International Seaways (NYSE:INSW) and Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology (OTCMKTS:SHWK) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares International Seaways and Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|International Seaways||$366.18 million||1.41||-$830,000.00||$0.61||30.31|
|Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for International Seaways and Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology||0||0||0||0||N/A|
International Seaways currently has a consensus price target of $24.80, suggesting a potential upside of 34.13%. Given International Seaways’ higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe International Seaways is more favorable than Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
77.1% of International Seaways shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of International Seaways shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.5% of Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
International Seaways has a beta of 0.3, meaning that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology has a beta of -0.8, meaning that its share price is 180% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares International Seaways and Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology||N/A||N/A||N/A|
International Seaways beats Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About International Seaways
International Seaways, Inc. owns and operates a fleet of oceangoing vessels for the transportation of crude oil and petroleum products in the International Flag trade. It operates through two segments, Crude Tankers and Product Carriers. As of March 3, 2020, the company owned and operated a fleet of 42 vessels, including 13 very large crude carriers, 2 Suezmaxes, 5 Aframaxes/LR2s, 13 Panamaxes/LR1s, and 7 medium range tankers, as well as had ownership interests in two floating storage and offloading service vessels. It serves independent and state-owned oil companies, oil traders, refinery operators, and international government entities. The company was formerly known as OSG International, Inc. and changed its name to International Seaways, Inc. in October 2016. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
About Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology
Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology, Inc. does not have significant operations. Previously, the company operated as an oceanographic service company that was involved in deep water search, survey, and recovery operations. The company also served as the general partner for limited partnerships that were formed for the purpose of raising money to search for and locate shipwrecks. The company is based in Tampa, Florida.
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