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Earnings Highlights and Summary

For Q1 FY18, Golar's total operating revenues reached $66.19 million, reflecting an increase of 163.60% from $25.11 million in Q1 FY17, due to improvements in higher rates and round-trip economics. The Company's revenue numbers exceeded analysts' consensus estimates of $60.5 million.

For the quarter under review, Golar's time and voyage charter revenues advanced 258.61% to $45.63 million on a y-o-y basis; its time charter revenues (collaborative arrangement) jumped 97.41% to $14.48 million on a y-o-y basis; and its vessel and other management fees increased 20.32% to $6.08 million on a y-o-y basis.

Golar reported total operating expenses of $73.36 million in Q1 FY18, up 10.32% from $66.50 million in Q1 FY17. The Company's vessel operating expenses increased to $18.42 million in Q1 FY18, due to additional crew, repairs and maintenance, and logistics expenses in respect of the recently-reactivated Golar Viking. However, Golar's administrative expenses decreased to $14.02 million in Q1 FY18. The Company reported an operating income of $6.43million in the reported quarter compared to an operating loss of $41.39 million in the previous year's same quarter. Besides, Golar had earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) of $22.84 million in Q1 FY18, 17.82% higher than $19.38 million in Q1 FY17.

Golar had a net financial expense of $13.29 million in Q1 FY18 compared to $3.78 million in Q1 FY17. The Company's net loss attributable to common shareholders was $21 million in the quarter ended March 31, 2018, versus a net loss of $65.84 million in the comparable period of last year.

Cash Matters

Golar had cash and cash equivalents of $172.38 million as on March 31, 2018, a decrease of 19.77% from $214.86 million as on December 31, 2017. The Company had a long-term debt of $1.10 billion as on March 31, 2018, up 7.06% from $1.03 billion as on December 31, 2017.

Golar's cash inflow from operating activities was $31.24 million in the three months ended March 31, 2018, compared to a cash outflow of $14.50 million in the corresponding period of last year.

Golar paid $5.03 million in dividends in Q1 FY18 compared to $5.14 million in Q1 FY17. The Company spent $89.85 million on additions to assets under development and $43.40 million on addition to investment in affiliates in the reported quarter.

Stock Performance Snapshot

June 28, 2018 - At Thursday's closing bell, Golar LNG's stock marginally fell 0.61%, ending the trading session at $29.17.

Volume traded for the day: 838.32 thousand shares.

Stock performance in the previous three-month period - up 6.62%; and past twelve-month period - up 30.05%

After yesterday's close, Golar LNG's market cap was at $2.89 billion.

The stock has a dividend yield of 0.69%.

The stock is part of the Services sector, categorized under the Shipping industry. This sector was up 0.4% at the end of the session.

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