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 National CineMedia Inc. (NCMI) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.015, or -4.76%, to $0.30. The National CineMedia Inc. has recorded 10,878 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that National CineMedia Announces 2023 U.S. Cannes Lions Young Lions Winners.
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National CineMedia Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Communication Services sector and is a part of the Advertising Agencies industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $0.31 and fluctuated between $0.3150 as its day high and $0.2900 as its day low. The current market capitalization of National CineMedia Inc. is $49.63M. A total of 0.91 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 14.40M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, NCMI has seen 13 BUY and 6 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 44,252,181 and the disposition of 130,314 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 21 BUYs and 15 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 85,166,688 shares during that period but sold 4,737,503.
In the most recent transaction, Lesinski Thomas F. sold 24,329 shares of NCMI for 0.22 per share on Feb 28. After the transaction, the Chief Executive Officer now owns 331,113 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 28, Felenstein Scott D sold 7,911 shares at 0.22 per share. NCMI shares that President – Sales & Marketing owns now total 220,315.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Felenstein Scott D disposed of 40,193 shares on Feb 23 at a per-share price of $0.23. This resulted in the President – Sales & Marketing holding 225,636 shares of NCMI after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Ng Ronnie Y. sold 26,540 shares at $0.23 per share on Feb 23. Company shares held by the Chief Financial Officer now total 38,627.
It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. NCMI’s most recent ex-dividend date was 8/19/2022 when it declared a $0.03 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/6/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/7/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 5/20/2022. The NCMI stock dividend was $0.03 per share in cash.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for NCMI in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $0.70 with high estimates of $0.70 and low estimates of $0.70. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, NCMI has a high of $2.10 and a low of $0.10.
As of this writing, NCMI has an earnings estimate of -$0.17 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 1 estimates, with a high estimate of -$0.17 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.17. The company reported an EPS of -$0.13 in the last quarter, which was -8.30% lower than expectations of -$0.12.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. NCMI’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $102.50M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $1.10B in debt and $69.80M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was -$6.15, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was -$383.50M.
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. 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 NCMI is Buy with a score of 3.67.