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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.40
GASS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. GASS: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GASS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.23 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.4
Equity to Asset 0.63
GASS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. GASS: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GASS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.63
0.43
0.64
Interest Coverage 2.47
GASS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. GASS: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GASS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 3.46 Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.47
0.14
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.81
M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
7.21%
2.68%
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 (%) 15.86
GASS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. GASS: 15.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.14  Med: 23.96 Max: 45.1
Current: 15.86
1.14
45.1
Net-margin (%) 8.14
GASS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. GASS: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.78  Med: 17.86 Max: 39.67
Current: 8.14
-11.78
39.67
ROE (%) 1.90
GASS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. GASS: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.3  Med: 7.03 Max: 15.93
Current: 1.9
-4.3
15.93
ROA (%) 1.15
GASS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GASS: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.01  Med: 3.41 Max: 10.04
Current: 1.15
-2.01
10.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.54
GASS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. GASS: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 5.08 Max: 14.39
Current: 2.54
0.22
14.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.00
GASS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GASS: -16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.25 Max: 4.4
Current: -16
0
4.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.60
GASS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GASS: -12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -9.55 Max: 37.1
Current: -12.6
0
37.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.90
GASS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. GASS: -7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -17.65 Max: 13
Current: -7.9
0
13
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

GASS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 1,650,945 sh (+3.78%)
Jim Simons 1,203,400 sh (+2.59%)
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Q4 2014

GASS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,325,300 sh (+10.13%)
Chuck Royce 1,681,917 sh (+1.88%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.01
GASS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. GASS: 18.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GASS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.13  Med: 10.12 Max: 30.64
Current: 18.01
2.13
30.64
Forward P/E 5.76
GASS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. GASS: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.10
GASS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. GASS: 18.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GASS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.13  Med: 10.14 Max: 29.88
Current: 18.1
2.13
29.88
P/B 0.36
GASS's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. GASS: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GASS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.54 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.36
0.19
1.64
P/S 1.52
GASS's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. GASS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GASS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.84 Max: 3.52
Current: 1.52
0.55
3.52
POCF 3.97
GASS's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.47 vs. GASS: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GASS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 4.97 Max: 12.03
Current: 3.97
1.07
12.03
EV-to-EBIT 20.00
GASS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.36 vs. GASS: 20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GASS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -257.6  Med: 16.25 Max: 279.6
Current: 20
-257.6
279.6
PEG 6.24
GASS's PEG is ranked lower than
80% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. GASS: 6.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GASS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.84 Max: 16.02
Current: 6.24
0.57
16.02
Shiller P/E 9.62
GASS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 19.79 vs. GASS: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GASS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.88  Med: 11.44 Max: 17.38
Current: 9.62
3.88
17.38
Current Ratio 1.93
GASS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. GASS: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GASS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.78
Current: 1.93
0.25
2.78
Quick Ratio 1.90
GASS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. GASS: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GASS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.9
0.23
2.75
Days Inventory 16.30
GASS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. GASS: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GASS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 9.28  Med: 13.43 Max: 35.03
Current: 16.3
9.28
35.03
Days Sales Outstanding 10.54
GASS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 42.46 vs. GASS: 10.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GASS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 7.54 Max: 14.2
Current: 10.54
0.13
14.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.35
GASS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. GASS: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GASS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.35
0.25
1.5
Price/Projected FCF 5.05
GASS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. GASS: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GASS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 6.75  Med: 11.94 Max: 20.35
Current: 5.05
6.75
20.35
Price/Median PS Value 0.82
GASS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. GASS: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GASS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.82
0.37
1.74
Price/Graham Number 0.54
GASS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. GASS: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GASS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.67 Max: 1
Current: 0.54
0.23
1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.99
GASS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GASS: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 5.60 Max: 14.4
Current: 4.99
0.4
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -32.16
GASS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. GASS: -32.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GASS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -177.6  Med: -27.45 Max: 6.1
Current: -32.16
-177.6
6.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 165 192
EPS($) 0.78 0.85
EPS without NRI($) 0.78 0.85

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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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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