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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
SSW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. SSW: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SSW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.1 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.31
SSW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SSW: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SSW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.12  Med: 0.28 Max: 1
Current: 0.31
-0.12
1
Interest Coverage 0.06
SSW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. SSW: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SSW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 4.03 Max: 6.54
Current: 0.06
0.06
6.54
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.05
Beneish M-Score: -2.66
WACC vs ROIC
4.09%
0.15%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 0.83
SSW's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. SSW: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SSW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 46.12 Max: 51.24
Current: 0.83
0.83
51.24
Net Margin % -15.84
SSW's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. SSW: -15.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SSW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.9  Med: 6.54 Max: 50.86
Current: -15.84
-86.9
50.86
ROE % -11.09
SSW's ROE % is ranked lower than
86% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. SSW: -11.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SSW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.78  Med: 1.54 Max: 16.09
Current: -11.09
-24.78
16.09
ROA % -2.32
SSW's ROA % is ranked lower than
80% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. SSW: -2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SSW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.79  Med: 0.83 Max: 5.16
Current: -2.32
-6.79
5.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -0.37
SSW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. SSW: -0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SSW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.53  Med: 4.26 Max: 7.3
Current: -0.37
-1.53
7.3
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.40
SSW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SSW: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SSW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.9 Max: 55.2
Current: 3.4
0
55.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -31.90
SSW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. SSW: -31.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SSW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7 Max: 111
Current: -31.9
0
111
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-08 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SSW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,180,000 sh (+4.30%)
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Q2 2016

SSW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Murray Stahl 29,562 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,102,900 sh (-6.53%)
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Q3 2016

SSW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,180,600 sh (+7.05%)
Murray Stahl 29,929 sh (+1.24%)
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Q4 2016

SSW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Murray Stahl 47,207 sh (+57.73%)
Jim Simons 1,253,000 sh (+6.13%)
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Preferred stocks of Seaspan Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SSWPRD21.949.187.95% Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -D-
SSWpC/CL25.379.36
SSWPRE22.069.418 1/4 % Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -E-
SSWPRG21.815.87G
SSWPRH21.144.36H

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.

Based in the Marshall Islands, Seaspan owns and operates a fleet of containerships that are employed under long-term fixed-rate contracts. Since going public in 2005, the company has expanded its fleet to approximately 55 vessels, with 14 additional vessels scheduled for delivery through 2012. Seaspan charters its fleet to some of the largest container-shipping companies in the world.

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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history
Forward PE Ratio 9.12
SSW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. SSW: 9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 0.41
SSW's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. SSW: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SSW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.27
Current: 0.41
0.3
2.27
PS Ratio 0.79
SSW's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SSW: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SSW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 2.44 Max: 10.28
Current: 0.79
0.72
10.28
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 2.17
SSW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
92% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. SSW: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SSW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 5.44 Max: 52.98
Current: 2.17
1.99
52.98
EV-to-EBITDA 18.81
SSW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
80% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. SSW: 18.81 )
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: 18.81
8
43.2
Current Ratio 1.05
SSW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SSW: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.66 Max: 8.66
Current: 1.05
0.52
8.66
Quick Ratio 1.05
SSW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SSW: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 2.66 Max: 8.66
Current: 1.05
0.51
8.66
Days Sales Outstanding 12.80
SSW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 43.01 vs. SSW: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SSW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 4.96 Max: 12.8
Current: 12.8
0.21
12.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 22.43
SSW's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SSW: 22.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SSW' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.39  Med: 5.99 Max: 41.39
Current: 22.43
2.39
41.39
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 8.10
SSW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SSW: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SSW' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -23 Max: 102.2
Current: 8.1
0
102.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 23.18
SSW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SSW: 23.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 48.34
SSW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. SSW: 48.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SSW' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.15  Med: 12.91 Max: 89.2
Current: 48.34
5.15
89.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -15.20
SSW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. SSW: -15.20 )
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: -11.6 Max: 0
Current: -15.2
-22.9
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.43
SSW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SSW: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SSW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.43
0.39
1.64
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 5.19
SSW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. SSW: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SSW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.71  Med: 7.09 Max: 7.09
Current: 5.19
4.71
7.09
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.32
SSW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SSW: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SSW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.98 Max: 3.31
Current: 0.32
0.29
3.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.52
SSW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.24 vs. SSW: -0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SSW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.52  Med: 5 Max: 8.3
Current: -0.52
-0.52
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -7.78
SSW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. SSW: -7.78 )
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: -17.95 Max: 7.4
Current: -7.78
-124
7.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $877.9
EPS (TTM) $ -1.81
Beta0.72
Short Percentage of Float12.21%
52-Week Range $6.05 - 18.81
Shares Outstanding (Mil)105.89

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 841 888
EPS ($) 0.71 0.96
EPS without NRI ($) 0.71 0.96
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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