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 Xylem Inc. (XYL) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.58, or 0.53%, to $109.21. The Xylem Inc. has recorded 49,398 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Xylem to release fourth quarter 2022 financial results on February 7, 2023.
The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Specialty Industrial Machinery industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $108.63 and fluctuated between $113.11 as its day high and $108.50 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Xylem Inc. is $19.45B. A total of 0.84 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 857.26K shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, XYL has seen 0 BUY and 4 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 12,243 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 28 BUYs and 41 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 110,407 shares during that period but sold 84,164.
In the most recent transaction, Pine Matthew Francis sold 11,870 shares of XYL for 107.12 per share on Nov 04. After the transaction, the Senior Vice President now owns 22,819 company shares. In a previous transaction on Sep 06, Toussaint Claudia S sold 16,825 shares at 91.37 per share. XYL shares that Senior Vice President owns now total 40,786.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Harker Victoria D disposed of 5,000 shares on Aug 10 at a per-share price of $100.26. This resulted in the Director holding 21,099 shares of XYL after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Beliveau-Dunn Jeanne sold 600 shares at $96.65 per share on Aug 04. Company shares held by the Director now total 7,553.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Xylem Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.20, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.10%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 61.65. XYL’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/21/2022 when it declared a $0.30 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/20/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/29/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 8/31/2022. The XYL stock dividend was $0.30 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 XYL in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $109.08 with high estimates of $129.00 and low estimates of $92.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, XYL has a high of $118.58 and a low of $72.08.
As of this writing, XYL has an earnings estimate of $0.66 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 16 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.68 per share and a lower estimate of $0.61. The company reported an EPS of $0.47 in the last quarter, which was 14.60% higher than expectations of $0.41.
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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, 18 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 XYL is Underweight with a score of 3.36. A total of 4 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 1 rated it as Overweight while 12 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.