What Is The Dividend Yield Of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK)?


The stock of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK) decreased by -$0.12 on Wednesday to $19.90, down -0.60 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 1,846,517 shares of common stock traded. 20 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a fall of -$2.77. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 1,966,054, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 1,877,392.

SBLK stock appreciated 5.48% since last month. On 10/31/22, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $17.05. The stock touched a high of $33.99 on 05/31/22, after rallying from a low of $16.85 in 52 weeks. The price of SBLK stock has declined by -11.69% or -$2.77 this year, reaching a new high 20 times. Still, the stock price is down -41.45% from the 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 2.30. Beta for the stock is 1.03. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.24, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.97, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 5.04.

Company paid $1.20 per share in dividends, a decrease of -27.27% from $1.65 last year. A $0.45 dividend decrease was reported on Wednesday November 16 2022.

Financial Health

For the three months ended September 29, Star Bulk Carriers Corp.’s quick ratio was 1.80, while its current ratio was 2.10, indicating its ability to pay off its debt. The company’s long-term debt to equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 is 0.56, and the total debt to equity ratio is 0.65. As far as profitability goes, gross margin for the trailing twelve months is 70.00% percent. Star Bulk Carriers Corp.’s operating margin stood at 55.70% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of $947.1 million and revenue of $1.43 billion.

Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. SBLK’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been 24.20%. There was a 20.30% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was 43.70%.

Earnings Surprise

According to Star Bulk Carriers Corp.’s quarterly financial report for the quarter that ended September 29. A higher net income was reported in the quarter under review than the previous quarter. Net income for the quarter came in at $1.43 billion, while revenues rose by 51.43% to $0.0. It was predicted that Star Bulk Carriers Corp.’s quarterly earnings would be $1.33, but it ended up being $1.37, beating the consensus by -2.90%. EBITDA was $251.44 million for the quarter. At the end of Star Bulk Carriers Corp.’s most recent quarter ended September 29, its liabilities totaled 1.53 billion, while its total debt was $1.42 billion.

Technical Picture

Here’s a quick look at Star Bulk Carriers Corp.’s (SBLK) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 22 November, the RSI 9-day stood at 52.72%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with a 42.65% historical volatility rate.

The stochastic %K and %D were 56.75% and 58.77% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 0.92. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 41.65%, the RSI (14) reading is 52.30%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at -0.08, and the 14-day reading is at 0.07.

Analyst Ratings

In its analyst report released on July 21, 2022, Jefferies began covering Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK). The stock was rated as a Buy by the brokerage firm. Analysts have assigned Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) an Buy rating. SBLK is a stock that is recommended for selling by 0 brokerage firms, while 1 companies recommend holding. The stock is underweighted by 0 analysts. Among the analysts who rate the stock, 0 rates it overweight and 6 others recommend it as a buy.

What is SBLK’s price target for the next 12 months?

The current consensus forecast for the stock is between $22.00 and $34.00, with a median target price of $29.00. In analyzing these forecasts, the average price target given by analysts for Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) is $28.71.


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