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. After-hours trades for DISH Network Corporation (DISH) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.01, or 0.07%, to $14.29. The DISH Network Corporation has recorded 54,392 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted DISH Network Places Offering of $1,500,000,000 in Senior Secured Notes.
As a NASDAQ listed company, DISH falls under the Communication Services sector while operating within the Entertainment industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $14.28 and fluctuated between $14.66 as its day high and $14.27 as its day low. The current market capitalization of DISH Network Corporation is $7.20B. A total of 2.99 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 4.52M shares.
Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, DISH has seen 0 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 700 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 14 BUYs and 2 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 3,771,888 shares during that period but sold 1,707,588.
In the most recent transaction, DEFRANCO JAMES bought 110,000 shares of DISH for 16.73 per share on Sep 06. After the transaction, the Director now owns 131,327 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 22, DEFRANCO JAMES bought 144,328 shares at 17.82 per share. DISH shares that Director owns now total 1,050,000.
Among the insiders who bought shares, DEFRANCO JAMES acquired of 191,735 shares on Aug 19 at a per-share price of $18.12. This resulted in the Director holding 905,672 shares of DISH after the transaction. In another insider transaction, DEFRANCO JAMES bought 163,637 shares at $18.11 per share on Aug 18. Company shares held by the Director now total 713,937.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for DISH in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $30.27 with high estimates of $60.00 and low estimates of $14.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, DISH has a high of $33.74 and a low of $12.55.
As of this writing, DISH has an earnings estimate of $0.56 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 13 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.74 per share and a lower estimate of $0.34. The company reported an EPS of $0.68 in the last quarter, which was -9.30% lower than expectations of $0.75.
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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. 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 DISH is Underweight with a score of 4.08. A total of 10 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.