Nordic American Tankers Limited Company Profile (NYSE:NAT)

About Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)

Nordic American Tankers Limited logoNordic American Tankers Limited is an international tanker company. The Company owns approximately 26 vessels, including approximately two new buildings under construction, of approximately 156,000 deadweight tonnage (dwt) each. The Company's Suezmaxes tankers can carry over one million barrels of oil. The vessels in the Company's fleet are homogenous and interchangeable. The Company's vessels are employed in the spot market. The Company's vessels include Nordic Harrier, Nordic Hawk, Nordic Hunter, Nordic Voyager, Nordic Fighter, Nordic Freedom, Nordic Discovery, Nordic Saturn, Nordic Jupiter, Nordic Moon, Nordic Apollo, Nordic Cosmos, Nordic Sprite, Nordic Mistral, Nordic Passat, Nordic Vega, Nordic Breeze, Nordic Zenith, Nordic Sprinter, Nordic Skier and Nordic Light.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Sea-Borne Tankers
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation
  • Symbol: NYSE:NAT
  • CUSIP: G6577310
  • Web: www.nat.bm
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $547.58 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 101,969,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.18
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $6.55
  • 52 Week Range: $4.41 - $11.02
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.89
  • P/E Growth: -2.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $313.36 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.75
  • Book Value: $7.96 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.67
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.40
  • Dividend Yield: 7.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $89.71 million
  • Net Margins: 0.06%
  • Return on Equity: 0.25%
  • Return on Assets: 0.16%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.52%
  • Current Ratio: 4.69%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.87%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 998,736 shs.
  • Beta: 0.98
  • Short Ratio: 16.93
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)

What is Nordic American Tankers Limited's stock symbol?

Nordic American Tankers Limited trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NAT."

How often does Nordic American Tankers Limited pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nordic American Tankers Limited?

Nordic American Tankers Limited declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, August 31st. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. View Nordic American Tankers Limited's Dividend History.

How were Nordic American Tankers Limited's earnings last quarter?

Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.03. The company earned $39.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $42.47 million. Nordic American Tankers Limited had a net margin of 0.06% and a return on equity of 0.25%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 29.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.15 EPS. View Nordic American Tankers Limited's Earnings History.

When will Nordic American Tankers Limited make its next earnings announcement?

Nordic American Tankers Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, September, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Nordic American Tankers Limited.

Where is Nordic American Tankers Limited's stock going? Where will Nordic American Tankers Limited's stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Nordic American Tankers Limited's shares. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Nordic American Tankers Limited's stock price to reach $6.92 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Nordic American Tankers Limited.

What are analysts saying about Nordic American Tankers Limited stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Nordic American Tankers Limited stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "NORDIC AMERICAN is engaged of acquiring, disposing, owning, leasing, and chartering three double hull Suezmax oil tankers. " (8/16/2017)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We are lowering our rate forecasts and estimates for NAT through 2018." (4/21/2017)

Who are some of Nordic American Tankers Limited's key competitors?

Who are Nordic American Tankers Limited's key executives?

Nordic American Tankers Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Herbjorn Hansson, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Andreas Ove Ugland, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Turid M. Sorensen, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • David Gibbons, Director
  • Jim Kelly, Independent Director
  • Jan Erik Langangen, Director
  • Richard H. K. Vietor Ph.D., Director

Who owns Nordic American Tankers Limited stock?

Nordic American Tankers Limited's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Northern Trust Corp (2.25%), State Street Corp (1.74%), Global X Management Co. LLC (1.08%), WealthTrust Axiom LLC (0.65%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.48%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (0.46%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nordic American Tankers Limited.

Who sold Nordic American Tankers Limited stock? Who is selling Nordic American Tankers Limited stock?

Nordic American Tankers Limited's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royal Bank of Canada, Carl Domino Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Advisor Group Inc., California State Teachers Retirement System, Boston Family Office LLC, Stifel Financial Corp and Ameriprise Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nordic American Tankers Limited.

Who bought Nordic American Tankers Limited stock? Who is buying Nordic American Tankers Limited stock?

Nordic American Tankers Limited's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Greylin Investment Mangement Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., State Street Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Virtu KCG Holdings LLC and Shelton Capital Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nordic American Tankers Limited.

How do I buy Nordic American Tankers Limited stock?

