Pangaea Logistics Solutions (PANL) versus Globus Maritime (GLBS) Head-To-Head Comparison

Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) and Globus Maritime (NASDAQ:GLBS) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Pangaea Logistics Solutions and Globus Maritime, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pangaea Logistics Solutions 0 0 1 0 3.00
Globus Maritime 0 0 0 0 N/A



Pangaea Logistics Solutions presently has a consensus price target of $5.50, suggesting a potential upside of 66.67%. Given Pangaea Logistics Solutions’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Pangaea Logistics Solutions is more favorable than Globus Maritime.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Pangaea Logistics Solutions and Globus Maritime’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pangaea Logistics Solutions $385.09 million 0.38 $7.81 million $0.38 8.68
Globus Maritime $14.42 million 1.33 -$6.47 million N/A N/A

Pangaea Logistics Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Globus Maritime.

Profitability

This table compares Pangaea Logistics Solutions and Globus Maritime’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pangaea Logistics Solutions 5.53% 10.42% 5.26%
Globus Maritime -32.19% -12.29% -5.78%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

27.3% of Pangaea Logistics Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.1% of Globus Maritime shares are held by institutional investors. 45.1% of Pangaea Logistics Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 59.2% of Globus Maritime shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Pangaea Logistics Solutions has a beta of 0.3, indicating that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Globus Maritime has a beta of 3.97, indicating that its share price is 297% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Pangaea Logistics Solutions beats Globus Maritime on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pangaea Logistics Solutions Company Profile

Pangaea Logistics Solutions, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides seaborne dry bulk logistics and transportation services to industrial customers worldwide. The company offers various dry bulk cargoes, including grains, coal, iron ore, pig iron, hot briquetted iron, bauxite, alumina, cement clinker, dolomite, and limestone. Its ocean logistics services comprise cargo loading, cargo discharge, vessel chartering, voyage planning, and technical vessel management. As of March 21, 2018, the company operates a fleet of 55 vessels. Pangaea Logistics Solutions, Ltd. was founded in 1996 and is based in Newport, Rhode Island.

Globus Maritime Company Profile

Globus Maritime Limited, an integrated dry bulk shipping company, provides marine transportation services worldwide. The company owns, operates, and manages a fleet of dry bulk vessels that transport iron ore, coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina, and other dry bulk cargoes. As of December 31, 2017, it owned and operated five vessels with a total carrying capacity of 300.571 deadweight tonnage. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Athens, Greece. Globus Maritime Limited is a subsidiary of Firment Trading Limited.

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