Analyzing Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) and The Competition

Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ: PANL) is one of 15 public companies in the “Freight Trucking” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Pangaea Logistics Solutions to related companies based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.


This table compares Pangaea Logistics Solutions and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pangaea Logistics Solutions 0.88% 6.56% 3.14%
Pangaea Logistics Solutions Competitors 5.02% 10.54% 5.43%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Pangaea Logistics Solutions and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Pangaea Logistics Solutions $313.00 million $30.99 million 29.59
Pangaea Logistics Solutions Competitors $1.54 billion $228.59 million 30.55

Pangaea Logistics Solutions’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Pangaea Logistics Solutions. Pangaea Logistics Solutions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Pangaea Logistics Solutions has a beta of 0.39, indicating that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pangaea Logistics Solutions’ rivals have a beta of 1.04, indicating that their average stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

28.7% of Pangaea Logistics Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.6% of shares of all “Freight Trucking” companies are held by institutional investors. 86.2% of Pangaea Logistics Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 24.4% of shares of all “Freight Trucking” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Pangaea Logistics Solutions and its rivals, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pangaea Logistics Solutions 0 0 2 0 3.00
Pangaea Logistics Solutions Competitors 90 613 579 25 2.41

Pangaea Logistics Solutions currently has a consensus target price of $57.35, indicating a potential upside of 2,322.80%. As a group, “Freight Trucking” companies have a potential downside of 7.05%. Given Pangaea Logistics Solutions’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Pangaea Logistics Solutions is more favorable than its rivals.


Pangaea Logistics Solutions rivals beat Pangaea Logistics Solutions on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About Pangaea Logistics Solutions

Pangaea Logistics Solutions, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company is a provider of seaborne drybulk transportation services. The Company services a range of industrial customers who require the transportation of a range of drybulk cargoes, including grains, coal, iron ore, pig iron, hot briquetted iron, bauxite, alumina, cement clinker, dolomite and limestone. The Company addresses the transportation needs of its customers by undertaking a set of services and activities, including cargo loading, cargo discharge, vessel chartering, voyage planning and technical vessel management. The Company uses a mix of owned and chartered-in motor vessels to transport over 18.3 million deadweight tons (dwt) of cargo to approximately 100 ports across the world, averaging over 40 vessels in service. The Company’s owned fleet includes eight Panamax drybulk carriers, four Supramax drybulk carriers and two Handymax drybulk carriers. Its vessels include Nordic Orion, Nordic Odyssey and Bulk Trident.

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