Comparing Diana Containerships (DCIX) & Seanergy Maritime (SHIP)

Diana Containerships (NASDAQ:DCIX) and Seanergy Maritime (NASDAQ:SHIP) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Diana Containerships and Seanergy Maritime’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Diana Containerships -253.11% -36.46% -24.73%
Seanergy Maritime -20.25% -31.11% -4.06%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Diana Containerships and Seanergy Maritime’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Diana Containerships $23.81 million 0.27 $3.81 million N/A N/A
Seanergy Maritime $74.83 million 0.35 -$3.23 million N/A N/A

Diana Containerships has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Seanergy Maritime.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

2.0% of Diana Containerships shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of Seanergy Maritime shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Diana Containerships and Seanergy Maritime, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Diana Containerships 0 0 0 0 N/A
Seanergy Maritime 0 0 1 0 3.00

Seanergy Maritime has a consensus price target of $2.50, indicating a potential upside of 267.65%. Given Seanergy Maritime’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Seanergy Maritime is more favorable than Diana Containerships.

Volatility and Risk

Diana Containerships has a beta of 1.32, indicating that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Seanergy Maritime has a beta of 0.74, indicating that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Seanergy Maritime beats Diana Containerships on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Diana Containerships

Diana Containerships Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the seaborne transportation industry worldwide. It owns and operates containerships, as well as focuses on containership acquisition opportunities. The company also engages in the provision of time charter services. As of March 22, 2018, its fleet consisted of two panamax and four post-panamax containerships. Diana Containerships Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Athens, Greece.

About Seanergy Maritime

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp., an international shipping company, engages in the seaborne transportation of drybulk commodities worldwide. As of March 9, 2018, it owned a fleet of 11 dry bulk carriers consisting of 9 Capesizes and 2 Supramaxes with a combined cargo-carrying capacity of approximately 1,682,582 deadweight tons and an average fleet age of 8.9 years. The company was formerly known as Seanergy Maritime Corp. and changed its name to Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. in July 2008. Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Athens, Greece.

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