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What: Shares of DryShips
So what: Along with the upgrade, Goldman raised its price target on DryShips to $6, representing a big 57% premium to yesterday's closing price. With the shares having been clobbered about 50% over the past six months, Goldman finds the current valuation just too cheap to ignore and sees "positive risk/reward ahead of the upcoming listing" of its ocean rig unit in the U.S.
Now what: If you believe Goldman's sum-of-the-parts analysis, there should be plenty of upside left in DryShips' shares. Of course, given that dry bulk shippers, as a whole, continue to face a significant glut of new ships, DryShips bulls shouldn't expect a smooth ride up to intrinsic value. In fact, Goldman downgraded Diana Shipping
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