Trevena Inc. (TRVN) Vs. Globus Maritime Limited (GLBS): Which Is Riskier?

Trevena Inc. (NASDAQ: TRVN) shares are 110.49% up in the year-to-date (YTD) period and have moved -1.12% or -$0.02 lower in the latest trading session. However, stock’s trailing 12-month performance remains nearly +284.78% lower. Comparatively, the stock is -51.90% down YTD and 29.20% over the trailing 3-month period. If we look at the shorter duration, its week performance is 12.03% and -23.71% over the month.

Analyst Recommendations

On May 31, 2019, H.C. Wainwright recommended the TRVN stock is a Buy, while earlier, Cantor Fitzgerald had Initiated the stock as a Overweight on August 28, 2020. 3 analysts offering the recommendations for the stock have a consensus rating of 2.00 to suggest that the TRVN stock is a “Moderate Buy. 0 of the 3 analysts rate the stock as a “Sell”, while 0 has rated it as “Underweight”. 3 recommend buying, with 0 rating it as an Overweight.

The stock currently trades at $1.77. The forecasts give the Trevena Inc. stock a price target range of $6.00 on the higher side while at least one analyst think the stock could plunge to a low of $5.00. The two limits represent an upside potential of 70.5% or 64.6%.

Earnings Forecast

Analysts estimate the earnings to decrease 0.00% in the current quarter to -$0.06, up from the -$0.09 reported in the same quarter a year ago. For the current year, earnings should grow to an average of -$0.23, up 3,222.60% from -$0.27 reported last year. Analysts also offered guidance for the next financial quarter, with their average projected EPS at between -$0.07 and -$0.04. Wall Street estimates earnings per share to be at an average of -$0.22 for the next year.

Insider Transactions Summary

According to SEC data, total insider shares purchases at the company stands at 5 over the last 12 months, while SEC filings reveal that there have been 4 insider sales over the same period. Insiders have purchases 1,481,000 shares while those sold by company executives and officers stand at 57,199. The last 3 months have seen insiders trade a total of 0 and 23,539 in purchases and sales respectively.

Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ:GLBS), on the other hand, is trading around $0.14 with a market cap of $23.05M and analyst research firms have a negative stance on its shares. Some analysts are even forecasting $0 per share in earnings this year on a short term (1 year) basis.

Let us briefly look at the Globus Maritime Limited (GLBS) financials, with a focus on its operating details as indicated in its earnings report for the last quarter.

Company balance sheet and cash flow

GLBS’s operating expenses over the recent quarter were at $11000.0. This represented a 99.52% of the company’s total revenues which amounted $2.29 million. With this in place, we can see that the company’s diluted EPS declined -$1.55 on the year-over-year period, shrinking to -$0.08 as given in the last earnings report.

In terms of the balance sheet & cash flow as of Current Qtr., the total assets figure advanced to $48.55 million from $55.09 million over the previous quarter. The cash flow from operating activities totaled -$1.98 million, significantly lower than the -$1.12 million reported in the year-ago quarter. The company’s free cash flow for the quarter was -$1.98 million.

Major holders

Insiders own 46.24% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 7.70% with a share float percentage of 5.79M. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Globus Maritime Limited having a total of 6 institutions that hold shares in the company.