Danaos Corporation (DAC): Price and Financial Metrics

Danaos Corporation (DAC): $66.28

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DAC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $66.28 52-week high $71.65
Prev. close $66.04 52-week low $51.10
Day low $65.71 Volume 66,600
Day high $66.81 Avg. volume 132,301
50-day MA $67.15 Dividend yield 4.54%
200-day MA $60.66 Market Cap 1.35B

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  • Quality is the dimension where DAC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.52% of US stocks.
  • DAC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • DAC's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 9.46% of US stocks).

DAC Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 2.55, DANAOS CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 2.4% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -56.83%, DANAOS CORP's debt growth rate surpasses merely 4.53% of about US stocks.
  • DANAOS CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 53.02%, greater than the shareholder yield of 96.52% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to DANAOS CORP are PAA, AIV, CLDT, USDP, and DRH.
  • Visit DAC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.danaos.com.

DAC Valuation Summary

  • DAC's price/earnings ratio is 2.5; this is 86.56% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • DAC's price/sales ratio has moved down 5.8 over the prior 198 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DAC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DAC 2023-09-15 1.3 0.5 2.5 2.6
DAC 2023-09-14 1.3 0.5 2.6 2.6
DAC 2023-09-13 1.3 0.5 2.5 2.6
DAC 2023-09-12 1.3 0.5 2.5 2.6
DAC 2023-09-11 1.3 0.5 2.6 2.6
DAC 2023-09-08 1.3 0.5 2.6 2.6

DAC Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 757%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 132.38%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 7607.95%.
Over the past 15 months, DAC's revenue has gone up $438,773,000.

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
2022-09-30 955.899 921.215 572.486
2022-06-30 891.777 855.846 722.913
2022-03-31 787.288 459.317 1,087.526
2021-12-31 689.505 428.111 1,052.841
2021-09-30 594.109 375.787 930.023
2021-06-30 517.126 341.554 755.582

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)

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.

Is Danaos (DAC) Stock Outpacing Its Transportation Peers This Year?

Here is how Danaos (DAC) and Greenbrier Companies (GBX) have performed compared to their sector so far this year.

Yahoo | September 18, 2023

Should Value Investors Buy Danaos (DAC) Stock?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | September 13, 2023

Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC) insiders have significant skin in the game with 47% ownership

Key Insights Significant insider control over Danaos implies vested interests in company growth The top 4 shareholders...

Yahoo | September 3, 2023

Are Transportation Stocks Lagging Danaos (DAC) This Year?

Here is how Danaos (DAC) and Frontline (FRO) have performed compared to their sector so far this year.

Yahoo | August 30, 2023

3 Shipping Stocks Up 20% Year to Date With More Room to Grow

As the industry seeks to benefit from the decline in fuel expenses, investing in shipping stocks like TNK, DAC and KEX can be a prudent move.

Yahoo | August 29, 2023

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DAC Price Returns

1-mo -0.09%
3-mo 0.05%
6-mo 25.89%
1-year 21.39%
3-year 1,092.94%
5-year 317.87%
YTD 30.50%
2022 -26.57%
2021 256.10%
2020 133.44%
2019 -12.57%
2018 -48.28%

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