Danaos Corporation (DAC): Price and Financial Metrics

Danaos Corporation (DAC): $80.21

2.34 (+3.01%)

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  • DAC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 91.13% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DAC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • DAC ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

DAC Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 0.7, Danaos Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than just 4.41% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 2.12, Danaos Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 1.16% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of Danaos Corp's share price is greater than that of 93.14% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Danaos Corp are CIO, DEA, RPAI, SRC, and REG.
  • 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

  • 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 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 57.73%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -91.87%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 10.66%.
Over the past 52 months, DAC's revenue has gone up $46,181,000.

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
2021-06-30 517.126 341.554 755.582
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
2020-03-31 440.549 216.303 126.899

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 90.27% of graded US stocks.
  • DAC's asset turnover comes in at 0.174 -- ranking 109th of 138 Transportation stocks.
  • HTLD, SHLX, and HUBG 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 $80.21 52-week high $89.41
Prev. close $77.87 52-week low $5.79
Day low $78.11 Volume 189,347
Day high $81.25 Avg. volume 495,085
50-day MA $75.95 Dividend yield 2.57%
200-day MA $54.78 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.

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Yahoo | September 16, 2021

Is Danaos (DAC) a Suitable Stock for Value Investors Now?

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Yahoo | September 10, 2021

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The Fortune Teller on Seeking Alpha | September 5, 2021

Danaos Corporation Consensus Indicates Potential 6.0% Upside

Danaos Corporation found using ticker (DAC) have now 4 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus points to a rating of ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 100 and 80 calculating the average target price we see 90. With the stocks previous close at 84.89 this would indicate that there is a potential upside of 6.0%. There is a 50 day moving average of 71.74 and the 200 moving average now moves to 60.78. The market capitalisation for the company is $1,747m. Visit the company website at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="DAC" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Danaos Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates containerships in Australia, Asia, Europe, and the United States...

DirectorsTalk | August 31, 2021

4 Shipping Stocks Poised to Climb

As the demand for commodities is picking up, shipping is also seeing a rebound. Around two days back, according to a Maritime Logistics Professional report, the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) rose to its highest peak in the past 11 years. The index was up by 55 points, to 4,147, and according to the report, this index has been up for the past nine straight trading sessions. This Index is reported on a daily basis by Baltic Exchange in London. The BDI is a benchmark for the price of moving major raw materials including iron ore, coal and grains by sea.

Shrilekha Pethe on TipRanks | August 25, 2021

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DAC Price Returns

1-mo -6.26%
3-mo 2.56%
6-mo 48.62%
1-year 1,232.70%
3-year 252.50%
5-year 100.56%
YTD 279.97%
2020 133.44%
2019 -12.57%
2018 -48.28%
2017 -45.28%
2016 -55.76%

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