Navios Maritime Containers (NASDAQ: NMCI) is one of 46 public companies in the “Deep sea foreign transportation of freight” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Navios Maritime Containers to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

31.6% of Navios Maritime Containers shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.3% of shares of all “Deep sea foreign transportation of freight” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.6% of shares of all “Deep sea foreign transportation of freight” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Navios Maritime Containers and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Navios Maritime Containers N/A N/A N/A
Navios Maritime Containers Competitors -13.76% -3.30% -0.91%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Navios Maritime Containers and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Navios Maritime Containers $133.92 million $12.70 million 4.15
Navios Maritime Containers Competitors $353.03 million -$23.31 million -4.34

Navios Maritime Containers’ rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Navios Maritime Containers. Navios Maritime Containers is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Navios Maritime Containers and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Navios Maritime Containers 0 0 1 0 3.00
Navios Maritime Containers Competitors 492 1164 1231 31 2.27

Navios Maritime Containers currently has a consensus price target of $9.00, indicating a potential upside of 309.09%. As a group, “Deep sea foreign transportation of freight” companies have a potential upside of 42.98%. Given Navios Maritime Containers’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Navios Maritime Containers is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Navios Maritime Containers beats its rivals on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Navios Maritime Containers

Navios Maritime Containers L.P. owns and operates containerships in Asia and Europe. As of March 6, 2019, it owned a fleet of 30 vessels. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

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