Global Ship Lease Inc. Cl A (GSL): Price and Financial Metrics

Global Ship Lease Inc. Cl A (GSL): $17.98

-0.06 (-0.33%)

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GSL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.98 52-week high $23.79
Prev. close $18.04 52-week low $14.62
Day low $17.83 Volume 676,129
Day high $18.09 Avg. volume 587,788
50-day MA $18.78 Dividend yield 8.31%
200-day MA $18.12 Market Cap 647.10M

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  • Quality is the dimension where GSL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GSL is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • GSL's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 23.24% of US stocks).

GSL Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 2.28, GLOBAL SHIP LEASE INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 3.32% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, GLOBAL SHIP LEASE INC is reporting a growth rate of -4,369.56%; that's higher than merely 0.54% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that GSL's revenue has grown 310.98% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 97.47% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to GLOBAL SHIP LEASE INC are STNG, RTL, MAC, SGRY, and MTN.
  • GSL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit GLOBAL SHIP LEASE INC's official web site, go to

GSL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, GSL's price/sales ratio is 42.11% lower, now standing at 1.1.
  • Over the past 180 months, GSL's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GSL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GSL 2023-05-19 1.1 0.7 2.4 4.0
GSL 2023-05-18 1.1 0.7 2.4 4.0
GSL 2023-05-17 1.1 0.7 2.4 4.0
GSL 2023-05-16 1.0 0.7 2.4 3.9
GSL 2023-05-15 1.1 0.7 2.4 4.0
GSL 2023-05-12 1.0 0.7 2.4 3.9

GSL Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 80.02%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 162.17%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 76.18%.
Over the past 49 months, GSL's revenue has gone up $288,966,000.

The table below shows GSL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 447.954 263.949 163.232
2020-12-31 282.813 104.429 37.568
2019-12-31 261.102 93.381 36.757
2018-12-31 157.097 47.742 -60.426
2017-12-31 158.988 57.818 -77.328

GSL'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.
  • GSL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 57.45% of graded US stocks.
  • GSL's asset turnover comes in at 0.215 -- ranking 90th of 137 Transportation stocks.
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The table below shows GSL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2020-12-31 0.215 0.636 0.056
2019-12-31 0.202 0.629 0.059
2018-12-31 0.165 0.676 -0.006
2017-12-31 0.219 0.727 -0.015
2016-12-31 0.198 0.726 -0.017
2015-12-31 0.184 0.696 0.015

GSL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GSL, see our GSL 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 $23.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

Global Ship Lease Inc. Cl A (GSL) Company Bio

Global Ship Lease, Inc. is a holding company, which owns and charters out containerships under long-term and fixed rate charters to container shipping companies. It also focuses on the operation and technical management of each vessel, such as crewing, provision of lubricating oils, maintaining the vessel, periodic dry docking, and performing work required by regulations. The company was founded on May 3, 2007 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Yahoo | May 16, 2023

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Global Ship Lease (GSL) has been one of the stocks most watched by users lately. So, it is worth exploring what lies ahead for the stock.

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GSL Price Returns

1-mo -4.13%
3-mo -10.66%
6-mo 10.11%
1-year N/A
3-year 400.91%
5-year 77.16%
YTD 12.36%
2022 -22.16%
2021 100.35%
2020 34.65%
2019 78.02%
2018 -46.55%

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