Diana Shipping (DSX) Gets a Buy Rating from Cleaves Securities

In a report issued on March 11, Joakim Hannisdahl from Cleaves Securities maintained a Buy rating on Diana Shipping (DSXResearch Report), with a price target of $4.10. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $3.30.

According to TipRanks.com, Hannisdahl is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 15.8% and a 61.1% success rate. Hannisdahl covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Nordic American Tanker, International Seaways, and Eagle Bulk Shipping.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Diana Shipping is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $3.82.

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Based on Diana Shipping’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $42.66 million and GAAP net loss of $7.43 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $51.51 million and had a GAAP net loss of $13.98 million.

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Diana Shipping, Inc. operates as a holding company, which engages in the provision of shipping transportation services through the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels. Its vessels are being employed primarily on medium to long-term time charters and transport a range of dry bulk cargoes, including such commodities as iron ore, coal, grain, and other materials along worldwide shipping routes. The company was founded on March 8, 1999 and is headquartered in Athens, Greece.