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 Bunge Limited (BG) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.21, or -0.22%, to $93.40. The Bunge Limited has recorded 50,056 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Bunge, Nutrien Ag Solutions Announce Strategic Alliance to Enhance Support to U.S. Farmers in the Transition to Lower-Carbon Agriculture to Meet Growing Consumer Demand for Sustainable Products.
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Bunge Limited is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Consumer Defensive sector and is a part of the Farm Products industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $93.61 and fluctuated between $99.61 as its day high and $88.92 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Bunge Limited is $13.84B. A total of 4.12 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.90M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, BG has seen 34 BUY and 13 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 420,201 and the disposition of 142,336 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 89 BUYs and 19 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 605,207 shares during that period but sold 324,168.
In the most recent transaction, Garros Julio sold 1,017 shares of BG for 103.90 per share on Nov 09. After the transaction, the Co-President, Agribusiness now owns 53,780 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. Bunge Limited pays an annual dividend of $2.50, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.67%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.19. BG’s most recent ex-dividend date was 8/17/2023 when it declared a $0.6625 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/1/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/2/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 5/18/2023. The BG stock dividend was $0.6250 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 BG in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $124.55 with high estimates of $161.00 and low estimates of $105.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, BG has a high of $118.99 and a low of $80.41.
As of this writing, BG has an earnings estimate of $2.73 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 11 estimates, with a high estimate of $3.24 per share and a lower estimate of $2.43. The company reported an EPS of $3.24 in the last quarter, which was 0.60% higher than expectations of $3.22.
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. BG’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $902.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $6.82B in debt and $9.29B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $66.33, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $7.83B.
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 BG is Buy with a score of 4.56.