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 Entegris Inc. (ENTG) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.33, or -0.42%, to $78.44. The Entegris Inc. has recorded 83,912 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Entegris to Report Results for First Quarter of 2023 on Thursday, May 11, 2023.
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The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $78.77 and fluctuated between $79.11 as its day high and $75.43 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Entegris Inc. is $11.18B. A total of 2.07 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.58M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, ENTG has seen 12 BUY and 34 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 52,465 and the disposition of 69,286 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 30 BUYs and 40 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 215,268 shares during that period but sold 84,847.
In the most recent transaction, GRAVES GREGORY B sold 8,073 shares of ENTG for 82.19 per share on Feb 21. After the transaction, the EVP & CFO now owns 19,703 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 16, Haris Clinton M. sold 11,344 shares at 87.39 per share. ENTG shares that SVP & President, MC Division owns now total 41,290.
Among the insiders who sold shares, GRAVES GREGORY B disposed of 3,691 shares on Feb 14 at a per-share price of $83.72. This resulted in the EVP & CFO holding 33,932 shares of ENTG after the transaction. In another insider transaction, O’Neill James Anthony sold 3,297 shares at $115.00 per share on Jun 02. Company shares held by the SVP & CTO now total 15,131.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Entegris Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.40, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.51%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 51.25. ENTG’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/2/2023 when it declared a $0.10 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 5/24/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 2/22/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 1/31/2023. The ENTG stock dividend was $0.10 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 ENTG in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $99.18 with high estimates of $143.00 and low estimates of $80.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ENTG has a high of $118.47 and a low of $61.75.
As of this writing, ENTG has an earnings estimate of $0.52 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 10 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.53 per share and a lower estimate of $0.5. The company reported an EPS of $0.85 in the last quarter, which was -15.00% lower than expectations of $1.
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. ENTG’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $402.56M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $997.13M in debt and $379.00M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $21.59, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.71B.
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, 0 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 ENTG is Buy with a score of 4.20.