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How to buy Top Ships stock

Learn how to easily invest in Top Ships stock.

Top Ships 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 $69.9 million.

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Top Ships stock price (NASDAQ: TOPS)

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Top Ships shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-02.
Latest market close$1.43
52-week range$1.04 - $32.80
50-day moving average $1.68
200-day moving average $6.45
Wall St. target price$0.40
PE ratio 0.272
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.89

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Top Ships price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.43 from 2023-02-03

1 week (2023-01-31) 7.52%
1 month (2023-01-05) 13.49%
3 months (2022-11-03) -64.86%
6 months (2022-08-04) 300.56%
1 year (2022-02-07) 73.33%
2 years (2021-02-05) -32.55%
3 years (2020-02-07) 17.22
5 years (2018-02-06) 23200

Is Top Ships stock undervalued or overvalued?

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 P/E ratio

Top Ships's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 0x. In other words, Top Ships shares trade at around 0x 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.

Top Ships's EBITDA

Top Ships's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $36.1 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 $69.9 million
Operating margin TTM 36.62%
Gross profit TTM $28.5 million
Return on assets TTM 3.86%
Return on equity TTM 9.83%
Profit margin 22.23%
Book value $37.60
Market capitalisation $13.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

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 1:20 basis on 22 September 2022. So if you had owned 20 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 1900% 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 $1.0384 up to $32.8. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TOPS.US volatility(beta: 0.59)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 Top Ships's is 0.5912. 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 1,435,000 deadweight tonnes (dwt) consisting of one 50,000 dwt product/chemical tanker, five 157,000 dwt Suezmax tankers, two 300,000 dwt very large crude carriers, and two 50,000 dwt product 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 insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.049% of Top Ships shares are held by insiders and 0.385% 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, 15124
What is Top Ships's ISIN number?
Top Ships's international securities identification number is: MHY8897Y1986
What is Top Ships's CUSIP number?
Top Ships's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: Y8897Y404

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