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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.56
DSX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. DSX: 0.56 )
DSX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.56

Equity to Asset 0.74
DSX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. DSX: 0.74 )
DSX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.74

0.28
0.95
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.71
M-Score: -2.99
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -5.26
DSX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. DSX: -5.26 )
DSX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.26   Max: 72.42
Current: -5.26

-5.26
72.42
Net-margin (%) -12.89
DSX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. DSX: -12.89 )
DSX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.89   Max: 94.12
Current: -12.89

-12.89
94.12
ROE (%) -1.69
DSX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. DSX: -1.69 )
DSX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 101.75
Current: -1.69

-1.7
101.75
ROA (%) -1.25
DSX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. DSX: -1.25 )
DSX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.25   Max: 38.6
Current: -1.25

-1.25
38.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.63
DSX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. DSX: -0.63 )
DSX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.63   Max: 27.7
Current: -0.63

-0.63
27.7
Revenue Growth (%) -16.00
DSX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. DSX: -16.00 )
DSX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -16   Max: 32.8
Current: -16

-16
32.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -35.10
DSX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. DSX: -35.10 )
DSX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.1   Max: 61.7
Current: -35.1

-35.1
61.7
» DSX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

DSX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Pioneer Investments 608,352 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,546,800 sh (+2.58%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,972,711 sh (+0.91%)
Chuck Royce 879,300 sh (-4.76%)
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Q2 2013

DSX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Pioneer Investments 794,352 sh (+30.57%)
Chuck Royce 860,579 sh (-2.13%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,811,071 sh (-2.71%)
Jim Simons 1,417,100 sh (-8.39%)
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Q3 2013

DSX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

George Soros 77,942 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 52,569 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 975,500 sh (+13.35%)
Pioneer Investments 795,339 sh (+0.12%)
Jim Simons 901,300 sh (-36.4%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,836,056 sh (-51.2%)
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Q4 2013

DSX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 46,050 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,061,000 sh (+8.76%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,850,727 sh (+0.52%)
George Soros 77,942 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 787,763 sh (-0.95%)
Jim Simons 776,200 sh (-13.88%)
Steven Cohen 10,860 sh (-79.34%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DSX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$9.65 - $12.83 $ 11.798%77942
David Dreman 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.1%$6.31 - $8.09 $ 11.7969%0
David Dreman 2012-06-30 Reduce -81.68%0.47%$7.05 - $8.97 $ 11.7952%555277
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $10.7 - $12.13 $ 11.795%0
David Dreman 2011-03-31 Add 27.96%0.15%$11.5 - $12.61 $ 11.79-3%3067647
George Soros 2011-03-31 Add 33.62%$11.5 - $12.61 $ 11.79-3%15500
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Preferred stocks of Diana Shipping, Inc.

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
DSXPRB24.901.458 7/8 % Cum Red Perp Pfd Shs Series -B-

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.80
DSX's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DSX: 0.80 )
DSX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.82
Current: 0.8

0.42
3.82
P/S 5.80
DSX's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. DSX: 5.80 )
DSX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 14.26
Current: 5.8

1.72
14.26
EV-to-EBIT 250.00
DSX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
74% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. DSX: 250.00 )
DSX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 258.9
Current: 250

3.4
258.9
Shiller P/E 8.40
DSX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 18.98 vs. DSX: 8.40 )
DSX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.44   Max: 9.54
Current: 8.4

3.44
9.54

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.80
DSX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DSX: 0.80 )
DSX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.82
Current: 0.8

0.47
2.82
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
DSX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. DSX: 1.00 )
DSX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.84
Current: 1

0.78
1.84
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
DSX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DSX: 1.40 )
DSX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 2.33
Current: 1.4

0.55
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
DSX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. DSX: 0.40 )
DSX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 29.7
Current: 0.4

0.4
29.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -24.95
DSX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. DSX: -24.95 )
DSX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.5   Max: 108.5
Current: -24.95

-22.5
108.5

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
Compare:AMKAF, NMM, TK, ISH, CMHHY » details
Traded in other countries:DSZ.Germany
Diana Shipping, Inc., is a holding company incorporated under the laws of Liberia in March 1999 as Diana Shipping Investments Corp. Under the amended articles of incorporation, the Company was renamed Diana Shipping Inc. It is a provider of shipping transportation services. It specializes in transporting dry bulk cargoes, including such commodities as iron ore, coal, grain and other materials along worldwide shipping routes. Currently, its fleet consists of 32 dry bulk carriers, of which 17 are Panamax, two are Kamsarmax, three are Post-Panamax, eight are Capesize and two are Newcastlemax vessels, having a combined carrying capacity of approximately 3.5 million dwt. The Company's customers include national, regional and international companies, such as China National Chartering Corp., Cargill International S.A., Australian Wheat Board (AWB), BHP Billiton and Bocimar N.V. Antwerp. It operates in markets that are competitive and based mainly on supply and demand. It competes with other owners of dry bulk carriers in the Panamax and smaller class sectors and with owners of Capesize dry bulk carriers. The Company's operations are subject to numerous laws and regulations in the form of international conventions and treaties, national, state and local laws and national and international regulations.

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