News articles about StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. StealthGas earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the shipping company an impact score of 45.0132105892291 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of StealthGas from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of StealthGas from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 24th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of StealthGas from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 29th.

Shares of StealthGas stock traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $3.60. 3,008 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 48,414. StealthGas has a 12 month low of $2.98 and a 12 month high of $4.70. The company has a quick ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71. The stock has a market cap of $143.50 million, a P/E ratio of 25.71 and a beta of 1.64.

StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, May 24th. The shipping company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($0.11). StealthGas had a positive return on equity of 0.24% and a negative net margin of 5.77%. The firm had revenue of $39.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $37.79 million. equities analysts anticipate that StealthGas will post 0.05 EPS for the current year.

StealthGas Company Profile

StealthGas Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users worldwide. It also provides crude oil and product carriers chartered to oil producers, refiners, and commodities traders. The company's carriers carry various petroleum gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene, and vinyl chloride monomer; and refined petroleum products, such as gasoline, diesel, fuel oil, and jet fuel, as well as edible oils and chemicals.

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