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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
GASS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. GASS: 0.15 )
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: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.57
GASS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. GASS: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GASS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.57
0.43
0.64
Interest Coverage 0.58
GASS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. GASS: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GASS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 3.17 Max: 4.22
Current: 0.58
0.14
4.22
Z-Score: 0.51
WACC vs ROIC
7.51%
1.08%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.51
GASS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. GASS: 5.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GASS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 22.32 Max: 37.39
Current: 5.51
1.14
37.39
Net-margin (%) -4.49
GASS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. GASS: -4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GASS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.78  Med: 13.72 Max: 26.64
Current: -4.49
-11.78
26.64
ROE (%) -1.40
GASS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. GASS: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GASS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.3  Med: 4.43 Max: 11.74
Current: -1.4
-4.3
11.74
ROA (%) -0.78
GASS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. GASS: -0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GASS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.01  Med: 2.16 Max: 6.41
Current: -0.78
-2.01
6.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.99
GASS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.91 vs. GASS: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GASS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 3.59 Max: 9.76
Current: 0.99
0.22
9.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.10
GASS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GASS: -16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GASS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.1  Med: 1 Max: 174.3
Current: -16.1
-16.1
174.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -28.80
GASS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GASS: -28.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GASS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.8  Med: -8.8 Max: 236.2
Current: -28.8
-28.8
236.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -65.10
GASS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. GASS: -65.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GASS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.1  Med: -10 Max: 208.3
Current: -65.1
-65.1
208.3
» GASS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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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Q1 2016

GASS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 1,764,367 sh (+1.74%)
Jim Simons 1,337,100 sh (-1.55%)
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Q2 2016

GASS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 1,385,000 sh (+3.58%)
Chuck Royce 1,759,367 sh (-0.28%)
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Q3 2016

GASS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,435,200 sh (+3.62%)
Chuck Royce 1,719,567 sh (-2.26%)
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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StealthGas Inc through its subsidiaries owns a fleet of LPG carriers that provides seaborne transportation services to LPG producers and users, as well as crude oil and product carriers chartered to oil producers, refiners and commodities traders.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 7.87
GASS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. GASS: 7.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.24
GASS's P/B is ranked higher than
96% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GASS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GASS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.24
0.18
1.64
P/S 0.98
GASS's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. GASS: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GASS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.65 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.98
0.52
3.5
POCF 3.42
GASS's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. GASS: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GASS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 4.45 Max: 21.45
Current: 3.42
0.99
21.45
EV-to-EBIT 69.27
GASS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.15 vs. GASS: 69.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GASS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -257.6  Med: 18.3 Max: 282.3
Current: 69.27
-257.6
282.3
EV-to-EBITDA 10.74
GASS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
80% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. GASS: 10.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GASS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 9.1 Max: 18.8
Current: 10.74
3.2
18.8
Shiller P/E 5.31
GASS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. GASS: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GASS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.24  Med: 5.16 Max: 7.21
Current: 5.31
3.24
7.21
Current Ratio 1.18
GASS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. GASS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GASS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.78
Current: 1.18
0.25
2.78
Quick Ratio 1.13
GASS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GASS: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GASS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.13
0.23
2.75
Days Inventory 10.50
GASS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.74 vs. GASS: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GASS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.28  Med: 13.95 Max: 26.75
Current: 10.5
9.28
26.75
Days Sales Outstanding 10.68
GASS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 42.95 vs. GASS: 10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GASS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.44  Med: 8.64 Max: 14.93
Current: 10.68
5.44
14.93
Days Payable 41.52
GASS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 36.99 vs. GASS: 41.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GASS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.11  Med: 40.87 Max: 95.58
Current: 41.52
30.11
95.58

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -25.20
GASS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. GASS: -25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GASS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.9  Med: -15.7 Max: 2.7
Current: -25.2
-54.9
2.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.24
GASS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. GASS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GASS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.48 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.24
0.24
1.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.59
GASS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. GASS: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GASS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.94
Current: 0.59
0.42
1.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.40
GASS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GASS: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GASS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 5.2 Max: 14.4
Current: 1.4
0.4
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -63.13
GASS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. GASS: -63.13 )
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: -44.8 Max: 7.2
Current: -63.13
-177.6
7.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $144.1
EPS (TTM) $ -0.15
Beta1.36
Short Percentage of Float0.13%
52-Week Range $2.39 - 5.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)39.87

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 145 160
EPS ($) 0.07 0.45
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.07 0.45
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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