Tsakos’s revenue and EBITDA fell
Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) has announced its 1Q16 revenues and earnings. Net revenues fell by 11.6% to $99 million from $112 million in the previous quarter and from $114 million in 1Q15.
Tsakos’s 1Q16 EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) was $59.5 million, which is 20% lower than the previous quarter at $74.7 million. In 1Q15, the company recorded an EBITDA of $71.8 million.
Actual versus estimates
Tsakos’s 1Q16 revenue was 6.6% lower than the Wall Street estimate of $106 million. The company also fell short of EBITDA estimates. The actual EBITDA of $59.5 million was 8.3% lower than the estimated $64.9 million.
Year-to-date stock performance
Almost all the crude tanker companies posted negative year-to-date returns. Tsakos Energy Navigation was 21% down on June 1, 2016, as compared to its price at the start of the year. Stock returns of other crude tanker companies are as follows:
- Teekay Tankers (TNK) was down by 49%.
- Frontline (FRO) was down by 42%.
- Nordic American Tankers (NAT) was down by 2%.
- DHT Holdings (DHT) was down by 33%.
- Euronav (EURN) was down by 25%.
- Navios Maritime Partners (NAP) rose by 6%.
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What you’ll find in this series
In this series, we’ll look at Tsakos’s 1Q16 results. We’ll analyze the company’s current position and management’s future plans. We’ll also take a detailed look at what analysts recommend for the company and if they changed any recommendations immediately after the first quarter results were declared.