Is The AZEK Company Inc. (NYSE: AZEK) The Best Stock To Invest In?

After Hours

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 The AZEK Company Inc. (AZEK) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.33, or -1.89%, to $17.12. Volume reached 36,003 shares, with price reaching a high of $16.96 and a low of $16.96. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that The AZEK Company Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2022 Financial Results.


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Stocks Info

The AZEK Company Inc. is listed on the NYSE in the Industrials sector while operating in the Building Products & Equipment industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $16.96 and fluctuated between $17.48 as its day high and $16.83 as its day low. The current market capitalization of The AZEK Company Inc. is $2.60B. A total of 1.31 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.77M shares.

Insider Activity

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, AZEK has seen 5 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 31,603 and the disposition of 2,411 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 40 BUYs and 16 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 188,336 shares during that period but sold 124,271.

In the most recent transaction, Hendrickson Gary E bought 27,145 shares of AZEK for 18.47 per share on Sep 02. After the transaction, the Director now owns 212,725 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 29, NAGEL VERNON J bought 3,000 shares at 18.52 per share. AZEK shares that Director owns now total 27,029.

Among the insiders who bought shares, NAGEL VERNON J acquired of 5,000 shares on May 16 at a per-share price of $18.89. This resulted in the Director holding 22,950 shares of AZEK after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Lamartine Sandra bought 965 shares at $26.01 per share on Mar 09. Company shares held by the CHRO now total 11,160.

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 AZEK in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $25.45 with high estimates of $30.00 and low estimates of $20.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AZEK has a high of $46.56 and a low of $15.52.

As of this writing, AZEK has an earnings estimate of $0.14 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 7 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.16 per share and a lower estimate of $0.11. The company reported an EPS of $0.28 in the last quarter, which was 16.67% higher than expectations of $0.24.

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.

Analysts Opinion

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, 20 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 AZEK is Sell with a score of 4.76. A total of 16 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 2 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.

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