Royal Olympic Cruise Lines (OTCMKTS:ROCLF) and Golden Ocean Group (NASDAQ:GOGL) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Royal Olympic Cruise Lines and Golden Ocean Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Royal Olympic Cruise Lines||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Golden Ocean Group||0||1||3||0||2.75|
This table compares Royal Olympic Cruise Lines and Golden Ocean Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Royal Olympic Cruise Lines||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Golden Ocean Group||-17.84%||0.26%||0.13%|
Risk & Volatility
Royal Olympic Cruise Lines has a beta of -33.13, meaning that its share price is 3,413% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Golden Ocean Group has a beta of 1.83, meaning that its share price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
12.4% of Golden Ocean Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 64.1% of Royal Olympic Cruise Lines shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Royal Olympic Cruise Lines and Golden Ocean Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Royal Olympic Cruise Lines||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Golden Ocean Group||$705.80 million||1.26||$37.19 million||N/A||N/A|
Golden Ocean Group has higher revenue and earnings than Royal Olympic Cruise Lines.
Golden Ocean Group beats Royal Olympic Cruise Lines on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Royal Olympic Cruise Lines Company Profile
Royal Olympic Cruise Lines Inc., from its base in Piraeus, Greece, operates a fleet of mid-sized cruise ships to serve its niche market of more experienced and educated passengers. To this audience, Royal Olympic offers a variety of destination-oriented cruises to the most popular sites of historic and cultural significance in the Eastern Mediterranean, Baltic, and Central and South American waters, on environmentally friendly cruise ships. (PRESS RELEASE)
Golden Ocean Group Company Profile
Golden Ocean Group Limited, a shipping company, owns and operates a fleet of dry bulk vessels comprising of Newcastlemax, Capesize, Panamax, and Ultramax vessels worldwide. It owns and operates dry bulk vessels in the spot and time charter markets. The company transports bulk commodities, such as ores, coal, grains, and fertilizers. As of March 12, 2020, it owned a fleet of 67 vessels. Golden Ocean Group Limited is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.
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