- The revenue growth came in higher than the industry average of 1.4%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 21.6%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displayed by a decline in earnings per share.
- The current debt-to-equity ratio, 0.47, is low and is below the industry average, implying that there has been successful management of debt levels.
- Net operating cash flow has slightly increased to $7.84 million or 9.61% when compared to the same quarter last year. Despite an increase in cash flow, DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC's cash flow growth rate is still lower than the industry average growth rate of 43.27%.
- The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Marine industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 1802.3% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from $1.87 million to -$31.80 million.
- Return on equity has greatly decreased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of major weakness within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Marine industry and the overall market, DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
-- Written by a member of TheStreet Ratings Staff
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