Eagle Bulk Shipping (EGLE) was Upgraded to a Hold Rating at Cleaves Securities

In a report issued on March 11, Joakim Hannisdahl from Cleaves Securities upgraded Eagle Bulk Shipping (EGLEResearch Report) to Hold, with a price target of $38.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $39.19, close to its 52-week high of $40.91.

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 Star Bulk Carriers.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Eagle Bulk Shipping is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $37.60.

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Eagle Bulk Shipping’s market cap is currently $457M and has a P/E ratio of -11.60. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 0.97.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 15 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of EGLE in relation to earlier this year.

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Eagle Bulk Shipping, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the ocean transportation of a broad range of dry bulk cargoes worldwide through the ownership, charter, and operation of dry bulk vessels. It operates Supramax and Handymax vessels that transport minor and major bulk cargoes, including iron ore, coal, grain, cement, and fertilizer. The company was founded by Sophocles N. Zoullas on March 23, 2005 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.