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Dry Bulk Shippers Pin Hopes on Iron Ore, China

Shares of a host of shipping companies are getting a big boost today on a report from Bloomberg that the 2013 outlook for shipping rates, especially for iron ore, are ...
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Shipper Prices Share Offering; Watch Shares Sink (EGLE, DRYS, EXM, GNK, DSX, FRO, NM, RBS, SAN)

Dry bulk shipper Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: EGLE) filed a Form S-3 with the SEC this morning announcing the sale of up to 3.15 million shares of common stock ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AET, MO, CVH, CBST, DFS, EXM, HFC, MWW, RAI, XLNX, ZNGA)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Friday. Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs. Altria ...
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24/7 Wall St. Top Analyst Calls of the Week (BX, APO, CMA, DELL, DANG, EXM, FSLR, GILD, LVLT, ERIC, MAR, ORCL, SUN, VVUS, WBMD)

Each weekend we review the many analyst calls we track during the week.  Some turn out to be very insightful and some turn out to be not so great.  For ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (BRCD, CAB, CHK, CEO, EXM, HPQ, JNPR, LVLT, ERIC, MELI, PTR, POOL, TJX, VVUS)

These are some of this Thursday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls. Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) Reiterated Hold at Argus. Cabela's, Inc. ...
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Dry Bulk Shipping Rates to Fall Even Lower in 2012 (DRYS, NM, DSX, EGLE, EXM)

The average day rate in 2012 for a capesize ore carrier -- the largest in the world’s fleet -- is expected to be about $15,000. That’s down from an average ...
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Has Potential Upside Gone Missing in Transport Stocks? (CSX, NSC, UNP, CP, JBHT, LSTR, DSX, DRYS, EXM, FRO)

Railroads and trucking companies have, for the most part, seen share prices rise over the past 12 months, while ocean-going shippers have taken a severe beating. Of four railroads, CSX ...
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Expected Price Gains in Transportation Stocks (CSX, NSC, UNP, CP, DSX, DRYS, EXM, FRO, JBHT, LSTR)

Transportation stocks get a lot more attention as economic bellwethers than they do as market participants. Railroads, ships, and trucks are not particularly glamorous, and the industries are so ...
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Drop in Shipping Could Mean Weak Holiday Season for Retail (DRYS, GNK, EXM, SSW, DAC, TGT, M, WMT)

One indicator of a profitable holiday season for US retailers is the flow of goods into US ports. The shipping season for holiday goods generally starts in July and August ...
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DryShips Acquires Competitor (DRYS, OCNFD, EGLE, EXM, GNK)

In October 2007, shares of bulk carrier DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) traded as high as $124/share. The share price today is less than $4/share, but that is not stopping the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ADI, APA, DAN, DELL, EXM, BEN, GIL, GG, HPQ, INTC, ICE, KBH, QIHU, RIMM, SPG, UA, VOD)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Wednesday morning. Analog Devices Inc. (NYSE: ADI) Reiterated Buy and Raised target ...
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Shipping Faces Oversupply, Rising Fuel Costs (AMKBF, DRYS, GNK, DSX, EGLE, EXM)

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S (OTC: AMKBF) posted profit of $1.22 billion for the first quarter on revenue of about $15.2 billion, both significantly better than the same period ...
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Greece’s Rating Woes Weigh on Greek ADRs (NBG, OTE, CCH, DRYS, DSX, EXM, NM, TOPS, TNP)

Fitch Ratings joined in with a downgrade of Greece's credit rating following a similar action yesterday by Standard & Poor's. The downgrade this morning was to "BBB+" from "A-"... and ...
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Dry Bulk Shipping Stocks Rally

Tickerspy's Dry Bulk Shipping Stock Index (*DBULK) rose 5.1% today, beating the S&P 500 by 1.3.%.  Dry shipping stocks were given a boost by upgrades today.  Deutsche Bank upgraded Genco ...
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The 52-Week Low Club (PALM)(EXM)(SWIR)(XNPT_

Excel Maritime (EXM) Bad period for shipping business. Falls to $3.25 from 52-week high of $60.99.Xenoport  (XNPT) New drug fails in study. Drops to $17.90 from 52-week high of $66.34.Sierra ...
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