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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.27
SB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. SB: 0.27 )
SB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.27

Equity to Asset 0.59
SB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. SB: 0.59 )
SB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.14   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.59

-0.14
0.59
Interest Coverage 10.22
SB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. SB: 10.22 )
SB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.98   Max: 28.38
Current: 10.22

9.98
28.38
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.82
M-Score: -3.39
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 32.71
SB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. SB: 32.71 )
SB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 49.72   Max: 140.73
Current: 32.71

49.72
140.73
Net-margin (%) 26.29
SB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. SB: 26.29 )
SB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 44.59   Max: 127.63
Current: 26.29

44.59
127.63
ROE (%) 7.42
SB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. SB: 7.42 )
SB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 16.58   Max: 1117.78
Current: 7.42

16.58
1117.78
ROA (%) 3.98
SB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. SB: 3.98 )
SB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.59   Max: 44.87
Current: 3.98

7.59
44.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.97
SB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. SB: 5.97 )
SB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.99   Max: 122.09
Current: 5.97

9.99
122.09
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.90
SB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SB: -0.90 )
SB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.9   Max: 19.9
Current: -0.9

-12.9
19.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.00
SB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SB: -9.00 )
SB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.5   Max: 17.7
Current: -9

-20.5
17.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -15.30
SB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SB: -15.30 )
SB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.2   Max: 19.4
Current: -15.3

-25.2
19.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

George Soros 420,463 sh (+1954.75%)
Jim Simons 614,600 sh (+83.82%)
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Q1 2014

SB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 264,766 sh (New)
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons 533,290 sh (-13.23%)
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Q2 2014

SB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 374,246 sh (+41.35%)
Jim Simons 392,700 sh (-26.36%)
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Q3 2014

SB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 29,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 62,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SB

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$8.9 - $11.43 $ 4.07-59%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 Add 1954.75%0.04%$6.3 - $10.55 $ 4.07-49%420463
George Soros 2013-09-30 New Buy$4.85 - $7.39 $ 4.07-31%20463
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Preferred stocks of Safe Bulkers Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SBPRB0.007.91
SBPRC0.005.628 % Cum Red Perp Pfd Shs Series -C-
SBLKF25.200.008 % Cum Red Perp Pfd Shs Series -C-
SBPRD0.003.888 % Cum Red Perp Pfd Shs Series -D-

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 8.20
SB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. SB: 8.20 )
SB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 16.61
Current: 8.2

0.97
16.61
P/B 0.48
SB's P/B is ranked higher than
94% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SB: 0.48 )
SB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 22.47
Current: 0.48

0.47
22.47
P/S 1.91
SB's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SB: 1.91 )
SB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 7.13
Current: 1.91

0.78
7.13
EV-to-EBIT 11.95
SB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. SB: 11.95 )
SB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 18.1
Current: 11.95

2.7
18.1
Shiller P/E 2.63
SB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 39.56 vs. SB: 2.63 )
SB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.01   Max: 6.25
Current: 2.63

2.01
6.25
Current Ratio 3.52
SB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. SB: 3.52 )
SB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.87
Current: 3.52

0.36
3.87
Quick Ratio 3.52
SB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SB: 3.52 )
SB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.87
Current: 3.52

0.36
3.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.41
SB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. SB: 5.41 )
SB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 22.24
Current: 5.41

1.92
22.24
Dividend Payout 0.51
SB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. SB: 0.51 )
SB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 6
Current: 0.51

0.12
6
Dividend growth (3y) -29.50
SB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SB: -29.50 )
SB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.1
Current: -29.5

0
8.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.73
SB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. SB: 1.73 )
SB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 7.11
Current: 1.73

0.61
7.11
Share Buyback Rate -7.00
SB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. SB: -7.00 )
SB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -11.5
Current: -7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.48
SB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SB: 0.48 )
SB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 9.29
Current: 0.48

0.6
9.29
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.63
SB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. SB: 0.63 )
SB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.63

0.53
1.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
SB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SB: 0.70 )
SB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.58
Current: 0.7

0.32
2.58
Price/Graham Number 0.40
SB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
97% of the 1207 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. SB: 0.40 )
SB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.4

0.27
0.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.40
SB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SB: 8.40 )
SB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 37.7
Current: 8.4

5.5
37.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -25.76
SB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. SB: -25.76 )
SB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26   Max: 14.4
Current: -25.76

-26
14.4

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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Traded in other countries:SBL.Germany, SBLKF.USA,
Safe Bulkers, Inc., was incorporated in the Republic of the Marshall Islands on 11 December, 2007. The Company is an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, transporting bulk cargoes, particularly coal, grain and iron ore, along worldwide shipping routes for some of the world's largest consumers of marine drybulk transportation services. As of February 25, 2014 its fleet comprised 30 vessels, of which nine are Panamax class vessels, seven are Kamsarmax class vessels, 11 are Post-Panamax class vessels and three are Capesize class vessels, with an aggregate carrying capacity of 2,786,600 dwt and an average age of 5.4 years. The majority of vessels in its fleet have sister ships with similar specifications in its existing or newbuild fleet. The Company's vessels are used to transport bulk cargoes, particularly coal, grain and iron ore, along worldwide shipping routes. Its customers includes over 30 national, regional and international companies, including Bunge, Cargill, Daiichi, Intermare Transport G.m.b.H., Eastern Energy Pte. Ltd., NYK, NS United Kaiun Kaisha, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Oldendorff Carriers, ArcelorMittal or their affiliates. The Company competes with other owners of Panamax class or larger drybulk vessels for charters based upon price, customer relationships, operating expertise, professional reputation and size, age, location and condition of the vessel. The Company's vessels are subject to international conventions and national, state and local laws and regulations in force in international waters and the countries in which they operate.
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