It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Origin Materials Inc. (ORGN) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $5.26. The Origin Materials Inc. has recorded 6,626 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Origin Materials Announces Louisiana State Bond Commission Approval of Financing for Origin 2.
Origin Materials Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Basic Materials sector while operating in the Chemicals industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $5.26 and fluctuated between $5.26 as its day high and $5.11 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Origin Materials Inc. is $725.20M. A total of 0.53 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 835.27K shares.
In the most recent transaction, Bissell John sold 150,000 shares of ORGN for 4.58 per share on Dec 27. After the transaction, the Co-CEO and Director now owns 1,215,828 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 19, Whaley Nathan S. sold 50,000 shares at 5.06 per share. ORGN shares that Chief Financial Officer owns now total 120,000.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Heidenmark Cook Pia Johanna disposed of 3,636 shares on Dec 01 at a per-share price of $5.62. This resulted in the Director holding 93,831 shares of ORGN after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Riley Richard J. sold 45,000 shares at $5.84 per share on Nov 15. Company shares held by the Co-CEO and Director now total 20,000.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. ORGN’s most recent ex-dividend date was 9/26/2014 when it declared a $0.08 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 10/14/2014. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/20/2014 with an ex-dividend date of 6/10/2014. The ORGN stock dividend was $0.08 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for ORGN in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $12.60 with high estimates of $20.00 and low estimates of $7.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ORGN has a high of $7.71 and a low of $4.18.
As of this writing, ORGN has an earnings estimate of -$0.08 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of -$0.07 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.1. The company reported an EPS of $0.05 in the last quarter, which was 183.30% higher than expectations of -$0.06.
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After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 6 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 ORGN is Overweight with a score of 4.00. A total of 5 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.