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 DXC Technology Company (DXC) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $28.18. The DXC Technology Company has recorded 42,724 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that DXC Technology Identifies Five Ways the Metaverse will Transform Lives and Business in the Next Five Years.
As a NYSE listed company, DXC falls under the Technology sector while operating within the Information Technology Services industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $28.18 and fluctuated between $28.37 as its day high and $27.64 as its day low. The current market capitalization of DXC Technology Company is $6.54B. A total of 1.47 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.07M 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, DXC has seen 0 BUY and 7 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 44,358 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 19 BUYs and 32 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 386,718 shares during that period but sold 269,623.
In the most recent transaction, FERNANDEZ RAUL J sold 5,000 shares of DXC for 29.75 per share on Nov 23. After the transaction, the Director now owns 47,092 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 11, FERNANDEZ RAUL J sold 10,000 shares at 29.39 per share. DXC shares that Director owns now total 52,092.
Among the insiders who sold shares, DECKELMAN WILLIAM L JR disposed of 17,250 shares on Nov 10 at a per-share price of $28.70. This resulted in the EVP & General Counsel holding 157,128 shares of DXC after the transaction. In another insider transaction, DECKELMAN WILLIAM L JR sold 53,831 shares at $36.68 per share on Feb 07. Company shares held by the EVP & General Counsel now total 162,310.
Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. DXC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/24/2020 when it declared a $0.21 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 4/14/2020. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 1/14/2020 with an ex-dividend date of 12/3/2019. The DXC stock dividend was $0.21 per share in cash.
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 DXC in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $34.27 with high estimates of $48.00 and low estimates of $27.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, DXC has a high of $39.65 and a low of $22.65.
As of this writing, DXC has an earnings estimate of $0.73 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 12 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.76 per share and a lower estimate of $0.7. The company reported an EPS of $0.84 in the last quarter, which was -15.20% lower than expectations of $0.99.
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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, 13 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 DXC is Hold with a score of 3.67. A total of 5 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 7 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 1 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.