Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, dry bulk shipper Safe Bulkers (NYSE: SB ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Safe Bulkers' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Safe Bulkers facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Athens, Greece (2007)|
|Market Cap||$538.8 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$168.9 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Polys Hajioannou
CFO Konstantinos Adamopoulos
|Return on Capital (Average, Past 3 Years)||14.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$28.1 million / $484.3 million|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 93.5% of the 245 members who have rated Safe Bulkers believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
I think moving forward with the global economy on an uptick, despite the EU, this company is well situated to take advantage of all the natural resources China is going to need. As well as the amount of grain these guys ship, I mean the world has to eat right? Look for these guys to start picking up steam in the year ahead.
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