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How to buy Costamare (CMRE) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Costamare stocks.

Costamare is a marine shipping business based in the US. Costamare stocks (CMRE.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $11.01 – an increase of 0.93% over the previous week. Costamare employs 1,704 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $628.9 million.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CMRE – 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.

Costamare stock price (NYSE:CMRE)

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Costamare shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-16.
Latest market close$13.03
52-week range$7.48 - $16.59
50-day moving average $12.44
200-day moving average $12.26
Wall St. target price$18.50
PE ratio 5.8629
Dividend yield $0.43 (3.56%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.20

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Is it a good time to buy Costamare stock?

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Costamare price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.03 from 2022-01-19

1 week (2022-01-14) -2.62%
1 month (2021-12-21) 9.04%
3 months (2021-10-21) -9.64%
6 months (2021-07-21) 23.04%
1 year (2021-01-21) 53.66%
2 years (2020-01-17) 24.33%
3 years (2019-01-18) 162.70%
5 years (2017-01-20) 112.21%

Is Costamare under- or over-valued?

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

Costamare's P/E ratio

Costamare's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Costamare shares trade at around 6x 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.

Costamare's EBITDA

Costamare's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $409.9 million.

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

Costamare financials

Revenue TTM $628.9 million
Operating margin TTM 45.58%
Gross profit TTM $320.3 million
Return on assets TTM 4.94%
Return on equity TTM 20.67%
Profit margin 47.87%
Book value $12.76
Market capitalisation $1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Costamare share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 26.02% of net profits

Recently Costamare has paid out, on average, around 26.02% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.56% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Costamare shareholders could enjoy a 3.56% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Costamare's case, that would currently equate to about $0.43 per share.

While Costamare's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Costamare may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Costamare's most recent dividend payout was on 6 February 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 January 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Costamare share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Costamare's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.4802 up to $16.5871. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CMRE.US volatility(beta: 1.44)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 Costamare's is 1.4404. This would suggest that Costamare's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Costamare overview

Costamare Inc. owns and charters containerships to liner companies worldwide. As of June 14, 2021, it had a fleet of 81 containerships with a total capacity of approximately 581,000 twenty foot equivalent units and 16 dry bulk vessels with a total capacity of approximately 932,000 DWT. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Monaco. .

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