There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for Vacasa Inc. (VCSA) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.21, or -6.44%, to $3.05. Volume reached 17,507 shares, with price reaching a high of $3.1 and a low of $3.05. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Vacasa to Present at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia + Technology Conference.
As a NASDAQ listed company, VCSA falls under the Technology sector while operating within the Software – Application industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $3.10 and fluctuated between $3.2800 as its day high and $3.0450 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Vacasa Inc. is $1.43B. A total of 2.31 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 3.01M shares.
Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, VCSA has seen 0 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 600,000 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 12 BUYs and 5 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 1,002,505 shares during that period but sold 1,407,986.
In the most recent transaction, Breon Eric sold 289,673 shares of VCSA for 4.03 per share on Sep 09. After the transaction, the Director now owns 567,889 company shares. In a previous transaction on Sep 08, Breon Eric sold 143,564 shares at 4.05 per share. VCSA shares that Director owns now total 857,562.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Breon Eric disposed of 4,600 shares on Sep 07 at a per-share price of $4.00. This resulted in the Director holding 1,001,126 shares of VCSA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Breon Eric sold 315,376 shares at $4.09 per share on Sep 06. Company shares held by the Director now total 1,005,726.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for VCSA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $7.83 with high estimates of $10.00 and low estimates of $6.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, VCSA has a high of $11.00 and a low of $2.38.
As of this writing, VCSA has an earnings estimate of $0.06 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.07 per share and a lower estimate of $0.04. The company reported an EPS of $0.02 in the last quarter, which was 110.53% higher than expectations of $-0.19.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s 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, 8 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 VCSA is Overweight with a score of 4.13. A total of 5 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.