The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Starwood Property Trust Inc. (STWD) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.12, or 0.70%, to $17.24. The Starwood Property Trust Inc. has recorded 22,753 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Starwood Property Trust Announces Date for First Quarter 2023 Earnings Release and Conference Call.
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The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the REIT – Mortgage industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $17.12 and fluctuated between $17.42 as its day high and $16.68 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Starwood Property Trust Inc. is $5.26B. A total of 4.18 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 4.70M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, STWD has seen 6 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 682,534 and the disposition of 66,913 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 22 BUYs and 5 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 2,060,339 shares during that period but sold 252,935.
In the most recent transaction, Sossen Andrew Jay sold 18,155 shares of STWD for 21.11 per share on Nov 15. After the transaction, the COO and General Counsel now owns 275,726 company shares.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Starwood Property Trust Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.92, resulting in a dividend yield of 11.21%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 6.25. STWD’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/30/2023 when it declared a $0.48 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 4/14/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 1/13/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 12/29/2022. The STWD stock dividend was $0.48 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for STWD in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $21.43 with high estimates of $28.00 and low estimates of $18.50. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, STWD has a high of $24.12 and a low of $16.07.
As of this writing, STWD has an earnings estimate of $0.51 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 6 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.55 per share and a lower estimate of $0.46.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. Its Book Value Per Share was $21.02, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.65B.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. 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 STWD is Overweight with a score of 4.83. A total of 6 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 1 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.