Top Ships Inc. (TOPS): Is it a better investment

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Top Ships Inc. (NASDAQ:TOPS) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of 2.18% or $0.0 shares. The trading starts at $0.097 and closed at $0.10 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $0.094 and day high was $0.1035 on Tuesday, August 04. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 52.48 million while its average volume is 98.06M. In other hand, the TOPS market cap reached to $99.19M.

On April 30, 2018, BRIEF-Top Ships Announces Successful Completion Of Sea Trials And Delivery Date Of M/T Eco Palm Springs. According to the news reported on Reuters, * TOP SHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF SEA TRIALS AND DELIVERY DATE OF M/T ECO PALM SPRINGS

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -6.10% and down -25.86% for month. Its quarterly performance was -51.64% below, while its half year performance is down -85.81%. TOPS yearly performance stood at negative -98.53% and fall -87.68% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Top Ships Inc. is 3.00.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. TOPS EPS (TTM) for 12-month is -15.06. EPS for this year is 13.60%, while for the next year its value is -0.01. Its EPS Q/Q reached 98.60%. It has an EPS of -52.96% down for past five years.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on TOPS for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 0 of 1 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 1 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $0.40 – $0.40. Average target price for TOPS was reached at $0.40.

The institutional holding shifted to 0.20%.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for TOPS fall -84.69% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -25.70% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was -7.39%. The moving average value for Top Ships Inc. (TOPS) is 0.2721 and 0.1214 for 200 and 50 days respectively.