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How to buy Euroseas stock | $4.83

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Euroseas Ltd is a marine shipping business based in the US. Euroseas shares (ESEA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Euroseas

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Euroseas. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ESEA. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Euroseas reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$4.83, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Euroseas, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Euroseas. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Euroseas share price

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Euroseas shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$4.83
52-week rangeUSD$1.2301 - USD$6.2245
50-day moving average USD$4.3464
200-day moving average USD$3.0475
Wall St. target priceUSD$9.5
PE ratio 16.2772
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.368

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Is it a good time to buy Euroseas stock?

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Euroseas price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.83 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-07) -16.58%
1 month (2020-12-17) 0.63%
3 months (2020-10-15) 55.81%
6 months (2020-07-15) 93.98%
1 year (2020-01-15) 18.97%
2 years (2019-01-15) 536.11%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 104.66%

Is Euroseas under- or over-valued?

Valuing Euroseas stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Euroseas's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Euroseas's P/E ratio

Euroseas's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Euroseas shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Euroseas's EBITDA

Euroseas's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$8.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Euroseas's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Euroseas financials

Revenue TTM USD$54.6 million
Operating margin TTM 7.14%
Gross profit TTM USD$12.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.43%
Return on equity TTM 9.93%
Profit margin 4.95%
Book value $4.161
Market capitalisation USD$35.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Euroseas shares

There are currently 27,677 Euroseas shares held short by investors – that's known as Euroseas's "short interest". This figure is 0.2% down from 27,736 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Euroseas shares can be evaluated.

Euroseas's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Euroseas's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Euroseas shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Euroseas shares traded daily (recently around 184513.33333333). Euroseas's SIR currently stands at 0.15. In other words for every 100,000 Euroseas shares traded daily on the market, roughly 150 shares are currently held short.

However Euroseas's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Euroseas shares, or, against the total number of tradable Euroseas shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Euroseas's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Euroseas shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0168% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Euroseas shares, roughly 17 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Euroseas.

Find out more about how you can short Euroseas stock.

Euroseas share dividends

We're not expecting Euroseas to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Euroseas's shares ever split?

Euroseas's shares were split on a 1:8 basis on 19 December 2019. So if you had owned 8 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Euroseas shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 700% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Euroseas shares which in turn could have impacted Euroseas's share price.

Euroseas share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Euroseas's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.2301 up to $6.2245. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ESEA.US volatility(beta: 0.85)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Euroseas's is 0.8525. This would suggest that Euroseas's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Euroseas overview

Euroseas Ltd. provides ocean-going transportation services worldwide. The company owns and operates containerships that transport dry and refrigerated containerized cargoes primarily, including manufactured products and perishables. As of April 15, 2020, its fleet consisted of 19 containerships. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Maroussi, Greece.

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