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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 0.10
ASC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. ASC: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ASC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.1
0.06
0.79
Equity-to-Asset 0.46
ASC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. ASC: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ASC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.46
0.38
0.67
Debt-to-Equity 1.13
ASC's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
70% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. ASC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
ASC' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.13
0.48
1.56
Debt-to-EBITDA 10.78
ASC's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
88% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. ASC: 10.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
ASC' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.22  Med: 13.28 Max: 18.54
Current: 10.78
6.22
18.54
Interest Coverage 0.45
ASC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.04 vs. ASC: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ASC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.74 Max: 4.19
Current: 0.45
0.04
4.19
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.63
Beneish M-Score: -2.09
WACC vs ROIC
6.42%
1.10%
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 : 6/10

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Operating Margin % 4.61
ASC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
51% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. ASC: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ASC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.07  Med: 4.57 Max: 28.06
Current: 4.61
-6.07
28.06
Net Margin % -6.45
ASC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. ASC: -6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ASC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.03  Med: -4.22 Max: 20.24
Current: -6.45
-18.03
20.24
ROE % -3.07
ASC's ROE % is ranked lower than
78% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.15 vs. ASC: -3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ASC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.34  Med: -0.84 Max: 9.47
Current: -3.07
-5.34
9.47
ROA % -1.41
ASC's ROA % is ranked lower than
78% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. ASC: -1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ASC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.67  Med: -0.54 Max: 4.77
Current: -1.41
-2.67
4.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 0.90
ASC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. ASC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ASC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.04  Med: 0.38 Max: 7.06
Current: 0.9
-2.04
7.06
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 23.00
ASC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ASC: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ASC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 23 Max: 24.7
Current: 23
-0.4
24.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 39.10
ASC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. ASC: 39.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ASC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 39.1 Max: 67.1
Current: 39.1
7.8
67.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

ASC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Arnold Schneider 458,154 sh (+47.66%)
Chuck Royce 1,452,175 sh (+19.89%)
Donald Smith 3,370,772 sh (+1.30%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2017

ASC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Arnold Van Den Berg 758,511 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 535,745 sh (+16.94%)
Chuck Royce 1,565,675 sh (+7.82%)
Donald Smith 3,362,954 sh (-0.23%)
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Q2 2017

ASC Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Chuck Royce 1,713,575 sh (+9.45%)
Arnold Schneider 578,645 sh (+8.01%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 780,461 sh (+2.89%)
Donald Smith 3,362,353 sh (-0.02%)
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Q3 2017

ASC Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Chuck Royce 1,945,525 sh (+13.54%)
Arnold Schneider 586,345 sh (+1.33%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 780,461 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 3,194,910 sh (-4.98%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ASC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Smith 2017-09-30 Reduce -4.98%0.03%$7.2 - $8.45 $ 7.75-0%3,194,910
Arnold Schneider 2017-09-30 Add 1.33%0.01%$7.2 - $8.45 $ 7.75-0%586,345
Donald Smith 2017-08-31 Add 0.25%Premium Member Access $8 $ 7.75-3%3,370,772
Donald Smith 2017-08-31 Reduce -21.93%0.14%Premium Member Access $8 $ 7.75-3%2,624,958
Donald Smith 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.02%$6.95 - $8.5 $ 7.751%3,362,353
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-06-30 Add 2.89%0.03%$6.95 - $8.5 $ 7.751%780,461
Arnold Schneider 2017-06-30 Add 8.01%0.07%$6.95 - $8.5 $ 7.751%578,645
Donald Smith 2017-03-31 Reduce -0.23%$6.8 - $8.1 $ 7.755%3,362,954
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-03-31 New Buy0.91%$6.8 - $8.1 $ 7.755%758,511
Arnold Schneider 2017-03-31 Add 16.94%0.1%$6.8 - $8.1 $ 7.755%535,745
Donald Smith 2016-12-31 Add 1.30%0.01%$5.5 - $7.4 $ 7.7516%3,370,772
Arnold Schneider 2016-12-31 Add 47.66%0.19%$5.5 - $7.4 $ 7.7516%458,154
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports    NAICS: 483111 
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Traded in other countries:A61.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Bermuda
Ardmore Shipping Corp owns and operates fleet of medium size product and chemical tankers to provide seaborne transportation of petroleum products and chemicals worldwide.

