Seaspan Company Profile (NYSE:SSW)

About Seaspan

Seaspan logoSeaspan Corporation is an independent charter owner and manager of containerships. It charters pursuant to long-term, fixed-rate time charters with various container liner companies. It operates a fleet of approximately 90 containerships. Its operating vessels include YM Wish, YM Wellhead, YM Witness, CSCL Manzanillo and Guayaquil Bridge. Its over four 4,800 20-foot equivalent unit (TEU) vessels are chartered by Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. under bareboat charters, which are contracts for the use of a vessel for a fixed period of time. It is responsible for the operation and management of vessel, including maintaining the vessel, periodic dry-docking, cleaning and painting and performing work required by regulations under each of the time charters. It also provides limited ship management services to Dennis R. Washington's personal vessel owning companies, and ship management and construction supervision services to Greater China Intermodal Investments LLC (GCI).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SSW
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $7.78
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $9.10
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.20
  • 52-Week Range: $6.62 - $20.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.15
  • P/E Growth: 0.86
  • Market Cap: $819.21M
  • Outstanding Shares: 105,297,000
  • Beta: 0.88
  • Net Margins: -7.28%
  • Return on Equity: 10.38%
  • Return on Assets: 3.01%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.48%
  • Current Ratio: 1.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.18%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Seaspan (NYSE:SSW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: $12.08 (55.31% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Seaspan (NYSE:SSW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/1/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$4.50View Rating Details
1/19/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
12/1/2016Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageNeutral$10.00View Rating Details
11/3/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$12.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/24/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$25.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
4/1/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$15.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
3/15/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$25.00View Rating Details
12/18/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageUnderweight$13.00View Rating Details
11/20/2015Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$19.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
11/4/2015BB&T Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Seaspan (NYSE:SSW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/28/2017Q416$0.18$213.39 millionN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2016Q316$0.30$0.29$225.88 million$224.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2016Q216$0.28$0.30$217.74 million$224.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q1$0.30$0.33$216.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.28$0.30$212.00 million$212.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.24$0.22$200.01 million$387.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$0.23$0.25$188.10 million$188.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2015Q414$0.27$0.27$189.87 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.26$0.54$184.30 million$185.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q214$0.22$0.19$175.45 million$173.87 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$0.22$0.18$170.29 million$168.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2014Q413$0.25$0.25$171.41 million$172.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.21$0.28$168.83 million$172.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.18$166.93 million$167.79 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2013Q4 2012$0.28$0.46$167.68 million$169.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q312$0.32$0.30$168.60 million$168.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.31$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.28$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.28$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.26$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.29$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/14/2011$0.32$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Seaspan (NYSE:SSW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.11 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.85 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.29$0.31$0.30
Q2 20162$0.27$0.29$0.28
Q3 20162$0.29$0.30$0.30
Q4 20163$0.16$0.30$0.21
Q1 20171$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q2 20171$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q3 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q4 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q1 20181$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q2 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q3 20181$0.27$0.27$0.27
Q4 20181$0.27$0.27$0.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Seaspan (NYSE:SSW)
Annual Dividend:$1.50
Dividend Yield:19.28%
Dividend Growth:8.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-141.51% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
135.14% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
176.47% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Seaspan (NYSE:SSW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Seaspan (NYSE:SSW)
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Latest Headlines for Seaspan (NYSE:SSW)
DateHeadline logoSeaspan Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2016 (NYSE:SSW) - February 22 at 8:14 PM
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What is Seaspan's stock symbol?

Seaspan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SSW."

How often does Seaspan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Seaspan?

Seaspan declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 20th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share on Monday, January 30th. This represents a $1.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 19.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 18th.

Where is Seaspan's stock going? Where will Seaspan's stock price be in 2017?

8 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Seaspan's shares. Their predictions range from $4.50 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Seaspan's share price to reach $12.08 in the next year.

When will Seaspan announce their earnings?

Seaspan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March, 6th 2017.

Who owns Seaspan stock?

Seaspan's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fairview Capital Investment Management LLC (3.49%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.19%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.55%), State Street Corp (0.43%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.30%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.16%).

Who sold Seaspan stock? Who is selling Seaspan stock?

Seaspan's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fairview Capital Investment Management LLC and Bard Associates Inc..

Who bought Seaspan stock? Who is buying Seaspan stock?

Seaspan's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, L & S Advisors Inc and Horizon Kinetics LLC.

How do I buy Seaspan stock?

Shares of Seaspan can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Seaspan stock cost?

One share of Seaspan stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.78.

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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by Staff