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Eagle Bulk Shipping (EGLE)
Impressive Forward Cover Drives Price Target Higher
Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. is a US-based drybulk owner-operator focused on the Supramax/Ultramax mid-size asset class, which ranges from 50,000 and 65,000 deadweight tons in size; these vessels are equipped with onboard cranes allowing for the self-loading and unloading of cargoes, a feature which distinguishes them from the larger classes of drybulk vessels and provides for greatly enhanced flexibility and versatility- both with respect to cargo diversity and port accessibility. The Company transports a broad range of major and minor bulk cargoes around the world, including coal, grain, ore, pet coke, cement, and fertilizer. Eagle operates out of three offices, Stamford (headquarters), Singapore, and Hamburg, and performs all aspects of vessel management in-house including: commercial, operational, technical, and strategic.
Poe Fratt, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Adjusted 4Q2020 EBITDA of $22.0 million slightly below expectations due to shortfall in TCE rates and higher costs. Call today at 8am EST: number is 844-282-4411 and code is 7949538. FY2020 finished strongly with $10 million higher sequential EBITDA. TCE rates were less robust than expected and opex and G&A expenses were higher, but outlook is bright.
Raising 2021 EBITDA estimate due to impressive 1Q2021 forward cover and higher TCE rate assumptions. 1Q2021 forward cover of 93% of available booked at $15,085/day is very impressive and sets the tone for the year. We are increasing our 2021 EBITDA estimate to $131.9 million from $90.2 million due to higher TCE rates of $14,620/day, up from $11,803/day...
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