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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.43
DSX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. DSX: 0.43 )
DSX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.43

Equity to Asset 0.74
DSX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. DSX: 0.74 )
DSX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.74

0.38
0.98
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.87
M-Score: -3.24
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 (%) -11.51
DSX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. DSX: -11.51 )
DSX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.26   Max: 72.42
Current: -11.51

-5.26
72.42
Net-margin (%) -8.07
DSX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. DSX: -8.07 )
DSX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.89   Max: 94.12
Current: -8.07

-12.89
94.12
ROE (%) -1.06
DSX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1155 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 vs. DSX: -1.06 )
DSX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.68   Max: 111.79
Current: -1.06

-1.68
111.79
ROA (%) -0.78
DSX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. DSX: -0.78 )
DSX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.23   Max: 41.42
Current: -0.78

-1.23
41.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.41
DSX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. DSX: -1.41 )
DSX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.66   Max: 30.37
Current: -1.41

-0.66
30.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.00
DSX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. DSX: -16.00 )
DSX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16   Max: 32.8
Current: -16

-16
32.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -35.10
DSX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. DSX: -35.10 )
DSX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.1   Max: 39.5
Current: -35.1

-35.1
39.5
» DSX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

DSX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 435,600 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 86,731 sh (+698.63%)
Jim Simons 1,146,300 sh (+47.68%)
Chuck Royce 1,287,500 sh (+21.35%)
Pioneer Investments 877,431 sh (+11.38%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Q2 2014

DSX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,318,000 sh (+2.37%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 837,278 sh (-4.58%)
Jim Simons 990,570 sh (-13.59%)
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Q3 2014

DSX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Howard Marks 484,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 375,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,430,000 sh (+8.5%)
Jim Simons 875,000 sh (-11.67%)
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Q4 2014

DSX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,384,900 sh (+58.27%)
Chuck Royce 1,604,000 sh (+12.17%)
Howard Marks 484,800 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DSX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$11.61 - $13.55 $ 6.93-45%0
George Soros 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$9.65 - $12.83 $ 6.93-37%77942
David Dreman 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.1%$6.31 - $8.09 $ 6.93-1%0
David Dreman 2012-06-30 Reduce -81.68%0.47%$7.05 - $8.97 $ 6.93-10%555277
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Preferred stocks of Diana Shipping, Inc.

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
DSXPRB24.908.198 7/8 % Cum Red Perp Pfd Shs Series -B-

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 27.17
DSX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. DSX: 27.17 )
N/A
P/B 0.44
DSX's P/B is ranked higher than
95% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. DSX: 0.44 )
DSX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.82
Current: 0.44

0.41
3.82
P/S 3.36
DSX's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. DSX: 3.36 )
DSX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 14.26
Current: 3.36

1.72
14.26
POCF 11.55
DSX's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. DSX: 11.55 )
DSX' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 38.29
Current: 11.55

1.67
38.29
EV-to-EBIT -43.02
DSX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. DSX: -43.02 )
DSX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -148.9   Max: 258.9
Current: -43.02

-148.9
258.9
Shiller P/E 6.87
DSX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 40.58 vs. DSX: 6.87 )
DSX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.42   Max: 10.58
Current: 6.87

3.42
10.58
Current Ratio 2.35
DSX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. DSX: 2.35 )
DSX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 20.89
Current: 2.35

0.31
20.89
Quick Ratio 2.35
DSX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. DSX: 2.35 )
DSX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 20.89
Current: 2.35

0.27
20.89
Days Inventory 7.46
DSX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 25.88 vs. DSX: 7.46 )
DSX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.55   Max: 24.68
Current: 7.46

8.55
24.68
Days Sales Outstanding 1.56
DSX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 49.64 vs. DSX: 1.56 )
DSX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 10.78
Current: 1.56

0.28
10.78

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.44
DSX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. DSX: 0.44 )
DSX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.82
Current: 0.44

0.42
2.82
Price/DCF (Projected) 7.45
DSX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.39 vs. DSX: 7.45 )
DSX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 9.61   Max: 11.99
Current: 7.45

9.61
11.99
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
DSX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. DSX: 0.78 )
DSX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.32
Current: 0.78

0.51
2.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.30
DSX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. DSX: -2.30 )
DSX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 29.7
Current: -2.3

0.4
29.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -45.98
DSX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. DSX: -45.98 )
DSX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -47.3   Max: -6.6
Current: -45.98

-47.3
-6.6

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
Compare:AMKAF, NMM, TK, ISH, CMHHY » details
Traded in other countries:DSZ.Germany,
Diana Shipping, Inc., formerly known as Diana Shipping Investments Corp.,is a holding company incorporated under the laws of Liberia in March 8, 1999. The Company 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. Currently, its fleet consists of 37 dry bulk carriers, of which 19 are Panamax, three are Kamsarmax, three are Post-Panamax, ten are Capesize and two are Newcastlemax vessels, having a combined carrying capacity of approximately 4.2 million dwt, and a weighted average age of 6.6 years. The Company's customers include national, regional and international companies, such as Cargill International S.A., BHP Billiton, Corus U.K. Limited and EDF Trading Ltd. The Company 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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