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

Global Ship Lease Inc. Cl A (GSL): $17.07

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  • Quality is the dimension where GSL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.01% of US stocks.
  • GSL's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 26 weeks.
  • GSL's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 23.68% of US stocks).

GSL Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for GLOBAL SHIP LEASE INC is higher than it is for about 95.56% 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 -1,723.04%; that's higher than just 0.73% 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 95.4% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to GLOBAL SHIP LEASE INC, a group of peers worth examining would be ETRN, MAC, GLPI, SOHO, and SJI.
  • GSL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit GLOBAL SHIP LEASE INC's official web site, go to

GSL Valuation Summary

  • GSL's price/sales ratio is 1.4; this is 30% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • GSL's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.2 over the prior 174 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GSL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GSL 2022-11-30 1.4 0.9 3.9 6.7
GSL 2022-11-29 1.4 0.9 3.8 6.6
GSL 2022-11-28 1.4 0.9 3.8 6.6
GSL 2022-11-25 1.4 0.9 3.9 6.7
GSL 2022-11-23 1.4 0.9 3.9 6.7
GSL 2022-11-22 1.4 0.9 3.9 6.7

GSL Growth Metrics

    The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 22.67%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 69.83%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 80.02%.
Over the past 52 weeks, GSL's revenue has gone up $165,141,000.

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
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 $17.07 52-week high $30.02
Prev. close $16.15 52-week low $14.62
Day low $16.37 Volume 806,400
Day high $17.14 Avg. volume 888,328
50-day MA $17.22 Dividend yield 9.29%
200-day MA $20.32 Market Cap 626.93M

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.

Global Ship Lease Announces Results of 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

The Company to Reconvene the 2022 Annual Meeting on January 5, 2023 for Shareholders to Act on One Outstanding ProposalLONDON, Dec. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GSL) (the “Company” or “GSL”) today announced the election of two Term II Directors at the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”), held today in Athens, Greece. The Directors, Michael Chalkias and George Giouroukos, were each re-elected to serve until the Company’s 2025 Annual

Yahoo | December 7, 2022

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (GSL) Is a Trending Stock: Facts to Know Before Betting on It

Global Ship Lease (GSL) has received quite a bit of attention from users lately. Therefore, it is wise to be aware of the facts that can impact the stock's prospects.

Yahoo | December 1, 2022

Here's Why We Think Global Ship Lease (NYSE:GSL) Is Well Worth Watching

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Yahoo | November 28, 2022

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Global Ship Lease Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: Beats Expectations

Global Ship Lease ( NYSE:GSL ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$172.5m (up 51% from 3Q...

Yahoo | November 11, 2022

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GSL Price Returns

1-mo -2.84%
3-mo -11.83%
6-mo -14.79%
1-year -19.74%
3-year 121.57%
5-year 106.64%
YTD -20.20%
2021 100.35%
2020 34.66%
2019 78.02%
2018 -46.55%
2017 -22.67%

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