Contrasting Pyxis Tankers (NASDAQ:PXS) & Cadeler A/S (NYSE:CDLR)

Cadeler A/S (NYSE:CDLRGet Free Report) and Pyxis Tankers (NASDAQ:PXSGet Free Report) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Cadeler A/S and Pyxis Tankers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cadeler A/S 0 0 1 0 3.00
Pyxis Tankers 0 0 0 0 N/A

Cadeler A/S currently has a consensus target price of $35.00, indicating a potential upside of 78.57%. Given Cadeler A/S’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Cadeler A/S is more favorable than Pyxis Tankers.


This table compares Cadeler A/S and Pyxis Tankers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cadeler A/S N/A N/A N/A
Pyxis Tankers 81.46% 45.81% 24.62%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

53.0% of Cadeler A/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.2% of Pyxis Tankers shares are owned by institutional investors. 54.6% of Pyxis Tankers shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cadeler A/S and Pyxis Tankers’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cadeler A/S $117.55 million 14.63 $12.44 million N/A N/A
Pyxis Tankers $45.47 million 1.09 $37.04 million $2.96 1.59

Pyxis Tankers has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Cadeler A/S.


Pyxis Tankers beats Cadeler A/S on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Cadeler A/S

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Cadeler A/S operates as an offshore wind farm transportation and installation contractor in Denmark. It also provides wind farm maintenance, construction, decommissioning, and other tasks within the offshore industry, as well as marine and engineering services. The company owns and operates four offshore jack-up windfarm installation vessels. Cadeler A/S was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

About Pyxis Tankers

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Pyxis Tankers Inc. operates as a maritime transportation company with a focus on the tanker sector worldwide. The company operates through Tanker Vessels and Dry-Bulk Vessels segments. 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 29, 2024, the company operated a fleet of four tankers and two dry-bulk vessels. 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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