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. After-hours trades for Guidewire Software Inc. (GWRE) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.15, or 0.22%, to $68.51. The Guidewire Software Inc. has recorded 146,346 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Guidewire and Assurant Partner to Streamline Insurance Processes and Improve Customer Experience.
The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Software – Application industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $68.36 and fluctuated between $68.63 as its day high and $66.63 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Guidewire Software Inc. is $5.38B. A total of 1.1 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.20M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, GWRE has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 57 BUYs and 28 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 243,908 shares during that period but sold 76,676.
In the most recent transaction, Cooper Jeffrey Elliott sold 403 shares of GWRE for 66.23 per share on Jan 10. After the transaction, the Chief Financial Officer now owns 64,321 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 20, King James Winston sold 1,386 shares at 60.00 per share. GWRE shares that Chief Admin Officer, Gen Couns owns now total 37,942.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Cooper Jeffrey Elliott disposed of 786 shares on Dec 20 at a per-share price of $60.00. This resulted in the Chief Financial Officer holding 64,724 shares of GWRE after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Rosenbaum Michael George sold 7,960 shares at $61.40 per share on Dec 19. Company shares held by the Chief Executive Officer now total 195,755.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for GWRE in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $77.04 with high estimates of $95.00 and low estimates of $55.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, GWRE has a high of $109.38 and a low of $52.08.
As of this writing, GWRE has an earnings estimate of -$0.39 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 12 estimates, with a high estimate of -$0.34 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.48. The company reported an EPS of -$0.26 in the last quarter, which was 3.70% higher than expectations of -$0.27.
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An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
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. Currently, 15 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 GWRE is Underweight with a score of 3.73. A total of 8 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 5 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 1 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.