Global Ship Lease, Inc is a marine shipping business based in the US. Global Ship Lease shares (GSL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Global Ship Lease employs 7 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- Are GSL shares over-valued?
- Global Ship Lease's financials
- How volatile are GSL shares?
- Does Global Ship Lease pay a dividend?
- Have GSL shares ever split?
- Other common questions
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Global Ship Lease shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$16.74|
|52-week range||$4.22 - $22.02|
|50-day moving average||$18.60|
|200-day moving average||$15.46|
|Wall St. target price||$23.33|
|Dividend yield||$0.25 (1.43%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.70|
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Global Ship Lease price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-17)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-28)||-14.94%|
|3 months (2021-04-28)||19.66%|
|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 Global Ship Lease under- or over-valued?
Valuing Global Ship Lease stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Global Ship Lease's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Global Ship Lease's P/E ratio
Global Ship Lease's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Global Ship Lease shares trade at around 25x 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.
Global Ship Lease's EBITDA
Global Ship Lease's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $156.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Global Ship Lease's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Global Ship Lease financials
|Revenue TTM||$284.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||40.65%|
|Gross profit TTM||$168.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.46%|
|Return on equity TTM||9.52%|
|Market capitalisation||$624.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Global Ship Lease shares
There are currently 429,716 Global Ship Lease shares held short by investors – that's known as Global Ship Lease's "short interest". This figure is 407.4% up from 84,688 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Global Ship Lease shares can be evaluated.
Global Ship Lease's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Global Ship Lease's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Global Ship Lease shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Global Ship Lease shares traded daily (recently around 704452.45901639). Global Ship Lease's SIR currently stands at 0.61. In other words for every 100,000 Global Ship Lease shares traded daily on the market, roughly 610 shares are currently held short.
However Global Ship Lease's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Global Ship Lease shares, or, against the total number of tradable Global Ship Lease shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Global Ship Lease's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Global Ship Lease shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.017% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Global Ship Lease shares, roughly 17 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 Global Ship Lease.
Find out more about how you can short Global Ship Lease stock.
Global Ship Lease share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 9.16% of net profits
Recently Global Ship Lease has paid out, on average, around 9.16% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.72% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Global Ship Lease shareholders could enjoy a 5.72% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Global Ship Lease's case, that would currently equate to about $0.25 per share.
While Global Ship Lease's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Global Ship Lease is investing more in its future growth.
Global Ship Lease's most recent dividend payout was on 2 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Global Ship Lease's shares ever split?
Global Ship Lease's shares were split on a 1:8 basis on 24 March 2019. So if you had owned 8 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Global Ship Lease shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 700% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Global Ship Lease shares which in turn could have impacted Global Ship Lease's share price.
Global Ship Lease share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Global Ship Lease's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.2178 up to $22.02. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Global Ship Lease's is 2.1774. This would suggest that Global Ship Lease's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Global Ship Lease overview
Global Ship Lease, Inc. owns and charters containerships of various sizes under fixed-rate charters to container shipping companies. As of March 10, 2021, it owned 43 mid-sized and smaller containerships with an aggregate capacity of 245,280 twenty-foot equivalent units. The company is based in London, the United Kingdom. .
Global Ship Lease in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Global Ship Lease is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 33.616% of Global Ship Lease shares are held by insiders and 66.542% by institutions. How many people work for Global Ship Lease?
Latest data suggests 7 work at Global Ship Lease. When does the fiscal year end for Global Ship Lease?
Global Ship Lease's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Global Ship Lease based?
Global Ship Lease's address is: 25 Wilton Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1V 1LW What is Global Ship Lease's ISIN number?
Global Ship Lease's international securities identification number is: MHY271836006 What is Global Ship Lease's CUSIP number?
Global Ship Lease's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: Y27183105
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