Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [NASDAQ: EGLE] opened at $1.53 and closed at $1.55 a share within trading session on 05/07/20. That means that the stock gained by 10.65% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $1.72.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [NASDAQ: EGLE] had 348568.0 shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 601.81K shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 6.43%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 8.18%. The price of the stock additionally went down to 1.45 during that period and EGLE managed to take a rebound to 5.74 in the last 52 weeks.

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [NASDAQ:EGLE]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders oftentimes stay updated on what leading stock market analysts say about a potential stock purchase. When it comes to Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [EGLE], the most recently available average analyst rating is from the quarter that ends in 12/30/2019. On average, stock market experts give EGLE an Buy rating. The average 12-month price forecast for this stock is $1.72, with the high estimate being $6.40, the low estimate being $2.00 and the median estimate amounting to $3.70. This is compared to its latest closing price of $1.55.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [EGLE] is sitting at 4.50. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 4.50.

Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on 08/10/2020.

Fundamental Analysis of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [EGLE]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [EGLE] sitting at 2.50% and its Gross Margin at 41.80%, this company’s Net Margin is now -7.40. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 0.52, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -2.58. Its Return on Equity is -4.50%, and its Return on Assets is -2.30%. These metrics suggest that this Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [EGLE] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 97.06. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 49.25, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 46.64. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 86.89, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 44.09.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 9.02 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 7.70. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.78, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.63. Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [EGLE] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.68, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 9.34.

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [EGLE] has 79.57M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of 123.33M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 1.45 to 5.74. At its current price, it has moved down by -70.12% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 18.28% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.19, which indicates that it is 6.43% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 49.78. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [EGLE] a Reliable Buy?

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. [EGLE] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.