Safe Bulkers (SB) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, Jun-2-2016. The company reported $-0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $-0.04. Analysts had a consensus of $-0.17. The company posted revenue of $24.70 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $26.15 million. The company’s revenue was down -23.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.10 EPS.
Safe Bulkers opened for trading at $1.16 and hit $1.18 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $1.17, with a gain of 2.63% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,88,069 shares. Company has a market cap of $98 M.
Safe Bulkers Inc. (Safe Bulkers) is a holding company. The Company’s principal business is the acquisition ownership and operation of drybulk vessels. The Company is an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services transporting bulk cargoes particularly coal grain and iron ore along worldwide shipping routes. The Company’s fleet comprises 33 vessels of which 12 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 3019700 deadweight tons (dwt) and an average age of 5.8 years. The Company deploys its vessels on a mix of period time and spot time charters. The Company has 45 wholly owned subsidiaries 24 of which are incorporated in Liberia and 21 in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.