Scorpio Tankers Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter of 2016 and Declaration of a Quarterly Dividend

Monaco - February 13, 2017

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) ("Scorpio Tankers," or the "Company") today reported its results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2016 and declaration of a quarterly dividend.

Results for the three months ended December 31, 2016 and 2015
For the three months ended December 31, 2016, the Company's adjusted net loss (see Non-IFRS Measures section below) was $29.4 million, or $0.18 basic and diluted loss per share, which excludes a $0.2 million, or $0.00 per basic and diluted share, unrealized loss on derivative financial instruments. For the three months ended December 31, 2016, the Company had a net loss of $29.7 million, or $0.18 basic and diluted loss per share.

For the three months ended December 31, 2015, the Company's adjusted net income was $36.3 million (see Non-IFRS Measures section below), or $0.22 basic and $0.21 diluted earnings per share, which excludes (i) a $0.7 million write-off of deferred financing fees, (ii) a $0.7 million write-off of deposits made for options to construct MR product tankers that expired unexercised and (iii) a $0.7 million unrealized loss on derivative financial instruments. The adjustments resulted in an aggregate increase of the Company's net income by $2.1 million, or $0.01 basic and diluted earnings per share. For the three months ended December 31, 2015, the Company had net income of $34.2 million, or $0.21 basic and $0.20 diluted earnings per share.

Results for the years ended December 31, 2016 and 2015
For the year ended December 31, 2016, the Company's adjusted net loss (see Non-IFRS Measures section below) was $10.7 million, or $0.07 basic and diluted loss per share, which excludes (i) a $2.1 million loss on sales of vessels, (ii) an aggregate write-off of $14.5 million of deferred financing fees, (iii) a $1.4 million unrealized gain on derivative financial instruments and (iv) a $1.0 million aggregate gain recorded on the repurchase of $10.0 million aggregate principal amount of the Company's Convertible Notes. The adjustments resulted in an aggregate decrease of the Company's net loss by $14.2 million, or $0.08 per basic and diluted share. For the year ended December 31, 2016, the Company had a net loss of $24.9 million, or $0.15 basic and diluted loss per share.

For the year ended December 31, 2015, the Company's adjusted net income was $221.3 million (see Non-IFRS Measures section below), or $1.37 basic and $1.21 diluted earnings per share, which excludes (i) a gain of $1.2 million resulting from the sale of the Company's investment in Dorian, (ii) a gain of $1.4 million resulting from the early termination of a contract on a time chartered-in vessel, (iii) a reserve of $1.4 million for a pool bunker supplier in bankruptcy, (iv) a $2.7 million write-off of deferred financing fees, (v) a $0.7 million write-off of deposits made for options to construct MR product tankers that expired unexercised, (vi) a net loss of $35,000 related to the gains and losses on the sales of four vessels, (vii) a $1.3 million unrealized loss on derivative financial instruments and (viii) a gain of $46,000 resulting from the repurchase of $1.5 million aggregate principal amount of the Company's Convertible Notes. The adjustments resulted in an aggregate increase of the Company's net income by $3.5 million or $0.02 basic and $0.01 diluted earnings per share. For the year ended December 31, 2015, the Company had net income of $217.7 million, or $1.35 basic and $1.20 diluted earnings per share.

Declaration of Dividend
On February 13, 2017, the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.01 per share, payable on or about March 30, 2017 to all shareholders as of February 23, 2017 (the record date). As of February 10, 2017, there were 174,629,755 shares outstanding.

Diluted Weighted Number of Shares
Diluted earnings per share is determined using the if-converted method. Under this method, the Company assumes that the Convertible Notes (which were issued in June 2014) are converted into common shares at the beginning of each period and the interest and non-cash amortization expense associated with these notes of $5.4 million and $21.7 million during the three months and year ended December 31, 2016, respectively, are not incurred. Conversion is not assumed if the results of this calculation are anti-dilutive.

For the three months and year ended December 31, 2016, the Company's basic weighted average number of shares were 161,868,161 and 161,118,654, respectively. The weighted average number of shares, both diluted and under the if-converted method, were anti-dilutive for the three months and year ended December 31, 2016 as the Company incurred a net loss. As of the date hereof, the Convertible Notes are not eligible for conversion.

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