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. After-hours trades for Insulet Corporation (PODD) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$1.76, or -0.94%, to $185.21. The Insulet Corporation has recorded 9,111 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Insulet Announces Full Market Release of Omnipod® 5 Automated Insulin Delivery System in Germany.
PODD belongs to the Healthcare sector of the NASDAQ while operating in the Medical Devices industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $186.97 and fluctuated between $191.60 as its day high and $186.11 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Insulet Corporation is $13.02B. A total of 0.87 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 841.01K shares.
Investors also take into account insider trades in predicting how the stock will perform in the future. During the recent three months, PODD has seen 2 BUY and 4 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 9,459 and the disposition of 11,022 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 42 BUYs and 63 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 188,837 shares during that period but sold 195,353.
In the most recent transaction, Hollingshead James bought 5,550 shares of PODD for 181.41 per share on Aug 28. After the transaction, the President and CEO now owns 34,177 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jul 03, McMillan Wayde D. sold 1,388 shares at 282.94 per share. PODD shares that EVP, CFO owns now total 21,477.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Manea Dan disposed of 175 shares on Jun 20 at a per-share price of $290.00. This resulted in the SVP, Chief HR Officer holding 4,522 shares of PODD after the transaction. In another insider transaction, BORIO LUCIANA sold 500 shares at $283.38 per share on Jun 05. Company shares held by the Director now total 2,350.
While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for PODD in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $291.53 with high estimates of $360.00 and low estimates of $208.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, PODD has a high of $335.91 and a low of $178.55.
As of this writing, PODD has an earnings estimate of $0.4 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 18 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.55 per share and a lower estimate of $0.26. The company reported an EPS of $0.23 in the last quarter, which was 109.10% higher than expectations of $0.11.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information. PODD’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $791.60M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $1.25B in debt and $228.80M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $7.94, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $556.30M.
There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. 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 PODD is Buy with a score of 4.27.