Box Ships

  • Is It Time to Move Into Shipping?

    By Rupert Hargreaves - June 21, 2013 | Tickers: TEU, GLNG, KEX, TK

    The Baltic Dry Index, a number issued daily by the London-based Baltic Exchange, provides an assessment of the price of moving major raw materials such as coal, iron ore and grains. The index measures 23 shipping routes on a time-charter basis covering Handysize, Supramax, Panamax, and Capesize drybulk carriers -- effectively, the index is a measure of activity in the shipping industry, which can be useful for investors who have holdings more »

  • 2 Dividend Paying Must-Haves, 1 to Keep an Eye On

    By Ken McGaha - May 10, 2013 | Tickers: TEU, IEP, MAIN

    Most investors with whom I speak on a regular basis tend to think of investing for dividend income as something where they can place their money, collect regular dividends, and not worry about it. While that is true in many cases, economic cycles and business conditions must be actively monitored to avoid capital losses. I have found two excellent examples of the first scenario and one of the second that more »

  • Lesser Known Stocks With Quality Dividends

    By Nate Wooley - March 6, 2013 | Tickers: TEU, MEMP, NMM, PT, WIN

    If any of you have been paying attention to my columns over the last few months you know that I'm a big fan of dividends. When I had a brokerage a while back – before I retired from the life – I was a strong proponent that my clients maintain at least some of their investments in stocks with a high dividend yield instead of having it all in mutual funds more »

  • Anchors Aweigh for Container Ships

    By Arturo Cuevas - March 6, 2013 | Tickers: TEU, CMRE, DCIX

    For those keen on shares of international shipping companies, the sector's most attractive stocks appear to specialize in the sea transport of cargo container vans. Recent industry reports indicate that container carriers are likely to be lead the recovery of the global shipping industry. Shippers have languished in the doldrums since 2008 because of their own overcapacity and the global economic slowdown.

    The shipping and logistics company AP Moeller more »

  • Taking Billionaire Wilbur Ross's Advice: Invest In Shippers

    By Marshall Hargrave - January 29, 2013 | Tickers: TEU, CMRE, DRYS, ISH, KEX

    Billionaire Wilbur Ross is a renowned debt investing expert who has turned bullish on the shipping industry; believing there are a number of opportunities in the dry bulk and container ship markets. Ross started his own firm in 2000, specializing in distressed investing (check out all the stocks Ross owns).

    Private equity has also been showing interest in shipping. Major private equity firms have been buying up shipping vessels of more »

  • Potential Turnaround of This Company

    By Mike Thiessen - January 22, 2013 | Tickers: TEU, CMRE, GSL

    Global Ship Lease (NYSE: GSL) is a long-term lessor of container ships to shipping companies.  International container shipping has yet to recover to prior levels, but has started to show promising signs.  Global Ship Lease is way to play an outlook of improving industry fundamentals, rising shipping rates, increases in emerging market traffic, and increased demand for small/medium sized vessels.  However, GSL is highly leveraged and has below average more »

  • 5 Shipping Stocks Offering Double-Digit Yields

    By Dr. Osman Gulseven - November 1, 2012 | Tickers: TEU, CPLP, DCIX, NM, NMM, TNP | Editor's Choice

    The shipping industry is considered a tough call. When we refer to the shipping companies headquartered in Greece, the overall picture does not get any better. Greek shippers have a strong name supported by years of successful performance, but the 2008 economic crisis nearly sunk them. However, most of them pay some of the dividend yields in Europe.

    The main question is whether these dividends are sustainable. Well, Greek shippers more »

  • Hurry, Startling News Gives You a Golden Opportunity

    By Gary Grinaker - September 21, 2012 | Tickers: TEU, FB, GG, NES, PPP

    A stock sale announcement sent Primero Mining Corp shares tumbling Wednesday morning. Feel free to become a “gold digger” because this is an excellent opportunity to pick up more shares of this gold mining company at a discount.

    Why Did the Announcement Cause a Price Dip?

    Shareholder confidence supports market prices. When the corporate insiders start selling, we wonder why.

    That is why when Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) shares sank more »

  • Two Deep Bargain Stocks: YONG, TEU

    By Gary Grinaker - September 6, 2012 | Tickers: TEU, CGA, DSX, PRGN, YONG

    Incredible bargains can be found in the oddest places, sometimes even in your own portfolio.

    Here are two profitable stocks from my portfolio that are currently priced at deep, deep discounts.

    The first is quickly growing by helping plants grow in the fertile fields of China.  The other, in just over a year, created a bustling sailing fleet already shipping shareholders a remarkable 17% dividend.

    YONG – Raising earnings and sweet more »

  • High Profits at Low Prices

    By Jonathan Yates - August 9, 2012 | Tickers: TEU, DCIX, DSX, ESEA, VLCCF

    A "perfect storm" of hostile forces flooded the shipping sector during The Great Recession and its aftermath, taking down the share prices of companies in the industry.  This is an excellent opportunity for investors to buy low those shipping companies with the potential for high returns.  Still floating that are profitable with low debts and attractive valuations are Diana Container Ships (NASDAQ: DCIX), Box Ships (NYSE: TEU), Knightsbridge Tankers (NASDAQ: VLCCFmore »)

  • High Yields Found on the High Seas

    By Gary Grinaker - August 2, 2012 | Tickers: TEU, DCIX

    Wrap up a 16% dividend with Box Ships

    Good things come in small boxes. Better yet, great yields come from moving big boxes.  Box Ships owns the containerships that carry those big boxy containers across the seven seas.

    Containership operator Box Ships Inc. (NYSE: TEU) currently has a dividend yield over 16% and has been named as a Top 25 dividend stock according the most recent ”DividendRank” report.

    Why most more »

  • Is it Time to Go Sir John Templeton on European stocks?

    By Jonathan Yates - July 5, 2012 | Tickers: AMZN, TEU, EDPFY.PK, FRO

    Is it time for investors to go Sir John Templeton all over European stocks?

    Sir John Templeton was one of the best investors of all time.  In 1999, Money magazine termed him "arguably the greatest global stock picker of the century."  He was also a value investor who is noted for buying 100 shares of the 104 stocks on The Big Board at the nadir of The Great Depression that more »

  • Diana is Making Insider's Very Happy

    By Nikhil Shamapant - March 20, 2012 | Tickers: TEU, DCIX, DSX

    Insider Ownership is a key signal of confidence for an investor. The common saying is, there are many reasons for insiders to sell, but only one reason that insiders buy. For Diana Shipping(NYSE: DSX), that insider signal is rather strong at 17.86%. Does this mean we should buy Diana Shipping? After being pummeled in recent history, down 20.7% in the last year and down 52.7% in more »