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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.28
GASS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. GASS: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GASS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.23 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.28
Equity to Asset 0.62
GASS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. GASS: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GASS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.62
0.43
0.64
Interest Coverage 1.64
GASS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. GASS: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GASS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 3.36 Max: 6.15
Current: 1.64
0.14
6.15
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.57
M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
5.35%
1.88%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.30
GASS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. GASS: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GASS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 28.46 Max: 45.1
Current: 11.3
1.14
45.1
Net-margin (%) 3.69
GASS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. GASS: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GASS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.78  Med: 20.88 Max: 39.67
Current: 3.69
-11.78
39.67
ROE (%) 0.84
GASS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. GASS: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GASS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.3  Med: 7.03 Max: 15.93
Current: 0.84
-4.3
15.93
ROA (%) 0.52
GASS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. GASS: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GASS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.01  Med: 3.41 Max: 10.04
Current: 0.52
-2.01
10.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.74
GASS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. GASS: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GASS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 5.08 Max: 14.39
Current: 1.74
0.22
14.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.00
GASS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. GASS: -16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GASS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16  Med: 2.05 Max: 175.5
Current: -16
-16
175.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.60
GASS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GASS: -12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GASS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.6  Med: -4.25 Max: 241.2
Current: -12.6
-22.6
241.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
GASS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. GASS: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GASS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.9  Med: -8.65 Max: 208
Current: -7.6
-32.9
208
» GASS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

GASS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,365,500 sh (+3.03%)
Chuck Royce 1,701,217 sh (+1.15%)
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Q2 2015

GASS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 1,709,787 sh (+0.50%)
Jim Simons 1,356,872 sh (-0.63%)
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Q3 2015

GASS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Chuck Royce 1,747,490 sh (+2.21%)
Jim Simons 1,354,300 sh (-0.19%)
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Q4 2015

GASS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,358,100 sh (+0.28%)
Chuck Royce 1,734,172 sh (-0.76%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.58
GASS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. GASS: 21.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GASS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 10.44 Max: 55.69
Current: 21.58
2.13
55.69
Forward P/E 4.43
GASS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. GASS: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.14
GASS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. GASS: 22.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GASS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 10.37 Max: 57.08
Current: 22.14
2.13
57.08
P/B 0.18
GASS's P/B is ranked higher than
94% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. GASS: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GASS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.48 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.18
0.16
1.64
P/S 0.84
GASS's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. GASS: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GASS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.77 Max: 3.52
Current: 0.84
0.55
3.52
POCF 2.14
GASS's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. GASS: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GASS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 4.86 Max: 12.03
Current: 2.14
1.07
12.03
EV-to-EBIT 24.82
GASS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.78 vs. GASS: 24.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GASS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -257.6  Med: 17.30 Max: 279.6
Current: 24.82
-257.6
279.6
EV-to-EBITDA 7.25
GASS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. GASS: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GASS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 8.80 Max: 20.1
Current: 7.25
4.1
20.1
PEG 8.24
GASS's PEG is ranked lower than
87% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. GASS: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GASS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.09 Max: 21.54
Current: 8.24
0.76
21.54
Shiller P/E 2.82
GASS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 19.47 vs. GASS: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GASS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.63  Med: 5.16 Max: 7.21
Current: 2.82
2.63
7.21
Current Ratio 1.33
GASS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. GASS: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GASS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.78
Current: 1.33
0.25
2.78
Quick Ratio 1.29
GASS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GASS: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GASS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.29
0.23
2.75
Days Inventory 16.43
GASS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. GASS: 16.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GASS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.38  Med: 14.92 Max: 35.03
Current: 16.43
9.38
35.03
Days Sales Outstanding 10.25
GASS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 41.96 vs. GASS: 10.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GASS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 7.73 Max: 14.93
Current: 10.25
0.13
14.93
Days Payable 49.99
GASS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
64% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 35.84 vs. GASS: 49.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GASS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.11  Med: 44.22 Max: 133.75
Current: 49.99
30.11
133.75

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.19
GASS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. GASS: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GASS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.19
0.25
1.5
Price/Projected FCF 20.46
GASS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. GASS: 20.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GASS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.75  Med: 16.15 Max: 51.92
Current: 20.46
6.75
51.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.47
GASS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. GASS: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GASS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.81
Current: 0.47
0.38
1.81
Price/Graham Number 0.43
GASS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. GASS: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GASS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.43
0.23
1.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.98
GASS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. GASS: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GASS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 5.30 Max: 14.4
Current: 3.98
0.4
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -63.37
GASS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. GASS: -63.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GASS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -177.6  Med: -39.40 Max: 1.9
Current: -63.37
-177.6
1.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $134
EPS $ 0.10
Beta1.48
Short Percentage of Float0.38%
52-Week Range $2.39 - 7.10
Shares Outstanding(Mil)42.89

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 132 149
EPS($) 0.26 0.60
EPS without NRI($) 0.26 0.60

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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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Traded in other countries:S6W.Germany,
StealthGas Inc was incorporated in December 2004 in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The Company through its subsidiaries owns a fleet of LPG carriers that provides international seaborne transportation services to LPG producers and users, as well as crude oil and product carriers chartered to oil producers, refiners and commodities traders. Its LPG carriers carry various petroleum gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of crude oil and natural gas. The three medium range product carriers in its fleet are capable of carrying refined petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, fuel oil and jet fuel, as well as edible oils and chemicals, while its Aframax tanker is used for carrying crude oil.

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