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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.12
ASC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. ASC: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ASC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.12
0.06
0.48
Equity-to-Asset 0.46
ASC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. ASC: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ASC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.46
0.38
0.65
Interest Coverage 1.52
ASC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. ASC: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ASC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.74 Max: 4.19
Current: 1.52
0.04
4.19
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.65
Beneish M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
6.44%
3.19%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.60
ASC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
74% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. ASC: 14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ASC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.07  Med: 4.57 Max: 28.06
Current: 14.6
-6.07
28.06
Net Margin % 2.28
ASC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. ASC: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ASC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.03  Med: -4.22 Max: 20.24
Current: 2.28
-18.03
20.24
ROE % 0.97
ASC's ROE % is ranked lower than
71% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. ASC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ASC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.34  Med: -0.84 Max: 9.47
Current: 0.97
-5.34
9.47
ROA % 0.45
ASC's ROA % is ranked lower than
71% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. ASC: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ASC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.67  Med: -0.54 Max: 4.77
Current: 0.45
-2.67
4.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.65
ASC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. ASC: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ASC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.27  Med: 0.28 Max: 7.06
Current: 2.65
-7.27
7.06
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 23.00
ASC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ASC: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ASC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 23 Max: 24.7
Current: 23
-0.4
24.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 39.10
ASC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. ASC: 39.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ASC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 39.1 Max: 61.9
Current: 39.1
7.8
61.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

ASC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Arnold Schneider 290,157 sh (+38.77%)
Donald Smith 2,922,262 sh (+20.87%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,441,313 sh (-19.14%)
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Q3 2016

ASC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 30,400 sh (New)
Donald Smith 3,323,613 sh (+13.73%)
Arnold Schneider 310,269 sh (+6.93%)
Chuck Royce 1,211,275 sh (-15.96%)
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Q4 2016

ASC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Arnold Schneider 458,154 sh (+47.66%)
Chuck Royce 1,452,175 sh (+19.89%)
Donald Smith 3,362,272 sh (+1.16%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2017

ASC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Arnold Van Den Berg 758,511 sh (New)
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports    NAICS: 483111 
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Traded in other countries:A61.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Bermuda
Ardmore Shipping Corp is engaged in the ocean transportation of petroleum and chemical products in international trade through the ownership and operation of a fleet of tankers.

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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 41.53
ASC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. ASC: 41.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ASC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.91  Med: 13.45 Max: 210.86
Current: 41.53
5.91
210.86
Forward PE Ratio 42.02
ASC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 22.62 vs. ASC: 42.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 41.53
ASC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
86% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. ASC: 41.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ASC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.91  Med: 13.45 Max: 210.86
Current: 41.53
5.91
210.86
PB Ratio 0.65
ASC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. ASC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ASC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.19
Current: 0.65
0.45
1.19
PS Ratio 1.30
ASC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ASC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ASC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.04 Max: 5.53
Current: 1.3
0.94
5.53
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.91
ASC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
64% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. ASC: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ASC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: 11.82 Max: 62.03
Current: 4.91
3.51
62.03
EV-to-EBIT 35.52
ASC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.84 vs. ASC: 35.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -850.8  Med: 22.05 Max: 907.5
Current: 35.52
-850.8
907.5
EV-to-EBITDA 14.01
ASC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 10.34 vs. ASC: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ASC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 16.2 Max: 41
Current: 14.01
6.3
41
PEG Ratio 1.28
ASC's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. ASC: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ASC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.28
0
1.49
Current Ratio 1.59
ASC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ASC: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.7 Max: 3.63
Current: 1.59
0.33
3.63
Quick Ratio 1.46
ASC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ASC: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.65 Max: 3.57
Current: 1.46
0.32
3.57
Days Inventory 21.03
ASC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 10.84 vs. ASC: 21.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ASC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.76  Med: 15.84 Max: 22.07
Current: 21.03
13.76
22.07
Days Sales Outstanding 51.39
ASC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 43.32 vs. ASC: 51.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.56  Med: 29.76 Max: 60.55
Current: 51.39
7.56
60.55
Days Payable 56.39
ASC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
65% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 37.49 vs. ASC: 56.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ASC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.7  Med: 57.96 Max: 70.48
Current: 56.39
53.7
70.48

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 3.61
ASC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
66% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. ASC: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ASC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.61 Max: 12.91
Current: 3.61
0.43
12.91
Dividend Payout Ratio 3.33
ASC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. ASC: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ASC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 3.33 Max: 5.71
Current: 3.33
0.5
5.71
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 82.30
ASC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. ASC: 82.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ASC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 82.3
Current: 82.3
0
82.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 9.40
ASC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
91% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. ASC: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.56
ASC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
54% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. ASC: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ASC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.61 Max: 12.91
Current: 3.56
0.43
12.91
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -23.00
ASC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. ASC: -23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ASC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.2  Med: -47.8 Max: -23
Current: -23
-48.2
-23

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.62
ASC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. ASC: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ASC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.62
0.58
1.21
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.43
ASC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ASC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ASC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.43
0.4
1.49
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.07
ASC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ASC: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ASC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.3 Max: 2.69
Current: 1.07
0.66
2.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.82
ASC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
70% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. ASC: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ASC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.2 Max: 10
Current: 2.82
0.1
10

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $164.4
EPS (TTM) $ 0.18
Beta1.57
Short Percentage of Float13.77%
52-Week Range $5.00 - 9.93
Shares Outstanding (Mil)33.58

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 142 164
EPS ($) 0.18 0.82
EPS without NRI ($) 0.18 0.82
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.18 0.49
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