|Bid||3.36 x 2200|
|Ask||3.78 x 1800|
|Day's Range||3.44 - 3.55|
|52 Week Range||3.11 - 5.03|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.20 (5.43%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Previously in this series, we saw that crude tanker stocks fell in Week 28 (ended July 13), along with VLCC (very large crude carrier) and Suezmax rates. In this part, we’ll see how bunker fuel prices fared last week.
The BDTI (Baltic Dirty Tanker Index), which shows where crude tanker rates are heading, can be useful in assessing the industry. In Week 28 (ended July 13), the BDTI rose from 721 to 744 and had risen ~6.2% this year. As the crude tanker industry is seasonal, it’s important to compare the BDTI’s performance YoY (year-over-year). Last year at the same time, the index was 13.8% lower, at ~648.
Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) is one of the analysts’ favorite crude tanker companies. According to Reuters, the consensus rating for Tsakos Energy Navigation is 2, which means a “buy.” The company has had a consensus “buy” rating for more than a year.
In 2015, the crude tanker industry enjoyed one of the highest freight rates in the past seven years. However, 2016 was a little slow as freight rates took a step down from the levels observed in 2015. Although freight rates were still profitable in 2016, the situation was reversed in 2017.
In week 26, which ended on June 29, none of the analysts revised their recommendations or target prices for crude tanker companies.
Previously in this series, we noted that most of the crude tanker stocks fell in week 26, which ended on June 29. In week 26, the VLCC (very large crude carrier), Suezmax, and Aframax rates fell. In this part, we’ll see how bunker fuel prices fared in week 26.
Previously, we compared five crude tanker companies’ Q1 2018 revenue. In this article, we’ll look at their Q1 2018 EBITDA. A company’s financial performance is indicated by its EBITDA metric, which reflects a company’s operating profit. As crude tanker companies are capital-intensive operations and have high non-cash costs, including depreciation, their performance might be best assessed using their EBITDA metrics.
Most of the crude tanker stocks rose in week 25—the week ending June 22. Nordic American Tankers had the biggest gain, while Navios Maritime Midstream Partners had the biggest loss.
China, which has the second-largest economy in the world, also has a significant impact on the crude oil tanker industry. It imports 60% of the oil it needs. Most of that oil travels by sea using crude oil tankers, especially VLCCs (very large crude carriers).
Investors with a long-term horizong may find it valuable to assess Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited’s (NYSE:TNP) earnings trend over time and against its industry benchmark as opposed to simply lookingRead More...
On a per-share basis, the Athens, Greece-based company said it had a loss of 21 cents. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research ...
Wall Street analysts expect net revenue of $100.8 million for Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) in the first quarter. Its revenue was $106.6 million in the previous quarter and $138.4 million in the first quarter of 2017. It would be a 27.2% fall YoY (year-over-year) and a 5% fall sequentially.
Out of the eight analysts that gave recommendations on Teekay Tankers (TNK), one analyst recommended a “strong buy,” two recommended a “buy,” four recommended a “hold,” and one recommended a “sell.” None of the analysts recommended a “strong sell.”
In this part, we’ll discuss analysts’ recommendations for crude tanker companies in week 21, which ended on May 25.
Previously in this series, we noted that most of the crude tanker stocks rose in week 21, which ended on May 25. In this part, we’ll see how bunker fuel prices fared in week 21.
When assessing the crude tanker industry, it’s important to look at the BDTI (Baltic Dirty Tanker Index). In week 21, which ended on May 25, the BDTI rose from 714 to 781. In week 20, the index rose by 57 points. The index shows the direction that crude tanker rates are heading. The index has risen ~12% since the beginning of the year.
We’ve already looked at what analysts expect for Frontline’s (FRO) revenues and EBITDA. Now, let’s look at what analysts recommend for Frontline and its peers.
Previously in this series, we noted that most of the crude tanker stocks fell in week 20, which ended on May 18. In week 20, the average Aframax rates were higher than the average VLCC rates. In this part, we’ll see how bunker fuel prices fared in week 20.
According to Weber’s weekly report, fresh appearances on the Middle East position list saw the May surplus rise to a fresh multiyear high. As a result, the rates fell at the beginning of the week 20. However, the rates rebounded modestly later in the week.
When assessing the crude tanker industry, it’s important to look at the BDTI (Baltic Dirty Tanker Index). In week 20, which ended on May 18, the BDTI rose from 657 to 714. In week 19, the index rose by seven points. The index shows the direction that crude tanker rates are heading. The index has risen ~2.0% since the beginning of the year.