Eidesvik Scores Work for Two Vessels
Norwegian shipping company Eidesvik Offshore ASA has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Seabed Geosolution for the use of two vessels. Contract commencement are ultimo January to primo February and the duration is expected to last for the remaining part of 2018. The LoI is for the use of the multi-purpose support vessel Subsea Viking and for the use of the seismic vessel Vantage. Recently, Eidesvik Invest AS, together with some of the largest shareholders in Eidesvik Offshore, have undertaken to subscribe new equity in a private placement of NOK 120 million at a price of NOK 5 per share.
Rising Profit Tide for Horizon
AP reported that Horizon Lines Inc. said its third-quarter profit rose, aided by a large tax benefit. For the quarter ended Sept. 24, the company reported net income of $52.9 million, or $1.57 per share, versus prior-year profit of $2.8 million, or 14 cents per share. Revenue rose to $304.7 million from $289.1 million in the year earlier period. Horizon elected to pay an alternative tonnage tax instead of federal corporate income tax on qualifying shipping activities, which cut its income tax bill by $39.4 million, or $1.17 per share for the quarter. Excluding the total tax savings, adjusted net income totaled $14.3 million or 43 cents per share. Wall Street expected profit of 59 cents per share, according to Thomson Financial, on projected sales of $307.3 million.
Hornbeck Announces 4Q Results
Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc., said earnings this year should be between $2.19 per share and $2.68 cents per share. The company said it expects a first-quarter profit of between 42 cents per share and 55 cents per share. Analysts estimate 60 cents per share. Hornbeck Offshore expects operating expense to rise 25 percent, due to increases in labor costs, insurance and shipyard repair and maintenance costs, while current rates for its offshore supply vessels and tugs and tank barges will remain constant. Source: Houston Chronicle
Euroseas Reports 2Q Results
Euroseas Ltd. an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today its results for the second quarter of 2008 and six month period ended June 30, 2008. -- Net income of $15.7 million or $0.52 per share basic and $0.51 per share diluted calculated on 30,428,810 basic and 30,554,537 diluted weighted number of shares outstanding, respectively, on total net revenues of $34.5 million. Excluding the effect on the earnings for the quarter from the amortization of the fair value of time charter contracts acquired the earnings per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 would have been $0.44 per share basic and diluted. -- Adjusted EBITDA was $21.7 million.
Pacific Carriers Is Propositioned by Hovert Investments
Hovert Investments Pte Ltd, a unit of Kuok (Singapore) Ltd, has made an unconditional offer for the shares of shipping company Pacific Carriers Ltd. Hovert accumulated a controlling stake of 56.56 percent on Friday, paying an offer price of S$1.25 per share for 152.7 million shares and an enhanced offer price of S$1.40 per share for 16.8 million shares at the close of business. Although the unconditional offer was at S$1.25 per share, Hovert paid $1.40 per share for the stake of shareholders "presumed to be acting in concert with the offerer" in its takeover bid for PCL.
Euroseas Reports 4Q Results
Euroseas Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007. * Net income of $15.3 million or $0.55 basic and diluted earnings per share calculated on 27,610,993 basic weighted average number of shares outstanding and 27,748,850 diluted weighted average number of shares outstanding on total net revenues of $31.5 million. Ignoring the effect on the earnings for the quarter from the amortization of the fair value of time charter contracts acquired the earnings per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2007 would have been be $0.51 per share basic and diluted. * Adjusted EBITDA was $21.5 million.
Polarcus Insiders Scoop up Shares
- Peter Rigg, Chairman of the Board, has on 07 October 2014 acquired 150,000 shares at a price of NOK 1.40 per share. Following the transaction he owns 434,880 shares. - Hege Sjo, board member, has on 07 October 2014 acquired 111,429 shares at a price of NOK 1.40 per share. Following the transaction she owns 461,309 shares. - Tore Karlsson, board member, has on 07 October 2014, through his wholly owned company Kepelia Enterprises Company Limited, acquired 100,000 shares at a price of NOK 1.40 per share. Following the transaction he owns 605,814 shares.
