StealthGas Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users internationally. More Details
Undervalued with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has StealthGas's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: S6W has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
DE Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: S6W underperformed the German Oil and Gas industry which returned 77.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: S6W underperformed the German Market which returned 0.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is StealthGas's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is StealthGas undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: S6W (€2.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€26.75)
Significantly Below Fair Value: S6W is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: S6W is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the XE Oil and Gas industry average (9.7x).
PE vs Market: S6W is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.9x) compared to the German market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate S6W's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: S6W is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the DE Oil and Gas industry average (2x).
How is StealthGas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Energy industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as StealthGas has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine whether StealthGas is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- StealthGas competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
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How has StealthGas performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: S6W has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: S6W became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: S6W's earnings have grown by 2.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: S6W has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: S6W has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-18%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: S6W's Return on Equity (2.2%) is considered low.
How is StealthGas's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: S6W's short term assets ($45.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($77.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: S6W's short term assets ($45.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($306.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: S6W's debt to equity ratio (64.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: S6W's debt to equity ratio has increased from 56% to 64.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: S6W's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13%).
Interest Coverage: S6W's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.7x coverage).
What is StealthGas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate S6W's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate S6W's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if S6W's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if S6W's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: S6W is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of S6W's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Harry Vafias (42 yo)
Mr. Harry N. Vafias has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Stealthgas Inc. since December 2004 and has been its Chief Financial Officer since January 2014. Mr. Vafias has been actively invol ...
|President||15.83yrs||no data||20.54% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||16.75yrs||no data||0.086% |
|Independent Director||14.58yrs||no data||0.048% |
|Independent Director||10yrs||no data||0.019% |
Experienced Board: S6W's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
StealthGas Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: StealthGas Inc.
- Ticker: S6W
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$92.753m
- Listing Market Cap: US$78.358m
- Shares outstanding: 37.86m
- Website: https://www.stealthgas.com
- StealthGas Inc.
- 331 Kifissias Avenue
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GASS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 2005|
|S6W||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2005|
StealthGas Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users internationally. It also provides crude oil and product carri ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/25 20:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/23 00:00|
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