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Nordic American Tankers (NAT) Competitors

$4.03
-0.13 (-3.13%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

NAT vs. GLNG, TNK, GOGL, CLCO, FLNG, INSW, SNCY, GNK, ATSG, and CYRX

Should you be buying Nordic American Tankers stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Nordic American Tankers include Golar LNG (GLNG), Teekay Tankers (TNK), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), Cool (CLCO), FLEX LNG (FLNG), International Seaways (INSW), Sun Country Airlines (SNCY), Genco Shipping & Trading (GNK), Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), and Cryoport (CYRX). These companies are all part of the "transportation" sector.

Nordic American Tankers vs.

Nordic American Tankers (NYSE:NAT) and Golar LNG (NASDAQ:GLNG) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, community ranking, earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends, media sentiment and institutional ownership.

Nordic American Tankers has a beta of -0.1, indicating that its stock price is 110% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Golar LNG has a beta of 0.59, indicating that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Golar LNG received 133 more outperform votes than Nordic American Tankers when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.15% of users gave Golar LNG an outperform vote while only 51.07% of users gave Nordic American Tankers an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Nordic American TankersOutperform Votes
334
51.07%
Underperform Votes
320
48.93%
Golar LNGOutperform Votes
467
64.15%
Underperform Votes
261
35.85%

Nordic American Tankers pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.8%. Golar LNG pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Nordic American Tankers pays out 51.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Golar LNG pays out -232.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Nordic American Tankers presently has a consensus price target of $5.33, indicating a potential upside of 31.69%. Golar LNG has a consensus price target of $30.50, indicating a potential upside of 47.34%. Given Golar LNG's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Golar LNG is more favorable than Nordic American Tankers.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nordic American Tankers
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Golar LNG
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Nordic American Tankers has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Golar LNG. Golar LNG is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nordic American Tankers, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nordic American Tankers$262.18M3.27$98.71M$0.478.74
Golar LNG$298.43M5.53-$46.79M-$0.43-47.84

Nordic American Tankers has a net margin of 37.65% compared to Golar LNG's net margin of -15.68%. Nordic American Tankers' return on equity of 18.05% beat Golar LNG's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nordic American Tankers37.65% 18.05% 11.47%
Golar LNG -15.68%11.67%7.63%

In the previous week, Nordic American Tankers had 3 more articles in the media than Golar LNG. MarketBeat recorded 24 mentions for Nordic American Tankers and 21 mentions for Golar LNG. Nordic American Tankers' average media sentiment score of 0.26 beat Golar LNG's score of 0.06 indicating that Nordic American Tankers is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Nordic American Tankers
3 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Golar LNG
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
7 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

43.0% of Nordic American Tankers shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.7% of Golar LNG shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Nordic American Tankers shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Golar LNG shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Nordic American Tankers beats Golar LNG on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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NAT vs. The Competition

MetricNordic American TankersWater transportation IndustryTransportation SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$858.17M$5.45B$9.25B$17.61B
Dividend Yield5.77%5.60%4.30%3.55%
P/E Ratio8.7420.6314.6521.99
Price / Sales3.275.7323.866.76
Price / Cash11.656.3213.3315.38
Price / Book1.472.861.985.11
Net Income$98.71M$206.61M$666.84M$977.34M
7 Day Performance0.74%3.12%-0.12%3.32%
1 Month Performance-2.61%2.34%0.89%4.83%
1 Year Performance-9.47%17.95%1.95%5.68%

Nordic American Tankers Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
GLNG
Golar LNG
3.4436 of 5 stars
$21.16
+0.0%
$30.50
+44.1%
-9.6%$1.70B$267.74M0.00490Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
TNK
Teekay Tankers
3.5129 of 5 stars
$54.61
-1.1%
$71.67
+31.2%
+15.1%$1.86B$1.36B3.671,750Ex-Dividend
GOGL
Golden Ocean Group
1.7793 of 5 stars
$11.96
+3.4%
$10.50
-12.2%
+26.6%$2.40B$1.11B19.6138Dividend Increase
Short Interest ↑
CLCO
Cool
1.3417 of 5 stars
$11.64
-0.5%
N/AN/A$465.72M$190.69M0.001,543Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↓
FLNG
FLEX LNG
0.5327 of 5 stars
$24.36
-2.1%
$23.00
-5.6%
-28.7%$1.30B$371.02M10.929Gap Down
INSW
International Seaways
4.0696 of 5 stars
$51.74
-0.9%
$60.20
+16.4%
+2.1%$2.53B$864.66M3.991,800Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SNCY
Sun Country Airlines
4.1734 of 5 stars
$15.76
+0.8%
$19.60
+24.4%
-27.1%$839.85M$1.05B12.922,783Short Interest ↓
Positive News
GNK
Genco Shipping & Trading
2.7044 of 5 stars
$19.70
+1.2%
$20.67
+4.9%
+5.7%$837.83M$383.83M-63.531,086Short Interest ↓
ATSG
Air Transport Services Group
4.0617 of 5 stars
$12.82
-4.1%
$24.50
+91.1%
-47.2%$836.76M$2.05B8.665,320Short Interest ↑
High Trading Volume
CYRX
Cryoport
0.5529 of 5 stars
$16.92
+5.9%
$18.14
+7.2%
-23.7%$828.40M$237.28M-14.971,024

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This page (NYSE:NAT) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff