Diana Containerships (DCIX) & Its Peers Head to Head Comparison

Diana Containerships (NASDAQ: DCIX) is one of 24 public companies in the “Deep Sea Freight” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Diana Containerships to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Diana Containerships and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Diana Containerships -467.42% -27.46% -10.57%
Diana Containerships Competitors -99.98% -17.12% -6.04%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

56.3% of shares of all “Deep Sea Freight” companies are owned by institutional investors. 4.1% of shares of all “Deep Sea Freight” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Diana Containerships and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Diana Containerships $22.70 million -$10.89 million 0.00
Diana Containerships Competitors $224.95 million $96.25 million -2.69

Diana Containerships’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Diana Containerships. Diana Containerships is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Diana Containerships has a beta of 2.21, indicating that its share price is 121% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diana Containerships’ rivals have a beta of 2.04, indicating that their average share price is 104% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Diana Containerships and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Diana Containerships 0 0 0 0 N/A
Diana Containerships Competitors 140 458 583 5 2.38

As a group, “Deep Sea Freight” companies have a potential upside of 27.17%. Given Diana Containerships’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Diana Containerships has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Diana Containerships rivals beat Diana Containerships on 8 of the 9 factors compared.

About Diana Containerships

Diana Containerships Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the ownership of containerships. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s fleet consisted of six panamax and six post-panamax containerships with a combined carrying capacity of 61,517 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU). As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s fleet included SAGITTA, CENTAURUS, NEW JERSEY, PAMINA, DOMINGO, DOUKATO, PUELO, PUCON, MARCH, GREAT and HAMBURG. The Company’s customers include national, regional and international companies. The Company charters its vessels to customers primarily pursuant to short-term and long-term time charters. As of December 31, 2016, its subsidiaries included Likiep Shipping Company Inc., Orangina Inc., Rongerik Shipping Company Inc., Dud Shipping Company Inc., Mago Shipping Company Inc., Eluk Shipping Company Inc., Oruk Shipping Company Inc., Meck Shipping Company Inc., Langor Shipping Company Inc. and Unitized Ocean Transport Limited.

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