The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Diana Shipping's revenues will decrease -29.7% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $40.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.01.
Last quarter, Diana Shipping notched revenue of $50.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 13% lower than the prior-year quarter's $57.7 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.06. GAAP EPS of $0.06 for Q4 were 76% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.25 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 57.9%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.0%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.0%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $166.8 million. The average EPS estimate is -$0.13.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 2,403 members out of 2,471 rating the stock outperform, and 68 members rating it underperform. Among 342 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 330 give Diana Shipping a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Diana Shipping is outperform, with an average price target of $8.53.
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