Is Trouble Ahead? Stock Looks to Reverse Course in Session: DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS)

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) is moving lower ahead of the market open as the stock is gapping down -8.07%.  A recent bid puts the equity at $0.82.

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A gap is a space between prices that occurs when the price of a stock makes a move down or up when there is no trading happening in between. 

Recent Price History

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS)’s performance this year to date is -99.98%.  The stock has performed -2.52% over the last seven days, -89.51% over the last thirty, and -98.68% over the last three months.  Over the last six months, DryShips Inc.’s stock has been -99.96% and -100.00% for the year.

SMA

The simple moving average is the most common method used to calculate the moving average of prices. DryShips Inc.’s 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -59.30%.  Extending back, their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is -92.60%, looking even further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average stands at -99.97%.  

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