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. After-hours trades for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (AXTA) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.14, or 0.45%, to $30.94. The Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has recorded 25,902 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Fair Isaac & Co. Set to Join S&P 500; Others to Join S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600.
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AXTA belongs to the Basic Materials sector of the NYSE while operating in the Specialty Chemicals industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $30.80 and fluctuated between $31.47 as its day high and $30.55 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. is $6.73B. A total of 2.7 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.04M shares.
Investors also take into account insider trades in predicting how the stock will perform in the future. During the recent three months, AXTA has seen 17 BUY and 10 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 243,334 and the disposition of 61,185 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 24 BUYs and 15 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 280,079 shares during that period but sold 73,595.
While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for AXTA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $31.96 with high estimates of $40.00 and low estimates of $24.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AXTA has a high of $32.56 and a low of $20.66.
As of this writing, AXTA has an earnings estimate of $0.3 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 18 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.33 per share and a lower estimate of $0.26.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information.
There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. Currently, 20 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 AXTA is Sell with a score of 4.41. A total of 12 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 2 rated it as Overweight while 5 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.