EuroDry (NASDAQ: EDRY) is one of 24 public companies in the “Water transportation” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare EuroDry to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares EuroDry and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
EuroDry $24.52 million $1.11 million 33.21
EuroDry Competitors $2.77 billion $359.80 million 9.99

EuroDry’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than EuroDry. EuroDry is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of EuroDry shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.6% of shares of all “Water transportation” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.0% of shares of all “Water transportation” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for EuroDry and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EuroDry 0 0 2 0 3.00
EuroDry Competitors 359 1008 1353 43 2.39

EuroDry currently has a consensus price target of $13.25, suggesting a potential upside of 66.25%. As a group, “Water transportation” companies have a potential upside of 22.64%. Given EuroDry’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe EuroDry is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares EuroDry and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EuroDry N/A N/A N/A
EuroDry Competitors -1.93% 5.11% 1.52%

Summary

EuroDry competitors beat EuroDry on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About EuroDry

EuroDry Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides ocean-going transportation services worldwide. The company owns and operates drybulk carriers that transport major bulks, such as iron ore, coal, and grains; and minor bulks comprising bauxite, phosphate, and fertilizers. As of November 15, 2018, it operated a fleet of six vessels, including one Ultramax, two Kamsarmax, and three Panamax drybulk carriers with a cargo capacity of 453,086 deadweight tons. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in Maroussi, Greece.

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