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 Home Bancshares Inc. (Conway AR) (HOMB) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $22.48. The Home Bancshares Inc. (Conway AR) has recorded 11,802 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Home BancShares, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call.
As a NYSE listed company, HOMB falls under the Financial sector while operating within the Banks – Regional industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $22.48 and fluctuated between $22.84 as its day high and $22.34 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Home Bancshares Inc. (Conway AR) is $4.45B. A total of 0.53 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 914.10K 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, HOMB has seen 3 BUY and 7 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 100,000 and the disposition of 215,924 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 26 BUYs and 12 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 439,500 shares during that period but sold 267,050.
In the most recent transaction, French Tracy sold 51,367 shares of HOMB for 24.21 per share on Dec 05. After the transaction, the Centennial Bank CEO/President now owns 165,949 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 02, Hickman James Pat sold 7,800 shares at 25.50 per share. HOMB shares that Director owns now total 116,100.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Hickman James Pat disposed of 10,900 shares on Dec 01 at a per-share price of $25.50. This resulted in the Director holding 123,900 shares of HOMB after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Hickman James Pat sold 200 shares at $25.51 per share on Nov 25. Company shares held by the Director now total 134,800.
Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. Home Bancshares Inc. (Conway AR) pays an annual dividend of $0.66, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.94%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 15.51. HOMB’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/15/2022 when it declared a $0.1650 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/7/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/7/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 8/16/2022. The HOMB stock dividend was $0.1650 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 HOMB in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $27.83 with high estimates of $28.00 and low estimates of $27.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, HOMB has a high of $26.20 and a low of $19.83.
As of this writing, HOMB has an earnings estimate of $0.55 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 7 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.59 per share and a lower estimate of $0.51. The company reported an EPS of $0.08 in the last quarter, which was -78.90% lower than expectations of $0.38.
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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, 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 HOMB is Overweight with a score of 4.20. A total of 4 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.