What is Star Bulk Carriers Corp (SBLK) Stock Return on Shareholders’ Capital?

With 1.13 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 1.14 million shares. During the session, the Marine Shipping company that operates in wider Industrials sector, reached to the highest price of $22.95 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $22.62. The 52-week range on SBLK shows that it touched its highest point at $25.03 and its lowest point at $16.57 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $25.50. With its current market cap of 2.15 billion, SBLK has annualized dividend of $1.34 while the current yield stands at 5.84%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.13.

#1 Small-Cap Uranium Stock for Ultra-Fast Gains in 2024

We've uncovered THE ONE small-cap uranium stock that has unearthed a near-surface, high-grade uranium discovery in the Saudi Arabia of Uranium — Canada's prolific Athabasca Basin. Best of all, this small-cap uranium stock is currently flying just below Wall Street's radar… giving you the early-entry opportunity around US$0.30 per share. But that won't last long. Drills are turning right now with results set to be released to the market very, very soon.

Learn all about it in this brand new FREE online report.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of SBLK was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 7.10%, but this was up by 11.36% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 25.49% while six-month performance rose 23.93%. The stock gained 0.97% in the past year, while it has gained 7.90% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for SBLK yields 2.16 with Next year EPS estimates of 3.81. For the next quarter, that number is 0.73. This implies an EPS growth rate of -68.04% for this year and 100.51% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 102.86 million SBLK shares are outstanding with a float of 87.87 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 2.24 million, which was 2.67% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to Mr. Petros Alexandros Pappas as the firm’s Founder, CEO & Director, Mr. Hamish Norton serves as its President.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for SBLK since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With SBLK analysts setting a high price target of $29.50 and a low target of $23.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $25.50. Based on these targets, SBLK could surge 28.6% to reach the target high and rise by 0.26% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 11.16% from current levels.

Dividends & Yield:

In terms of dividends, SBLK has a current ratio of $1.57, which is $1.57 over the trailing 12-months, while a dividend of $– is likely to be paid on average over the next five years. Dividend yield is another indicator that appeals to many investors, and SBLK currently yields $6.85. In the past year, SBLK’s dividend yield has been $6.85, but when looking at the stock over the past five years, its yield has been $–. Accordingly, SBLK has a current buyback yield of $0.68. This was $0.68 for the TTM, and it was $– for the past five years.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded SBLK stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 0 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 0 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has remained unchanged to 0 while that of sell transactions has remained unmoved to 0 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 0 while 0 shares were sold.