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 Masimo Corporation (MASI) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $1.49, or 0.94%, to $160.00. The Masimo Corporation has recorded 12,696 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Masimo Announces Major Expansion of the HEOS® Platform.
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The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Medical Devices industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $158.51 and fluctuated between $158.65 as its day high and $153.35 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Masimo Corporation is $8.36B. A total of 0.59 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 374.73K shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, MASI has seen 6 BUY and 6 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 117,976 and the disposition of 82,450 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 21 BUYs and 6 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 168,482 shares during that period but sold 82,450.
In the most recent transaction, KIANI JOE E bought 7,040 shares of MASI for 144.79 per share on Dec 15. After the transaction, the CEO and Chairman of the Board now owns 46,818 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 14, KIANI JOE E bought 31,994 shares at 123.99 per share. MASI shares that CEO and Chairman of the Board owns now total 39,778.
Among the insiders who bought shares, KIANI JOE E acquired of 7,784 shares on Nov 11 at a per-share price of $129.27. This resulted in the CEO and Chairman of the Board holding 7,784 shares of MASI after the transaction.
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 MASI in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $195.43 with high estimates of $213.00 and low estimates of $150.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, MASI has a high of $198.00 and a low of $108.89.
As of this writing, MASI has an earnings estimate of $0.95 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 7 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.1 per share and a lower estimate of $0.86. The company reported an EPS of $1.32 in the last quarter, which was 12.80% higher than expectations of $1.17.
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. MASI’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $745.25M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $32.66M in debt and $267.74M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $25.29, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.55B.
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 MASI is Buy with a score of 4.43.