Prestigious Awards and Second Quarter Financial Results - Research Report on Trinity, Nordic American Tankers, J.B. Hunt,

 Prestigious Awards and Second Quarter Financial Results - Research Report on
      Trinity, Nordic American Tankers, J.B. Hunt, SEACOR, and DryShips

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NEW YORK, August 15, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Trinity
Industries, Inc. (NYSE: TRN), Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE: NAT),
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), SEACOR Holdings, Inc.
(NYSE: CKH), and DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS). Today's readers may access
these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis
and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Trinity Industries, Inc. Research Report

On July 31, 2013, Trinity Industries, Inc. (Trinity) reported Q2 2013
financial results. Revenues for Q2 2013 were $1.1 billion, up 7.1% YoY. Net
income attributable to stockholders of the Company of $84 million, or $1.06
per common diluted share, was higher as compared with net income of $67.8
million, or $0.84 per common diluted share, in Q2 2012. "Our Rail Group,
Energy Equipment Group, and Construction Products Group each recorded solid
operating results compared to prior quarters," said Timothy R. Wallace,
Chairman, CEO, and President of Trinity. "We continued to receive orders for
products that serve the oil, gas, and chemical industries. The amount of
backlog visibility we have in our major businesses provides us opportunities
to continue to generate additional operating efficiencies." The Full Research
Report on Trinity Industries, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/39ee_TRN]

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Nordic American Tankers Limited Research Report

On August 12, 2013, Nordic American Tankers Limited (Nordic American Tankers)
reported Q2 2013 financial results. The Company's net voyage revenue for Q2
2013 was $10.0 million, down 64.9% YoY. The Company reported a loss of $0.48
per share in Q2 2013, compared with a loss of $0.15 per share in Q2 2012.
Nordic American Tankers noted that demand in Q2 2013 was impacted by refinery
maintenance shutdowns, and coupled with continuing deliveries of new vessels
from the shipyards, tanker rates remained under pressure during Q2 2013. The
Full Research Report on Nordic American Tankers Limited - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0ee2_NAT]

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Research Report

On August 12, 2013, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (J.B. Hunt) announced
that it has once again been named as one of the top third-party logistics
(3PL) provider in the Inbound Logistics Top 100 3PL Excellence Awards,
published in the July 2013 edition of the magazine. The Company reported that
it was ranked fifth overall. "J.B. Hunt is proud of our ability to safely and
professionally handle transportation requirements across a wide variety of
industries," said Shelley Simpson, President of Integrated Capacity Solutions
and Chief Marketing Officer of J.B. Hunt. "Our asset-based, integrated, and
flexible 3PL model gives our customers peace of mind; they know their freight
is in good hands, from start to finish." The Full Research Report on J.B. Hunt
Transport Services, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/34e2_JBHT]

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SEACOR Holdings, Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, SEACOR Holdings, Inc. (SEACOR) reported its Q2 2013
financial results. The Company's operating revenues were $315.6 million, up
2.0% YoY. Q2 2013 net income attributable to SEACOR was $19.3 million, or
$0.91 per diluted share, compared to $11.2 million, or $0.54 per diluted
share, in Q2 2012. As of June 30, 2013, the Company had cash, cash
equivalents, restricted cash, marketable securities, construction reserve
funds, and Title XI reserve funds of $589.2 million. The Full Research Report
on SEACOR Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ed99_CKH]

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DryShips Inc. Research Report

On August 7, 2013, DryShips Inc. (DryShips) reported its Q2 2013 unaudited
financial results. The Company's total revenues of $336.0 million remained
flat year-on-year. Voyage revenues for Q2 2013 went up 4.9% YoY to $76.2
million. Also, Q2 2013 net loss attributable to the Company of $18.2 million,
or $0.05 per share remained flat year-on-year. "We continue to be defensive
about the short-term prospects of the shipping markets. Asset prices seem to
be holding up but we do not expect any positive development in drybulk and
tanker charter rates this year," said George Economou, Chairman and CEO of
DryShips. "As a result we have focused this year on reducing our breakeven
levels. We lowered our newbuilding capital expenditures significantly and are
now focusing on other areas." The Full Research Report on DryShips Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/104a_DRYS]

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