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After Hours

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 Viasat Inc. (VSAT) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $35.83. The Viasat Inc. has recorded 8,140 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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Stocks Info

Viasat Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Technology sector while operating in the Communication Equipment industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $35.83 and fluctuated between $36.01 as its day high and $33.62 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Viasat Inc. is $2.82B. A total of 0.84 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 482.42K shares.

Insider Activity

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, VSAT has seen 17 BUY and 18 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 125,806 and the disposition of 83,467 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 66 BUYs and 64 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 442,314 shares during that period but sold 285,940.

In the most recent transaction, Miller Craig Andrew sold 300 shares of VSAT for 33.97 per share on Mar 06. After the transaction, the Pres. Government Systems now owns 11,256 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 24, Lippert Keven K sold 2,700 shares at 32.03 per share. VSAT shares that Executive Vice President owns now total 6,224.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Lippert Keven K disposed of 2,700 shares on Feb 21 at a per-share price of $33.43. This resulted in the Executive Vice President holding 8,924 shares of VSAT after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Lippert Keven K sold 2,700 shares at $35.00 per share on Feb 15. Company shares held by the Executive Vice President now total 11,624.

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 VSAT in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $51.00 with high estimates of $79.00 and low estimates of $37.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, VSAT has a high of $52.72 and a low of $25.38.

As of this writing, VSAT has an earnings estimate of -$0.23 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 5 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.05 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.79. The company reported an EPS of -$0.64 in the last quarter, which was -306.50% lower than expectations of $0.31.

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.

Analysts Opinion

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, 7 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 VSAT is Overweight with a score of 3.71. A total of 3 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 4 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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