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 The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (HAIN) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $17.93. The The Hain Celestial Group Inc. has recorded 31,628 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Hain Celestial Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Earnings Date and Conference Call.
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The Hain Celestial Group Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Consumer Defensive sector while operating in the Packaged Foods industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $17.93 and fluctuated between $18.09 as its day high and $17.54 as its day low. The current market capitalization of The Hain Celestial Group Inc. is $1.58B. A total of 0.56 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 843.39K 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, HAIN has seen 1 BUY and 3 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 517 and the disposition of 50,259 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 17 BUYs and 15 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 111,435 shares during that period but sold 1,294,857.
In the most recent transaction, Schiller Mark L. sold 25,000 shares of HAIN for 18.75 per share on Feb 17. After the transaction, the Director now owns 222,493 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 15, Schiller Mark L. sold 25,000 shares at 18.90 per share. HAIN shares that Director owns now total 247,493.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Welling Glenn W. disposed of 1,021,923 shares on May 17 at a per-share price of $26.00. This resulted in the Director holding 0 shares of HAIN after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Welling Glenn W. sold 209,238 shares at $26.80 per share on May 16. Company shares held by the Director now total 73,529.
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 HAIN in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $22.85 with high estimates of $42.00 and low estimates of $16.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, HAIN has a high of $34.66 and a low of $15.19.
As of this writing, HAIN has an earnings estimate of $0.16 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 14 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.23 per share and a lower estimate of $0.11. The company reported an EPS of $0.1 in the last quarter, which was 25.00% higher than expectations of $0.08.
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. HAIN’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $65.51M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $996.12M in debt and $269.30M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $12.40, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.08B.
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, 15 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 HAIN is Underweight with a score of 3.64. A total of 4 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 3 rated it as Overweight while 7 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.