Portfolio of Shipping Stocks

Shipping stocks give investors a play on energy and commodities markets and the overall growth of the world economy.

Most stocks of companies that ship crude oil, petroleum products and bulk cargo including coal, iron ore, grains, bauxite, phosphate, fertilizers and other commodities, react to the ups and downs of the world economy.

Here is a list of 8 shipping stocks of the types: container shipping, dry bulk shipping, maritime master limited partnerships, oil tankers and LNG/LPG carriers.

9 All Shipping Stocks

Stock Returns & Price Chart


Recent Prices &
Annualized Return

Diana ShippingDSX
Eagle Bulk ShippingEGLE
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. NMM
Star Bulk CarriersSBLK
Teekay TankersTNK
Price data from Quandl as of most recent close.

To inspect the performance of the All Shipping Stocks portfolio, see the chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for stocks from Quandl.

All 9 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,111.11 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing monthly price for the first date shown on the portfolio value chart below. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

The current value of a $10,000 investment is $3,181. The percent return is -68.19%. The annualized return is -10.82%.

Return Summary for All Shipping Stocks
Start DateJul-31-2009
Start Investment$10,000.00
End DateJul-15-2019
Current Value of Investment$3,181.14
Total Return-68.19%
Annualized Return-10.82%
Min DateDec-31-2018
Min Price$2,532.97
Max DateMar-31-2011
Max Price$12,651.67
# Values121
Number Returns7,260
Number Profitable Returns1,419
Percent Profitable Returns19.55%
Number Unprofitable Returns5,841
Percent Unprofitable Returns80.45%
Profitable to Unprofitable Returns Ratio0.24

NOTE: The stocks included in the tables and chart are representative of the industry. They are not recommendations.

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