Comparing Ocean Yield ASA (OTCMKTS:OYIEF) & Star Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ:SBLK)

Star Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ:SBLKGet Free Report) and Ocean Yield ASA (OTCMKTS:OYIEFGet Free Report) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.


This table compares Star Bulk Carriers and Ocean Yield ASA’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Star Bulk Carriers 25.47% 15.58% 9.19%
Ocean Yield ASA N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Star Bulk Carriers and Ocean Yield ASA, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Star Bulk Carriers 0 0 2 0 3.00
Ocean Yield ASA 0 0 0 0 N/A

Star Bulk Carriers currently has a consensus target price of $28.33, suggesting a potential upside of 58.82%. Given Star Bulk Carriers’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Star Bulk Carriers is more favorable than Ocean Yield ASA.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

44.7% of Star Bulk Carriers shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Star Bulk Carriers and Ocean Yield ASA’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Star Bulk Carriers $1.44 billion 1.28 $566.00 million $2.78 6.42
Ocean Yield ASA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Star Bulk Carriers has higher revenue and earnings than Ocean Yield ASA.


Star Bulk Carriers beats Ocean Yield ASA on 7 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Star Bulk Carriers

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Star Bulk Carriers Corp., a shipping company, engages in the ocean transportation of dry bulk cargoes worldwide. The company's vessels transport a range of bulk commodities, including iron ores, minerals and grains, bauxite, fertilizers, and steel products. As of December 31, 2022, it had a fleet of 128 dry bulk vessels with an aggregate capacity of approximately 14.1 million deadweight tons, including Newcastlemax, Capesize, Post Panamax, Kamsarmax, Panamax, Ultramax, and Supramax vessels. The company also provides vessel management services. Star Bulk Carriers Corp. was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Marousi, Greece.

About Ocean Yield ASA

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Ocean Yield ASA engages in the investment, acquisition, sale, and leasing of marine installations. It operates through the following segments: Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO), Other Oil Service, Car Carriers, Container Vessels, Tankers, Other Shipping, and Other. The FPSO segment invests in floating production, storage, and offloading vessels. The Other Oil Service segment consists of subsea construction vessels, cable lay vessels, and anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTS). The Car Carriers segment offers pure car truck carriers (PCTC). The Container Vessels segment includes the equity investment in mega container vessels. The Tankers segment deals with investments in chemical, product, and crude tankers. The Other Shipping segment includes investments within chemical and product tankers. The Other segment refers to any other investments made by the group. The company was founded in March 2012 and is headquartered in Lysaker, Norway.

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