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How to buy Genco Shipping & Trading stock (GNK)

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Genco Shipping & Trading is a marine shipping business based in the US. Genco Shipping & Trading shares (GNK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Genco Shipping & Trading employs 1,105 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $406.9 million.

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Genco Shipping & Trading stock price (NYSE: GNK)

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Genco Shipping & Trading shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-21.
Latest market close$20.24
52-week range$12.04 - $23.11
50-day moving average $21.58
200-day moving average $18.58
Wall St. target price$25.81
PE ratio 289.1429
Dividend yield $1.13 (5.58%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.07

Is it a good time to buy Genco Shipping & Trading stock?

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Genco Shipping & Trading price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $20.24 from 2024-07-19

1 week (2024-07-16) -2.88%
1 month (2024-06-21) -3.80%
3 months (2024-04-23) -4.17%
6 months (2024-01-23) 20.33%
1 year (2023-07-21) 50.93%
2 years (2022-07-22) 9.46%
3 years (2021-07-23) 16.04%
5 years (2019-07-23) 107.65%

Is Genco Shipping & Trading stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Genco Shipping & Trading's P/E ratio

Genco Shipping & Trading's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 289x. In other words, Genco Shipping & Trading shares trade at around 289x 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.

Genco Shipping & Trading's EBITDA

Genco Shipping & Trading's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $109 million.

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

Genco Shipping & Trading financials

Revenue TTM $406.9 million
Operating margin TTM 19.65%
Gross profit TTM $256.4 million
Return on assets TTM 3.01%
Return on equity TTM 0.4%
Profit margin 0.81%
Book value $21.41
Market Capitalization $865.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Genco Shipping & Trading share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 102.73% of net profits

Recently Genco Shipping & Trading has paid out, on average, around 102.73% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.58% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Genco Shipping & Trading shareholders could enjoy a 5.58% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Genco Shipping & Trading's case, that would currently equate to about $1.13 per share.

Genco Shipping & Trading's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Genco Shipping & Trading's most recent dividend payout was on 29 May 2024. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 May 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Genco Shipping & Trading's shares ever split?

Genco Shipping & Trading's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 7 July 2016. So if you had owned 10 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 Genco Shipping & Trading shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Genco Shipping & Trading shares which in turn could have impacted Genco Shipping & Trading's share price.

Genco Shipping & Trading share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Genco Shipping & Trading's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.0413 up to $23.1089. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GNK.US volatility(beta: 0.94)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 Genco Shipping & Trading's is 0.944. This would suggest that Genco Shipping & Trading's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Genco Shipping & Trading overview

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ocean transportation of drybulk cargoes worldwide. The company owns and operates dry bulk vessels to transports iron ore, grains, coal, steel products, and other drybulk cargoes. It charters its vessels primarily to trading houses, including commodities traders; producers; and government-owned entities. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, New York. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Genco Shipping & Trading is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.154% of Genco Shipping & Trading shares are held by insiders and 59.027% by institutions.
How many people work for Genco Shipping & Trading?
Latest data suggests 1,105 work at Genco Shipping & Trading.
When does the fiscal year end for Genco Shipping & Trading?
Genco Shipping & Trading's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Genco Shipping & Trading based?
Genco Shipping & Trading's address is: 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10171
What is Genco Shipping & Trading's ISIN number?
Genco Shipping & Trading's international securities identification number is: MHY2685T1313
What is Genco Shipping & Trading's CUSIP number?
Genco Shipping & Trading's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: Y2685T131

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