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I am always on the lookout for a solid company offering a double-digit dividend yield. While examining some opportunities recently, I compared three shipping companies operating out of Greece: Diana Shipping (NYSE: DSX), Diana Containerships (NASDAQ: DCIX), and Navios Maritime Partners (NYSE: NMM). Each of these companies looks like a good investment - but are they?
Navios Maritime Partners
Market Cap. 845 more »
The first things I look at in any potential investment - and especially young companies - are the company's debt/equity ratio and its quick ratio. If debt/equity > 1, and/or if quick ratio < 1, the company had better have stellar figures elsewhere, or my money is going elsewhere.
If used right, debt can be an effective tool in growing one's business. It can also be a way to more »
The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently gave coal, and the companies that mine the fuel, a much needed shot in the arm, as it predicted that … “by 2017 coal will come close to surpassing oil as the world’s top energy source...” That puts a much more positive spin on the industry than most investors have today.
Charles Davidson co-founded the asset management firm Wexford Capital in 1994 and presently oversees the fund's strategic vision. He also serves as portfolio manager for its Wexford Spectrum Funds and Wexford Catalyst Funds. A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Davidson also received his M.B.A. from the institution. Wexford manages a number of hedge fund and private equity portfolios and presently has about $5 more »
The Utica Shale is often touted as having the greatest potential among all the emerging unconventional oil and gas resource plays in the United States, and the recently ended earnings season for the second quarter of 2012 provided an update on operations and activity in this play for investors to incorporate into their investment views on companies active here.
The Utica Shale is present across parts of the more »
I track four coal-heavy MLP's with distribution yields ranging from about 7% to 22%. The four names under consideration are Alliance Resource Partners (NASDAQ: ARLP), Natural Resource Partners (NYSE: NRP), Rhino Resource Partners (NYSE: RNO) and Oxford Resource Partners (NYSE: OXF). There's also Penn Virgina, but its much more diversified, coal-related sources of revenue are not a majority.
Coal markets have had a very rough trailing 12 months more »
Charles Davidson co-founded Wexford Capital in 1994 and today serves as the fund’s chairman and chief investment officer, shaping the fund’s overall strategy. He also serves as the senior portfolio manager for Wexford Spectrum Funds and Wexford Catalyst funds. Before co-founding Wexford Capital, Davidson cut his teeth working for ten years (1984-1994) in fixed income arbitrage, risk arbitrage, private equity, distressed/bankruptcy and special situation investments as general more »