Notable Runner- Top Ships Inc. (NASDAQ:TOPS)

Top Ships Inc. (NASDAQ:TOPS) attracted analysts when it go through a change of -3.32% to trade at $0.40. The company has a market cap of $19.45M.

Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Top Ships Inc. have shares float of 16.38%.

Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of Top Ships Inc. (TOPS). Trading was heavy with 5,607,556 shares changed hands by the end of trading on Tuesday. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 9.35M shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

TOPS Growth Evolution:

Top Ships Inc.  (NASDAQ:TOPS) has shown an EPS growth of -52.96% in the last 5 years and sales growth of -18.80% for the same year while for the next 5 years; the EPS growth estimates 0.00.Along with this Sales growth yoy (quarter over quarter) was considered as 63.30%.

A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for TOPS producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 8.78% and for the month booked as 29.65%. Regardless of which metric you utilize, a firm understanding of the concept of volatility and how it is measured is essential to successful investing. A stock that maintains a relatively stable price has low volatility. When investing in a volatile security, the risk of success is increased just as much as the risk of failure.

Keeping an eyeball on Gross profit Margin, Net profit Margin & Operating Margin, the Gross profit margin of 97.40%; the net profit margin of -8.00% while its Operating margin was -6.10% for Top Ships Inc. (TOPS). Operating margin and profit margin both measure the efficiency of a firm by comparing profits against costs at three different spots on an income statement. On their own, these margins do not tell much of a story, but they are very useful when compared to past periods or to competitor firms in the same industry.

Comparing Operating and Profit Margin

If there is a huge discrepancy between a company’s profit margin (particularly its gross margin) and its operating margin, it suggests that the company is more efficient in creating and selling its products, but perhaps less efficient in managing training, administration, research or other day-to-day business costs.

The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and investors of the company. Return on assets is -2.90% and Return on equity (ROE) is -7.30% while it’s Return on Investment (ROI) of 3.70%.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, TOPS’s beta remains at 1.34. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 2.90. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.20, current ratio was 0.20, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 1.59 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 1.86, while Payout ratio is 0.00.

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