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Euroseas Ltd. (ESEA)
Higher Rate Charters Boost 2021 EBITDA and Price Target
Euroseas Ltd. provides ocean-going transportation services worldwide. The company owns and operates containerships that transport dry and refrigerated containerized cargoes, including manufactured products and perishables; and drybulk carriers that transport iron ore, coal, grains, bauxite, phosphate, and fertilizers. As of March 31, 2017, it had a fleet of seven containerships; and six drybulk carriers, including three Panamax drybulk carriers, one Handymax drybulk carrier, one Kamsarmax drybulk carrier, and one Ultramax drybulk carrier. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Maroussi, Greece.
Poe Fratt, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Two new charters at higher-than-expected rates announced. The charter on the EM Kea, a 2007-built 3,091 TEU vessel, was extended for 25-28 months at a rate of $22.0k/day, or well above the current rate of $8.1k/day. The Synergy Busan, a 2009-built 4,253 TEU vessel, entered into a new 36-40 month time charter contract at a rate of $25.0k/day, or well above the current rate of $12.0k/day.
Net impact in the $3.5 million range. We are increasing 2021 EBITDA estimate. Our new 2021 EBITDA is $31.1 million based on TCE rates of $14.8k/day, up from $27.6 million based on TCE rates of $14.1k/day ...
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