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Ardmore Shipping Corporation is a marine shipping business based in the US. Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares (ASC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ardmore Shipping Corporation employs 47 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Ardmore Shipping Corporation share price

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Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$2.61 - $6.87
50-day moving average $4.42
200-day moving average $3.67
Wall St. target price$5.51
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.05 (1.24%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.46

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Is Ardmore Shipping Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Ardmore Shipping Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ardmore Shipping Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Ardmore Shipping Corporation's EBITDA

Ardmore Shipping Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $50.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Ardmore Shipping Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Ardmore Shipping Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $220.1 million
Operating margin TTM 8.45%
Gross profit TTM $68.7 million
Return on assets TTM 1.53%
Return on equity TTM -1.87%
Profit margin -2.75%
Book value $9.65
Market capitalisation $135 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares

There are currently 861,345 Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Ardmore Shipping Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 27.7% up from 674,259 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Ardmore Shipping Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ardmore Shipping Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 302226.31578947). Ardmore Shipping Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.85. In other words for every 100,000 Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2850 shares are currently held short.

However Ardmore Shipping Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ardmore Shipping Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0258% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares, roughly 26 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Ardmore Shipping Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Ardmore Shipping Corporation stock.

Ardmore Shipping Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 10.87% of net profits

Recently Ardmore Shipping Corporation has paid out, on average, around 10.87% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.98% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ardmore Shipping Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.98% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ardmore Shipping Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.05 per share.

While Ardmore Shipping Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Ardmore Shipping Corporation is investing more in its future growth.

Ardmore Shipping Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 27 February 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 February 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Ardmore Shipping Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ardmore Shipping Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.61 up to $6.87. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ASC.US volatility(beta: 1.14)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ardmore Shipping Corporation's is 1.1395. This would suggest that Ardmore Shipping Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ardmore Shipping Corporation overview

Ardmore Shipping Corporation engages in the seaborne transportation of petroleum products and chemicals worldwide. As of February 15, 2021, the company operated a fleet of 25 double-hulled product and chemical tankers. It serves oil majors, oil companies, oil and chemical traders, chemical companies, and pooling service providers. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Pembroke, Bermuda. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Ardmore Shipping Corporation is owned by institutions?
Currently 77.964% of Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Ardmore Shipping Corporation?
Latest data suggests 47 work at Ardmore Shipping Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Ardmore Shipping Corporation?
Ardmore Shipping Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Ardmore Shipping Corporation based?
Ardmore Shipping Corporation's address is: Belvedere Building, Pembroke, Bermuda, HM08
What is Ardmore Shipping Corporation's ISIN number?
Ardmore Shipping Corporation's international securities identification number is: MHY0207T1001
What is Ardmore Shipping Corporation's CUSIP number?
Ardmore Shipping Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: Y0207T100

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