Scorpio Tankers Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2022 and Declaration of a Quarterly Dividend

Monaco - Jul 28, 2022







Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) (“Scorpio Tankers” or the “Company”) today reported its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the Company’s common stock.

Results for the three months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021
For the three months ended June 30, 2022, the Company had net income of $191.1 million, or $3.44 basic and $3.06 diluted earnings per share.

For the three months ended June 30, 2022, the Company had adjusted net income (see Non-IFRS Measures section below) of $196.1 million, or $3.53 basic and $3.13 diluted earnings per share, which excludes from net income (i) a $1.5 million, or $0.03 per basic and $0.02 per diluted share, aggregate write-down of vessels held for sale and loss on the sale of vessels, (ii) $3.9 million, or $0.07 per basic and $0.06 per diluted share, write-off or acceleration of the amortization of deferred financing fees on the debt or lease financing obligations relating to these vessel sales and related debt extinguishment costs, and (iii) $0.4 million, or $0.01 per basic and $0.01 per diluted share, gain recorded on the repurchase of the Company’s Convertible Notes due 2025.

For the three months ended June 30, 2021, the Company had a net loss of $52.8 million, or $0.97 basic and diluted loss per share.

For the three months ended June 30, 2021, the Company had an adjusted net loss (see Non-IFRS Measures section below) of $51.1 million, or $0.94 basic and diluted loss per share, which excludes from the net loss $1.6 million, or $0.03 per basic and diluted share, of losses recorded on the transaction to exchange $19.4 million in aggregate principal amount of the Company’s existing Convertible Notes due 2022 for $19.4 million in aggregate principal amount of new Convertible Notes due 2025.

Results for the six months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021
For the six months ended June 30, 2022, the Company had net income of $106.7 million, or $1.92 basic and $1.84 diluted earnings per share.

For the six months ended June 30, 2022, the Company had adjusted net income (see Non-IFRS Measures section below) of $181.3 million, or $3.27 basic and $2.99 diluted earnings per share, which excludes from net income (i) a $69.2 million, or $1.25 per basic and $1.07 per diluted share, aggregate write-down of vessels held for sale and loss on the sale of vessels, (ii) $5.8 million, or $0.10 per basic and $0.09 per diluted share, write-off or acceleration of the amortization of deferred financing fees on the debt or lease financing obligations relating to these vessel sales and related debt extinguishment costs and (iii) $0.4 million, or $0.01 per basic and $0.01 per diluted share, gain recorded on the repurchase of the Company’s Convertible Notes due 2025.

For the six months ended June 30, 2021, the Company had a net loss of $115.2 million, or $2.12 basic and diluted loss per share.

For the six months ended June 30, 2021, the Company had an adjusted net loss (see Non-IFRS Measures section below) of $108.3 million, or $1.99 basic and diluted loss per share, which excludes from the net loss $5.5 million, or $0.10 per basic and diluted share, of losses recorded on the transaction to exchange the Company’s existing Convertible Notes due 2022 for new Convertible Notes due 2025 as well as a $1.3 million, or $0.02 per basic and diluted share, write-off of deferred financing fees related to the refinancing of certain credit facilities.

Declaration of Dividend
On July 27, 2022, the Company’s Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per common share, payable on or about September 15, 2022 to all shareholders of record as of August 11, 2022 (the record date). As of July 27, 2022, there were 59,047,152 common shares of the Company outstanding.



Sales of Vessels
During the first and second quarters of 2022, the Company entered into agreements to sell 18 vessels, consisting of three LR2s, 12 LR1s, and three MRs. The sales prices of each of the three LR2s (STI Savile Row, STI Carnaby and STI Nautilus) are $43.0 million, $43.0 million and $42.7 million, respectively. The sales price of the 12 LR1s (STI Excelsior, STI Executive, STI Excellence, STI Pride, STI Providence, STI Prestige, STI Experience, STI Express, STI Exceed, STI Excel, STI Expedite, and STI Precision) is $413.8 million in aggregate. The sales prices of each of the three MRs (STI Fontvieille, STI Benicia, and STI Majestic) are $23.5 million, $26.5 million, and $34.9 million, respectively.

Seven of these sales closed within the first quarter of 2022 (six LR1s and one MR), raising $91.7 million in aggregate new liquidity after the repayment of debt and selling costs, nine of these sales closed within the second quarter of 2022 (two LR2s, six LR1s, and one MR), raising $139.9 million in aggregate new liquidity after the repayment of debt and selling costs, one sale (an MR) closed in July 2022, raising $11.6 million in new liquidity (the debt on this vessel of $14.2 million was repaid in June 2022), and the remaining sale is expected to close in August 2022. This remaining vessel sale is expected to raise $22.1 million in aggregate new liquidity after the repayment of debt and estimated selling costs.

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About Scorpio Tankers Inc.
Scorpio Tankers Inc. is a provider of marine transportation of petroleum products worldwide. Scorpio Tankers Inc. currently owns, lease finances or bareboat charters-in 114 product tankers (40 LR2 tankers, 60 MR tankers and 14 Handymax tankers) with an average age of 6.5 years. The Company has agreed to sell an LR2 product tanker which is expected to close before the end of the third quarter of 2022. Additional information about the Company is available at the Company’s website www.scorpiotankers.com, which is not a part of this press release.

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