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How to buy Diana Shipping (DSX) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Diana Shipping stocks.
Diana Shipping is a marine shipping business based in the US. Diana Shipping stocks (DSX.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $4.29 – a decrease of 1.5% over the previous week. Diana Shipping employs 918 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $188 million.
How to buy shares in Diana Shipping
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- 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.
- 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.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Diana Shipping?
- Has coronavirus impacted Diana Shipping shares?
- Diana Shipping shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Diana Shipping stock a buy or sell?
- Diana Shipping performance over time
- Are Diana Shipping shares over-valued?
- Diana Shipping's financials
- How volatile are Diana Shipping shares?
- Does Diana Shipping pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Diana Shipping stock price (NYSE:DSX)Use our graph to track the performance of DSX stocks over time.
Diana Shipping shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$3.94|
|52-week range||$2.06 - $6.10|
|50-day moving average||$4.15|
|200-day moving average||$4.50|
|Wall St. target price||$7.35|
|Dividend yield||$0.1 (2.43%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.04|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Diana Shipping stock?
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Diana Shipping price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-13)||-1.50%|
|1 month (2021-12-20)||3.96%|
|3 months (2021-10-20)||-28.75%|
|6 months (2021-07-20)||-2.23%|
|1 year (2021-01-20)||65.55%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||30.90%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||14.87%|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||4.06|
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 P/E ratio
Diana 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 111x. In other words, Diana Shipping shares trade at around 111x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Diana Shipping's EBITDA
Diana Shipping's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $63.6 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||$188 million|
|Operating margin TTM||15.68%|
|Gross profit TTM||$69 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.09%|
|Return on equity TTM||2.07%|
|Market capitalisation||$376.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Diana Shipping share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 1.73% of net profits
Recently Diana Shipping has paid out, on average, around 1.73% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.43% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Diana Shipping shareholders could enjoy a 2.43% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Diana Shipping's case, that would currently equate to about $0.1 per share.
While Diana Shipping's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Diana Shipping is investing more in its future growth.
Diana Shipping's most recent dividend payout was on 9 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Diana Shipping share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Diana Shipping's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.0621 up to $6.1002. 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 Diana Shipping's is 1.0542. This would suggest that Diana Shipping'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).
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 December 3, 2021, it operated a fleet of 33 dry bulk vessels, including 4 Newcastlemax, 11 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 5 Kamsarmax, and 8 Panamax. The company was formerly known as Diana Shipping Investments Corp. and changed its name to Diana Shipping Inc. in February 2005.
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