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 Amkor Technology Inc. (AMKR) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $21.83. The Amkor Technology Inc. has recorded 23,133 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Amkor Technology Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter 2023.
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The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Semiconductors industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $21.83 and fluctuated between $22.00 as its day high and $21.35 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Amkor Technology Inc. is $5.09B. A total of 0.75 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 973.03K shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, AMKR has seen 38 BUY and 28 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 4,232,095 and the disposition of 2,188,272 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 86 BUYs and 78 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 6,312,899 shares during that period but sold 12,810,724.
In the most recent transaction, Faust Megan sold 6,000 shares of AMKR for 23.29 per share on Apr 20. After the transaction, the CFO now owns 35,394 company shares. In a previous transaction on Apr 17, Rutten Guillaume Marie Jean sold 30,000 shares at 23.92 per share. AMKR shares that President and CEO owns now total 119,808.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Faust Megan disposed of 6,000 shares on Mar 16 at a per-share price of $24.08. This resulted in the CFO holding 35,394 shares of AMKR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Rutten Guillaume Marie Jean sold 30,000 shares at $24.19 per share on Mar 15. Company shares held by the President and CEO now total 134,808.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Amkor Technology Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.30, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.37%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 8.39. AMKR’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/27/2023 when it declared a $0.0750 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/20/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/27/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 12/5/2022. The AMKR stock dividend was $0.0750 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 AMKR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $28.70 with high estimates of $32.00 and low estimates of $25.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AMKR has a high of $31.38 and a low of $14.89.
As of this writing, AMKR has an earnings estimate of $0.21 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 2 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.22 per share and a lower estimate of $0.19. The company reported an EPS of $0.67 in the last quarter, which was -4.30% lower than expectations of $0.7.
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. AMKR’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.08B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $1.29B in debt and $1.68B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $15.07, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $2.97B.
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 AMKR is Buy with a score of 5.00.