There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Amdocs Limited (DOX) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.23, or -0.28%, to $80.74. Volume reached 4,329 shares, with price reaching a high of $81.28 and a low of $81.28. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Leading Telecoms Industry Analysts Highlight Amdocs’ Global Leadership in Key Domains.
This NASDAQ-listed company operates within the Software – Infrastructure industry segment, falling under the Technology sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $81.28 and fluctuated between $81.68 as its day high and $79.94 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Amdocs Limited is $9.80B. A total of 1.11 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 616.62K shares.
The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. Amdocs Limited pays an annual dividend of $1.58, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.94%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.76. DOX’s most recent ex-dividend date was 09/29/2022 when it declared a $0.395 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 10/28/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 07/29/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 06/29/2022. The dividend was $0.395 per share in cash.
Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for DOX in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $94.20 with high estimates of $99.00 and low estimates of $88.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, DOX has a high of $90.77 and a low of $68.33.
As of this writing, DOX has an earnings estimate of $1.16 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 2 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.16 per share and a lower estimate of $1.16. The company reported an EPS of $1.15 in the last quarter, which was 0.88% higher than expectations of $1.14.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 6 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 DOX is Overweight with a score of 4.50. A total of 3 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 1 rated it as Overweight while 2 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.