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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
ASC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. ASC: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ASC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: N/A
Current: 0.08

Equity to Asset 0.52
ASC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. ASC: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ASC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.52

0.45
0.67
Interest Coverage 1.81
ASC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. ASC: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ASC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.81
Current: 1.81

0.04
1.81
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.84
M-Score: 8.19
WACC vs ROIC
2.05%
2.47%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.20
ASC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. ASC: 14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ASC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.07   Max: 8.63
Current: 14.2

-6.07
8.63
Net-margin (%) 8.45
ASC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. ASC: 8.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ASC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18.03   Max: 2.47
Current: 8.45

-18.03
2.47
ROE (%) 2.16
ASC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. ASC: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ASC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.34   Max: 0.59
Current: 2.16

-5.34
0.59
ROA (%) 1.29
ASC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. ASC: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ASC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.67   Max: 0.36
Current: 1.29

-2.67
0.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.58
ASC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. ASC: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ASC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.98   Max: 1.49
Current: 2.58

-1.98
1.49
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ASC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 178,600 sh (+1214.78%)
Louis Moore Bacon 728,580 sh (+27.12%)
Donald Smith 2,617,729 sh (+20.40%)
Arnold Schneider 218,029 sh (+11.79%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce 130,075 sh (-1.22%)
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Q3 2014

ASC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Schneider 330,688 sh (+51.67%)
Chuck Royce 178,575 sh (+37.29%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Donald Smith 2,617,188 sh (-0.02%)
Louis Moore Bacon 689,044 sh (-5.43%)
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Q4 2014

ASC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 252,575 sh (+41.44%)
Donald Smith 2,629,027 sh (+0.45%)
Arnold Schneider 285,119 sh (-13.78%)
Louis Moore Bacon 217,521 sh (-68.43%)
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Q1 2015

ASC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 47,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 288,075 sh (+14.06%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 100,055 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Donald Smith 2,597,342 sh (-1.21%)
Arnold Schneider 259,782 sh (-8.89%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 41.60
ASC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
83% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. ASC: 41.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ASC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 36.44   Max: 210.86
Current: 41.6

36.44
210.86
Forward P/E 9.68
ASC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. ASC: 9.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 44.80
ASC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
84% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. ASC: 44.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ASC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 36.44   Max: 210.86
Current: 44.8

36.44
210.86
P/B 1.00
ASC's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ASC: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ASC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1.19
Current: 1

0.7
1.19
P/S 3.60
ASC's P/S is ranked lower than
111% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. ASC: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ASC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.13   Max: 6.13
Current: 3.6

3.13
6.13
POCF 62.30
ASC's POCF is ranked lower than
97% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.12 vs. ASC: 62.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ASC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 11.02   Max: 62.65
Current: 62.3

11.02
62.65
EV-to-EBIT 49.32
ASC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 17.59 vs. ASC: 49.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2991.2   Max: 929.1
Current: 49.32

-2991.2
929.1
Current Ratio 1.22
ASC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ASC: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 5.15
Current: 1.22

0.55
5.15
Quick Ratio 1.11
ASC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ASC: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 5.11
Current: 1.11

0.51
5.11
Days Inventory 19.19
ASC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
62% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 12.86 vs. ASC: 19.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ASC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 13.76   Max: 18.11
Current: 19.19

13.76
18.11
Days Sales Outstanding 54.87
ASC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 42.43 vs. ASC: 54.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 7.56   Max: 32.48
Current: 54.87

7.56
32.48

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.40
ASC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
68% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ASC: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ASC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 4.14
Current: 3.4

0.43
4.14
Dividend Payout 1.46
ASC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
91% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. ASC: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ASC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 25
Current: 1.46

0.5
25
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.30
ASC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
58% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. ASC: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ASC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 4.14
Current: 3.3

0.43
4.14

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.90
ASC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ASC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ASC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.9

0.9
1.21
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
ASC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ASC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ASC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.8

0.72
1.34
Price/Graham Number 1.30
ASC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ASC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ASC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 2.81
Current: 1.3

1.14
2.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.10
ASC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
71% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ASC: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
ASC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.3
Current: 2.1

0.1
2.3

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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Traded in other countries:A61.Germany,
Ardmore Shipping Corp was incorporated in the Republic of the Marshall Islands on May 14, 2013 as a wholly owned subsidiary of GA Holdings LLC, a limited liability company incorporated in the Marshall Islands. The Company provides seaborne transportation of petroleum products and chemicals through its fleet of tankers. Its initial fleet portfolio consists of 12 vessels, comprised of five MR product tankers and three Eco-mod chemical tankers in operation, plus four Eco-design MR product tanker newbuildings with deliveries expected to begin in January 2014. The Company competes for charters on the basis of price, vessel location, size, age and condition of the vessel, as well as our reputation.
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