Gener8 Maritime (NYSE: GNRT) is one of 144 public companies in the “TRANSPORTATION” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Gener8 Maritime to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Gener8 Maritime and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Gener8 Maritime||$298.37 million||-$168.54 million||-2.87|
|Gener8 Maritime Competitors||$3.23 billion||$305.22 million||19.34|
This table compares Gener8 Maritime and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Gener8 Maritime Competitors||0.94%||6.77%||3.13%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
69.4% of Gener8 Maritime shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.8% of shares of all “TRANSPORTATION” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.7% of Gener8 Maritime shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.7% of shares of all “TRANSPORTATION” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
Gener8 Maritime has a beta of 1.09, suggesting that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gener8 Maritime’s peers have a beta of 1.19, suggesting that their average share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Gener8 Maritime and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Gener8 Maritime Competitors||1088||3982||4809||201||2.41|
Gener8 Maritime presently has a consensus price target of $8.50, indicating a potential upside of 46.05%. As a group, “TRANSPORTATION” companies have a potential upside of 8.30%. Given Gener8 Maritime’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Gener8 Maritime is more favorable than its peers.
Gener8 Maritime peers beat Gener8 Maritime on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
Gener8 Maritime Company Profile
Gener8 Maritime, Inc. is a provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services. The Company operates through the transportation of international seaborne crude oil and petroleum products with its fleet of vessels segment. As of March 10, 2017, the Company owned a fleet of 40 tankers on the water, consisting of 24 Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), 10 Suezmax vessels, four Aframax vessels and two Panamax vessels, with an aggregate carrying capacity of 9.4 million deadweight tons (DWT) and one eco VLCC newbuilding. As of March 10, 2017, approximately 77% of its total fleet carrying capacity based on DWT, including newbuildings, was focused on VLCC vessels. As of March 10, 2017, all of its VLCC vessels were deployed in Navig8 Group’s VL8 Pool, all of its Suezmax vessels were deployed in Navig8 Group’s Suez8 Pool and all of its Aframax vessels were deployed in the Navig8 Group’s V8 Pool.
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