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 Bread Financial Holdings Inc. (BFH) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $40.36. The Bread Financial Holdings Inc. has recorded 7,629 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Bread Financial Provides Performance Update for November 2022.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the Credit Services industry segment, falling under the Financial sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $40.36 and fluctuated between $40.89 as its day high and $39.65 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Bread Financial Holdings Inc. is $1.99B. A total of 0.73 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 933.39K shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, BFH has seen 3 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 1,624 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 30 BUYs and 11 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 187,655 shares during that period but sold 32,903.
In the most recent transaction, THERIAULT TIMOTHY J bought 2,500 shares of BFH for 39.56 per share on Aug 08. After the transaction, the Director now owns 14,539 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. Bread Financial Holdings Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.84, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.08%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 4.94. BFH’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/10/2022 when it declared a $0.21 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/16/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/16/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 8/11/2022. The BFH stock dividend was $0.21 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 BFH in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $47.17 with high estimates of $64.00 and low estimates of $36.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, BFH has a high of $75.60 and a low of $28.85.
As of this writing, BFH has an earnings estimate of -$1.4 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 13 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.73 per share and a lower estimate of -$3.81. The company reported an EPS of $0.25 in the last quarter, which was -88.70% lower than expectations of $2.21.
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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, 18 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 BFH is Underweight with a score of 3.77. A total of 8 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 2 rated it as Overweight while 8 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.