But DryShips -- which, unlike any other dry-bulker, has pursued a course into the deepwater offshore drilling business -- enjoyed a modest boost from that very segment in its latest quarter.
Judging by the results of our most recent survey, which asked readers of TheStreet to choose the shipper they believed would post the best quarterly numbers, no company will perform better than what we've already seen.
As usual, fan-favorite DryShips took the trophy, though somewhat narrowly, receiving some 29.5% of the vote. In second place: Diana Shipping (DSX), which reports its third quarter before the opening bell on Nov. 10. The DryShips rival took home 23% of your clicks.
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