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. After-hours trades for Gerdau S.A. (GGB) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by +$0.08, or +1.65%, to $4.94. Volume reached 2,072 shares, with price reaching a high of $4.95 and a low of $4.94. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that GERDAU S.A. – CONSOLIDATED INFORMATION.
The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Steel industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $4.95 and fluctuated between $5.0400 as its day high and $4.8900 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Gerdau S.A. is $7.79B. A total of 12.61 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 15.73M shares.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Gerdau S.A. pays an annual dividend of $0.66, resulting in a dividend yield of 13.33%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 2.79. GGB’s most recent ex-dividend date was 08/16/2022 when it declared a $0.1372614 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 09/01/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 03/23/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 03/08/2022. The dividend was $0.0393193 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for GGB in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $6.67 with high estimates of $8.25 and low estimates of $4.95. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, GGB has a high of $6.48 and a low of $3.94.
As of this writing, GGB has an earnings estimate of $0.39 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 2 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.41 per share and a lower estimate of $0.36. The company reported an EPS of $0.51 in the last quarter, which was 18.6% higher than expectations of $0.43.
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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. Currently, 12 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 GGB is Hold with a score of 5.00. A total of 11 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 1 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.