Critical Contrast: Navios Maritime Holdings (NM) versus (CAP)

Navios Maritime Holdings (NYSE: NM) and (NYSE:CAP) are both marine freight & logistics – nec companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Navios Maritime Holdings and , as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Navios Maritime Holdings 1 2 0 0 1.67
0 0 0 0 N/A

Navios Maritime Holdings presently has a consensus target price of $1.25, indicating a potential downside of 11.97%.


This table compares Navios Maritime Holdings and ‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Navios Maritime Holdings -20.64% -16.83% -4.61%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

21.2% of Navios Maritime Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Navios Maritime Holdings and ‘s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Navios Maritime Holdings $419.78 million 0.40 -$303.82 million ($2.88) -0.49

has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Navios Maritime Holdings.


beats Navios Maritime Holdings on 3 of the 5 factors compared between the two stocks.

Navios Maritime Holdings Company Profile

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (Navios Holdings) is a global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company. The Company is focused on the transport and transshipment of dry bulk commodities, including iron ore, coal and grain. It operates through two segments: the Dry bulk Vessel Operations and the Logistics Business. The Dry bulk Vessel Operations segment consists of the transportation and handling of bulk cargoes through the ownership, operation and trading of vessels, freight and forward freight agreements (FFAs). The Logistics Business segment consists of port terminal business, barge business and cabotage business in the Hidrovia region of South America. Navios Holdings also offers commercial and technical management services to the fleets of Navios Maritime Partners L.P., Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P., Navios Europe Inc. and Navios Europe (II) Inc.

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