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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 0.16
SSW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. SSW: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SSW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.11 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16
Equity to Asset 0.30
SSW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. SSW: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SSW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.3
-0.02
0.81
Interest Coverage 1.09
SSW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. SSW: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SSW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 4.22 Max: 6.54
Current: 1.09
1.09
6.54
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.19
M-Score: -3.09
WACC vs ROIC
4.06%
2.37%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.94
SSW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. SSW: 12.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SSW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.94  Med: 46.43 Max: 51.24
Current: 12.94
12.94
51.24
Net-margin (%) -7.28
SSW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. SSW: -7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SSW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.9  Med: 18.33 Max: 50.86
Current: -7.28
-86.9
50.86
ROE (%) -6.67
SSW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.59 vs. SSW: -6.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SSW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.78  Med: 4.44 Max: 16.09
Current: -6.67
-24.78
16.09
ROA (%) -1.06
SSW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. SSW: -1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SSW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.79  Med: 2.21 Max: 5.16
Current: -1.06
-6.79
5.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.77
SSW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. SSW: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.53  Med: 4.65 Max: 7.3
Current: 0.77
-1.53
7.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.80
SSW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SSW: -6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.8 Max: 55.2
Current: -6.8
0
55.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
SSW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SSW: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 15.85 Max: 111
Current: -3
0
111
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.70
SSW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. SSW: 21.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.05 Max: 893.3
Current: 21.7
0
893.3
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Preferred stocks of Seaspan Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SSWPRD23.768.287.95% Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -D-
SSWpC/CL25.379.36
SSWPRE23.888.548 1/4 % Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -E-
SSWPRG23.243.29G
SSWPRH22.371.90H

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports    NAICS: 483111    SIC: 4412
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Traded in other countries:S8V.Germany,
Seaspan Corp is an independent charter owner and manager of containerships. It operates a fleet of approximately 77 containerships.

Seaspan Corp is a Marshall Islands corporation, incorporated on May 3, 2005. The Company is an owner of containerships and it charters them pursuant to long-term, fixed-rate time charters to container liner companies. It owns and operates a fleet of approximately 85 containerships and has entered into contracts for the purchase of an additional eight newbuilding containerships and two existing containerships. Customers for its current operating fleet are COSCON, CSAV, CSCL Asia, HL USA, Hapag-Lloyd, K-Line, MSC and MOL. Customers for the additional seven newbuilding containerships are Hanjin, MOL and Yang Ming Marine. The Company competes for charters based upon price, customer relationships, operating and technical expertise, professional reputation and size, age and condition of the vessel.

Top Ranked Articles about Seaspan Corp

Seaspan Stock to Trend Higher Over Long Term The company has strong backlog and growth from new vessel deliveries
The past year has been negative for Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) with some unfavourable business developments coupled with the stock declining by 41%. With Seaspan operating as an independent owner and operator of containerships, sustained sluggish growth in China and other emerging economies has impacted the company growth. Further, the news of Hanjin Shipping declaring bankruptcy also impacted the stock. Long-term charter for four vessels was cancelled as a result of the bankruptcy. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.67
SSW's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SSW: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SSW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.27
Current: 0.67
0.3
2.27
P/S 1.29
SSW's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. SSW: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SSW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.46 Max: 10.28
Current: 1.29
1.01
10.28
POCF 3.45
SSW's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. SSW: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SSW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.21  Med: 5.48 Max: 52.98
Current: 3.45
2.21
52.98
EV-to-EBIT 103.34
SSW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
97% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. SSW: 103.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.1  Med: 19.95 Max: 332.3
Current: 103.34
12.1
332.3
EV-to-EBITDA 16.11
SSW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
76% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. SSW: 16.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SSW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 12.1 Max: 43.2
Current: 16.11
8
43.2
Current Ratio 1.18
SSW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SSW: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 2.11 Max: 13.6
Current: 1.18
0.42
13.6
Quick Ratio 1.18
SSW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SSW: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 2.11 Max: 13.6
Current: 1.18
0.42
13.6
Days Sales Outstanding 11.22
SSW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 42.97 vs. SSW: 11.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SSW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 4.52 Max: 12.08
Current: 11.22
0.21
12.08

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 13.26
SSW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SSW: 13.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SSW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.39  Med: 5.87 Max: 41.39
Current: 13.26
2.39
41.39
Dividend Growth (3y) 16.20
SSW's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. SSW: 16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SSW' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -25.85 Max: 102.2
Current: 16.2
0
102.2
Forward Dividend Yield 13.08
SSW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. SSW: 13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 42.61
SSW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. SSW: 42.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SSW' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.68  Med: 18.86 Max: 133.02
Current: 42.61
7.68
133.02
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -16.10
SSW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. SSW: -16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SSW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.9  Med: -8.8 Max: 0
Current: -16.1
-22.9
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.69
SSW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. SSW: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SSW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.24
Current: 0.69
0.44
2.24
Price/Median PS Value 0.53
SSW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SSW: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SSW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.97 Max: 6.79
Current: 0.53
0.52
6.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.00
SSW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. SSW: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 5 Max: 8.3
Current: 1
0.3
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -6.78
SSW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. SSW: -6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SSW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -124  Med: -22.3 Max: 7.4
Current: -6.78
-124
7.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $883.2
EPS (TTM) $ -1.06
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float2.89%
52-Week Range $8.08 - 20.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)105.67

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.20
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.20
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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