Danaos Corporation (DAC): Price and Financial Metrics

Danaos Corporation (DAC): $58.33

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DAC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $58.33 52-week high $87.11
Prev. close $61.11 52-week low $51.10
Day low $58.32 Volume 164,200
Day high $60.99 Avg. volume 147,451
50-day MA $57.17 Dividend yield 5.15%
200-day MA $58.31 Market Cap 1.19B

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  • Quality is the dimension where DAC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.8% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DAC is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • DAC's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 41.38% of US stocks).

DAC Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for DANAOS CORP is higher than just 5.32% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -62.34%, DANAOS CORP's debt growth rate surpasses just 3.96% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for DAC comes in at 76.5% -- higher than that of 97.31% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to DANAOS CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be EDRY, AIV, BBGI, RPT, and SITC.
  • 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 3.3; this is 81.97% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • DAC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 14 over the prior 194 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DAC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DAC 2023-05-19 1.2 0.5 3.3 3.2
DAC 2023-05-18 1.3 0.5 3.4 3.2
DAC 2023-05-17 1.2 0.5 3.4 3.2
DAC 2023-05-16 1.2 0.5 3.4 3.2
DAC 2023-05-15 1.2 0.5 2.1 2.2
DAC 2023-05-12 1.2 0.4 2.1 2.2

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.

Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC) Passed Our Checks, And It's About To Pay A US$0.75 Dividend

Danaos Corporation ( NYSE:DAC ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in four days. The ex-dividend date occurs one day...

Yahoo | May 20, 2023

Danaos (NYSE:DAC) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of $0.75

The board of Danaos Corporation ( NYSE:DAC ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 7th of June, with...

Yahoo | May 19, 2023


Datable Technology Corporation (TSXV: DAC) (OTCQB: TTMZF) ("Datable" or the "Company") announces that further to its news release dated May 3, 2023 (the "Announcement"), the Company's principal regulator, the British Columbia Securities Commission (the "BCSC") granted a management cease trade order (the "MCTO") on May 3, 2023, under National Policy 12-203 Management Cease Trade Orders ("NP 12-203").

Yahoo | May 18, 2023

3 Intriguing Top-Rated Stocks to Buy After Earnings

These companies are starting to stand out with their bottom lines expanding far more than expected during the first quarter.

Yahoo | May 17, 2023

COVID boom not over yet for ‘landlords’ of shipping lines

Outsize profits are still flowing to companies like Danaos and Costamare that lease ships to container lines. The post COVID boom not over yet for ‘landlords’ of shipping lines appeared first on FreightWaves.

Yahoo | May 16, 2023

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DAC Price Returns

1-mo 5.07%
3-mo 0.16%
6-mo 8.72%
1-year -28.12%
3-year 1,471.90%
5-year 222.51%
YTD 13.61%
2022 -26.57%
2021 256.10%
2020 133.44%
2019 -12.57%
2018 -48.28%

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