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. After-hours trades for ICU Medical Inc. (ICUI) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $144.86. The ICU Medical Inc. has recorded 2,627 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed ICU Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Plum Duo™ Infusion Pump and LifeShield™ Infusion Safety Software.
ICU Medical Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Healthcare sector while operating in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $144.86 and fluctuated between $146.75 as its day high and $144.70 as its day low. The current market capitalization of ICU Medical Inc. is $3.50B. A total of 0.13 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 194.77K shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, ICUI has seen 11 BUY and 12 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 60,000 and the disposition of 60,194 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 36 BUYs and 35 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 198,637 shares during that period but sold 92,231.
In the most recent transaction, Jain Vivek sold 30,000 shares of ICUI for 180.02 per share on Jul 12. After the transaction, the Chairman and CEO now owns 23,677 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jun 14, Jain Vivek sold 30,000 shares at 188.67 per share. ICUI shares that Chairman and CEO owns now total 23,677.
Among the insiders who sold shares, FINNEY ELISHA W disposed of 194 shares on Jun 07 at a per-share price of $190.41. This resulted in the Director holding 1,481 shares of ICUI after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Sanzone Virginia Ruth sold 250 shares at $175.00 per share on Apr 11. Company shares held by the VP, General Counsel now total 4,678.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for ICUI in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $198.50 with high estimates of $200.00 and low estimates of $197.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ICUI has a high of $212.43 and a low of $128.90.
As of this writing, ICUI has an earnings estimate of $1.34 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 3 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.48 per share and a lower estimate of $1.24. The company reported an EPS of $1.74 in the last quarter, which was 21.70% higher than expectations of $1.43.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. ICUI’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $567.25M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $45.05M in debt and $200.78M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $87.84, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.62B.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in 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 ICUI is Buy with a score of 4.00.