we did not get another lift in the 3rd Q. Latest lift was logged in on 10/01/13 so 3rd Q earnings will not be good, again, and again. and again, and again, and again, and again, and again
Bobby is still Chairman of the Board. Maybe he wanted to give Steve a great first quarter as CEO to get him started off with a little momentum. JMHO
Likely just the vagaries of the oil tanker schedule. It could set up a buying opportunity if the market reacts to it.
I think you are right about giving the new CEO a little head start. Are they also going to let him announce a bunch of good stuff at the conference call?
4th Q should be good with probably 4 months sales in there.
Hence the shakeup? They're the Angola deal away from a whole new perspective. They say they woke up driving there and have moved an African deal maker into the seat. Takes balls to short this here imo.