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Teekay Receives $180M Increase to Share Repurchase Program

Teekay Shipping Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a $180 million increase to the existing share repurchase program. Since the end of November 2004, when Teekay announced the authorization of its first share repurchase program, the company has repurchased approximately $555 million, or 15.5% of its outstanding shares. With $49 million remaining under the existing share repurchase program, the $180 million increase announced today results in a total remaining share repurchase authorization of approximately $229 million. If the remaining $229 million repurchase program is completed at an average price of $42.91 per share (Teekay’s closing share price on December 5, 2005), the Company will have repurchased a total of approximately $784 million, or approximately 22%, of its outstanding shares since November 2004.


ConocoPhillips Announces Share Repurchase Program

ConocoPhillips announced a stock repurchase program to repurchase up to $1 billion of the company's common stock over a period of up to two years. This plan is in addition to the existing $1 billion program announced on February 4, 2005, under which the company has repurchased approximately $950 million of its common stock. Consistent with previous guidance, the company will use the new program as a means of offsetting dilution to existing shareholders from the company's stock-based


Newport News OKs Share Buyback Program

Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. has approved a $100 million share repurchase program, adding to a $100 million buyback plan authorized last June. The new plan will be implemented over 2000 and 2001. The company has bought back almost 3 million shares under the previous program. The company currently has nearly 33 million shares outstanding, according to Standard & Poor's MarketScope.


Teekay Boosts Quarterly Dividend 15 Percent

Oil tanker operator Teekay Corp. said Tuesday it will increase its quarterly dividend by 15 percent to 31.625 cents per share, from 27.5 cents previously. The dividend will be paid on Oct. 31 to shareholders of record on Oct. 17. The Bermuda-based company also said it will repurchase $200 million of its shares, or about 14 percent of shares outstanding based on Monday's prices. Share repurchases take a company's shares out of circulation


Rabinowitz Named VP and Treasurer at Nortrhrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that its board of directors has elected Mark Rabinowitz corporate vice president and treasurer, succeeding James L. Sanford, who will retire at the end of the year. Rabinowitz will assume his new position on Aug. 1, 2007. He will report to James F. Palmer, Northrop Grumman corporate vice president and chief financial officer. As treasurer, Rabinowitz will be responsible for all duties of the corporate treasury, including cash management


Northrop Grumman: Strong 4Q and 2011 Financials

Highlights include: Q4 EPS from Continuing Operations Increase to $2.09; 2011 EPS from Continuing Operations Increase to $7.41; Free Cash Flow before Discretionary Pension Contributions Totals $1.4 Billion for Q4 and $2.5 Billion for 2011; 11.8 Million Shares Repurchased in Q4 for $649 Million; 40.2 Million Shares Repurchased in 2011 for $2.3 Billion; 2012 Guidance for EPS from Continuing Operations $6.40 to $6.70  


Noble Reports Record Earnings

Noble Corporation reported 4Q 2007 earnings of $347.4 million, or $1.29 per diluted share, versus $199.7 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2006. Per-share earnings were up 74 percent from the fourth quarter of 2006 and up nine percent from the $1.18 per share reported for the third quarter of 2007. Earnings for the full year 2007 totaled $4.48 per diluted share compared with $2.66 per diluted share in 2006 (split adjusted).


General Maritime to Sell Nine Tankers

General Maritime Corporation announced that it has agreed to sell nine OBO Aframax tankers en bloc to Tanker Pacific for $247.5 million. The company expects to realize a net gain of $16.6 million from the sale. The company intends to utilize the proceeds to pay down debt, for corporate purposes which may include share repurchases, and for any future acquisitions that the Company may consider. Deliveries of the nine vessels are expected to be concluded by June 2006.


