Head-To-Head Analysis: Diana Containerships (DCIX) vs. Its Competitors

Diana Containerships (NASDAQ: DCIX) is one of 25 public companies in the “Deep Sea Freight” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Diana Containerships to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

66.3% of shares of all “Deep Sea Freight” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.9% of shares of all “Deep Sea Freight” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Diana Containerships and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Diana Containerships 664.19% 134.67% 56.79%
Diana Containerships Competitors -49.96% -9.67% -2.99%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Diana Containerships and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Diana Containerships $22.70 million -$8.54 million 0.00
Diana Containerships Competitors $229.24 million $95.55 million -2.60

Diana Containerships’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Diana Containerships. Diana Containerships is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Diana Containerships has a beta of 2.34, meaning that its share price is 134% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diana Containerships’ competitors have a beta of 2.06, meaning that their average share price is 106% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Diana Containerships and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Diana Containerships 0 0 0 0 N/A
Diana Containerships Competitors 191 602 651 13 2.33

As a group, “Deep Sea Freight” companies have a potential upside of 36.02%. Given Diana Containerships’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Diana Containerships has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


Diana Containerships competitors beat Diana Containerships on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

Diana Containerships Company Profile

Diana Containerships Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the ownership of containerships. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s fleet consisted of six panamax and six post-panamax containerships with a combined carrying capacity of 61,517 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU). As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s fleet included SAGITTA, CENTAURUS, NEW JERSEY, PAMINA, DOMINGO, DOUKATO, PUELO, PUCON, MARCH, GREAT and HAMBURG. The Company’s customers include national, regional and international companies. The Company charters its vessels to customers primarily pursuant to short-term and long-term time charters. As of December 31, 2016, its subsidiaries included Likiep Shipping Company Inc., Orangina Inc., Rongerik Shipping Company Inc., Dud Shipping Company Inc., Mago Shipping Company Inc., Eluk Shipping Company Inc., Oruk Shipping Company Inc., Meck Shipping Company Inc., Langor Shipping Company Inc. and Unitized Ocean Transport Limited.

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