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 NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $16.00. The NuStar Energy L.P. has recorded 53 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that NuStar to Participate in the 2022 Wells Fargo Midstream and Utility Symposium.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the Oil & Gas Midstream industry segment, falling under the Energy sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $16.00 and fluctuated between $16.34 as its day high and $15.69 as its day low. The current market capitalization of NuStar Energy L.P. is $1.78B. A total of 0.55 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 490.67K shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, NS has seen 14 BUY and 7 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 432,069 and the disposition of 79,322 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 27 BUYs and 20 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 784,173 shares during that period but sold 177,264.
In the most recent transaction, GREEHEY WILLIAM E bought 110,299 shares of NS for 15.81 per share on Aug 18. After the transaction, the Director now owns 10,014,333 company 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. NuStar Energy L.P. pays an annual dividend of $1.60, resulting in a dividend yield of 10.00%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 43.24. NS’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/4/2022 when it declared a $0.40 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 11/14/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 8/12/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 8/5/2022. The NS stock dividend was $0.40 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 NS in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $17.83 with high estimates of $20.00 and low estimates of $16.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, NS has a high of $18.05 and a low of $12.80.
As of this writing, NS has an earnings estimate of $0.36 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 6 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.63 per share and a lower estimate of $0.28. The company reported an EPS of -$0.22 in the last quarter, which was -175.90% lower than expectations of $0.29.
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, 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 NS is Overweight with a score of 2.67. A total of 0 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 1 rated it as Overweight while 5 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.