Danaos Corporation (DAC): Price and Financial Metrics

Danaos Corporation (DAC)

Today's Latest Price: $12.99 USD

0.47 (3.75%)

Updated Dec 2 4:00pm

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DAC Stock Summary

  • DAC's current price/earnings ratio is 2.36, which is higher than only 1.62% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, DAC is more volatile than 93.74% of stocks we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for DAC comes in at 69.74% -- higher than that of 96.09% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Danaos Corp are ADC, TRTN, TGH, IRT, and AER.
  • Visit DAC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.danaos.com.

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DAC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $12.99 52-week high $15.95
Prev. close $12.52 52-week low $2.50
Day low $12.13 Volume 307,103
Day high $13.27 Avg. volume 174,042
50-day MA $9.95 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $5.80 Market Cap 322.01M

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.

DAC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$12.99$117.87 738%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for DAC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Danaos Corp ranked in the 83th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 742.5% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Danaos Corp, consider:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 4.97 years comes in at -0.01%; that's greater than only 24.18% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Danaos Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 6.65% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Danaos Corp experienced a tax rate of about 0% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than merely 0% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as DAC, try IIIN, KNOP, SWBI, FIX, and TRTN.

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Latest DAC News From Around the Web

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 A Perfect PE Investment

How I came up with the idea to look into Danaos I started to look into Danaos after listening to Dan Rasmussen (Verdad Capital) in his interview with Tobias Carlisle in one of his podcasts. Dan Rasmussen essentially pleaded for a private equity approach in investing, which implies buying medium...

Gasebu Private Investor on Seeking Alpha | September 22, 2020

Danaos Remains Undervalued With An Expected Minimal Effect From COVID

Danaos (DAC) reported second-quarter earnings on August third, with a strong performance despite the macro environment and declining charter rates. The company's impact from COVID-19 and re-charters is overall likely to be minimal. Further, the company's shares remain quite cheap and the company has approved a buyback. Earnings Danaos' second-quarter...

Sunset Analysis on Seeking Alpha | August 13, 2020

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Benzinga | August 4, 2020

Analysts Estimate Danaos (DAC) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for

Danaos (DAC) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 27, 2020

Danaos Corporation Announces Date for the Release of Second Quarter 2020 Results, Conference Call and Webcast

Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), one of the world's largest independent owners of containerships, announced today that it will release its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020, after the close of the market in New York on Monday, August 3, 2020.

Yahoo | July 24, 2020

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DAC Price Returns

1-mo 53.36%
3-mo 181.78%
6-mo 196.58%
1-year 92.44%
3-year -40.14%
5-year -83.64%
YTD 41.50%
2019 -12.57%
2018 -48.28%
2017 -45.28%
2016 -55.76%
2015 9.51%

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