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How to buy Top Ships stock | $1.5

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Top Ships Inc
NASDAQ: TOPS - USD
MARINE SHIPPING
$1.33
-$0.01 (-0.75%)

Top Ships Inc is a marine shipping business based in the US. Top Ships shares (TOPS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Top Ships employs 1 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Top Ships stock price (NASDAQ: TOPS)

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Top Ships shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-24.
Latest market close$1.50
52-week range$0.95 - $3.89
50-day moving average $1.60
200-day moving average $1.86
Wall St. target price$0.40
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-16.79

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Top Ships price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.5 from 2021-05-26

1 week (2021-07-19) N/A
1 month (2021-06-30) -6.25%
3 months (2021-04-30) -10.71%
6 months (2021-01-26) N/A
1 year (2020-07-26) N/A
2 years (2019-07-26) N/A
3 years (2018-07-26) N/A
5 years (2016-07-26) N/A

Is Top Ships under- or over-valued?

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

Top Ships's EBITDA

Top Ships's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $28.6 million.

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

Top Ships financials

Revenue TTM $60.2 million
Operating margin TTM 25.51%
Gross profit TTM $36.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.6%
Return on equity TTM -19.02%
Profit margin -37.89%
Book value $3.03
Market capitalisation $53 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Top Ships shares

There are currently 2.5 million Top Ships shares held short by investors – that's known as Top Ships's "short interest". This figure is 4.7% down from 2.7 million last month.

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

Top Ships's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Top Ships's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Top Ships shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Top Ships shares traded daily (recently around 1.3 million). Top Ships's SIR currently stands at 1.96. In other words for every 100,000 Top Ships shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1960 shares are currently held short.

However Top Ships's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Top Ships shares, or, against the total number of tradable Top Ships shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Top Ships's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Top Ships shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0638% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Top Ships shares, roughly 64 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 Top Ships.

Find out more about how you can short Top Ships stock.

Top Ships share dividends

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

Have Top Ships's shares ever split?

Top Ships's shares were split on a 1:25 basis on 9 August 2020. So if you had owned 25 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 Top Ships shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Top Ships shares which in turn could have impacted Top Ships's share price.

Top Ships share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Top Ships's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.95 up to $3.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Top Ships's is 0.1153. This would suggest that Top Ships's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Top Ships overview

Top Ships Inc. owns and operates tanker vessels worldwide. The company's medium range tanker vessels transport crude oil, petroleum products, and bulk liquid chemicals. As of December 31, 2020, it had a fleet with a total capacity of 672,396 deadweight tonnes (dwt) consisting of four 50,000 dwt product/chemical tankers and three 157,000 dwt tankers. The company was formerly known as Top Tankers Inc. and changed its name to Top Ships Inc. in December 2007.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Top Ships is owned by institutions?
Currently 1.348% of Top Ships shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Top Ships?
Latest data suggests 1 work at Top Ships.
When does the fiscal year end for Top Ships?
Top Ships's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Top Ships based?
Top Ships's address is: 1 Vasilisis Sofias & Megalou Alexandro S, Marousi, Greece, 151 24
What is Top Ships's ISIN number?
Top Ships's international securities identification number is: MHY8897Y1804
What is Top Ships's CUSIP number?
Top Ships's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: Y8897Y107

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