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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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Cash to Debt 0.36
NAT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. NAT: 0.36 )
NAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.36

Equity to Asset 0.76
NAT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. NAT: 0.76 )
NAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1
Current: 0.76

0.73
1
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.42
M-Score: -0.05
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -17.90
NAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. NAT: -17.90 )
NAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -75.13   Max: 79.97
Current: -17.9

-75.13
79.97
Net-margin (%) -20.36
NAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. NAT: -20.36 )
NAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -76.27   Max: 75.65
Current: -20.36

-76.27
75.65
ROE (%) -8.52
NAT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.74 vs. NAT: -8.52 )
NAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.67   Max: 26.5
Current: -8.52

-12.67
26.5
ROA (%) -6.42
NAT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. NAT: -6.42 )
NAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.49   Max: 22.61
Current: -6.42

-9.49
22.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.46
NAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. NAT: -6.46 )
NAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.7   Max: 26.24
Current: -6.46

-9.7
26.24
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.80
NAT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NAT: 11.80 )
NAT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.8   Max: 103.1
Current: 11.8

-33.8
103.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 334.40
NAT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. NAT: 334.40 )
NAT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -78.8   Max: 334.4
Current: 334.4

-78.8
334.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

NAT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 13,869 sh (New)
John Keeley Sold Out
Donald Smith 1,281,879 sh (-0.02%)
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Q2 2014

NAT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 1,760,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,216 sh (New)
Donald Smith 1,634,122 sh (+27.48%)
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Q3 2014

NAT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 174,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Donald Smith 1,633,784 sh (-0.02%)
Jim Simons 454,700 sh (-74.18%)
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Q4 2014

NAT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,093 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 59,568 sh (New)
Donald Smith 1,633,854 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 14.45
NAT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 21.28 vs. NAT: 14.45 )
N/A
P/B 1.10
NAT's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. NAT: 1.10 )
NAT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.86
Current: 1.1

0.51
3.86
P/S 3.10
NAT's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NAT: 3.10 )
NAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 11.4
Current: 3.1

1.64
11.4
POCF 160.57
NAT's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 11.65 vs. NAT: 160.57 )
NAT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.46   Max: 287.5
Current: 160.57

4.46
287.5
EV-to-EBIT -66.36
NAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 21.31 vs. NAT: -66.36 )
NAT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -275   Max: 1679.1
Current: -66.36

-275
1679.1
Current Ratio 9.13
NAT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1155 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. NAT: 9.13 )
NAT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 278.8
Current: 9.13

0.28
278.8
Quick Ratio 6.11
NAT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 1155 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NAT: 6.11 )
NAT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 278.8
Current: 6.11

0.28
278.8
Days Inventory 47.83
NAT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
67% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 27.35 vs. NAT: 47.83 )
NAT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 19.84   Max: 33.14
Current: 47.83

19.84
33.14
Days Sales Outstanding 17.94
NAT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 48.28 vs. NAT: 17.94 )
NAT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 103.3
Current: 17.94

2.19
103.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.00
NAT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. NAT: 6.00 )
NAT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.41   Max: 21.31
Current: 6

2.41
21.31
Dividend growth (3y) -27.80
NAT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. NAT: -27.80 )
NAT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -37.8   Max: 104.3
Current: -27.8

-37.8
104.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.01
NAT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
73% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NAT: 1.01 )
NAT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.58
Current: 1.01

0.41
3.58
Share Buyback Rate -11.30
NAT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. NAT: -11.30 )
NAT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.4   Max: -41.1
Current: -11.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.20
NAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NAT: 1.20 )
NAT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.2

0.57
3.25
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.00
NAT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. NAT: 4.00 )
NAT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 65.22
Current: 4

1.37
65.22
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
NAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NAT: 0.70 )
NAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.67
Current: 0.7

0.37
2.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.50
NAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. NAT: -1.50 )
NAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -1.5   Max: 14.8
Current: -1.5

-1.5
14.8

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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Traded in other countries:B3O.Germany,
Nordic American Tankers Ltd formerly Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited was founded on June 12, 1995 under the laws of the Islands of Bermuda. The Company owns and operates double hull crude oil tankers. It is an international tanker company that owns approximately 20 Suezmax tankers averaging approximately 156,000 dwt each. It currently operates 20 vessels in the spot market or on spot market-related charters pursuant to cooperative arrangements with third parties. The Company's fleet consists of 20 Suezmax crude oil tankers, and all of its vessels are employed in the spot market. It operates in markets that are highly competitive and based mainly on supply and demand. It competes for charters on the basis of price, vessel location, size, age and condition of the vessel, as well as on its reputation as an operator. The Company is subject to various international conventions, laws and regulations in force in the countries in which its vessels may operate or are registered.
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