Analyst Research and Ratings: Diana Shipping Inc. (DSX), Contango Oil & Gas Company (MCF)

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) tinted gains of +6.25% (+0.19 points) to US$3.23. The volume of 0.28 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 300.38 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -4.19. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$5.16 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$2.9. The corporation has a market cap of US$334.92 Million.

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX)’s earnings per share has been growing at a -58.6 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -6.2 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -68.3 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -39.5 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 48.9 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of 0 percent and possesses 51.9 percent gross margin.

Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSE:MCF) is worth US$125.07 Million and has recently fallen -0.27% to US$3.73. The latest exchange of 0.11 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 246.37 Million shares. The day began at US$3.73 but the price moved to US$3.67 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$3.86. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$7.32 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$5.2.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 0.66, and a price to sales ratio of 1.6. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown -9.2%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown -2.8%. With an institutional ownership near 33.6%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of -3.75.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 0 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 3 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 2 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2.6.