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

Global Ship Lease Inc. Cl A (GSL): $22.96

-1.60 (-6.51%)

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  • GSL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 97.6% of US stocks.
  • GSL's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 163 days.
  • GSL ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

GSL Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Global Ship Lease Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 5.16% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Global Ship Lease Inc is reporting a growth rate of -627.39%; that's higher than just 3.5% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for GSL comes in at 30.68% -- higher than that of 93.19% of stocks 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 SHIP, SOHO, BIPC, MGP, and GEL.
  • 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 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

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -69.68%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 11.83%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 46.77%.
GSL's revenue has moved up $21,711,000 over the prior 12 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
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 $22.96 52-week high $26.51
Prev. close $24.56 52-week low $11.30
Day low $22.71 Volume 1,345,500
Day high $24.35 Avg. volume 653,114
50-day MA $22.90 Dividend yield 4.36%
200-day MA $20.12 Market Cap 833.06M

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

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Global Ship Lease stock's move is underpinned by a recovery in earnings growth and improved outlook for the shipping industry.

Yahoo | January 20, 2022

Here's What Could Help Global Ship Lease (GSL) Maintain Its Recent Price Strength

Global Ship Lease (GSL) made it through our "Recent Price Strength" screen and could be a great choice for investors looking to make a profit from stocks that are currently on the move.

Yahoo | January 14, 2022

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GSL Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 0.26%
6-mo 40.21%
1-year 82.25%
3-year 251.09%
5-year 87.69%
YTD 0.22%
2021 100.36%
2020 34.65%
2019 78.02%
2018 -46.55%
2017 -22.67%

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