Scorpio Tankers (NYSE:STNG) and Pyxis Tankers (NASDAQ:PXSAP) Head-To-Head Analysis

Scorpio Tankers (NYSE:STNGGet Free Report) and Pyxis Tankers (NASDAQ:PXSAPGet Free Report) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Scorpio Tankers and Pyxis Tankers’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Scorpio Tankers $1.34 billion 3.00 $546.90 million $9.94 7.29
Pyxis Tankers $50.60 million N/A N/A N/A N/A

Scorpio Tankers has higher revenue and earnings than Pyxis Tankers.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Scorpio Tankers and Pyxis Tankers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Scorpio Tankers 0 1 5 0 2.83
Pyxis Tankers 0 0 0 0 N/A

Scorpio Tankers currently has a consensus target price of $74.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.07%. Given Scorpio Tankers’ higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Scorpio Tankers is more favorable than Pyxis Tankers.


Scorpio Tankers pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Pyxis Tankers pays an annual dividend of $1.94 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.9%. Scorpio Tankers pays out 16.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Scorpio Tankers has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

66.8% of Scorpio Tankers shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.3% of Scorpio Tankers shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Scorpio Tankers and Pyxis Tankers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Scorpio Tankers 40.78% 22.86% 13.00%
Pyxis Tankers N/A N/A N/A


Scorpio Tankers beats Pyxis Tankers on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Scorpio Tankers

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Scorpio Tankers Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the seaborne transportation of refined petroleum products in the shipping markets worldwide. As of March 23, 2023, its fleet consisted of 113 owned, finance leased, or bareboat chartered-in tankers, including 39 LR2, 60 MR, and 14 Handymax with a weighted average age of approximately 7.2 years. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Monaco.

About Pyxis Tankers

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Pyxis Tankers Inc. operates as a maritime transportation company with a focus on the tanker sector in the United States. Its fleet transports refined petroleum products, such as naphtha, gasoline, jet fuel, kerosene, diesel, and fuel oil, as well as other liquid bulk items, including vegetable oils and organic chemicals. As of March 31, 2023, the company operated a fleet of four tankers. Pyxis Tankers Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Maroussi, Greece. Pyxis Tankers Inc. is a subsidiary of Maritime Investors Corp.

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