How Will Costamare (NYSE:CMRE) Stock React to The Latest Coverage By JP Morgan?


How JP Morgan Currently Rates Costamare (NYSE:CMRE)

The research firm JP Morgan has have begun coverage on Costamare (NYSE:CMRE)’s stock, rating it “Underweight”. This was published in analysts note on 18 December.

Approximately 108,070 shares of stock traded hands. Costamare Inc (NYSE:CMRE) has declined 53.52% since May 15, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.71% the S&P500.

Costamare Inc. is an international owner of containerships. The company has a market cap of $730.56 million. The Firm provides worldwide marine transportation services by chartering its container vessels to the liner operators under long, medium and short-term time charters. It has 5.62 P/E ratio. As of February 27, 2015, the Company had a fleet of 68 containerships with a total capacity in excess of 447,000 twenty foot equivalent unit (TEU), including nine new manufactures on order.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Costamare Inc. operates as a containership owner chartering its vessels to liner companies. The Company deploys its containership fleet principally under multi-year time charters with leading liner companies that operate regularly scheduled routes between large commercial ports. It also provides a range of shipping services, such as technical support and maintenance, insurance consulting, financial and accounting services. Costamare Inc. is headquartered in Athens, Greece.”