Analyzing Ardmore Shipping Corporation (ASC) and (BALT)

Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE: ASC) and (NASDAQ:BALT) are both deep sea freight companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.3% of Ardmore Shipping Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Ardmore Shipping Corporation and ‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ardmore Shipping Corporation -6.45% -3.08% -1.41%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Ardmore Shipping Corporation and , as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ardmore Shipping Corporation 0 1 3 0 2.75
0 0 0 0 N/A

Ardmore Shipping Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $10.13, indicating a potential upside of 22.73%.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ardmore Shipping Corporation and ‘s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ardmore Shipping Corporation $164.40 million 1.69 $3.74 million ($0.37) -22.30

Ardmore Shipping Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than .

About Ardmore Shipping Corporation

Ardmore Shipping Corporation provides seaborne transportation of petroleum products and chemicals to national oil companies, oil and chemical traders, and chemical companies, with its fleet of mid-size product and chemical tankers. The Company’s segment relates to the operations of its vessels. The Company’s fleet consists of over 20 double-hulled product and chemical tankers, all of which are in operation. The Company’s vessels include Ardmore Seavaliant, Ardmore Seaventure, Ardmore Seavantage, Ardmore Seavanguard, Ardmore Sealion, Ardmore Seafox, Ardmore Seahawk, Ardmore Endeavour, Ardmore Seafarer, Ardmore Seatrader, Ardmore Seamaster and Ardmore Sealeader. The Company has over 30 subsidiaries, the majority of which represent single ship-owning companies for its fleet. Its subsidiaries include Ardmore Shipping (Bermuda) Limited (ASBL), Ardmore Shipping Services (Ireland) Limited (ASSIL), Ardmore Shipping (Asia) Pte. Limited and Ardmore Shipping (Americas) LLC.

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