It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.79, or 1.85%, to $43.56. The National Storage Affiliates Trust has recorded 59,268 volume in the after hours trading session.
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National Storage Affiliates Trust is listed on the NYSE in the Real Estate sector while operating in the REIT – Industrial industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $42.77 and fluctuated between $42.97 as its day high and $41.74 as its day low. The current market capitalization of National Storage Affiliates Trust is $3.82B. A total of 1.43 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 740.60K shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, NSA has seen 4 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 88,500 and the disposition of 52,000 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 10 BUYs and 4 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 159,102 shares during that period but sold 280,667.
In the most recent transaction, Nordhagen Arlen Dale bought 21,500 shares of NSA for 36.77 per share on Dec 16. After the transaction, the Executive Chairman now owns 4,086,351 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 16, Nordhagen Arlen Dale bought 12,000 shares at 36.73 per share. NSA shares that Executive Chairman owns now total 4,098,351.
Among the insiders who bought shares, Meisinger Chad LeRoy acquired of 25,000 shares on Dec 13 at a per-share price of $39.71. This resulted in the Director holding 95,750 shares of NSA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Meisinger Chad LeRoy bought 30,000 shares at $38.61 per share on Dec 12. Company shares held by the Director now total 70,750.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. National Storage Affiliates Trust pays an annual dividend of $2.20, resulting in a dividend yield of 5.14%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 44.93. NSA’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/14/2023 when it declared a $0.55 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/30/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/30/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 12/14/2022. The NSA stock dividend was $0.55 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for NSA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $43.40 with high estimates of $48.00 and low estimates of $36.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, NSA has a high of $67.44 and a low of $34.90.
As of this writing, NSA has an earnings estimate of $0.27 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.49 per share and a lower estimate of $0.12. The company reported an EPS of $0.24 in the last quarter, which was -35.10% lower than expectations of $0.37.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. 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 NSA is Hold with a score of 3.60. A total of 3 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 9 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.