Ardmore Shipping Corp owns and operates a fleet of mid-size product and chemical tankers, which provide seaborne transportation of petroleum products and chemicals across the globe. The company is focused on fuel efficiency and cost leadership, and it provides its shipping services to customers through voyage charters, commercial pools, and time charters. The company's main customers are oil majors, national oil companies, oil and chemical traders, and chemical companies.

Top Ranked Articles about Ardmore Shipping Corp

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Ardmore Shipping Corporation Announces Secondary Public Offering by GA Holdings LLC and Ardmore's Concurrent Repurchase of Common Stock
Ardmore Shipping Corporation Announces Completion of Its Annual Review of Securities Filings and Renewal of Its Share Repurchase Plan
Ardmore Shipping Announces Second Quarter 2017 Conference Call and Webcast
Shipping Tycoons and Financiers Converge, Converse and Transact at Marine Money's 30th Anniversary Marine Money Week in New York.
Ardmore Shipping to Host Investor and Analyst Event on May 24, 2017
Ardmore Shipping Announces First Quarter 2017 Conference Call and Webcast
Arnold Van Den Berg Buys 3 Industrial Stocks in 1st Quarter Century Management continues to expand its holdings in the sector
Arnold Van Den Berg (Trades, Portfolio), manager of Austin-based Century Management, reported on Friday buying three transportation stocks in the first three months of 2017, expanding the largest sector in his portfolio, industrial stocks. Read more...
9 Stocks Arnold Schneider Is Buying Some of the guru's largest buys of the last 2 quarters
Arnold Schneider (TradesPortfolio)  is president, chief investment officer and principal of Schneider Capital Management Corp. He uses independent analysis to identify undervalued securities with potential for positive change. In both the second and third quarters, the guru bought the following stocks: Read more...

Ratios

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history
Forward PE Ratio 9.45
ASC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. ASC: 9.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 0.63
ASC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ASC: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ASC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.19
Current: 0.63
0.45
1.19
PS Ratio 1.38
ASC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ASC: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ASC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.35 Max: 6.11
Current: 1.38
0.94
6.11
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.83
ASC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. ASC: 11.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ASC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.52  Med: 11.57 Max: 65.95
Current: 11.83
3.52
65.95
EV-to-EBIT 91.45
ASC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
97% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 15.79 vs. ASC: 91.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -982.3  Med: 30 Max: 907.5
Current: 91.45
-982.3
907.5
EV-to-EBITDA 15.95
ASC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ASC: 15.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ASC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 16.7 Max: 42.1
Current: 15.95
6.3
42.1
EV-to-Revenue 3.47
ASC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
72% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. ASC: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ASC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 4.85 Max: 10.3
Current: 3.47
2.7
10.3
Current Ratio 1.57
ASC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. ASC: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.66 Max: 5.15
Current: 1.57
0.33
5.15
Quick Ratio 1.41
ASC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ASC: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.54 Max: 5.11
Current: 1.41
0.32
5.11
Days Inventory 21.51
ASC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
64% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. ASC: 21.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ASC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.76  Med: 15.84 Max: 22.07
Current: 21.51
13.76
22.07
Days Sales Outstanding 54.91
ASC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 44.08 vs. ASC: 54.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.56  Med: 29.76 Max: 60.55
Current: 54.91
7.56
60.55
Days Payable 49.40
ASC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
61% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 39.12 vs. ASC: 49.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ASC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.4  Med: 57.96 Max: 70.48
Current: 49.4
49.4
70.48

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 82.30
ASC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ASC: 82.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ASC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 82.3
Current: 82.3
0
82.3
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.38
ASC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. ASC: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ASC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.47 Max: 12.91
Current: 1.38
0.43
12.91
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -23.00
ASC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. ASC: -23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ASC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.2  Med: -47.8 Max: -23
Current: -23
-48.2
-23

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.66
ASC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ASC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ASC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.66
0.55
1.21
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.58
ASC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ASC: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ASC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.44
Current: 0.58
0.44
2.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.10
ASC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
75% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. ASC: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ASC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 1.7 Max: 10
Current: 1.1
-0.1
10

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $191.35
EPS (TTM) $ -0.40
Beta1.54
Short Percentage of Float7.81%
52-Week Range $6.36 - 9.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)33.58

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 125 165
EPS ($) -0.37 0.82
EPS without NRI ($) -0.37 0.82
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.49

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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