Shares of Nordic American Tankers Limited can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Nordic American Tankers Limited's stock price today?

One share of Nordic American Tankers Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.37.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE NAT)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  129 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  422
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.57)
Consensus Price Target: $6.92 (28.80% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/7/2017Maxim GroupSet Price TargetSell$5.00 -> $4.00LowView Rating Details
7/21/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeIn-Line -> Underperform$6.00 -> $5.00HighView Rating Details
7/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingSell$5.00HighView Rating Details
2/22/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/7/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$9.00 -> $8.50N/AView Rating Details
11/16/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/3/2016Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$15.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
6/30/2016ABN AmroDowngradeBuy -> SellN/AView Rating Details
5/4/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)
Earnings by Quarter for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE NAT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017N/AView Earnings Details
8/7/20176/30/2017($0.13)($0.16)$42.47 million$39.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/20173/31/2017$0.03($0.01)$55.53 million$55.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/201712/31/2016$0.01($0.02)$52.49 million$52.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q316($0.15)($0.08)$39.54 million$45.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q2$0.13$0.15$62.73 million$61.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q1$0.31$0.33$78.08 million$76.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q415$0.46$0.34$86.42 million$77.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2015Q315$0.27$0.29$69.92 million$66.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.35$0.35$69.85 million$73.46 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q1$0.27$0.34$73.06 million$69.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q4$0.09$0.01$48.58 million$43.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314($0.06)$0.01$34.30 million$40.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014($0.09)$0.12$36.03 million$14.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2014Q214($0.17)($0.19)$25.84 million$22.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q114$0.15$0.05$45.13 million$45.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2014Q413($0.31)($0.31)$20.36 million$20.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q313($0.27)($0.29)$22.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/13/2013Q1 2013($0.28)($0.43)$28.77 million$17.27 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q312($0.33)($0.44)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.42)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.42
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20172($0.18)($0.11)($0.15)
Q3 20172($0.27)($0.26)($0.27)
Q4 20172($0.02)($0.01)($0.02)
Q1 20181$0.08$0.08$0.08
Q2 20181$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q3 20181$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q4 20181$0.12$0.12$0.12
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)
Most Recent Dividend:8/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:7.45%
Dividend Growth:28.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:2,000.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-102.56% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
148.15% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)

Dividend History by Quarter for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE NAT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/21/2017Quarterly$0.157.27%8/10/20178/14/20178/31/2017
4/20/2017quarterly$0.209.55%5/18/20175/22/20176/8/2017
1/23/2017Quarterly$0.209.21%2/8/20172/10/20172/24/2017
10/17/2016Quarterly$0.2610.6%10/25/201610/27/201611/10/2016
7/28/2016Quarterly$0.258/15/20168/17/20168/31/2016
4/26/2016quarterly$0.4311.52%5/10/20165/12/20165/27/2016
1/14/2016quarterly$0.4312.9%1/25/20161/27/20162/10/2016
10/15/2015quarterly$0.389.73%10/27/201510/29/201511/12/2015
7/16/2015quarterly$0.409.63%7/27/20157/29/20158/12/2015
4/15/2015quarterly$0.3812.03%5/5/20155/7/20155/21/2015
1/9/2015quarterly$0.227.58%1/20/20151/22/20152/9/2015
10/7/2014quarterly$0.147.12%10/20/201410/22/201411/5/2014
7/21/2014quarterly$0.135.09%7/23/20147/25/20148/11/2014
7/11/2014quarterly$0.125.51%7/23/20147/25/20148/12/2014
4/2/2014$0.235/13/20145/15/20145/27/2014
4/2/2014quarterly$0.239.24%5/13/20145/15/20145/25/2014
1/27/2014quarterly$0.124.27%2/18/20142/20/20143/3/2014
10/21/2013$0.1611/26/201311/29/201312/11/2013
10/16/2013quarterly$0.167.59%11/18/201311/20/201312/2/2013
7/9/2013quarterly$0.167.97%7/29/20137/31/20138/13/2013
4/16/2013quarterly$0.167.03%4/26/20134/30/20135/14/2013
1/17/2013quarterly$0.161/30/20132/13/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)
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Headlines

