Danaos Corporation (DAC): Price and Financial Metrics

Danaos Corporation (DAC): $55.03

-0.05 (-0.09%)

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  • DAC scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 94.22% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DAC is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 178 days.
  • DAC ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 28th percentile.

DAC Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 1.99, DANAOS CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 2.26% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for DANAOS CORP is higher than just 4.92% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for DAC comes in at 47.85% -- higher than that of 96.73% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to DAC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CIO, INSW, AIV, ESBA, and OSG.
  • 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

  • DAC's price/sales ratio is 1.2; this is 40% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 189 months, DAC's price/sales ratio has gone down 5.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DAC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DAC 2022-11-30 1.2 0.5 2.0 2.3
DAC 2022-11-29 1.2 0.5 2.0 2.2
DAC 2022-11-28 1.2 0.5 2.0 2.3
DAC 2022-11-25 1.2 0.5 2.1 2.3
DAC 2022-11-23 1.2 0.5 2.1 2.3
DAC 2022-11-22 1.2 0.5 2.1 2.3

DAC Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 26.77%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 158.17%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 144.19%.
DAC's revenue has moved up $508,655,000 over the prior 33 months.

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)

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DAC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $55.03 52-week high $107.47
Prev. close $55.08 52-week low $52.73
Day low $53.92 Volume 104,900
Day high $55.51 Avg. volume 362,013
50-day MA $57.35 Dividend yield 5.45%
200-day MA $73.37 Market Cap 1.14B

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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At US$57.26, Is Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC) Worth Looking At Closely?

Danaos Corporation ( NYSE:DAC ), might not be a large cap stock, but it received a lot of attention from a substantial...

Yahoo | November 28, 2022

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 4 days. Typically, the ex-dividend date is one...

Yahoo | November 12, 2022

Danaos Corporation Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months Results for the Period Ended September 30, 2022

ATHENS, Greece, November 07, 2022--Danaos Corporation ("Danaos") (NYSE: DAC), one of the world’s largest independent owners of containerships, today reported unaudited results for the period ended September 30, 2022.

Yahoo | November 7, 2022

Danaos (DAC) Just Reclaimed the 20-Day Moving Average

When a stock breaks out above the 20-day simple moving average, good things could be on the horizon. How should investors react?

Yahoo | November 7, 2022

Danaos (DAC) Just Overtook the 50-Day Moving Average

Should investors be excited or worried when a stock crosses above the 50-Day simple moving average?

Yahoo | November 7, 2022

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DAC Price Returns

1-mo -8.30%
3-mo -15.02%
6-mo -25.10%
1-year -16.48%
3-year 752.39%
5-year 198.77%
YTD -23.26%
2021 256.10%
2020 133.44%
2019 -12.57%
2018 -48.28%
2017 -45.28%

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