Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 (NYSE:GNK) vs. Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (ULTR) Critical Survey

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 (NYSE: GNK) and Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (NASDAQ:ULTR) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 and Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 $166.39 million 2.68 $4.74 million ($8.04) -1.61
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited N/A N/A N/A ($0.47) -0.11

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 has higher revenue and earnings than Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited. Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 has a beta of 0.41, suggesting that its share price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited has a beta of 2.39, suggesting that its share price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 and Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 0 1 3 0 2.75
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited 0 0 0 0 N/A

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 presently has a consensus price target of $16.50, indicating a potential upside of 27.22%. Given Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 is more favorable than Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

58.2% of Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.0% of Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited shares are held by institutional investors. 10.3% of Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 and Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 -49.36% -8.98% -5.62%
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited -58.33% -71.51% -22.45%

Summary

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021 beats Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Warrants Expiring 12/31/2021

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ocean transportation of dry bulk cargoes worldwide. The company, through the ownership and operation of dry bulk carrier vessels, transports iron ores, coal, grains, steel products, and other dry-bulk cargoes. The company charters its vessels primarily to trading houses, including commodities traders; producers; and government-owned entities. As of March 28, 2017, its fleet consisted of 13 Capesize, 6 Panamax, 4 Ultramax, 21 Supramax, 2 Handymax, and 15 Handysize vessels with an aggregate capacity of approximately 4,735,000 deadweight tons. Genco Shipping & Trading Limited was incorporated in 2004 and is based in New York, New York.

About Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited

Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited is an industrial shipping company serving the marine transportation markets. The Company serves the shipping markets for grain, forest products, minerals, crude oil, petroleum and refined petroleum products, as well as technological products through its container feeder vessels, and the offshore oil platform supply market through its operations in the three segments of the marine transportation industry. The Company’s segments are River Business, Offshore Supply Business and Ocean Business. The Company’s River Business owns and operates river barges and pushboats that transport dry bulk and liquid cargos through the Hidrovia Region of South America. Its Offshore Supply Business owns and operates vessels that provide logistical and transportation services for offshore petroleum exploration and production companies, in the coastal waters of Brazil and the North Sea. In the Ocean Business, the Company operates ocean-going vessels.

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