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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

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

» BALT's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 0)

Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

BALT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 650,847 sh (+28.08%)
Chuck Royce 2,363,937 sh (+4.19%)
Arnold Schneider 1,061,584 sh (+0.46%)
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Q3 2015

BALT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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.



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 1.33
BALT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. BALT: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BALT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 1.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.33
BALT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. BALT: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BALT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 1.33

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $39.34
EPS (TTM) $ -1.06
Short Percentage of Float12.28%
52-Week Range $1.21 - 6.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil)58.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue (Mil $) 59 74
EPS ($) -0.31 -0.07
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.31 -0.07
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
Dividends Per Share ($)

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