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 Toast Inc. (TOST) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.04, or -0.19%, to $21.08. The Toast Inc. has recorded 667,100 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Toast Announces Participation at the J.P. Morgan Conference.
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Toast Inc. is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Technology sector and is a part of the Software – Infrastructure industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $21.12 and fluctuated between $21.20 as its day high and $19.71 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Toast Inc. is $10.68B. A total of 18.44 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 6.77M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, TOST has seen 3 BUY and 26 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 2,987,873 and the disposition of 3,955,055 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 65 BUYs and 137 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 21,994,455 shares during that period but sold 43,127,909.
In the most recent transaction, Matlock James Michael sold 6,310 shares of TOST for 17.54 per share on May 03. After the transaction, the Principal Accounting Officer now owns 39,696 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 02, Matlock James Michael sold 6,091 shares at 17.16 per share. TOST shares that Principal Accounting Officer owns now total 46,006.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Comparato Christopher P disposed of 2,436 shares on May 02 at a per-share price of $17.16. This resulted in the Chief Executive Officer holding 84,149 shares of TOST after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Gomez Elena sold 2,058 shares at $17.16 per share on May 02. Company shares held by the Chief Financial Officer now total 119,509.
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 TOST in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $23.47 with high estimates of $30.00 and low estimates of $18.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, TOST has a high of $26.03 and a low of $11.91.
As of this writing, TOST has an earnings estimate of -$0.17 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 11 estimates, with a high estimate of -$0.15 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.21. The company reported an EPS of -$0.19 in the last quarter, which was -90.00% lower than expectations of -$0.1.
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. TOST’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.27B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $99.00M in debt and $352.00M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $2.12, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.09B.
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 TOST is Buy with a score of 3.94.