Diana Containerships Inc. (DCIX) and Costamare Inc. (NYSE:CMRE) Comparing side by side

We are comparing Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX) and Costamare Inc. (NYSE:CMRE) on their institutional ownership, earnings and valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations. They both are Shipping companies, competing one another.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Diana Containerships Inc. 27.29M 0.47 69.08M -16.57 0.00
Costamare Inc. 380.40M 1.47 36.74M 0.20 24.06

Demonstrates Diana Containerships Inc. and Costamare Inc. earnings per share (EPS), gross revenue and valuation.


Table 2 shows us the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of both companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Diana Containerships Inc. -253.13% -61% -41.4%
Costamare Inc. 9.66% 1.7% 0.9%

Volatility and Risk

Diana Containerships Inc.’s volatility measures that it’s 11.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 due to its 1.11 beta. Competitively, Costamare Inc. is 106.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 2.06 beta.


Diana Containerships Inc. shareholders receive an annual dividend of $108.04 per share which is subject to 13017.47% dividend yield. Costamare Inc. also pays out annual dividends at $0.4 per share and at a 8.06% dividend yield.

Analyst Recommendations

Recommendations and Ratings for Diana Containerships Inc. and Costamare Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Diana Containerships Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Costamare Inc. 0 1 0 2.00

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 1.1% of Diana Containerships Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 28.8% of Costamare Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Diana Containerships Inc.’s share held by insiders are 1.63%. Comparatively, 77.9% are Costamare Inc.’s share held by insiders.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Diana Containerships Inc. -15.96% -53.83% -32% -52.96% -87.57% -81.58%
Costamare Inc. -8.3% -9.67% -24.3% -37.13% -13.83% -15.77%

For the past year Costamare Inc. has weaker performance than Diana Containerships Inc.


Costamare Inc. beats Diana Containerships Inc. on 12 of the 14 factors.

Costamare Inc. owns and charters containerships to liner companies worldwide. As of March 10, 2017, it had a fleet of 69 containerships with a total capacity of approximately 456,000 twenty foot equivalent unit (TEU), including 64 vessels in the water, aggregating approximately 415,000 TEU; and 5 newbuild vessels aggregating approximately 41,000 TEU. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Monaco.

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