ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Box Ships Inc., (NYSE: TEU), or the Company, a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of containers, today announced plans to release its results for the fourth quarter and period ended December 31, 2011, after the market closes on Thursday, February 16, 2012. On Friday, February 17, 2012 at 10:00 am ET, a conference call and webcast will be held to review the results. Interested parties should call 1-877-317-6789 ( USA) or +1-412-317-6789 (international), to access the call. You may also access this call via the Internet by visiting the Company's website, www.box-ships.com. Web participants are encouraged to go to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. The online archive will be available shortly after the conclusion of the call and continue for seven days. For those unavailable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available for seven days and can be accessed by dialing 1-877-344-7529 (domestic) and +1-412-317-0088 (international) and using passcode 10010169. The online archive will be available shortly after the conclusion of the call and continue for seven days. About Box Ships Inc. Box Ships Inc. is an Athens, Greece-based international shipping company specializing in the transportation of containers. The Company's current fleet consists of seven containerships with a total carrying capacity of 33,237 TEU and a TEU weighted-average age of 4.2 years. The company's shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TEU." ContactsBox Ships Inc. Robert Perri+30 210-891-4600 email@example.comAllen & Caron Inc.Michael Mason (Investors) firstname.lastname@example.org(212) 691-8087 Len Hall (Media) email@example.com(949) 474-4300 SOURCE Box Ships Inc.
In trading on Wednesday, shares of Box Ships Inc's 9.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares were yielding above the 12% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.25), with shares changing hands as low as $18.55 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 9.96% in the "Shipping" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.