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The Navigator Holdings (NYSE:NVGS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.48

17 July 2017, 05:40 | Justin Tyler

Navigator Holdings (NYSE:NVGS) now has a trailing P/E of 23.1 while its forward P/E according to Thomson Reuters is 13.28.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Driehaus Capital Management LLC now owns 312,085 shares of the shipping company's stock valued at $4,291,000 after buying an additional 257,745 shares during the last quarter. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp bought a new stake in Navigator Holdings during the first quarter valued at about $230,000. 93,918 shares of the company traded hands. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL increased its position in shares of Navigator Holdings by 6.8% in the first quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 11,355 shares of the shipping company's stock worth $156,000 after buying an additional 1,460 shares in the last quarter. As of the end of the quarter Levin Capital Strategies, L.p. had acquired a total of 10,000 shares growing its holdings by 90.9%.

Price/Earnings to growth ratio for the company is 2.67 and the stock shows its Price/Sales (ttm) of 2.17 and Price/Book for the most recent quarter of 0.67.

The current market capitalization of Navigator Holdings (NYSE:NVGS) stands at 641.39 Million.

The Average Volume for 10 days is 151.78 Million for Navigator Holdings (NYSE:NVGS). Navigator Holdings Ltd.'s -6.93% drop today is critical to its technical outlook.

The P/E ratio is now 21.50 and the market cap of the company is 596.96M.

Current levels places Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NVGS)'s stock about -16.40% from the 50-day high and 51.07% away from the 50-day low. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NVGS) is at 72.85. Next quarter's EPS is estimated at $0.11 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $0.87. Navigator Holdings had a net margin of 9.48% and a return on equity of 3.23%.

Navigator Holdings (NYSE:NVGS) has average revenue estimates of $62.1 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $60.03 Million and high estimates of $65.3 Million for the current quarter. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.35 EPS.

In this article we are focusing Historical volatility of Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NVGS).

Several analysts have released their opinion on Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NVGS), with 5 analysts believing it is a strong buy.

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A number of research firms have weighed in on NVGS. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Navigator Holdings from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday. Finally, BidaskClub raised Navigator Holdings from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Navigator Holdings now has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $13.30. But for now, the stock price is moving slightly higher and does have room to the upside before it hits a potential wall of resistance and an overbought momentum rating of five bulls. They now have a United States dollars 13 price target on the stock. Navigator Gas has extensive experience with ethylene shipping through its fleet of 14 ethylene-capable vessels that provide a virtual pipeline to deliver ethylene to consuming customers. The Firm provides global and regional seaborne transportation services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases and ammonia. As of December 31, 2016, it had 33 semi- or fully-refrigerated handysize liquefied gas carriers.

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