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

Global Ship Lease Inc. Cl A (GSL): $16.76

-0.59 (-3.40%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where GSL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.47% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GSL is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • GSL ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

GSL Stock Summary

  • For GSL, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.35% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Global Ship Lease Inc is reporting a growth rate of -1,723.04%; that's higher than merely 1.13% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that GSL's revenue has grown 181.75% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 95.49% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GSL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AM, GLPI, SHIP, MDRR, and BBGI.
  • Visit GSL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

GSL Valuation Summary

  • GSL's EV/EBIT ratio is 9.7; this is 54.67% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • GSL's price/earnings ratio has moved down 15.1 over the prior 159 months.
  • GSL's price/earnings ratio has moved down 15.1 over the prior 159 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GSL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GSL 2021-08-26 1.2 0.8 9.4 9.7
GSL 2021-08-25 1.3 0.8 9.5 9.8
GSL 2021-08-24 1.3 0.8 9.5 9.8
GSL 2021-08-23 1.2 0.8 9.4 9.7
GSL 2021-08-20 1.2 0.7 8.9 9.6
GSL 2021-08-19 1.2 0.7 8.8 9.5

GSL Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 155.12%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at 43%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 155.12%.
GSL's revenue has moved up $281,431,000 over the prior 61 months.

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
2016-12-31 166.523 71.152 -68.157

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)

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GSL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $16.76 52-week high $30.02
Prev. close $17.35 52-week low $15.30
Day low $16.62 Volume 867,400
Day high $17.47 Avg. volume 1,111,454
50-day MA $21.50 Dividend yield 8.95%
200-day MA $23.75 Market Cap 611.14M

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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Latest GSL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Global Ship Lease Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GSL as an investment opportunity.

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Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) is a London-based shipping company that leases containerships to companies at fixed rates.

Insider Monkey | February 26, 2022

Global Ship Lease (GSL) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

Global Ship Lease (GSL) 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 | February 23, 2022

Global Ship Lease Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

LONDON, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL), a containership charter owner, announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Companys results for the fourth quarter and full year 2021 on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company will issue financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2021, on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, before the open of market trading.

GlobeNewswire | February 22, 2022

Euroseas Vs. Global Ship Lease: One Of Them Is A Much Better Long Term Investment

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Seeking Alpha | February 17, 2022

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Scorpio Tankers (STNG) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 8.14% and 0.38%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

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GSL Price Returns

1-mo -22.98%
3-mo -41.11%
6-mo -24.87%
1-year -9.87%
3-year 152.45%
5-year 83.39%
YTD -24.87%
2021 100.36%
2020 34.65%
2019 78.02%
2018 -46.55%
2017 -22.67%

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