Navigator (NYSE: NVGS) is one of 44 publicly-traded companies in the “Deep sea foreign transportation of freight” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Navigator to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends and risk.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Navigator and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Navigator’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Navigator. Navigator is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Navigator and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
||Return on Equity
||Return on Assets
Volatility and Risk
Navigator has a beta of 1.23, meaning that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Navigator’s competitors have a beta of 1.26, meaning that their average stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Navigator and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
||Strong Buy Ratings
Navigator currently has a consensus price target of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 35.14%. As a group, “Deep sea foreign transportation of freight” companies have a potential upside of 37.91%. Given Navigator’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Navigator has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
69.5% of Navigator shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.0% of shares of all “Deep sea foreign transportation of freight” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.8% of shares of all “Deep sea foreign transportation of freight” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Navigator beats its competitors on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Navigator Holdings Ltd. owns and operates a fleet of liquefied gas carriers worldwide. The company provides international and regional seaborne transportation services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases, and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users, and commodity traders. As of December 31, 2017, it owned and operated a fleet of 38 vessels. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
Receive News & Ratings for Navigator Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Navigator and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.