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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.07
BALT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. BALT: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BALT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.60
BALT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. BALT: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BALT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.6

0.6
0.95
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.24
M-Score: -3.16
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -134.06
BALT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. BALT: -134.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BALT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -47.49   Max: 31.78
Current: -134.06

-47.49
31.78
Net-margin (%) -150.24
BALT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. BALT: -150.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BALT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -63.25   Max: 25.56
Current: -150.24

-63.25
25.56
ROE (%) -16.28
BALT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. BALT: -16.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BALT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.37   Max: 5.75
Current: -16.28

-6.37
5.75
ROA (%) -10.75
BALT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. BALT: -10.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BALT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.61   Max: 4.19
Current: -10.75

-4.61
4.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -10.84
BALT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. BALT: -10.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BALT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.56   Max: 5.38
Current: -10.84

-3.56
5.38
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -25.60
BALT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. BALT: -25.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BALT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -14.4
Current: -25.6

EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -47.90
BALT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -25.70 vs. BALT: -47.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BALT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -35.2
Current: -47.9

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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BALT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,488,000 sh (+7.75%)
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 28,872 sh (-58.79%)
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Q3 2014

BALT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Schneider 130,075 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,808,000 sh (+21.51%)
Jeremy Grantham 28,872 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

BALT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 466,636 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 577,213 sh (+343.75%)
Chuck Royce 2,159,437 sh (+19.44%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q1 2015

BALT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Arnold Schneider 1,056,709 sh (+83.07%)
Jim Simons 508,174 sh (+8.90%)
Chuck Royce 2,268,937 sh (+5.07%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 6.91
BALT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. BALT: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.30
BALT's P/B is ranked higher than
96% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BALT: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BALT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.13
Current: 0.3

0.25
1.13
P/S 2.80
BALT's P/S is ranked lower than
90% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. BALT: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BALT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 8.31
Current: 2.8

0.61
8.31
Current Ratio 0.92
BALT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BALT: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BALT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 209.85
Current: 0.92

0.92
209.85
Quick Ratio 0.92
BALT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. BALT: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BALT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 209.85
Current: 0.92

0.92
209.85
Days Inventory 15.29
BALT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 35.18 vs. BALT: 15.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BALT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 19.27   Max: 30.98
Current: 15.29

19.27
30.98
Days Sales Outstanding 23.35
BALT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 62.29 vs. BALT: 23.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BALT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 7.47   Max: 45.48
Current: 23.35

7.47
45.48

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.00
BALT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BALT: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BALT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 13.45
Current: 2

0.73
13.45
Dividend growth (3y) -48.90
BALT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BALT: -48.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BALT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: -46.1
Current: -48.9

Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.10
BALT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BALT: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BALT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 13.45
Current: 2.1

0.73
13.45
Share Buyback Rate -36.60
BALT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BALT: -36.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BALT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -36.6
Current: -36.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.30
BALT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. BALT: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BALT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.3

0.26
1.07
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
BALT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BALT: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BALT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.11
Current: 0.9

0.41
3.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -18.70
BALT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
86% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. BALT: -18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
BALT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -18.8   Max: 4.4
Current: -18.7

-18.8
4.4

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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Traded in other countries:L8B.Germany,
Baltic Trading Ltd is a New York City-based company incorporated in October 2009 in the Marshall Islands to conduct shipping business focused on the drybulk industry spot market. The Company's fleet currently consists of four Capesize vessels, four Supramax vessels and five Handysize vessels with an aggregate carrying capacity of approximately 1,095,000 deadweight tons. Its fleet contains five groups of sister ships, which are vessels of virtually identical sizes and specifications. It operates a fleet of drybulk ships that transports iron ore, coal, grain, steel products and other drybulk cargoes along worldwide shipping routes. It plans to operate all of its vessels in the spot market, on spot market-related time charters, or in vessel pools trading in the spot market. Its customers include national, regional and international companies, including Cargill International S.A. ('Cargill'), Klaveness Chartering ('Klaveness'), Resource Marine PTE Ltd. (part of the Macquarie group of Companies) ('Resource Marine'), and Swissmarine Services S.A. ('Swissmarine'). The Company competes with other owners of drybulk carriers in the Capesize, Supramax and Handysize class sectors, some of whom may also charter its vessels as customers. The Company is subject to international conventions and treaties, national, state and local laws and regulations in force in the countries in which its vessels may operate or are atregistered relating to safety and health and environmental protection including the storage, handling, emission, transportation and discharge of hazardous and non-hazardous merials, and the remediation of contamination and liability for damage to natural resources.
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