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 ICON Public Limited Company (ICLR) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$2.85, or -1.28%, to $219.81. The ICON Public Limited Company has recorded 17,141 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that ICON Issues Financial Guidance for Full Year 2023.
The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Diagnostics & Research industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $222.66 and fluctuated between $226.16 as its day high and $218.34 as its day low. The current market capitalization of ICON Public Limited Company is $18.06B. A total of 0.55 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 614.25K shares.
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 ICLR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $253.21 with high estimates of $280.00 and low estimates of $215.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ICLR has a high of $297.42 and a low of $171.43.
As of this writing, ICLR has an earnings estimate of $2.94 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 14 estimates, with a high estimate of $3.02 per share and a lower estimate of $2.76. The company reported an EPS of $2.76 in the last quarter, which was 2.20% higher than expectations of $2.7.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
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, 17 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 ICLR is Underweight with a score of 4.64. A total of 10 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 1 rated it as Overweight while 6 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.