Headline Trends for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)
Latest Headlines for Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 4:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Review: Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) & Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 2:31 AM
globenewswire.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - New CFO for NAT and Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NAO) to join ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - September 14 at 8:09 AM
seekingalpha.com logoNordic American Tankers appoints new CFO
seekingalpha.com - September 13 at 6:54 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Nordic American Tankers Limited's new CFO for NAT and Nordic American Offshore Ltd (NAO) to join October 16
www.reuters.com - September 13 at 6:54 AM
nasdaq.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - New CFO for NAT and Nordic ...
www.nasdaq.com - September 13 at 6:54 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - New CFO for NAT and Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NAO) to join October 16, 2017.
feeds.benzinga.com - September 12 at 7:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Crude and Bunker Fuel Prices Fared in Week 35
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 6:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $40.67 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 7:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Nordic American Tankers Ltd. : September 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 6:39 AM
globenewswire.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Another TC contract with a major oil company. - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - September 5 at 5:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Another TC contract with a major oil company.
finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 5:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGener8 Maritime (GNRT) versus Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 2:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) to Post -$0.14 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) vs. Teekay Corporation (TK) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 3 at 4:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNordic American Tankers (NYSE: NAT) - New CFO appointed for NAT and NAO.
finance.yahoo.com - September 2 at 6:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Nordic American Tankers Ltd. : August 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 26 at 7:34 AM
nasdaq.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Update on TC arrangements with major oil companies and comments ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 23 at 8:58 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Update on TC arrangements with major oil companies and comments on the NAT potential.
feeds.benzinga.com - August 23 at 6:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 4:44 AM
nasdaq.com logoPress release from Nordic American Tankers (NYSE:NAT): Nordic American Offshore (NYSE:NAO) - Improved Market ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 21 at 8:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPress release from Nordic American Tankers (NYSE:NAT): Nordic American Offshore (NYSE:NAO) - Improved Market Conditions.
finance.yahoo.com - August 21 at 8:14 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoPress release from Nordic American Tankers (NYSE:NAT): Nordic American Offshore (NYSE:NAO) - Improved Market Conditions.
feeds.benzinga.com - August 21 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $40.67 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 11:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Comparison: KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP) versus Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 10:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNordic American Tankers Ltd. :NAT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Cut to "D+" at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 3:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) & Gener8 Maritime (GNRT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 2:42 PM
nasdaq.com logoDuplicate - Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Announces TC arrangements with major oil companies. - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 9 at 8:38 PM
globenewswire.com logoDuplicate - Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Announces TC arrangements with major oil companies. - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 9 at 3:37 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoDuplicate - Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Announces TC arrangements with major oil companies.
feeds.benzinga.com - August 9 at 2:46 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Announces TC arrangements with major oil companies.
feeds.benzinga.com - August 9 at 1:20 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - Comments to an analyst report.
feeds.benzinga.com - August 9 at 8:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of ($0.26) Per Share (NAT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 7:46 AM
globenewswire.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - 2Q2017 Earnings Report. NAT is a strong company with focus on ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 9 at 2:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnalysts Cut the Target Prices for NAP and NAT
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 10:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 2:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) Given a $4.00 Price Target by Maxim Group Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 1:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Teekay Corporation (TK) and Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 10:34 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) - 2Q2017 Earnings Report. NAT is a strong company with focus on results, shareholders, customers and dividend which is paid for the 80th time.
feeds.benzinga.com - August 7 at 7:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Lowered to "Strong Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 8:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited Plans Dividend of $0.15 (NYSE:NAT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 10:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) Announces a dividend for the 80th consecutive quarter and a distribution of a dividend-in-NAO shares
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 1:42 AM
globenewswire.com logoPress release from Nordic American Offshore 2Q2017 Dividend and Earnings Report. NAO is in a solid financial ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 4 at 3:39 PM
nasdaq.com logoNordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) Announces a dividend for the 80th consecutive quarter and a ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 4 at 3:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeek 30: Bunker Fuel Prices Rose Due to Higher Oil Prices
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 3:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPress release from Nordic American Offshore 2Q2017 Dividend and Earnings Report. NAO is in a solid financial condition.
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:08 AM
globenewswire.com logoNordic American Offshore Ltd. (NYSE:NAO) - 2Q2017 Dividend and Earnings Report. NAO is in a solid financial ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 3 at 6:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNordic American Tankers Ltd. – Value Analysis (NYSE:NAT) : July 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 9:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Nordic American Tanker Ltd (NAT) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $43.04 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 8:24 AM

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