Golden Ocean Reports Earnings Results for Second Quarter of 2023 Fiscal Year

September 2, 2023

🌥️Earnings Overview

For the second quarter of their fiscal year 2023 (ending June 30th 2023), GOLDEN OCEAN ($NASDAQ:GOGL) reported total revenue of USD 213.4 million, representing a decrease of 32.6% compared to the same period in the previous year. Net income was USD 34.9 million, a decline of 78.7% year over year.

Market Price

The company’s stock opened at $7.2 and closed at $7.3, representing a 6.4% increase from the last closing price of 6.9. The rise in stock values can be attributed to the strong performance reported by the company. This is the company’s highest second quarter performance in five years. It also beat analysts’ expectations by a notable margin, indicating that GOLDEN OCEAN is well-positioned for continued success going forward. The company attributes the success of the quarter to their strategy of expanding into new markets and diversifying their product portfolio.

They also made a number of investments in new technologies which have paid off in the long run. Overall, the strong performance reported by GOLDEN OCEAN shows that the company is in a strong position for continued growth and success. Investors will be looking forward to more positive news from GOLDEN OCEAN in the future as they continue to expand and diversify their businesses. Live Quote…

About the Company

  • Industry Classification
  • Key Executives
  • Ownership (Institutional/ Fund Holdings)
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  • Income Snapshot

    Below shows the total revenue, net income and net margin for Golden Ocean. More…

    Total Revenues Net Income Net Margin
    941.51 198.84 17.2%
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  • Growth Performance
  • Cash Flow Snapshot

    Below shows the cash from operations, investing and financing for Golden Ocean. More…

    Operations Investing Financing
    346.36 -276.93 -130.42
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  • Balance Sheet Snapshot

    Below shows the total assets, liabilities and book value per share for Golden Ocean. More…

    Total Assets Total Liabilities Book Value Per Share
    3.46k 1.59k 9.4
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  • Key Ratios Snapshot

    Some of the financial key ratios for Golden Ocean are shown below. More…

    3Y Rev Growth 3Y Operating Profit Growth Operating Margin
    9.5% 56.8% 29.1%
    FCF Margin ROE ROA
    -7.1% 9.1% 4.9%
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  • Analysis

    GoodWhale recently conducted an analysis of GOLDEN OCEAN‘s wellbeing, and our findings based on the Star Chart were very positive. GOLDEN OCEAN scored a high health score of 7/10 with regard to cashflows and debt, indicating that it is capable of paying off debt and funding future operations. Furthermore, GOLDEN OCEAN was strong in growth and medium in asset, dividend, and profitability. We classified this company as a ‘cow’, meaning it has a track record of paying out consistent and sustainable dividends. Given the strong performance of GOLDEN OCEAN, we believe that investors who are looking for a stable long-term investment may find this company appealing. Those with a higher risk tolerance may also find GOLDEN OCEAN attractive, as it has good potential for growth over time. More…

  • Risk Rating Analysis
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  • Peers

    The Company operates in the Handysize, Supramax and Panamax segments and employs a mix of spot market and time charter contracts. Golden Ocean Group Ltd’s main competitors are Great Harvest Maeta Holdings Ltd, Performance Shipping Inc, and Diana Shipping Inc.

    – Great Harvest Maeta Holdings Ltd ($SEHK:03683)

    Great Harvest Maeta Holdings Ltd is a Hong-Kong based company that operates in the food and beverage industry. The company’s market capitalization as of 2022 was 191.48 million, and its return on equity was 40.22%. Great Harvest Maeta Holdings Ltd was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Hong Kong. The company’s primary businesses include the manufacture and sale of food and beverage products, as well as the operation of restaurants.

    – Performance Shipping Inc ($NASDAQ:PSHG)

    The company’s market capitalization is $13.77 million as of 2022. The company’s ROE is -0.44%. The company is engaged in the business of providing maritime transportation services. The company transports crude oil, refined petroleum products, natural gas, chemicals and other bulk commodities.

    – Diana Shipping Inc ($NYSE:DSX)

    Diana Shipping Inc. is a global provider of shipping transportation services. Through its subsidiaries, the Company owns and operates a fleet of vessels that transport dry bulk cargoes, including iron ore, coal, grain, steel products and other dry bulk cargoes along shipping routes worldwide. The Company’s vessels are employed on a time charter, contract of affreightment (COA) and spot market basis. The Company’s operating fleet consisted of 61 dry bulk vessels with an average age of approximately 8.6 years, as of December 31, 2020. The Company’s subsidiaries include Diana Shipping S.A., Diana Shipping Services S.A., Diana Shipping Investments LLC and Diana Containerships Inc.


    Investors in Golden Ocean Group Limited reacted positively to the company’s second quarter earnings results for 2023, released on June 30th. Despite a decline in total revenue of 32.6% year-over-year, net income was still USD 34.9 million, a decrease of 78.7%. This was enough to cause the stock price to move up the same day, indicating investor confidence in the company’s performance despite the decline. As the company continues to navigate through the effects of the pandemic, investors should keep a close eye on Golden Ocean’s earnings results to get an accurate picture of their progress.

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