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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 : 5/10

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Cash-to-Debt N/A
SBLK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. SBLK: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SBLK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
Equity-to-Asset 0.51
SBLK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SBLK: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SBLK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.51
0.33
0.93
WACC vs ROIC
16.31%
-19.38%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 1/10

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Operating Margin % -168.42
SBLK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
97% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. SBLK: -168.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SBLK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -356.27  Med: -41.92 Max: 59.77
Current: -168.42
-356.27
59.77
Net Margin % -187.42
SBLK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
97% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. SBLK: -187.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SBLK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -365.03  Med: -24.5 Max: 93.89
Current: -187.42
-365.03
93.89
ROE % -35.02
SBLK's ROE % is ranked lower than
92% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. SBLK: -35.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SBLK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -114.17  Med: -6.34 Max: 28.59
Current: -35.02
-114.17
28.59
ROA % -19.26
SBLK's ROA % is ranked lower than
95% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. SBLK: -19.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SBLK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.64  Med: -4 Max: 20.65
Current: -19.26
-58.64
20.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -20.34
SBLK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. SBLK: -20.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SBLK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.32  Med: -3.38 Max: 23.9
Current: -20.34
-65.32
23.9
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -42.70
SBLK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
96% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SBLK: -42.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SBLK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -44.9 Max: 171.2
Current: -42.7
0
171.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SBLK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Howard Marks 114,304,005 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,242,357 sh (-55.70%)
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Q2 2016

SBLK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Howard Marks 22,860,798 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Q3 2016

SBLK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 63,094 sh (New)
Howard Marks 29,078,777 sh (+27.20%)
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Q4 2016

SBLK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 172,980 sh (+174.16%)
Howard Marks 29,078,777 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports    NAICS: 483111    SIC: 4412
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Traded in other countries:4FAP.Germany,
Star Bulk Carriers Corp provides transportation of drybulk commodities through its vessel-owning subsidiaries for customers of bulk cargoes including iron ore, coal, grain, cement and fertilizer.

Based in Athens, Greece, Star Bulk Carriers owns and operates a dozen medium-size to large dry-bulk vessels, transporting cargoes such as iron ore, coal, and grain around the world. Founded in December 2006 as a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, the firm acquired eight of its vessels in late 2007 and transitioned to an operating entity. The firm has since chartered its entire fleet for several years.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.42
SBLK's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. SBLK: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SBLK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.34 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.42
0.08
1.67
PS Ratio 4.49
SBLK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SBLK: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SBLK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.1 Max: 16.34
Current: 4.49
0.32
16.34
Current Ratio 8.12
SBLK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SBLK: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SBLK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.24 Max: 43.63
Current: 8.12
0.55
43.63
Quick Ratio 7.61
SBLK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SBLK: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SBLK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.14 Max: 43.63
Current: 7.61
0.53
43.63
Days Inventory 23.44
SBLK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 10.92 vs. SBLK: 23.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SBLK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.98  Med: 25.63 Max: 164.11
Current: 23.44
7.98
164.11
Days Sales Outstanding 16.74
SBLK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 43.01 vs. SBLK: 16.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SBLK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.16  Med: 16.73 Max: 61.33
Current: 16.74
5.16
61.33
Days Payable 17.41
SBLK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 37.41 vs. SBLK: 17.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SBLK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.01  Med: 42.46 Max: 355.67
Current: 17.41
10.01
355.67

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.63
SBLK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. SBLK: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SBLK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 7.63
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -113.60
SBLK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. SBLK: -113.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SBLK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -243.6  Med: -26.5 Max: -10.1
Current: -113.6
-243.6
-10.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.42
SBLK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SBLK: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SBLK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.34 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.42
0.12
2.32
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 4.08
SBLK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SBLK: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SBLK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.1
Current: 4.08
0.35
4.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -28.92
SBLK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.24 vs. SBLK: -28.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SBLK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.68  Med: 4.45 Max: 77.3
Current: -28.92
-29.68
77.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $231.9
EPS (TTM) $ -10.62
Beta3.41
Short Percentage of Float2.66%
52-Week Range $2.61 - 11.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)63.07

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 198 256
EPS ($) -1.07 -0.26
EPS without NRI ($) -1.07 -0.26
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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