Star Bulk Carriers

  • Is It Time to Invest in the Dry Bulk Shippers?

    By Ryan Palmer - July 9, 2013 | Tickers: DSX, SB, SBLK

    The dry bulk shipping sector is, without a doubt, one of the most hated sectors in the market right now, and has been for quite some time. Anyone who invested in a dry bulk shipper before the great recession hit has gotten burned, or in the case of Star Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ: SBLK) absolutely incinerated. See for yourself.

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  • A Silver Lining For The Shipping Industry

    By Fani Kelesidou - April 10, 2013 | Tickers: DSX, DRYS, NMM, SBLK

    Every cloud has a silver lining. For the gloomy shipping industry, this silver lining could be Navios Maritime Partners (NYSE: NMM), an international owner and operator of dry bulk carriers.

    Amidst stormy economic conditions that nearly wiped some of the biggest players in the space off the map, Navios Partners managed not only to stay afloat, but to reward its faithful shareholders with some pretty juicy dividends.

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  • A Silver Lining For The Shipping Industry

    By Fani Kelesidou - April 9, 2013 | Tickers: DSX, DRYS, NMM, SBLK

    Every cloud has a silver lining. For the gloomy shipping industry, this silver lining could be Navios Maritime Partners (NYSE: NMM), an international owner and operator of dry bulk carriers.

    Amidst stormy economic conditions that nearly wiped off the map some of the biggest players in the space, Navios Partners managed not only to stay on float, but to reward its faithful shareholders with pretty juicy dividends.

    A more »

  • 5 High-Yield Buys Under $10

    By Mary Posey - January 4, 2013 | Tickers: ARR, HKTV, DCIX, MNDO, SBLK

    The start of the new year is when many people go over their finances with a fine-toothed comb.  Some are focused merely on tax planning, some work it into their New Years’ resolutions, and some just want to make sure that they are on track.  Either way, people are looking at their portfolios and trying to figure out where they can add value at a good price.  Here are 5 more »

  • Three Shipping Stocks to Consider for Industry Recovery

    By Dr. Osman Gulseven - October 15, 2012 | Tickers: DRYS, EGLE, FRO, NM, NMM, ORIG, SBLK

    Since the subprime crisis, the shipping industry is under distress and is facing numerous challenges. The recent global economic meltdown and the prevalent oversupply in the sector are serious setbacks for investors. Most of the shipping giants are dealing with revenue losses due to low market demand. As a result, their debt is growing at a fast pace. Currently, most shipping companies are struggling to generate enough revenue to survive more »

  • 5 Reasons Shipping Stocks are Sailing Higher

    By Jonathan Yates - October 3, 2012 | Tickers: CMRE, FRO, GNK, SBLK, ULTR

    A "Perfect Storm" of factors has gathered that has shipping stocks sailing higher in recent trading.

    While The Great Recession sank many shipping companies, others have started to recover.   Over the last month of market action, Frontline Inc (NYSE: FRO) and Starbulk Carriers (NASDAQ: SBLK) were both up more than 20%.  For the last four weeks, Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE) rose by 18.93%.  Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE: GNK) jumped more »