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 Overstock.com Inc. (OSTK) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.59, or -2.32%, to $24.83. Volume reached 24,936 shares, with price reaching a high of $25.09 and a low of $24.83. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Overstock to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences.
Overstock.com Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Consumer Cyclical sector while operating in the Internet Retail industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $25.08 and fluctuated between $26.22 as its day high and $25.06 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Overstock.com Inc. is $1.17B. A total of 1.02 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.47M 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, OSTK has seen 2 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 2,315 and the disposition of 2,000 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 44 BUYs and 43 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 168,377 shares during that period but sold 87,717.
In the most recent transaction, JOHNSON JONATHAN E III bought 1,000 shares of OSTK for 28.83 per share on Aug 04. After the transaction, the CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER now owns 126,234 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 02, Dalton Krista sold 2,000 shares at 29.33 per share. OSTK shares that CHIEF MERCHANDISING OFFICER owns now total 5,370.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Nickle Eric Glen disposed of 1,000 shares on Apr 11 at a per-share price of $40.03. This resulted in the Chief Legal Officer holding 12,979 shares of OSTK after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Dalton Krista sold 8,036 shares at $43.60 per share on Apr 01. Company shares held by the Chief Merchandising Officer now total 7,292.
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 OSTK in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $58.80 with high estimates of $98.00 and low estimates of $34.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, OSTK has a high of $111.28 and a low of $24.69.
As of this writing, OSTK has an earnings estimate of $0.12 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 3 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.17 per share and a lower estimate of $0.06. The company reported an EPS of $0.19 in the last quarter, which was -40.63% lower than expectations of $0.32.
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. OSTK’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $503.34M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $51.35M in debt and $272.33M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $16.45, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $744.39M.
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, 7 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 OSTK is Overweight with a score of 4.00. A total of 4 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 3 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.