Euroseas Reports 2Q Results
Euroseas Ltd. an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today its results for the second quarter and six month period ended June 30, 2007. Net income of $6.4 million or $0.35 per share calculated on 18,370,861 weighted average number of shares outstanding on total net revenues of $15.6 million. Earnings per share for the second quarter of 2007 do not include $0.03 per share of revenues attributable to amortization of the fair value of period charter contracts acquired that is usually included by security analysts in their published estimates of earnings per share. Adjusted EBITDA was $11.4 million.
Tidewater 4Q Profit Up on Vessel Demand
According to the AP, Tidewater Inc., which operates a fleet of vessels that service offshore oil drillers, on Wednesday posted sharply higher profit in the fiscal fourth quarter on growing demand for its services. In the quarter ended March 31, earnings rose to $64.7 million, or $1.11 per share, from $52.4 million, or 91 cents per share, in the year-earlier period. Revenue rose to $246.5 million from $179.6 million a year ago. On average, analysts polled by Thomson Financial expected earnings of $1.09 per share on sales of $238.8 million. Tidewater saw its vessel revenue balloon year over year, with 73 percent growth in domestic markets and 27 percent growth internationally.
Teekay Corporation Reports Q1 Results
* First quarter 2011 cash flow from vessel operations of $136.4 million. * First quarter 2011 adjusted net loss attributable to stockholders of Teekay of $27.9 million, or $0.39 per share (excluding specific items which decreased GAAP net income by $1.8 million, or $0.02 per share). * Completed sale of remaining 49 percent interest in Teekay Offshore Operating L.P. to Teekay Offshore Partners for $390 million; Teekay Offshore increased cash distribution by 5.3 percent. * Agreed…
Royal Caribbean Sees Record Revenues
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced a net loss for the fourth quarter of 2005 of $3.6 million, or $0.02 per share, compared to a net loss of $25.8 million, or $0.13 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2004. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2005 increased 6.7% to $1 billion from revenues of $964.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2004. Gross Yields and Net Yields for the fourth quarter of 2005 increased 6.1% and 8.2%, respectively, from the fourth quarter of 2004. For the year, the company reported record net income of $716.0 million, or $3.26 per share, on revenues of $4.9 billion, compared to net income of $474.7 million, or $2.26 per share, on revenues of $4.6 billion for 2004.
Commodore Holdings Reports 14% Earnings Increase
Commodore Holdings, Ltd. reported a 14 percent increase in earnings for its fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1999. Earnings for full year 1999 were $4,606,000, as compared to $4,023,170 in full year 1998. The line went public in July of 1996. Earnings per share for full year 1999 are $.62 per share on a basic basis, and $.52 per share on a diluted basis. This compares to $.64 per share basic and $.54 per share diluted in full year 1998. The company's weighted average number of common stock outstanding - diluted - was 9,292,000 for full year 1999 as compared to 7,923,000 for full year 1998. This increase was primarily due to the higher average stock price for the company's common stock in full year 1999…
Pentair Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
Pentair plc announced that it will pay a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share on November 7, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 24, 2014. Pentair had previously announced on May 20, 2014 the approval by its shareholders of an ordinary cash dividend of $1.20 per share in four equal quarterly installments of $0.30 in each of the third and fourth quarters of 2014 and the first and second quarters of 2015. Pentair paid dividends of $0.96 per share in 2013.
2Q Financial Results from Stratos
Stratos Global Corp. announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2006. For the quarter, the corporation reported revenue of $139.3m, a 50 percent increase compared with the $92.7m achieved in the same quarter of 2005. This growth primarily reflected the recently completed Xantic acquisition, which was consolidated with Stratos beginning February 14, 2006. The corporation also reported a net loss of $4.1m, or $0.10 basic loss per share, for the second quarter of 2006, compared with net earnings of $400,000, or $0.01 basic earnings per share, reported for the same period last year. Results for the second quarter of 2006 were negatively impacted by $400…
Teekay Reports 2Q Results
Teekay Shipping Corporation reported net income of $20.4m, or $0.27 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2006, compared to net income of $104.6m, or $1.23 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2005. The results for the quarters ended June 30, 2006 and 2005 included a number of specific items that had the net effect of decreasing net income by $29.4m, or $0.39 per share, in the second quarter of 2006, and increasing net income by $12.7m, or $0.15 per share, in the second quarter of 2005. Net voyage revenues for the second quarter of 2006 were $311.2m, compared to $381.8m for the same period in 2005, and income from vessel operations decreased to $68.9m from $131.5m, which included $15.9m in gains on vessel sales.
