DHT presently has a consensus target price of $12.67, indicating a potential upside of 17.83%. Star Bulk Carriers has a consensus target price of $53.50, indicating a potential upside of 124.51%. Given DHT's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Star Bulk Carriers is more favorable than DHT.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DHT
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
Star Bulk Carriers
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

DHT has a net margin of 28.78% compared to DHT's net margin of 18.28%. Star Bulk Carriers' return on equity of 15.52% beat DHT's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DHT28.78% 15.52% 10.86%
Star Bulk Carriers 18.28%9.77%5.67%

59.3% of DHT shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.7% of Star Bulk Carriers shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of DHT shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Star Bulk Carriers shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, DHT had 6 more articles in the media than Star Bulk Carriers. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for DHT and 6 mentions for Star Bulk Carriers. DHT's average media sentiment score of 1.40 beat Star Bulk Carriers' score of 0.63 indicating that Star Bulk Carriers is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
DHT
6 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Star Bulk Carriers
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

DHT received 88 more outperform votes than Star Bulk Carriers when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 73.09% of users gave DHT an outperform vote while only 70.46% of users gave Star Bulk Carriers an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
DHTOutperform Votes
565
73.09%
Underperform Votes
208
26.91%
Star Bulk CarriersOutperform Votes
477
70.46%
Underperform Votes
200
29.54%

Summary

DHT and Star Bulk Carriers tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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SBLK vs. The Competition

MetricStar Bulk CarriersDeep sea foreign transportation of freight IndustryTransportation SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.46B$888.19M$8.92B$7.50B
Dividend Yield3.82%6.66%4.39%3.86%
P/E Ratio13.465.9516.7018.56
Price / Sales2.591.4824.31207.18
Price / Cash7.403.1614.1655.40
Price / Book1.480.814.614.60
Net Income$173.56M$294.65M$663.81M$207.21M
7 Day Performance8.12%-1.04%-0.58%-1.09%
1 Month Performance11.20%-0.74%-0.06%3.27%
1 Year Performance-3.05%7.98%3.73%5.59%

Star Bulk Carriers Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DHT
DHT
3.1179 of 5 stars
$11.04
-2.4%
$12.67
+14.8%
-6.2%$1.79B$560.56M11.151,252Ex-Dividend
News Coverage
TRMD
TORM
1.5757 of 5 stars
$33.63
-1.6%
N/A-4.2%$2.74B$1.44B4.16446Positive News
SFL
SFL
0.5091 of 5 stars
$12.75
-0.9%
$10.50
-17.6%
+26.0%$1.77B$752.29M19.3119
ZIM
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services
0.4512 of 5 stars
$12.66
+0.4%
$10.43
-17.7%
-48.6%$1.52B$12.56B-0.714,830News Coverage
DAC
Danaos
3.8962 of 5 stars
$70.90
-1.1%
$90.00
+26.9%
+23.3%$1.44B$973.58M2.451,558Positive News
LPG
Dorian LPG
3.9241 of 5 stars
$33.86
-3.2%
$40.25
+18.9%
+63.8%$1.37B$389.75M4.50602
CMRE
Costamare
2.1088 of 5 stars
$10.87
-2.5%
$10.50
-3.4%
+9.6%$1.28B$1.51B3.682,700
NVGS
Navigator
3.6874 of 5 stars
$15.12
-2.6%
$18.00
+19.0%
+10.9%$1.13B$473.79M15.12155Positive News
NMM
Navios Maritime Partners
2.4682 of 5 stars
$31.66
+1.3%
N/A+25.0%$955.50M$1.31B2.252,020
GNK
Genco Shipping & Trading
2.2708 of 5 stars
$17.93
+1.2%
$20.67
+15.3%
+3.9%$762.74M$536.93M71.721,086Earnings Report
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This page (NASDAQ:SBLK) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff