Media stories about Global Ship Lease (NYSE:GSL) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Global Ship Lease earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the shipping company an impact score of 45.3215569966879 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Global Ship Lease (GSL) traded down $0.01 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $1.18. The stock had a trading volume of 81,961 shares, compared to its average volume of 79,354. The firm has a market capitalization of $64.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.74 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05, a quick ratio of 1.94 and a current ratio of 1.96. Global Ship Lease has a 52 week low of $0.97 and a 52 week high of $1.94.
Global Ship Lease (NYSE:GSL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The shipping company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $41.22 million for the quarter. Global Ship Lease had a positive return on equity of 3.08% and a negative net margin of 18.63%.
Separately, ValuEngine raised Global Ship Lease from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th.
About Global Ship Lease
Global Ship Lease, Inc is a holding company and containership charter owner. The Company’s activity consists of the ownership and chartering out of containerships. It owns a fleet of containerships with a range of sizes. Its fleet comprises over 20 containerships, with a combined capacity of over 82,310 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) and a weighted average age of over 11.0 years, and a non-weighted average age of over 11.3 years.
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