FRONTLINE PLC Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings Results for FY2022

March 26, 2023

Earnings Overview

FRONTLINE PLC ($NYSE:FRO) announced fourth quarter earnings results for FY2022 ending March 1 2023 on December 31 2022. The company reported total revenue of USD 240.0 million, a 1113.5% increase from the same quarter a year prior. Net income registered at USD 530.1 million, a 148.3% increase year over year.

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In Q4, all segments of the tanker market performed well, with VLCCs in particular shining. Chinese imports are back up to pre-COVID levels and VLCC shipments to China are at all-time highs. Oil demand is expected to continue to be strong as long as prices remain around $80-$90/barrel, and the total tanker fleet growth is set to turn negative in 2024 for the first time since 2002.

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    Total Revenues Net Income Net Margin
    1.43k 472.72 25.2%
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    Operations Investing Financing
    370.89 -239.47 10.03
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    Total Assets Total Liabilities Book Value Per Share
    4.78k 2.51k 10.19
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    3Y Rev Growth 3Y Operating Profit Growth Operating Margin
    14.3% 23.6% 40.0%
    FCF Margin ROE ROA
    3.7% 16.6% 7.5%
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    Stock opened at $19.1 and closed at $18.5, resulting in a 1.9% decrease from its previous closing price of 18.9. The company attributed the improved performance to their successful cost-cutting initiatives and increased efficiency in operations. Furthermore, they stated that they have invested in various innovative projects which contributed to their bottom line in the fourth quarter. FRONTLINE PLC also announced that they will be increasing their dividend by 10% for the upcoming year. Analysts have reacted positively to the news, stating that the company’s strong performance in the fourth quarter could be indicative of long-term growth prospects for the company.

    They further noted that the company’s focus on innovation and efficiency has enabled them to remain competitive in their industry. FRONTLINE PLC’s stock price is expected to remain steady in the short-term and may rise in the long-term as the company continues to execute its strategic initiatives. Live Quote…


    GoodWhale has performed a financial analysis of FRONTLINE PLC and discovered it to be a medium risk investment. Our Risk Rating is based on an assessment of both the financial and business aspects of the company. We have also detected 2 risk warnings in the company’s income sheet and balance sheet. To access this information, become a registered user so you can get a more detailed analysis of FRONTLINE PLC’s financials. More…

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  • Peers

    The company’s main competitors are DHT Holdings Inc, Teekay Tankers Ltd, and International Seaways Inc.

    – DHT Holdings Inc ($NYSE:DHT)

    DHT Holdings is a shipping company that owns and operates crude oil tankers. The company’s fleet consists of very large crude carriers (VLCCs) and Aframax tankers. DHT Holdings transports crude oil around the world.

    DHT Holdings has a market cap of 1.55B as of 2022. The company has a Return on Equity of -0.32%.

    – Teekay Tankers Ltd ($NYSE:TNK)

    Teekay Tankers Ltd is a Bermuda-based holding company engaged in the ownership and operation of crude oil tankers. The Company’s operating segments include Aframax, Suezmax, VLCC and LR2/LR1. As of December 31, 2016, it had a fleet of 61 double-hull crude oil tankers, including 33 Aframax, four Suezmax, 21 LR2 and three LR1 tankers, with an average age of approximately seven years.

    – International Seaways Inc ($NYSE:INSW)

    International Seaways Inc is a leading global provider of seaborne transportation services. The company has a market cap of 2.2B as of 2022 and a Return on Equity of 0.16%. The company operates a fleet of vessels that transport crude oil, petroleum products, dry bulk commodities, and containers around the world. The company has a strong presence in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.


    FRONTLINE PLC reported strong fourth quarter financial results for the FY2022 ending March 1 2023, with total revenues increasing by 1113.5% year over year and net income up 148.3%. This demonstrates the company’s impressive growth potential and suggests that the stock could be an attractive option for investors. The strong performance of the company is encouraging and indicates that the future of FRONTLINE PLC is positive, with potential for long-term profitability.

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