Diana Story

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Diana Shipping Current Ratio is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Diana Shipping reported Current Ratio of 1.88 in 2020. EBITDA Margin is likely to rise to 0.30 in 2021, whereas Earnings before Tax are likely to drop (10.2 M) in 2021. As some conservative investors are getting more into industrials space, Diana Shipping could be a your radar. We will analyze why it could be a much better year for Diana Shipping shareholders. Here I will also break down some basic indicators that Diana Shipping investors should consider in March.
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Diana Shipping (NYSE:DSX) continues to rise
The company is undervalued at 3.67 per share with modest projections ahead. Diana Shipping holds a performance score of 15 on a scale of zero to a hundred. The firm shows a Beta (market volatility) of 0.9038, which means possible diversification benefits within a given portfolio. Let's try to break down what Diana's beta means in this case. Diana Shipping returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Diana Shipping is expected to follow. Although it is vital to follow Diana Shipping historical returns, it is good to be conservative about what you can do with the information regarding equity current trending patterns. Our philosophy in predicting future performance of any stock is to look not only at its past charts but also at the business as a whole, including all fundamental and technical indicators. To evaluate if Diana Shipping expected return of 1.23 will be sustainable into the future, we have found twenty-one different technical indicators, which can help you to check if the expected returns are sustainable. Use Diana Shipping standard deviation, as well as the relationship between the value at risk and kurtosis to analyze future returns on Diana Shipping.

How important is Diana Shipping's Liquidity

Diana Shipping financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Diana Shipping ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Diana Shipping financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Diana Shipping's total debt and its cash.

How Diana utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Diana Shipping, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Diana Shipping is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Diana Shipping cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Diana Shipping Net Cash Flow from Operations is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Diana Shipping reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 44.89 Million in 2020

Breaking down Diana Shipping Indicators

Diana Shipping holds a total of eighty-three million two hundred eighty thousand outstanding shares. Diana Shipping retains significant amount of outstanding shares owned by insiders. An insider is usually defined as a CEO, other corporate executive, director, or institutional investor who own at least 10% of the company outstanding shares. Since such a large part of the company is owned by insiders, it is advisable to analyze if each of these insiders have been buying or selling the stock in recent months. Please note that no matter how much assets the company secures, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.
 2018 2019 2020 2021 (projected)
Interest Expense30.51 M29.43 M33.85 M26.98 M
Gross Profit123.27 M116.59 M104.93 M100.62 M

Ownership Breakdown

Retail Investors
Retail Investors49.42

Are Diana Shipping technical ratios showing a bounce back?

Current semi variance is at 8.25. Diana Shipping shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Diana Shipping further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Diana Shipping future alpha.

Our Takeaway on Diana Shipping Investment

While some other companies under the marine shipping industry are still a bit expensive, Diana Shipping may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. With an optimistic outlook on your 30 days horizon, it may be a good time to buy new shares of Diana or increase your existing holdings in the Stock as it seems the potential growth has not yet been fully factored into the current price. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Diana Shipping.

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