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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.11
DRYS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. DRYS: 0.11 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11

Equity to Asset 0.26
DRYS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. DRYS: 0.26 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.02   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.26

-0.02
0.48
Interest Coverage 0.47
DRYS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. DRYS: 0.47 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 26.58
Current: 0.47

0.08
26.58
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -0.04
M-Score: -2.45
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 10.43
DRYS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. DRYS: 10.43 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 91.29
Current: 10.43

-1.3
91.29
Net-margin (%) -14.95
DRYS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. DRYS: -14.95 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -33.43   Max: 82.11
Current: -14.95

-33.43
82.11
ROE (%) -8.54
DRYS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. DRYS: -8.54 )
DRYS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -27.97   Max: 46.82
Current: -8.54

-27.97
46.82
ROA (%) -2.20
DRYS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. DRYS: -2.20 )
DRYS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.46   Max: 21.34
Current: -2.2

-7.46
21.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.76
DRYS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. DRYS: 1.76 )
DRYS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.32   Max: 77.92
Current: 1.76

-0.32
77.92
Revenue Growth (%) 11.40
DRYS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. DRYS: 11.40 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -50   Max: 96
Current: 11.4

-50
96
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.10
DRYS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. DRYS: -3.10 )
DRYS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -55.1   Max: 566.1
Current: -3.1

-55.1
566.1
» DRYS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

DRYS Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 1,410,085 sh (-22.5%)
Steven Cohen 25,400 sh (-27.43%)
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Q2 2013

DRYS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 24,500 sh (-3.54%)
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Q3 2013

DRYS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

George Soros 590,278 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 42,674 sh (+74.18%)
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Q4 2013

DRYS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Charles Brandes 41,600 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DRYS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$2.719 - $4.7 $ 3.25-3%0
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 New Buy$2.719 - $4.7 $ 3.25-3%41600
George Soros 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$1.78 - $3.93 $ 3.2537%590278
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $3.63 - $5.03 $ 3.25-24%0
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$4.5 - $5.5 $ 3.25-35%21400
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Ratios

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P/B 0.50
DRYS's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DRYS: 0.50 )
DRYS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 8.02
Current: 0.5

0.06
8.02
P/S 0.84
DRYS's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. DRYS: 0.84 )
DRYS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 9.87
Current: 0.84

0.12
9.87
EV-to-EBIT 41.20
DRYS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. DRYS: 41.20 )
DRYS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 308.9
Current: 41.2

2.7
308.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.50
DRYS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DRYS: 0.50 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.68
Current: 0.5

0.23
2.68
Price/Median PS Value 0.65
DRYS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DRYS: 0.65 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.59
Current: 0.65

0.32
3.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.40
DRYS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. DRYS: 2.40 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 36.4
Current: 2.4

0.3
36.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -253.38
DRYS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
51% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. DRYS: -253.38 )
DRYS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -630.5   Max: 158.7
Current: -253.38

-630.5
158.7

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
Compare:AMKAF, NMM, TK, ISH, CMHHY » details
Traded in other countries:GQT.Germany
DryShips, Inc. DryShips was formed on September 9, 2004 under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the firm completed its initial public offering in February 2005. DryShips own and operate one of the industry's largest drybulk fleets with more than three dozen vessels of varying sizes. DryShips, Inc. is provider of ocean transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes through its ownership and operation of drybulk carrier vessels and oil tankers and offshore drilling services through the ownership and operation by its majority-owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW, of ultra-deepwater drilling units. As of March 22, 2013, the company owned a fleet of (i) 36 drybulk carriers, comprised of 10 Capesize, 24 Panamax and 2 Supramax vessels, which have a combined deadweight tonnage of approximately 3.7 million dwt and an average age of approximately 8.4 years; (ii) six drilling units, comprised of two modern, fifth generation, advanced capability ultra-deepwater semisubmersible offshore drilling rigs and four sixth generation, advanced capability ultra-deepwater drillships; and (iii) ten oil tankers, comprised of six Aframax and four Suezmax tankers. In addition, as of March 22, 2013, it entered into contracts for the construction of two Capesize drybulk vessels, four VLOCs, four Panamax Ice Class 1A drybulk vessels, four seventh generations, advanced capability ultra-deepwater drillships. For ship management, the company turns to Cardiff Marine, a private company founded by DryShips CEO George Economou in 1991. Some of the firm's publicly listed competitors include Diana Shipping, Paragon Shipping, Excel Maritime, Eagle Bulk Shipping, Genco Shipping and Trading & Navios Maritime, and OceanFreight. Its drybulk carriers, drilling units and oil tankers operate within the trading limits imposed by its insurance terms and do not operate in areas where United States, European Union or United Nations sanctions have been imposed. It 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 registered relating to safety and health and environmental protection including the storage, handling, emission, transportation and discharge of hazardous and non-hazardous materials, and the remediation of contamination and liability for damage to natural resources.

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