Globus Maritime (NASDAQ:GLBS) versus Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ:CPLP) Financial Analysis

Globus Maritime (NASDAQ:GLBS) and Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ:CPLP) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Globus Maritime and Capital Product Partners, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Globus Maritime 0 0 0 0 N/A
Capital Product Partners 0 2 1 0 2.33

Capital Product Partners has a consensus target price of $19.83, indicating a potential upside of 78.04%. Given Capital Product Partners’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Capital Product Partners is more favorable than Globus Maritime.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Globus Maritime and Capital Product Partners’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Globus Maritime $17.35 million 0.39 -$3.57 million N/A N/A
Capital Product Partners $279.25 million 0.74 -$100,000.00 $0.98 11.37

Capital Product Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Globus Maritime.

Volatility & Risk

Globus Maritime has a beta of 2.19, indicating that its share price is 119% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capital Product Partners has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Globus Maritime and Capital Product Partners’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Globus Maritime -14.77% -6.07% -2.83%
Capital Product Partners -59.95% 4.19% 2.50%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

1.7% of Globus Maritime shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.4% of Capital Product Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 59.2% of Globus Maritime shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Capital Product Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.3%. Globus Maritime does not pay a dividend. Capital Product Partners pays out 128.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

Capital Product Partners beats Globus Maritime on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Globus Maritime

Globus Maritime Limited, an integrated dry bulk shipping company, provides marine transportation services worldwide. The company owns, operates, and manages a fleet of dry bulk vessels that transport iron ore, coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina, and other dry bulk cargoes. As of December 31, 2017, it owned and operated five vessels with a total carrying capacity of 300.571 deadweight tonnage. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Athens, Greece. Globus Maritime Limited is a subsidiary of Firment Trading Limited.

About Capital Product Partners

Capital Product Partners LP operates as an international shipping company. It engages in the seaborne transportation of cargo, including crude oil, refined oil products and chemicals. The company fleet consists of vessels, suezmax crude oil tankers, medium range tankers, and capesize bulk carrier. Capital Product Partners was founded on January 16, 2007 and is headquartered in Piraeus, Greece.

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