Box Ships Inc (OTCMKTS:TEUFF) Can it Rally ?

Box Ships Inc (OTCMKTS:TEUFF) Can it Rally ?

Box Ships Inc (OTCMKTS:TEUFF) Can it Rally ?

BOX SHIPS closed down -0.005 at 0.015. Volume was 388% above average (trending) and Bollinger Bands were 4% wider than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
0.023 0.023 0.012 0.015 14,529,503

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bearish

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 0.02 0.01 0.11
Volatility: 712 467 297
Volume: 10,865,692 5,127,378 1,388,903

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.


BOX SHIPS is currently 86.6% below its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is extremely high when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that volatility will decrease and prices will stabilize in the near term. Our volume indicators reflect moderate flows of volume into TEUFF.PK (mildly bullish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on TEUFF.PK and have had this outlook for the last 5 periods.

Candlesticks are Negative

A big black candle occurred. This is bearish, as prices closed significantly lower than they opened. If the candle appears when prices are “high,” it may be the first sign of a top. If it occurs when prices are confronting an overhead resistance area (e.g., a moving average, trendline, or price resistance level), the long black candle adds credibility to the resistance. Similarly, if the candle appears as prices break below a support area, the long black candle confirms the failure of the support area.

During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and 3 black candles for a net of 4 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 22 white candles and 28 black candles for a net of 6 black candles.

An engulfing bearish line occurred (where a black candle’s real body completely contains the previous white candle’s real body). The engulfing bearish pattern is bearish during an uptrend (which appears to be the case with BOX SHIPS). It then signifies that the momentum may be shifting from the bulls to the bears.

If the engulfing bearish pattern occurs during a downtrend, it may be a last engulfing bottom which indicates a bullish reversal. The test to see if this is the case is if the next candle closes above the bottom the current (black) candle’s real body.

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 43.1043. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 1 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 49.30. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 1 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 12. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 1 period(s) ago.


The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 15 period(s) ago.

Box Ships Inc. is an international shipping company. The Company is engaged in the seaborne transportation of containers across the world. The Company is focused on pursuing opportunities in the container shipping industry. The Company’s fleet comprises approximately nine containerships with a 20-foot equivalent unit (TEU) weighted average age of over 11.3 years and a total capacity of approximately 43,920 TEU. The Company operates through various vessel-owning subsidiaries incorporated in the Republic of Liberia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Hong Kong. The Company outsources the technical and commercial management of its vessels to Allseas Marine S.A. (Allseas). Allseas provides the management services for all of the vessels in its fleet. The vessels in its fleet include Maule, Box Hong Kong, Box China, Box Emma, CMA CGM Kingfish, Box Marlin, Box Voyager, Box Trader and Box Queen. Its operations are primarily conducted outside the United States.

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Shayne Heffernan Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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