It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for StealthGas Inc. (GASS) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by +$0.10, or +4.17%, to $2.5. Volume reached 351 shares, with price reaching a high of $2.44 and a low of $2.44. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that STEALTHGAS INC. Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial and Operating Results.
StealthGas Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Energy sector while operating in the Oil & Gas Midstream industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $2.40 and fluctuated between $2.5300 as its day high and $2.3900 as its day low. The current market capitalization of StealthGas Inc. is $94.39M. A total of 0.2 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 415.23K shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, GASS has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 0 BUYs and 0 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 0 shares during that period but sold 0.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. GASS’s most recent ex-dividend date was 02/26/2009 when it declared a $0.1875 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 03/09/2009. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/01/2008 with an ex-dividend date of 11/20/2008. The dividend was $0.1875 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for GASS in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $7.00 with high estimates of $7.00 and low estimates of $7.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, GASS has a high of $4.18 and a low of $1.91.
The company reported an EPS of $0.22 in the last quarter, which was 175.0% higher than expectations of $0.08.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 1 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for GASS is Buy with a score of 5.00. A total of 1 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 0 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.