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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.40
NAT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. NAT: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.12 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.4
Equity to Asset 0.76
NAT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NAT: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.80 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.76
0.73
0.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.08
M-Score: -1.07
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 (%) -6.18
NAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. NAT: -6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -75.13  Med: 41.74 Max: 79.97
Current: -6.18
-75.13
79.97
Net-margin (%) -8.32
NAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. NAT: -8.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -76.27  Med: 39.31 Max: 75.65
Current: -8.32
-76.27
75.65
ROE (%) -4.83
NAT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. NAT: -4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.67  Med: 6.89 Max: 26.5
Current: -4.83
-12.67
26.5
ROA (%) -3.66
NAT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. NAT: -3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.49  Med: 5.51 Max: 22.61
Current: -3.66
-9.49
22.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.25
NAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. NAT: -3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9.72  Med: 7.58 Max: 26.24
Current: -3.25
-9.72
26.24
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 26.90
NAT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NAT: 26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.8  Med: 7.00 Max: 103.1
Current: 26.9
-33.8
103.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -53.90
NAT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NAT: -53.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -78.8  Med: 10.80 Max: 334.4
Current: -53.9
-78.8
334.4
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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

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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Q1 2015

NAT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 616,423 sh (New)
George Soros 19,660 sh (New)
Jim Simons 633,150 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 52,909 sh (+250.55%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Donald Smith 807,388 sh (-50.58%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 10.27
NAT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 13.59 vs. NAT: 10.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.50
NAT's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. NAT: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NAT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.86
Current: 1.5
0.51
3.86
P/S 4.65
NAT's P/S is ranked lower than
84% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. NAT: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.64  Med: 5.15 Max: 11.4
Current: 4.65
1.64
11.4
POCF 23.11
NAT's POCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. NAT: 23.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NAT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.71  Med: 17.94 Max: 287.5
Current: 23.11
5.71
287.5
EV-to-EBIT 372.19
NAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. NAT: 372.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NAT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -275  Med: -5.90 Max: 1679.1
Current: 372.19
-275
1679.1
Current Ratio 7.34
NAT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. NAT: 7.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NAT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 7.63 Max: 278.8
Current: 7.34
0.28
278.8
Quick Ratio 5.19
NAT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. NAT: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NAT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 6.60 Max: 278.8
Current: 5.19
0.28
278.8
Days Inventory 37.87
NAT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
78% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. NAT: 37.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NAT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 19.84  Med: 26.92 Max: 63.43
Current: 37.87
19.84
63.43
Days Sales Outstanding 11.99
NAT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 42.08 vs. NAT: 11.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NAT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.19  Med: 36.07 Max: 103.3
Current: 11.99
2.19
103.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.81
NAT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. NAT: 5.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NAT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.76  Med: 10.67 Max: 21.31
Current: 5.81
1.76
21.31
Dividend growth (3y) -19.10
NAT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
72% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NAT: -19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
NAT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -37.8  Med: 0.00 Max: 104.3
Current: -19.1
-37.8
104.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.46
NAT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NAT: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NAT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.70 Max: 5.37
Current: 1.46
0.46
5.37
Share Buyback Rate -21.90
NAT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. NAT: -21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
NAT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.4  Med: -12.80 Max: -41.1
Current: -21.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.53
NAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. NAT: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NAT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.53
0.57
2.3
Price/Projected FCF 5.16
NAT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. NAT: 5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NAT' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.99 Max: 16.85
Current: 5.16
1.4
16.85
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
NAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. NAT: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.9
0.39
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.30
NAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. NAT: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.50 Max: 14.8
Current: 0.3
0.1
14.8

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 24 double-hull Suezmax tankers, two of which are newbuildings that average approximately 156,000 dwt each. It currently operates 22 vessels in the spot market or on spot market-related charters pursuant to cooperative arrangements with third parties. The Company's fleet consists of 24 Suezmax crude oil tankers, and all of its 22 vessels are employed in the spot market. The Company has identified only one operating segment. The Company has only one type of vessel - Suezmax crude oil tankers. It operates in markets that are very 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. It compete primarily with owners of tankers in the Suezmax class size. 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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