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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 0.11
NYSE:ASC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. NYSE:ASC: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:ASC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.11
0.06
0.79
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
NYSE:ASC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. NYSE:ASC: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:ASC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.44
0.44
0.67
Debt-to-Equity 1.22
NYSE:ASC's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
74% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. NYSE:ASC: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:ASC' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.22
0.48
1.56
Debt-to-EBITDA 13.25
NYSE:ASC's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
90% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. NYSE:ASC: 13.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:ASC' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.22  Med: 11.38 Max: 18.54
Current: 13.25
6.22
18.54
Interest Coverage 0.24
NYSE:ASC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. NYSE:ASC: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:ASC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.85 Max: 4.41
Current: 0.24
0.04
4.41
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.51
Beneish M-Score: -2.42
WACC vs ROIC
5.96%
0.67%
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 % 2.65
NYSE:ASC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. NYSE:ASC: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:ASC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.87  Med: 5.95 Max: 29.5
Current: 2.65
-5.87
29.5
Net Margin % -11.15
NYSE:ASC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. NYSE:ASC: -11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:ASC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.03  Med: -6.37 Max: 20.24
Current: -11.15
-18.03
20.24
ROE % -5.75
NYSE:ASC's ROE % is ranked lower than
85% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.38 vs. NYSE:ASC: -5.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:ASC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.75  Med: -2.26 Max: 9.47
Current: -5.75
-5.75
9.47
ROA % -2.59
NYSE:ASC's ROA % is ranked lower than
85% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. NYSE:ASC: -2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:ASC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.67  Med: -1.43 Max: 4.77
Current: -2.59
-2.67
4.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -0.03
NYSE:ASC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. NYSE:ASC: -0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:ASC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.04  Med: 0.74 Max: 7.07
Current: -0.03
-2.04
7.07
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 28.80
NYSE:ASC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. NYSE:ASC: 28.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ASC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 23.85 Max: 28.8
Current: 28.8
-0.4
28.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 14.30
NYSE:ASC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NYSE:ASC: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ASC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 26.7 Max: 67.1
Current: 14.3
7.8
67.1
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Ardmore Shipping Corp NYSE:ASC.
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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2017

ASC Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Arnold Schneider 832,262 sh (+41.94%)
Chuck Royce 2,108,775 sh (+8.39%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 780,461 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 3,063,262 sh (-4.12%)
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Q1 2018

ASC Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jim Simons 22,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,220,641 sh (+5.30%)
Donald Smith 3,223,640 sh (+5.24%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 790,556 sh (+1.29%)
Arnold Schneider 826,013 sh (-0.75%)
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Q2 2018

ASC Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Jim Simons 247,522 sh (+1025.10%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 790,831 sh (+0.03%)
Chuck Royce 2,207,041 sh (-0.61%)
Arnold Schneider 776,809 sh (-5.96%)
Donald Smith 2,969,095 sh (-7.90%)
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Latest Guru Trades with NYSE: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 2018-06-30 Reduce -7.90%0.05%$7.25 - $8.65 $ 6.63-17%2,969,095
Arnold Van Den Berg 2018-06-30 Add 0.03%$7.25 - $8.65 $ 6.63-17%790,831
Arnold Schneider 2018-06-30 Reduce -5.96%0.09%$7.25 - $8.65 $ 6.63-17%776,809
Donald Smith 2018-03-31 Add 5.24%0.03%$6.55 - $8.25 $ 6.63-13%3,223,640
Arnold Schneider 2018-03-31 Reduce -0.75%0.01%$6.55 - $8.25 $ 6.63-13%826,013
Arnold Van Den Berg 2018-03-31 Add 1.29%0.01%$6.55 - $8.25 $ 6.63-13%790,556
Donald Smith 2017-12-31 Reduce -4.12%0.03%$7.6 - $8.95 $ 6.63-21%3,063,262
Donald Smith 2017-12-31 Reduce -4.12%0.03%Premium Member Access $8 $ 6.63-17%3,063,262
Arnold Schneider 2017-12-31 Add 41.94%0.43%$7.6 - $8.95 $ 6.63-21%832,262
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports    NAICS: 488390    SIC: 4449
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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.

Ratios

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industry
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Forward PE Ratio 13.77
ASC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 18.08 vs. ASC: 13.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 0.59
ASC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. ASC: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ASC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.19
Current: 0.59
0.45
1.19
PS Ratio 1.09
ASC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ASC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ASC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.51 Max: 6.11
Current: 1.09
0.94
6.11
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 76.20
ASC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
89% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 15.37 vs. ASC: 76.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ASC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.75  Med: 39.66 Max: 98.28
Current: 76.2
12.75
98.28
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.73
ASC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. ASC: 11.73 )
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: 12.05 Max: 65.95
Current: 11.73
3.52
65.95
EV-to-EBIT -2806.21
ASC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. ASC: -2806.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3074.9  Med: 30.9 Max: 907.5
Current: -2806.21
-3074.9
907.5
EV-to-EBITDA 18.23
ASC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
78% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.14 vs. ASC: 18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ASC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 16.9 Max: 42.1
Current: 18.23
6.3
42.1
EV-to-Revenue 3.14
ASC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
68% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. ASC: 3.14 )
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 Max: 10.3
Current: 3.14
2.7
10.3
Current Ratio 1.42
ASC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. ASC: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.64 Max: 5.15
Current: 1.42
0.33
5.15
Quick Ratio 1.23
ASC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ASC: 1.23 )
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: 1.23
0.32
5.11
Days Inventory 25.04
ASC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. ASC: 25.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ASC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.76  Med: 15.86 Max: 25.04
Current: 25.04
13.76
25.04
Days Sales Outstanding 44.97
ASC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 47.32 vs. ASC: 44.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.56  Med: 32.48 Max: 60.55
Current: 44.97
7.56
60.55
Days Payable 52.16
ASC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
63% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 39.52 vs. ASC: 52.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ASC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.34  Med: 56.39 Max: 70.48
Current: 52.16
43.34
70.48

Buy Back

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
ASC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ASC: -100.00 )
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: -50 Max: 82.3
Current: -100
0
82.3
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.40
ASC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. ASC: -7.40 )
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: -35.4 Max: -7.4
Current: -7.4
-48.2
-7.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.59
ASC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ASC: 0.59 )
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: 0.76 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.59
0.55
1.21
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.73
ASC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ASC: 0.73 )
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: 0.69  Med: 1.2 Max: 3.8
Current: 0.73
0.69
3.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.04
ASC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. ASC: -0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ASC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 1.2 Max: 10
Current: -0.04
-0.1
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -57.07
ASC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. ASC: -57.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ASC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.9  Med: -55.8 Max: -42
Current: -57.07
-67.9
-42

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $199.26
EPS (TTM) $ -0.67
Beta1.12
Volatility24.68%
52-Week Range $6.18 - 9.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)33.10

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 124 163 181
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $) 41 80 98
EPS ($) -0.34 0.97 1.15
EPS without NRI ($) -0.34 0.97 1.15
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.04 0.15

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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