StealthGas Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$2.57|
|52 Week High||US$2.04|
|52 Week Low||US$3.32|
|1 Month Change||2.80%|
|3 Month Change||-1.91%|
|1 Year Change||4.47%|
|3 Year Change||-24.85%|
|5 Year Change||-18.15%|
|Change since IPO||-81.38%|
Recent News & Updates
The Return Trends At StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) Look Promising
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StealthGas: Significantly Undervalued LPG Shipping Firm
The market remains unconvinced of StealthGas. The shipper, though in a very soft market, continues to generate cash flow and is primed to take advantage if demand picks up. Considering the company's valuation and order book, we see little downside risk here.
StealthGas EPS beats by $0.05
StealthGas (GASS): Q1 Non-GAAP EPS of $0.02 beats by $0.05; GAAP EPS of $0.02.Revenue of $37.42M (+8.8% Y/Y)Press Release
|GASS||US Oil and Gas||US Market|
Return vs Industry: GASS underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned 92.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GASS underperformed the US Market which returned 30.5% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: GASS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GASS's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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 carriers chartered to oil producers, refiners, and commodities traders. The company’s carriers carry various petroleum gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene, and vinyl chloride monomer; and refined petroleum products, such as gasoline, diesel, fuel oil, and jet fuel, as well as edible oils and chemicals.
StealthGas Fundamentals Summary
|GASS fundamental statistics|
Is GASS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GASS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$87.30m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.064|
|Net Profit Margin||1.61%|
How did GASS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
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: GASS ($2.57) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($19.43)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GASS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GASS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (19.3x).
PE vs Market: GASS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GASS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GASS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (2x).
How is StealthGas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if GASS's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if GASS's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GASS's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GASS's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.6% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GASS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has StealthGas performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GASS has a large one-off loss of $7.4M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GASS's current net profit margins (1.6%) are lower than last year (8.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GASS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 53.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: GASS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GASS had negative earnings growth (-80.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-18.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GASS's Return on Equity (0.4%) is considered low.
How is StealthGas's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GASS's short term assets ($58.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($73.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: GASS's short term assets ($58.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($308.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GASS's debt to equity ratio (61.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GASS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 73.3% to 61.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GASS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13%).
Interest Coverage: GASS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.4x coverage).
What is StealthGas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GASS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GASS'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 GASS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GASS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GASS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GASS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Harry Vafias (43 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...
Experienced Board: GASS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.2 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
StealthGas Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: StealthGas Inc.
- Ticker: GASS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$97.296m
- Shares outstanding: 37.86m
- Website: https://www.stealthgas.com
- StealthGas Inc.
- 331 Kifissias Avenue
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/20 23:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/20 00:00|
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