News coverage about Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ardmore Shipping earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the shipping company an impact score of 46.3672462099643 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Ardmore Shipping (ASC) remained flat at $$7.90 during midday trading on Wednesday. The company had a trading volume of 30,648 shares, compared to its average volume of 242,124. Ardmore Shipping has a twelve month low of $6.40 and a twelve month high of $9.05. The stock has a market cap of $265.25, a PE ratio of -20.71 and a beta of 0.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 1.27 and a current ratio of 1.44.
Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The shipping company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.15) by $0.03. Ardmore Shipping had a negative net margin of 6.37% and a negative return on equity of 3.16%. The company had revenue of $30.23 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $30.24 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.11) EPS. Ardmore Shipping’s revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Ardmore Shipping will post 0.1 earnings per share for the current year.
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About Ardmore Shipping
Ardmore Shipping Corporation provides seaborne transportation of petroleum products and chemicals to national oil companies, oil and chemical traders, and chemical companies, with its fleet of mid-size product and chemical tankers. The Company’s segment relates to the operations of its vessels. The Company’s fleet consists of over 20 double-hulled product and chemical tankers, all of which are in operation.
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