Cleaves Securities Maintains a Buy Rating on Genco Shipping (GNK)

Cleaves Securities analyst Joakim Hannisdahl maintained a Buy rating on Genco Shipping (GNK) on February 13 and set a price target of $16.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $10.34, equals to its 52-week high of $10.34.

According to, Hannisdahl is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 13.1% and a 60.1% success rate. Hannisdahl covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Nordic American Tanker, International Seaways, and Eagle Bulk Shipping.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Genco Shipping with a $13.67 average price target, implying a 47.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 29, Jefferies also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $11.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $10.34 and a one-year low of $4.27. Currently, Genco Shipping has an average volume of 701.4K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 29 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of GNK in relation to earlier this year.

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Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd. is an international ship owning company, which engages in the transportation of iron ore, coal, grain, steel products and other drybulk cargoes. It operates through the ocean transportation of drybulk cargoes worldwide through the ownership and operation of drybulk carrier vessels segment. The company was founded on September 27, 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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