Danaos Corporation (DAC): Price and Financial Metrics

Danaos Corporation (DAC): $80.07

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  • Momentum is the dimension where DAC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.47% of US stocks.
  • DAC's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 161 days.
  • DAC's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 26.51% of US stocks).

DAC Stock Summary

  • DAC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.46 -- higher than just 2.2% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 1.77, Danaos Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 0.71% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, DAC has reported earnings growth of 388.67%, putting it ahead of 94.47% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Danaos Corp are SRC, CIO, RIG, OHI, and DEA.
  • DAC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Danaos Corp's official web site, go to www.danaos.com.

DAC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, DAC's price/sales ratio is 88.89% higher, now standing at 3.4.
  • DAC's price/sales ratio has moved down 3.7 over the prior 174 months.
  • DAC's price/sales ratio has moved down 3.7 over the prior 174 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DAC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DAC 2021-09-03 3.4 1 2.4 3.5
DAC 2021-09-02 3.4 1 2.3 3.5
DAC 2021-09-01 3.5 1 2.4 3.5
DAC 2021-08-31 3.3 1 2.3 3.4
DAC 2021-08-30 3.4 1 2.3 3.5
DAC 2021-08-27 3.4 1 2.3 3.5

DAC Growth Metrics

    The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -91.87%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 10.66%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -10.3%.
Over the past 33 months, DAC's revenue has gone up $135,377,000.

The table below shows DAC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 594.109 375.787 930.023
2021-06-30 517.126 341.554 755.582
2021-03-31 487.516 298.51 421.241
2020-12-31 461.594 265.679 153.55
2020-09-30 452.156 238.265 144.188
2020-06-30 445.054 225.29 135.257

DAC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • DAC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 87.39% of graded US stocks.
  • DAC's asset turnover comes in at 0.174 -- ranking 107th of 137 Transportation stocks.
  • HTLD, HUBG, and KNOP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DAC.

The table below shows DAC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.174 0.736 0.198
2021-03-31 0.172 0.732 0.116
2020-12-31 0.171 0.729 0.054
2020-09-30 0.168 0.734 0.053
2020-06-30 0.167 0.738 0.052
2020-03-31 0.166 0.739 0.051

DAC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of DAC, see our DAC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $90.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.38 (Strong Buy)

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DAC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $80.07 52-week high $89.41
Prev. close $81.87 52-week low $24.20
Day low $77.05 Volume 458,895
Day high $80.86 Avg. volume 446,181
50-day MA $71.92 Dividend yield 2.44%
200-day MA $70.76 Market Cap 1.65B

Danaos Corporation (DAC) Company Bio

Danaos Corporation engages in the ownership and operation of containerships, as well as chartering of its vessels to liner companies in Greece and internationally. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Piraeus, Greece.

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Below are the latest news stories about Danaos Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate DAC as an investment opportunity.

Danaos announces $1B in incremental contracted revenues and sale proceeds through new charter deals

Danaos Corporation (DAC) has inked new charter arrangements for 11 of its vessels ranging between 2,500 to 10,000 TEU with major liner companies and have finalized sale of two

Seeking Alpha | January 18, 2022

Danaos Stock Gains On New Charter Arrangements

Danaos Corp (NYSE: DAC) has entered into new charter arrangements for 11 vessels ranging between 2,500 to 10,000 TEU with major liner companies. These charters have a revenue weighted average contract duration of 4.7 years, commencing on the expiration of existing charters between February 2022 and April 2023 and extending to May 2028. The new charters increase Danaos' contracted revenue backlog by ~$870 million or ~$700 million in contracted EBITDA. Inclusive of these charters, the total contra

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Danaos Corporation Announces $1 Billion in Incremental Contracted Revenues and Sale Proceeds Through New Charter Arrangements for 11 Vessels and the Agreement to Sell 2 Vessels

ATHENS, Greece, January 18, 2022--Danaos Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: DAC), one of the world’s largest independent owners of containerships, announced today that it has entered into new charter arrangements for 11 of its vessels ranging between 2,500 to 10,000 TEU with major liner companies, that significantly improve cash flow visibility and charter coverage. These charters, which have a revenue weighted average contract duration of 4.7 years commence on the expiration of the vessels’ exi

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Danaos (DAC) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

Danaos (DAC) closed at $74.05 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.38% move from the prior day.

Yahoo | January 14, 2022

Danaos Stock: Winner For 2022 With High Growth And Deep Valuation

The stock market looks a little dicey at the beginning of 2022. Tech stocks have been pulling back along with other industries that experienced a strong run up in recent years. So, I have been searching for stocks with attractive valuations along with high growth potential. One company that stands...

David Zanoni on Seeking Alpha | January 13, 2022

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DAC Price Returns

1-mo 14.39%
3-mo 9.82%
6-mo 21.21%
1-year 188.62%
3-year 564.39%
5-year 120.63%
YTD 7.26%
2021 256.10%
2020 133.44%
2019 -12.57%
2018 -48.28%
2017 -45.28%

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