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Ardmore Shipping Competitors

$4.20
+0.08 (+1.94 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$4.14
Now: $4.20
$4.25
50-Day Range
$3.20
MA: $3.69
$4.31
52-Week Range
$2.98
Now: $4.20
$4.41
Volume191,190 shs
Average Volume354,483 shs
Market Capitalization$139.55 million
P/E Ratio8.94
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.16

Competitors

Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) Vs. GSL, GNK, TK, EGLE, SB, and DSX

Should you be buying ASC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "deep sea foreign transportation of freight" are considered alternatives and competitors to Ardmore Shipping, including Global Ship Lease (GSL), Genco Shipping & Trading (GNK), Teekay (TK), Eagle Bulk Shipping (EGLE), Safe Bulkers (SB), and Diana Shipping (DSX).

Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) and Global Ship Lease (NYSE:GSL) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

Ardmore Shipping has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Ship Lease has a beta of 1.97, suggesting that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Ardmore Shipping and Global Ship Lease's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ardmore Shipping6.45%4.78%2.07%
Global Ship Lease13.66%11.79%3.78%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Ardmore Shipping and Global Ship Lease's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ardmore Shipping$230.04 million0.61$-22,860,000.00($0.28)-15.00
Global Ship Lease$261.10 million2.11$39.84 million$1.5110.12

Global Ship Lease has higher revenue and earnings than Ardmore Shipping. Ardmore Shipping is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Global Ship Lease, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Ardmore Shipping and Global Ship Lease, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ardmore Shipping11202.25
Global Ship Lease00203.00

Ardmore Shipping currently has a consensus price target of $5.30, suggesting a potential upside of 26.19%. Global Ship Lease has a consensus price target of $19.00, suggesting a potential upside of 24.35%. Given Ardmore Shipping's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Ardmore Shipping is more favorable than Global Ship Lease.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

79.5% of Ardmore Shipping shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 32.9% of Global Ship Lease shares are owned by institutional investors. 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.

Summary

Global Ship Lease beats Ardmore Shipping on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK) and Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Genco Shipping & Trading and Ardmore Shipping's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Genco Shipping & Trading-43.05%-2.43%-1.51%
Ardmore Shipping6.45%4.78%2.07%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Genco Shipping & Trading and Ardmore Shipping's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Genco Shipping & Trading$389.50 million1.10$-55,990,000.00($0.67)-15.25
Ardmore Shipping$230.04 million0.61$-22,860,000.00($0.28)-15.00

Ardmore Shipping has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Genco Shipping & Trading. Genco Shipping & Trading is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ardmore Shipping, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Genco Shipping & Trading has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ardmore Shipping has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

79.6% of Genco Shipping & Trading shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.5% of Ardmore Shipping shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Genco Shipping & Trading shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Genco Shipping & Trading and Ardmore Shipping, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Genco Shipping & Trading01402.80
Ardmore Shipping11202.25

Genco Shipping & Trading currently has a consensus price target of $9.9750, suggesting a potential downside of 2.40%. Ardmore Shipping has a consensus price target of $5.30, suggesting a potential upside of 26.19%. Given Ardmore Shipping's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Ardmore Shipping is more favorable than Genco Shipping & Trading.

Summary

Ardmore Shipping beats Genco Shipping & Trading on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Teekay (NYSE:TK) and Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Teekay and Ardmore Shipping, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Teekay0000N/A
Ardmore Shipping11202.25

Ardmore Shipping has a consensus target price of $5.30, indicating a potential upside of 26.19%. Given Ardmore Shipping's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ardmore Shipping is more favorable than Teekay.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Teekay and Ardmore Shipping's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Teekay$1.92 billion0.18$-310,580,000.00N/AN/A
Ardmore Shipping$230.04 million0.61$-22,860,000.00($0.28)-15.00

Ardmore Shipping has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Teekay.

Profitability

This table compares Teekay and Ardmore Shipping's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Teekay-2.59%4.38%1.48%
Ardmore Shipping6.45%4.78%2.07%

Volatility and Risk

Teekay has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ardmore Shipping has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

11.1% of Teekay shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.5% of Ardmore Shipping shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Teekay 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.

Summary

Ardmore Shipping beats Teekay on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Eagle Bulk Shipping (NASDAQ:EGLE) and Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

78.3% of Eagle Bulk Shipping shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.5% of Ardmore Shipping shares are held by institutional investors. 4.1% of Eagle Bulk Shipping shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Eagle Bulk Shipping and Ardmore Shipping's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eagle Bulk Shipping-17.08%-9.71%-4.46%
Ardmore Shipping6.45%4.78%2.07%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Eagle Bulk Shipping and Ardmore Shipping's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eagle Bulk Shipping$292.38 million1.18$-21,700,000.00($1.75)-17.92
Ardmore Shipping$230.04 million0.61$-22,860,000.00($0.28)-15.00

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Eagle Bulk Shipping and Ardmore Shipping, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eagle Bulk Shipping00603.00
Ardmore Shipping11202.25

Eagle Bulk Shipping presently has a consensus price target of $25.3750, suggesting a potential downside of 19.08%. Ardmore Shipping has a consensus price target of $5.30, suggesting a potential upside of 26.19%. Given Ardmore Shipping's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ardmore Shipping is more favorable than Eagle Bulk Shipping.

