News articles about StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 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 coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the shipping company an impact score of 46.2815077777774 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of brokerages recently commented on GASS. TheStreet raised shares of StealthGas from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of StealthGas from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Jefferies Group began coverage on shares of StealthGas in a report on Monday, December 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $7.00 price target for the company.

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Shares of StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $4.21. 11,997 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 74,648. The company has a current ratio of 0.60, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. StealthGas has a 1 year low of $2.90 and a 1 year high of $4.70. The company has a market cap of $168.21, a P/E ratio of -140.67 and a beta of 1.62.

StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The shipping company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by ($0.03). StealthGas had a negative net margin of 0.79% and a positive return on equity of 0.93%. The business had revenue of $38.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.22 million. equities research analysts predict that StealthGas will post 0.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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StealthGas Company Profile

StealthGas Inc is a provider of international seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users, as well as crude oil and product carriers to oil producers, refineries and commodities traders. The Company owns a fleet of LPG carriers. Its LPG carriers carry various petroleum gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of crude oil and natural gas.

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