Global Ship Lease Inc New Class A Common Shares (GSL): Price and Financial Metrics

Global Ship Lease Inc New Class A Common Shares (GSL): $14.63

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GSL Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Global Ship Lease Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 8.24% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Global Ship Lease Inc is higher than it is for about 95.61% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Global Ship Lease Inc is reporting a growth rate of 494.54%; that's higher than 96.76% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Global Ship Lease Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be HBM, DLNG, SACH, AZRE, and VICI.
  • Visit GSL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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GSL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.63 52-week high $17.69
Prev. close $14.38 52-week low $2.61
Day low $14.28 Volume 301,000
Day high $14.85 Avg. volume 562,240
50-day MA $13.34 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $7.94 Market Cap 528.08M

Global Ship Lease Inc New Class A Common Shares (GSL) Company Bio

Global Ship Lease owns and charters containerships of various sizes under long-term fixed-rate charters to container shipping companies. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Leading Dry Bulk and Container Shipping Companies Presenting at Capital Link’s 15th Annual International Shipping Forum Tuesday & Wednesday, March 2 & 3, 2021

SAILING INTO RECOVERY Complimentary Registration 2 Days – 21 Virtual Sessions – 90 speakers – 46 shipping companies NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Senior executives from leading publicly listed dry bulk and container shipping companies will discuss the trends, developments and outlook of the global commodities and shipping markets. The panels will take place at Capital Link’s 15th Annual International Shipping Forum, which will be hosted as a Digital Conference on Tuesday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 3, 2021, from 8:00am – 4:00pm EST. Registration is complimentary. The conference will feature senior executives from 46 leading maritime companies, financiers and industry participants. The event is organized in partnership with Citi and in cooperation with Nasdaq and NYSE. 1x...

Yahoo | February 24, 2021

Shipping Stocks Are Suddenly Revving Up Across The Board

Tanker spot rates are horrible. Rates for gas carriers have fallen off a cliff. Only container shipping is booming. But you wouldn't know that by looking at ocean shipping stocks. Across every shipping sector, stocks are up double digits in February. "Shipping stocks have been on a tear for the past several weeks," said Clarksons Platou Securities analyst Omar Nokta during a Capital Link-sponsored virtual event on Tuesday. "We've gotten used to seeing pockets [of activity] for tankers or pockets for dry bulk. But we haven't seen this type of interest across the board in a while," said Nokta. Since the beginning of this month, dry bulk stocks of Safe Bulkers (NYSE: SB ), Eagle Bulk (NASDAQ: EGLE ), Golden Ocean (NASDAQ: GOGL ) and Star Bulk (NYSE: SBLK ) are up 61%, 48%, 36% and 35%, res...

Benzinga | February 17, 2021

Why Global Ship Lease Shares Are Up Today

The company has been focused on expansion, last month raising fresh capital via a secondary offering and earlier this week putting that money to work with a $116 million deal to acquire seven ships. As a result, shipping customers are having a hard time quickly getting crates and containers from point A to point B, which is creating pricing power for transportation companies with available capacity. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Jefferies Financial Group Inc. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Yahoo | February 12, 2021

Global Ship Lease Announces Agreement to Acquire Seven Post-Panamax Containerships on Multi-Year Charters

6,000 TEU containerships to be employed on three to five year charters with leading liner operatorsLONDON, Feb. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GSL) (the “Company” or “Global Ship Lease”) announced today that it has agreed to purchase and charter back seven 6,000 TEU Post-Panamax containerships with an average age of approximately 20 years for an aggregate purchase price of $116 million. The charters are to leading liner operators for a minimum firm period of 36 months each, followed by two one-year extensions at charterer’s option. The vessels are expected to generate aggregate Adjusted EBITDA of approximately $95 million over the average firm period of 3.1 years, implying a strongly accretive average Purchase Price / Annual Adjusted EBITDA multiple of appro...

Yahoo | February 9, 2021

Global Ship Lease Announces Closing of Public Offering of Class A Common Shares

LONDON, Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GSL) (the “Company”) announced today that it has closed its underwritten public offering of 5,400,000 Class A common shares, at a public offering price of $13.00 per share, for gross proceeds to the Company of approximately $70.2 million, prior to deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses. As previously announced, the Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for funding the expansion of the Company’s fleet, general corporate purposes, and working capital. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 810,000 Class A common shares. Following the closing of the offering, the Company has 36,096,196 Class A common shares outstandi...

Yahoo | January 26, 2021

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GSL Price Returns

1-mo 19.04%
3-mo 44.42%
6-mo 167.46%
1-year 163.60%
3-year 59.02%
5-year 42.87%
YTD 23.04%
2020 34.65%
2019 78.02%
2018 -46.55%
2017 -22.67%
2016 -42.31%

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