Overseas Shipholding Group Reports Record First Half Results
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. reported $86 million of net income for the first six months of 2003, the highest earnings during the first six months of any year in the Company's history. Net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2003 was $41,840,000, or $1.21 per share, compared with net income of $3,670,000, or $0.11 per share, in the second quarter of 2002. Results for the second quarter of 2003 include a $2,178,000, or $0.06 per share, after tax gain from securities transactions versus a $4,269,000, or $0.12 per share, after tax gain from securities transactions in the prior year. Time charter equivalent revenues for the quarter were $120…
Maritrans Announces Tender Offer
Maritrans Inc. announced that its board of directors has approved the initiation of a modified "Dutch auction" tender offer by Maritrans to purchase up to 2,000,000 shares of its outstanding common stock at a price per share of not less than $11.00 per share nor in excess of $12.50 per share. The tender offer is expected to commence on Monday, December 17, 2001 and to expire, unless extended, at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Friday, January 18, 2002. Under the tender offer, stockholders will have the opportunity to tender some or all of their shares at a price within the $11.00 to $12.50 price range. Based on the number of shares tendered and the prices specified by the tendering stockholders…
SFL First Quarter 2011 Results
Hamilton, Bermuda, May 23, 2011. Ship Finance International Limited ("Ship Finance" or the "Company") today announced its preliminary financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. • The Board of Directors declared an increased quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share. • Net income for the quarter was $32.1 million, or $0.41 per share, including an accrued profit share in the first quarter of $2.3 million, or $0.03 per share. • In February 2011, the Company acquired a 2007-built jack-up drilling rig in combination with a seven-year bareboat charter back to the seller.
Kirby Corp Record 2008 Results
Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) announced record net earnings for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008 of $38.4m, or $.72 per share, compared with net earnings of $34.4m, or $.64 per share, for the 2007 fourth quarter. The 2008 fourth quarter net earnings included a $6m before taxes, or $.07 per share, increase in Kirby's allowance for doubtful accounts. Consolidated revenues for the 2008 fourth quarter were a record $326.7m, an increase of 6% over the $307.9m reported for the 2007 fourth quarter. "While our fourth quarter results mark the 20th consecutive quarter that our net earnings exceeded the same quarter of the previous year…
Ensco plc Reports Loss in 2Q 2014
Ensco plc today reported a loss of $5.07 per diluted share in second quarter 2014 compared to earnings of $1.55 per diluted share in second quarter 2013. The loss from discontinued operations for second quarter 2014, which includes a $546 million pre-tax loss on impairment for four floaters that are now held for sale, was $2.38 per share compared to a gain of $0.07 per share in second quarter 2013. The loss from continuing operations in second quarter 2014 was $2.69 per share, compared to earnings from continuing operations of $1.48 per share in second quarter 2013. Excluding a loss on impairment for four floaters in continuing operations totaling $992 million…
Stolt Offshore 4Q and Full Year Results
Stolt Offshore S.A. reported results for the fourth quarter and the year ended November 30, 2001. The net loss for the latest quarter was $2.0 million, or $0.02 per share, before the write off of certain intangible assets relating to the Comex name of $7.9 million, and $9.9 million, or $0.11 per share after the intangible write off, on net operating revenue of $417.3 million, compared with net loss of $2.3 million, or $0.03 per share, on net operating revenue of $299.5 million for the same period last year. The weighted average number of common share equivalents outstanding for the quarter was 87.2 million compared with 87.1 million for the same period of 2000.
Teekay Tankers Misses 4Q Profit forecasts
Teekay Tankers Ltd. reported adjusted net income attributable to its shareholders of $48.5 million, or $0.31 per share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2015, compared to $18.6 million, or $0.21 per share, for the same period in the prior year. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share. The increase is primarily due to stronger spot tanker rates in the…
TOP Tankers Slips In 2Q
TOP Tankers Inc. posted a second quarter net loss of $4.91m, or $0.17 per share compared to net income of $13.55m, or $0.49 per share, in the prior year quarter. The company noted that the results for the latest quarter included net charges of $360,000 or $0.01 per share. Voyage revenues for the quarter declined to $56.33m from $69.86m in the previous year. (Source: Trading Markets)