Volatility & Risk

Eagle Bulk Shipping has a beta of 1.46, indicating that its stock price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ardmore Shipping has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) and Safe Bulkers (NYSE:SB) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

79.5% of Ardmore Shipping shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 13.0% of Safe Bulkers shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Ardmore Shipping and Safe Bulkers' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ardmore Shipping6.45%4.78%2.07%
Safe Bulkers-8.52%-3.64%-1.49%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Ardmore Shipping and Safe Bulkers' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ardmore Shipping$230.04 million0.61$-22,860,000.00($0.28)-15.00
Safe Bulkers$197.76 million1.46$16.04 million$0.0556.60

Safe Bulkers has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Ardmore Shipping. Ardmore Shipping is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Safe Bulkers, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Ardmore Shipping and Safe Bulkers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ardmore Shipping11202.25
Safe Bulkers11202.25

Ardmore Shipping presently has a consensus price target of $5.30, suggesting a potential upside of 26.19%. Safe Bulkers has a consensus price target of $1.6625, suggesting a potential downside of 41.25%. Given Ardmore Shipping's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Ardmore Shipping is more favorable than Safe Bulkers.

Risk & Volatility

Ardmore Shipping has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Safe Bulkers has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Ardmore Shipping beats Safe Bulkers on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) and Diana Shipping (NYSE:DSX) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

79.5% of Ardmore Shipping shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.7% of Diana Shipping shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Ardmore Shipping and Diana Shipping's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ardmore Shipping6.45%4.78%2.07%
Diana Shipping-78.81%-5.63%-2.81%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Ardmore Shipping and Diana Shipping's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ardmore Shipping$230.04 million0.61$-22,860,000.00($0.28)-15.00
Diana Shipping$220.73 million1.21$-10,530,000.00$0.0648.83

Diana Shipping has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Ardmore Shipping. Ardmore Shipping is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Diana Shipping, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Ardmore Shipping and Diana Shipping, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ardmore Shipping11202.25
Diana Shipping11302.40

Ardmore Shipping presently has a consensus price target of $5.30, suggesting a potential upside of 26.19%. Diana Shipping has a consensus price target of $3.66, suggesting a potential upside of 24.91%. Given Ardmore Shipping's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Ardmore Shipping is more favorable than Diana Shipping.

Risk & Volatility

Ardmore Shipping has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diana Shipping has a beta of 1.41, suggesting that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Ardmore Shipping beats Diana Shipping on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Ardmore Shipping Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Global Ship Lease logo
GSL
Global Ship Lease
1.4$15.28+7.0%$551.55 million$261.10 million13.52Gap Down
Genco Shipping & Trading logo
GNK
Genco Shipping & Trading
1.5$10.22+3.0%$427.22 million$389.50 million-2.70
Teekay logo
TK
Teekay
0.6$3.45+1.7%$348.83 million$1.92 billion-6.63Upcoming Earnings
Eagle Bulk Shipping logo
EGLE
Eagle Bulk Shipping
1.7$31.36+5.7%$345.40 million$292.38 million-6.94
Safe Bulkers logo
SB
Safe Bulkers
0.9$2.83+1.8%$289.01 million$197.76 million-10.48
Diana Shipping logo
DSX
Diana Shipping
1.3$2.93+3.1%$267.20 million$220.73 million-1.73Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Scorpio Bulkers logo
SALT
Scorpio Bulkers
1.6$20.84+2.9%$238.54 million$224.58 million-0.84
NMCI
Navios Maritime Containers
0.3$7.05+6.0%$228.74 million$141.53 million54.23News Coverage
Navios Maritime Partners logo
NMM
Navios Maritime Partners
1.8$18.18+6.6%$208.85 million$219.38 million-2.46Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
Capital Product Partners logo
CPLP
Capital Product Partners
1.9$10.20+4.3%$188.97 million$108.37 million6.71
Overseas Shipholding Group logo
OSG
Overseas Shipholding Group
1.0$2.15+0.5%$185.63 million$355.55 million4.67High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Tsakos Energy Navigation logo
TNP
Tsakos Energy Navigation
2.0$9.65+3.6%$181.24 million$597.45 million7.31
Pangaea Logistics Solutions logo
PANL
Pangaea Logistics Solutions
1.4$3.08+3.2%$138.80 million$412.20 million38.50
StealthGas logo
GASS
StealthGas
2.1$3.12+4.8%$118.12 million$144.26 million9.18Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Navios Maritime logo
NM
Navios Maritime
0.5$6.79+9.0%$107.83 million$482.45 million-0.40News Coverage
SMHI
SEACOR Marine
0.8$4.51+10.0%$105.69 million$201.49 million-1.82Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
TOPS
Top Ships
1.2$2.61+2.7%$103.96 million$66.09 million0.00Gap Down
Seanergy Maritime logo
SHIP
Seanergy Maritime
1.0$1.34+3.7%$88.86 million$86.50 million-0.37Upcoming Earnings
Navios Maritime Acquisition logo
NNA
Navios Maritime Acquisition
1.2$4.22+4.3%$72.18 million$280.12 million1.61Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
Euroseas logo
ESEA
Euroseas
1.6$8.40+3.5%$56.98 million$40.02 million24.00News Coverage
Pyxis Tankers logo
PXS
Pyxis Tankers
0.6$1.60+1.9%$34.19 million$27.75 million-4.21
CTRM
Castor Maritime
1.2$1.11+0.0%$2.66 million$5.97 million9.25Upcoming Earnings
GLBS
Globus Maritime
0.7$5.67+3.9%$363,000.00$15.62 million-0.01
GRIN
Grindrod Shipping
0.7$6.40+9.2%$0.00$331.05 million-5.77News Coverage
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 2/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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