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Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (GNK)
Second Bite At the Dividend Apple Following New Capital Allocation Strategy
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited, incorporated on September 27, 2004, transports iron ore, coal, grain, steel products and other drybulk cargoes along shipping routes through the ownership and operation of drybulk carrier vessels. The Company is engaged in the ocean transportation of drybulk cargoes around the world through the ownership and operation of drybulk carrier vessels. As of December 31, 2016, its fleet consisted of 61 drybulk carriers, including 13 Capesize, six Panamax, four Ultramax, 21 Supramax, two Handymax and 15 Handysize drybulk carriers, with an aggregate carrying capacity of approximately 4,735,000 deadweight tons (dwt). Of the vessels in its fleet, 15 are on spot market-related time charters, and 27 are on fixed-rate time charter contracts. As of December 31, 2016, additionally, 19 of the vessels in its fleet were operating in vessel pools.
Poe Fratt, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Call today at 8:30am EST will discuss the new approach to capital allocation that shifts the focus to deleveraging the balance sheet and maximizing dividends. Number is 800-353-6461 and code is 7623966.
Taking a second bite at the dividend apple and implementing variable dividend policy beginning in 1Q2022. Instead of a fixed quarterly dividend, the dividend will be declared every quarter and fluctuate based on operating results. Cash flow available for dividends will equal operating cash flow minus debt amortization, capex for drydocks and a reserve. The reserve target will be based on future ...
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