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 Veru Inc. (VERU) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.05, or 3.36%, to $1.54. The Veru Inc. has recorded 80,630 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Veru Reaches Agreement with FDA on Confirmatory Phase 3 Clinical Trial for Sabizabulin Treatment of Hospitalized COVID-19 Adult Patients at High Risk for ARDS.
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Veru Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Healthcare sector and is a part of the Biotechnology industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $1.49 and fluctuated between $1.5200 as its day high and $1.3700 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Veru Inc. is $113.87M. A total of 2.65 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.97M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, VERU has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 4 BUYs and 1 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 100,000 shares during that period but sold 100,000.
In the most recent transaction, Eisenberger Mario sold 100,000 shares of VERU for 20.04 per share on Aug 15. After the transaction, the Director now owns 0 company shares.
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. VERU’s most recent ex-dividend date was 4/28/2014 when it declared a $0.07 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 5/7/2014. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 4/7/2014 with an ex-dividend date of. The VERU stock dividend was $0.07 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 VERU in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $8.00 with high estimates of $15.00 and low estimates of $2.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, VERU has a high of $24.55 and a low of $0.93.
As of this writing, VERU has an earnings estimate of -$0.33 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of -$0.31 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.35. The company reported an EPS of -$0.51 in the last quarter, which was -70.00% lower than expectations of -$0.3.
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. VERU’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $122.36M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $12.63M in debt and $15.77M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $0.61, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $152.29M.
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 VERU is Buy with a score of 4.25.