Boskalis Update on Share Buyback Program

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 In the period from 18 August up to and including 22 August, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) repurchased 150,500 of its own shares at an average price of EUR 41.5715 per share for a total consideration of EUR 6,256,515.50 million. The repurchases took place within the framework of the share buyback program which was announced on 14 August. Boskalis intends to repurchase up to 10 million of its own shares in the next two and a half years


Matson Declares 4Q EPS of $0.60, FY EPS $2.34

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Highlights -   * Hawaii container volume up 17.8% YOY in 4Q15 and up 8.1% in Full Year 2015   * 2015 Net Income of $103.0 million versus $70.8 million in 2014, up 45.5% YOY   * 4Q15 Diluted EPS of $0.60, negatively impacted by Horizon Acquisition SG&A costs of $0.08 per share   * 2015 Diluted EPS of $2.34, up 43.6%, negatively impacted by Horizon Acquisition SG&A costs of $0.41 per share


Navig8 Tankers Pact with CMB

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 Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. has signed sale and leaseback agreements with CMB Financial Leasing Co. Ltd. (CMB) for three of its IMO2 37,000 dwt Interline coated tankers.   The company said that the expected net proceeds from the transaction are USD 91.2 million.  


Conrad Earnings Down but Backlog Grows

Conrad Shipyard performs repairs and conversions at each of its five shipyards. Photo: Conrad

Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink: CNRD) announced its fourth quarter and twelve months 2015 results and backlog. For the quarter ended December 31, 2015, Conrad had net income of $3.4 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.63 compared to net income of $5


Tidewater Suspend Dividend

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Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) leading provider of Offshore Service Vessels, announced that its Board of Directors has approved management's recommendation to suspend Tidewater's quarterly dividend and common stock repurchase program.  The dividend and share repurchase program suspension is


Euronav Reports: Tanker Market is "Full Steam Ahead"

Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN) this morning issued a release to set the record straight with investors, from its perspective, on current market conditions in the large tanker market.    According to Euronav, despite the current capital market's predominantly negative sentiment


Scorpio Charters Out Ice Class Tanker Duo

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   Scorpio Tankers Inc. announced today that it has entered into time charter-out agreements for two ice class 1A Handymax product tankers and an update on its Securities Repurchase Program.   Time Charter-Out Agreements  


Carnival's Earnings Up 40%

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  Carnival Corporation reported a 40 percent increase in its results for the full fiscal year ended November 30. Strong operational execution delivered $0.25 per share higher earnings than the mid-point of the company’s full year 2015 December guidance, despite a $0


General Dynamics Declares Dividend

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  The board of directors of General Dynamics (today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 69 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable February 5, 2016, to shareholders of record on January 15. The board also provided management with the authority to repurchase an


Caterpillar Maintains Dividend Rate

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  The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of seventy-seven cents ($0.77) per share of common stock, payable November 20, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 26, 2015.


General Dynamics Tops Q2 Estimates

General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard (Photo: NASSCO/Ken Wright)

General Dynamics Corp, a maker of ships, tanks and business jets, reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenues on Wednesday, and sharply raised its outlook for full-year profit. Net profit increased 16.4 percent to $752 million for the second quarter from $646 million a year


Caterpillar Increases Dividend Rate 10%

The board of directors of Caterpillar Inc. voted to increase the quarterly cash dividend by 10 percent to $0.77 per share of common stock, payable August 20, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 20, 2015.  


76% of Boskalis shareholders for Stock Dividend

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  Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that 75.70 percent of the shareholders has elected a stock dividend distributed in the form of ordinary shares. As a result, the stock dividend will amount to 3,318,365 shares. For the stock dividend, Boskalis will issue 2,689


Scorpio Tankers' Buyback Plan, Newbuild Delivery

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  Scorpio Tankers Inc. announced today (i) a new $250 million Securities Buyback Program, (ii) that it has recently taken delivery of an MR product tanker and (iii) that it will not exercise the options to purchase two LR2s currently under construction (with deliveries expected in the fourth


NOA Announces Share Repurchase Program

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Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NAO) announced that its board of directors has authorized a share repurchase program under which the company may repurchase up to 2.5 million of NAO's outstanding common stock over the next two years. The authorization is effective immediately


Tidewater Declares Quarterly Dividend

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  Tidewater Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared on May 14, 2015, a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock payable June 15, 2015, to shareholders of record on June 5, 2015. Tidewater also announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an


Hornbeck Completes $114M Sale of OSVs to U.S. Navy

    The HOS Arrowhead in 2010 (Photo courtesy of Military Sealift Command)

  Hornbeck Offshore Services has closed the sale of three 250EDF class OSVs to the U.S. Navy, the company announced today.   The three vessels were sold for cash consideration of $114 million, the company reported. This is expected to result in a gain on sale of assets of






 
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