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 CONSOL Energy Inc. (CEIX) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $1.88, or 3.13%, to $62.00. The CONSOL Energy Inc. has recorded 7,225 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed CONSOL Energy Schedules First Quarter 2023 Earnings Release and Conference Call.
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CONSOL Energy Inc. is listed on the NYSE in the Energy sector while operating in the Thermal Coal industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $60.12 and fluctuated between $60.94 as its day high and $59.17 as its day low. The current market capitalization of CONSOL Energy Inc. is $2.08B. A total of 0.71 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 882.98K 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, CEIX has seen 7 BUY and 5 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 54,503 and the disposition of 16,571 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 14 BUYs and 22 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 221,997 shares during that period but sold 203,561.
In the most recent transaction, Rothka John sold 2,000 shares of CEIX for 64.34 per share on Mar 03. After the transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer now owns 14,245 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 01, Brock James A sold 500 shares at 78.20 per share. CEIX shares that Chief Executive Officer owns now total 473,020.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Brock James A disposed of 3,314 shares on Nov 30 at a per-share price of $78.08. This resulted in the Chief Executive Officer holding 473,520 shares of CEIX after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Brock James A sold 12,500 shares at $75.33 per share on Nov 29. Company shares held by the Chief Executive Officer now total 476,834.
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. CONSOL Energy Inc. pays an annual dividend of $4.40, resulting in a dividend yield of 7.32%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 4.61. CEIX’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/16/2023 when it declared a $1.10 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 2/28/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 11/23/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 11/10/2022. The CEIX stock dividend was $1.05 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 CEIX in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $79.67 with high estimates of $84.00 and low estimates of $75.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, CEIX has a high of $79.17 and a low of $39.62.
As of this writing, CEIX has an earnings estimate of $5.04 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 2 estimates, with a high estimate of $5.34 per share and a lower estimate of $4.74. The company reported an EPS of $4.25 in the last quarter, which was 44.10% higher than expectations of $2.95.
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. CEIX’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $149.91M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $594.65M in debt and $445.23M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $33.44, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $672.81M.
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, 3 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 CEIX is Buy with a score of 5.00. A total of 3 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 0 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.