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Investing In Entegris Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG): Why Should You?

After Hours

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 Entegris Inc. (ENTG) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.23, or -0.30%, to $75.31. The Entegris Inc. has recorded 22,789 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Entegris Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend.

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Stocks Info

The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $75.54 and fluctuated between $78.46 as its day high and $75.05 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Entegris Inc. is $11.22B. A total of 1.93 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.88M shares.

Insider Activity

Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, ENTG has seen 0 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 417 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 44 BUYs and 60 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 259,035 shares during that period but sold 182,419.

In the most recent transaction, O’Neill James Anthony sold 3,297 shares of ENTG for 115.00 per share on Jun 02. After the transaction, the SVP & CTO now owns 15,131 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 31, GRAVES GREGORY B sold 12,142 shares at 133.10 per share. ENTG shares that EVP & CFO owns now total 20,980.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Edlund Todd James disposed of 24,289 shares on Mar 30 at a per-share price of $137.32. This resulted in the EVP & COO holding 175,399 shares of ENTG after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Beckman Bruce W. sold 2,530 shares at $140.00 per share on Mar 29. Company shares held by the SVP, Finance now total 25,921.


The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Entegris Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.40, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.53%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 37.41. ENTG’s most recent ex-dividend date was 1/31/2023 when it declared a $0.10 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 2/22/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 11/23/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 11/1/2022. The ENTG stock dividend was $0.10 per share in cash.

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 ENTG in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $94.80 with high estimates of $110.00 and low estimates of $80.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ENTG has a high of $141.82 and a low of $61.75.

As of this writing, ENTG has an earnings estimate of $1 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 11 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.19 per share and a lower estimate of $0.85. The company reported an EPS of $1.06 in the last quarter, which was 7.10% higher than expectations of $0.99.

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.

Analysts Opinion

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, 12 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 ENTG is Hold with a score of 4.40. A total of 7 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 3 rated it as Overweight while 2 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.

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