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. After-hours trades for Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.45, or 0.46%, to $99.12. The Emerson Electric Co. has recorded 192,706 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Emerson to Present at the Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the Specialty Industrial Machinery industry segment, falling under the Industrials sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $98.67 and fluctuated between $98.95 as its day high and $97.51 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Emerson Electric Co. is $56.01B. A total of 2.41 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.62M shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, EMR has seen 2 BUY and 5 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 44,000 and the disposition of 81,324 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 31 BUYs and 26 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 403,169 shares during that period but sold 291,744.
In the most recent transaction, Flavin Lisa sold 48,718 shares of EMR for 89.65 per share on Jun 27. After the transaction, the Senior VP & CCO now owns 51,748 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 16, Karsanbhai Surendralal Lanca sold 4,603 shares at 95.86 per share. EMR shares that CEO and President owns now total 99,591.
Among the insiders who sold shares, DELLAQUILA FRANK J disposed of 83,073 shares on Nov 08 at a per-share price of $91.07. This resulted in the Senior Exec. VP and CFO holding 271,785 shares of EMR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Bosco Sara Yang sold 10,977 shares at $91.13 per share on Nov 08. Company shares held by the Sr. VP, Secy and Gen. Counsel now total 118,205.
The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. Emerson Electric Co. pays an annual dividend of $2.08, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.11%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 26.24. EMR’s most recent ex-dividend date was 8/10/2023 when it declared a $0.52 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/11/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/9/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 5/11/2023. The EMR stock dividend was $0.52 per share in cash.
Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for EMR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $108.15 with high estimates of $122.00 and low estimates of $95.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, EMR has a high of $99.65 and a low of $72.40.
As of this writing, EMR has an earnings estimate of $1.3 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 15 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.4 per share and a lower estimate of $1.27. The company reported an EPS of $1.09 in the last quarter, which was 12.40% higher than expectations of $0.97.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects. EMR’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $2.35B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $6.67B in debt and $6.25B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $35.85, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $9.92B.
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. 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 EMR is Buy with a score of 4.44.