|Day Low/High||5.09 / 5.18|
|52 Wk Low/High||3.85 / 6.14|
After an initial drop, many shipping stocks abruptly reverse course.
DryShips and Star Bulk lead the shipping sector in percentage gains.
DryShips shares fall on news that the company suffered a $1.02 billion loss for the fourth quarter of 2008.
DryShips shares were rising sharply on news of a three-year exploratory drilling contract with Petrobras.
Shipping stocks are mixed amid rising oil and positive earnings data from Star Bulk Carriers.
As oil climbed past $46 per barrel, shipping stocks find themselves back on the plus side, with small-cap name Horizon Lines leading in percentage gains.
Shipping stocks suffer as oil slid and another company sought debt restructuring.
Shipping stocks were solidly in the green Monday after Maersk Line and APL announced they were raising freight rates.
Shipping-stock investors, queasy from another week of ups and downs, watched their stocks rise Friday afternoon.
Shipping-stock investors suffer another episode of whiplash Thursday as shares reverse the previous day's gains.
Shipping stocks are soaring Wednesday afternoon, far outpacing a rally in the broader market.
DryShips agrees to accept $30.8 million rather than $61 million for the M/V Paragon.
DryShips shares are dropping after the company announced it would accept half the original sale price for one of its ships.
Shipping stocks are getting dashed against the rocks, with double-digit losses across the board.
Eagle Bulk Shipping reports net income that meets analyst estimates and a 64% rise in revenue.
Genco posts fourth-quarter earnings, and DryShips reaches a final agreement with Nordea Bank for a covenant waiver.
The shippers are thrashing about as the broader market stays stuck in the red.
Shipping stocks had a bumpy start Tuesday but rose into the close after an analyst at Wachovia upgraded three shippers.
An analyst at Oppenheimer has upgraded the stock to Perform, contending that the downside has been realized.
Diana Shipping and the rest of the sector are off to a rough start Friday.
Diana Shipping shares were on the rise Thursday after the company met analysts' expectations with a huge jump in fourth-quarter earnings.
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DryShips says it has reached a preliminary agreement with Nordea Bank Finland to obtain a covenant waiver in connection with its $800 million Primelead loan.
DryShips and its peers, which rallied impressively earlier in the week, are abruptly reversing course.
A day after DryShips' stock saw a notable lift, rival Eagle Bulk Shipping and others are steaming ahead.
DryShips shares are on the rise on news that the bulk carrier has amended its loan agreement with Piraeus Bank.
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