PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR (OTCMKTS:PCFBY) and Scorpio Bulkers (NYSE:SALT) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.
PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Scorpio Bulkers pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Scorpio Bulkers pays out -266.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR has a beta of -0.42, suggesting that its stock price is 142% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Scorpio Bulkers has a beta of 2.33, suggesting that its stock price is 133% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR and Scorpio Bulkers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Scorpio Bulkers has a consensus price target of $9.33, indicating a potential upside of 120.13%. Given Scorpio Bulkers’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Scorpio Bulkers is more favorable than PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.4% of PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 36.5% of Scorpio Bulkers shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR and Scorpio Bulkers’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR||$1.49 billion||0.54||$3.61 million||N/A||N/A|
|Scorpio Bulkers||$242.50 million||1.25||-$12.70 million||($0.03)||-141.33|
PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Scorpio Bulkers.
This table compares PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR and Scorpio Bulkers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Scorpio Bulkers beats PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
PAC BASIN SHIPP/ADR Company Profile
Pacific Basin Shipping Limited, an investment holding company, provides dry bulk shipping services worldwide. As of February 28, 2019, the company had a fleet of 217 ships, including 132 Handysize vessels, 83 Supramax vessels, and 2 Post Panamax vessels. It also offers ocean shipping services, shipping consulting and ship agency, crewing, secretarial, and agency and ship management services, as well as issues convertible bonds. Pacific Basin Shipping Limited was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong.
Scorpio Bulkers Company Profile
Scorpio Bulkers Inc., a shipping company, owns and operates dry bulk carriers worldwide. Its vessels transport a range of bulk commodities, including ores, coal, grains, and fertilizers. The company owns and operates 55 vessels, including 54 wholly-owned or finance leased drybulk vessels comprising 17 Kamsarmax vessels and 37 Ultramax vessels; and 1 time chartered-in Ultramax vessel. Scorpio Bulkers Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Monaco.
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