Shares of Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX) rose 5.4% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $4.10 and last traded at $3.88, with a volume of 86,526 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $3.68.

DCIX has been the topic of a number of research reports. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Diana Containerships in a research note on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research lowered Diana Containerships from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, May 20th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co. reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Diana Containerships in a research report on Wednesday, May 18th.

The company’s market cap is $35.95 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $4.35 and a 200 day moving average price of $4.81.

Diana Containerships (NASDAQ:DCIX) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 17th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.06. The firm earned $11.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.36 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 15.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.01) earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Diana Containerships Inc. will post ($2.36) EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 31st were given a dividend of $0.0025 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 26th. This represents a $0.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.26%.

Diana Containerships Inc is a global provider of shipping transportation services through its ownership of containerships. The Company’s vessels are employed primarily on time charters with liner companies that are carrying containerized cargo along shipping routes. Each of the Company’s vessels is owned by its separate wholly owned subsidiaries.

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