Navigator Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:NVGS)

+0.49 (+4.64 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.06
50-Day Range
MA: $9.68
52-Week Range
Now: $11.06
Volume238,377 shs
Average Volume80,687 shs
Market Capitalization$617.48 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Navigator Holdings Ltd. owns and operates a fleet of liquefied gas carriers worldwide. The company provides international and regional seaborne transportation services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases, and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users, and commodity traders. As of December 31, 2017, it owned and operated a fleet of 38 vessels. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Deep sea foreign transportation of freight



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$310.05 million
Cash Flow$1.4125 per share
Book Value$17.16 per share


Net Income$-5,740,000.00


Market Cap$617.48 million
Next Earnings Date11/11/2019 (Estimated)

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Navigator (NYSE:NVGS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Navigator's stock symbol?

Navigator trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NVGS."

How were Navigator's earnings last quarter?

Navigator Holdings Ltd (NYSE:NVGS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 8th. The shipping company reported ($0.14) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.08. The shipping company had revenue of $73.59 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $61.66 million. Navigator had a negative return on equity of 1.20% and a negative net margin of 4.62%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.06) earnings per share. View Navigator's Earnings History.

When is Navigator's next earnings date?

Navigator is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Navigator.

What price target have analysts set for NVGS?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Navigator's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Navigator's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Navigator.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Navigator?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Navigator in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Navigator.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Navigator stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Navigator stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Navigator Holdings Ltd. provides international seaborne transportation and regional distribution services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users and commodity traders. Navigator Holdings Ltd. is based in London, the United Kingdom. " (8/20/2019)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "Navigator Holdings (NVGS) reported 4Q18 results below expectations due to the ongoing U.S.-China tariffs. Additionally, sanctions against Iran and Venezuela led to an increase in available tonnage, pressuring rates. Following the earnings call, we are revising our estimates and now look for 2019 net revenue of $247.5M ($259.7M prior), EBITDA of $123.7M ($133.7M prior), and operating loss of ($0.03) (EPS of $0.18 prior). For 2020, we expect net revenues of $281M ($284.5M prior), EBITDA of $168.5M ($172M prior), and operating EPS of $0.78 (EPS of $0.84 prior). We expect lower earnings through 3Q19 due to ongoing macro headwinds, but our thesis, which calls for the LPG sector to strengthen in 4Q19 is unchanged." (4/2/2019)

Has Navigator been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about NVGS stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Navigator earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the shipping company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Navigator.

Are investors shorting Navigator?

Navigator saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 435,400 shares, an increase of 32.8% from the July 31st total of 327,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 124,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Navigator's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Navigator's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Navigator own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Navigator investors own include FANUC LTD JAPAN/ADR (FANUY), Cyberark Software (CYBR), Starbucks (SBUX), Tesla (TSLA), Yandex (YNDX), Bausch Health Companies (BHC), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), Oil Search (OSH) and Ambarella (AMBA).

Who are Navigator's key executives?

Navigator's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David J. Butters, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 79)
  • Mr. Niall Nolan, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Oeyvind Lindeman, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 40)

Who are Navigator's major shareholders?

Navigator's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (3.04%), Steinberg Asset Management LLC (2.46%), Gagnon Securities LLC (2.40%), Gagnon Advisors LLC (1.26%), First Manhattan Co. (0.91%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.90%).

Which major investors are selling Navigator stock?

NVGS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Gabelli Funds LLC, First Manhattan Co., Teton Advisors Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Royal Bank of Canada and JPMorgan Chase & Co..

Which major investors are buying Navigator stock?

NVGS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gagnon Securities LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gagnon Advisors LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Steinberg Asset Management LLC, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P. and Needham Investment Management LLC.

How do I buy shares of Navigator?

Shares of NVGS 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Navigator's stock price today?

One share of NVGS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.06.

How big of a company is Navigator?

Navigator has a market capitalization of $617.48 million and generates $310.05 million in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $-5,740,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.05) on an earnings per share basis. Navigator employs 60 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Navigator.

What is Navigator's official website?

The official website for Navigator is

How can I contact Navigator?

Navigator's mailing address is VERDE BUILDING 10 BRESSENDEN PLACE, LONDON X0, SW1E 5DH. The shipping company can be reached via phone at 44-0-20-7340-4850 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Navigator (NYSE NVGS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  254 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  210 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  464
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Navigator and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NVGS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NVGS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2019 by Staff

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