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How to buy Diana Shipping (DSX) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Diana Shipping stock.

Diana Shipping Inc
NYSE: DSX - USD
MARINE SHIPPING
$4.17
+$0.05 (+1.18%)

Diana Shipping Inc is a marine shipping business based in the US. Diana Shipping shares (DSX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Diana Shipping employs 918 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – DSX – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Diana Shipping stock price (NYSE: DSX)

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Diana Shipping shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$4.47
52-week range$1.32 - $5.60
50-day moving average $4.78
200-day moving average $3.59
Wall St. target price$5.70
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.62

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Is it a good time to buy Diana Shipping stock?

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Diana Shipping price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.47 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) -11.83%
3 months (2021-04-28) 19.20%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
5 years (2016-07-24) N/A

Is Diana Shipping under- or over-valued?

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

Diana Shipping's EBITDA

Diana Shipping's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $35.3 million.

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

Diana Shipping financials

Revenue TTM $167 million
Gross profit TTM $69 million
Return on assets TTM -0.16%
Return on equity TTM -7.51%
Profit margin -19.56%
Book value $4.93
Market capitalisation $382.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Diana Shipping shares

There are currently 1.3 million Diana Shipping shares held short by investors – that's known as Diana Shipping's "short interest". This figure is 23.2% up from 1.1 million last month.

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

Diana Shipping's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Diana Shipping's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Diana Shipping shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Diana Shipping shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). Diana Shipping's SIR currently stands at 0.91. In other words for every 100,000 Diana Shipping shares traded daily on the market, roughly 910 shares are currently held short.

However Diana Shipping's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Diana Shipping shares, or, against the total number of tradable Diana Shipping shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Diana Shipping's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Diana Shipping shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0219% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Diana Shipping shares, roughly 22 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 Diana Shipping.

Find out more about how you can short Diana Shipping stock.

Diana Shipping share dividends

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

Diana Shipping share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Diana Shipping's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.32 up to $5.6. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DSX.US volatility(beta: 1.32)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 Diana Shipping's is 1.3248. This would suggest that Diana Shipping's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Diana Shipping overview

Diana Shipping Inc. provides shipping transportation services. The company transports a range of dry bulk cargoes, including commodities, such as iron ore, coal, grain, and other materials in shipping routes worldwide. As of March 11, 2021, it operated a fleet of 37 dry bulk vessels, including 4 Newcastlemax, 12 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 5 Kamsarmax, and 11 Panamax), as well as one Panamax dry bulk vessel. The company was formerly known as Diana Shipping Investments Corp. and changed its name to Diana Shipping Inc. in February 2005.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Diana Shipping is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 28.672% of Diana Shipping shares are held by insiders and 21.61% by institutions.
How many people work for Diana Shipping?
Latest data suggests 918 work at Diana Shipping.
When does the fiscal year end for Diana Shipping?
Diana Shipping's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Diana Shipping based?
Diana Shipping's address is: Pendelis 16, Athens, Greece, 175 64
What is Diana Shipping's ISIN number?
Diana Shipping's international securities identification number is: MHY2066G1044
What is Diana Shipping's CUSIP number?
Diana Shipping's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: Y2066G104

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