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How to buy Diamond S Shipping stock | $6.64

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Diamond S Shipping Inc is an oil & gas midstream business based in the US. Diamond S Shipping shares (DSSI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Diamond S Shipping

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Diamond S Shipping. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: DSSI. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Diamond S Shipping reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$6.64, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Diamond S Shipping, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Diamond S Shipping. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Diamond S Shipping share price

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Diamond S Shipping shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$6.64
52-week rangeUSD$5.31 - USD$17.5
50-day moving average USD$6.8627
200-day moving average USD$7.5645
Wall St. target priceUSD$13.6
PE ratio 2.6027
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.678

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Is it a good time to buy Diamond S Shipping stock?

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Diamond S Shipping price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.64 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-09) N/A
1 month (2020-12-18) 6.64
3 months (2020-10-16) -2.35%
6 months (2020-07-17) -19.22%
1 year (2020-01-17) -51.64%
2 years (2019-01-16) N/A
3 years (2018-01-16) N/A
5 years (2016-01-16) N/A

Is Diamond S Shipping under- or over-valued?

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

Diamond S Shipping's P/E ratio

Diamond S Shipping's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, Diamond S Shipping shares trade at around 3x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Diamond S Shipping's EBITDA

Diamond S Shipping's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$260.1 million.

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

Diamond S Shipping financials

Revenue TTM USD$692.2 million
Operating margin TTM 22.02%
Gross profit TTM USD$195.4 million
Return on assets TTM 4.56%
Return on equity TTM 8.94%
Profit margin 15.49%
Book value $31.429
Market capitalisation USD$281.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Diamond S Shipping shares

There are currently 696,215 Diamond S Shipping shares held short by investors – that's known as Diamond S Shipping's "short interest". This figure is 47.8% down from 1.3 million last month.

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

Diamond S Shipping's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Diamond S Shipping's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Diamond S Shipping shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Diamond S Shipping shares traded daily (recently around 349856.7839196). Diamond S Shipping's SIR currently stands at 1.99. In other words for every 100,000 Diamond S Shipping shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1990 shares are currently held short.

However Diamond S Shipping's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Diamond S Shipping shares, or, against the total number of tradable Diamond S Shipping shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Diamond S Shipping's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Diamond S Shipping shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0226% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Diamond S Shipping shares, roughly 23 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 Diamond S Shipping.

Find out more about how you can short Diamond S Shipping stock.

Diamond S Shipping share dividends

We're not expecting Diamond S Shipping to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Diamond S Shipping overview

Diamond S Shipping Inc. provides seaborne transportation of crude oil, refined petroleum, and other products in the international shipping markets. The company operates in two segments, Crude Tankers and Product Carriers. As of June 30, 2020, it owned and operated a fleet of 64 vessels, including 13 Suezmax crude carriers, one Aframax crude carrier, and 50 medium-range product carriers. Diamond S Shipping Inc. was founded in 2018 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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