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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 0.36
NAT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. NAT: 0.36 )
NAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.36

Equity to Asset 0.74
NAT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NAT: 0.74 )
NAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1
Current: 0.74

0.73
1
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 2.14
M-Score: 11.00
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -51.96
NAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. NAT: -51.96 )
NAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -75.13   Max: 79.97
Current: -51.96

-75.13
79.97
Net-margin (%) -56.01
NAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. NAT: -56.01 )
NAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -76.27   Max: 75.65
Current: -56.01

-76.27
75.65
ROE (%) -9.04
NAT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. NAT: -9.04 )
NAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.04   Max: 26.58
Current: -9.04

-9.04
26.58
ROA (%) -6.74
NAT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. NAT: -6.74 )
NAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.74   Max: 20.53
Current: -6.74

-6.74
20.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.98
NAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. NAT: -6.98 )
NAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.98   Max: 22.4
Current: -6.98

-6.98
22.4
Revenue Growth (%) -6.70
NAT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NAT: -6.70 )
NAT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.8   Max: 103.1
Current: -6.7

-33.8
103.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -69.60
NAT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. NAT: -69.60 )
NAT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -69.6   Max: 198.9
Current: -69.6

-69.6
198.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

NAT Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Donald Smith 894,939 sh (New)
John Keeley 61,980 sh (+31.37%)
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Q2 2013

NAT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Keeley 89,380 sh (+44.21%)
Donald Smith 1,206,591 sh (+34.82%)
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Q3 2013

NAT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Keeley 100,380 sh (+12.31%)
Donald Smith 1,281,834 sh (+6.24%)
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Q4 2013

NAT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Keeley 106,580 sh (+6.18%)
Donald Smith 1,282,112 sh (+0.02%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Smith 2013-06-30 Add 34.82%0.05%$7.16 - $11.02 $ 8.62-2%1206591
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 44.21%$7.16 - $11.02 $ 8.62-2%89380
Donald Smith 2013-03-31 New Buy0.23%$8.61 - $11.76 $ 8.62-7%894939
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Add 31.37%$8.61 - $11.76 $ 8.62-7%61980
John Keeley 2012-12-31 Add 47.35%$8.19 - $10.11 $ 8.62-3%47180
John Keeley 2011-03-31 Add 28.53%$23.76 - $26.62 $ 8.62-66%18920
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Ratios

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P/B 0.70
NAT's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NAT: 0.70 )
NAT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.86
Current: 0.7

0.51
3.86
P/S 2.27
NAT's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. NAT: 2.27 )
NAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 11.36
Current: 2.27

2.2
11.36
EV-to-EBIT 1000.00
NAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. NAT: 1000.00 )
NAT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 1679.1
Current: 1000

4.8
1679.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.96
NAT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NAT: 6.96 )
NAT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 4.87   Max: 24.29
Current: 6.96

4.87
24.29
Dividend growth (3y) -20.10
NAT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. NAT: -20.10 )
NAT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -37.8   Max: 104.3
Current: -20.1

-37.8
104.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.23
NAT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. NAT: 1.23 )
NAT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 4.26
Current: 1.23

0.85
4.26
Share Buyback Rate -9.10
NAT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. NAT: -9.10 )
NAT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.4   Max: -41.1
Current: -9.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.70
NAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NAT: 0.70 )
NAT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.25
Current: 0.7

0.57
3.25
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
NAT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NAT: 0.90 )
NAT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 53.74
Current: 0.9

0.38
53.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
NAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NAT: 0.40 )
NAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.68
Current: 0.4

0.43
2.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.10
NAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
66% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NAT: 0.10 )
NAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 21
Current: 0.1

0.1
21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -28.21
NAT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. NAT: -28.21 )
NAT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.5   Max: 68.7
Current: -28.21

-17.5
68.7

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
Compare:AMKAF, NMM, TK, ISH, CMHHY » details
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 modern double-hull Suezmax tankers, including four newbuilding vessels, averaging approximately 157,000 dwt each. It currently operates 14 of its 16 existing 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 modern double-hull Suezmax tankers of which four are newbuildings. 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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