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 National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $33.80. The National Storage Affiliates Trust has recorded 37,288 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed National Storage Affiliates Trust Announces Quarterly Dividends.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the REIT – Industrial industry segment, falling under the Real Estate sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $33.80 and fluctuated between $34.08 as its day high and $33.26 as its day low. The current market capitalization of National Storage Affiliates Trust is $2.98B. A total of 1.05 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 930.91K shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, NSA has seen 0 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 11,500 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 11 BUYs and 2 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 184,102 shares during that period but sold 62,167.
In the most recent transaction, Nordhagen Arlen Dale bought 25,000 shares of NSA for 36.92 per share on May 26. After the transaction, the Vice Chair now owns 4,012,684 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 16, Nordhagen Arlen Dale bought 21,500 shares at 36.77 per share. NSA shares that Executive Chairman owns now total 4,086,351.
Among the insiders who bought shares, Nordhagen Arlen Dale acquired of 12,000 shares on Dec 16 at a per-share price of $36.73. This resulted in the Executive Chairman holding 4,098,351 shares of NSA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Meisinger Chad LeRoy bought 25,000 shares at $39.71 per share on Dec 13. Company shares held by the Director now total 95,750.
The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. National Storage Affiliates Trust pays an annual dividend of $2.24, resulting in a dividend yield of 6.63%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 31.47. NSA’s most recent ex-dividend date was 9/14/2023 when it declared a $0.56 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/29/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/30/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 6/14/2023. The NSA stock dividend was $0.56 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 NSA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $36.67 with high estimates of $42.00 and low estimates of $33.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, NSA has a high of $52.30 and a low of $30.91.
As of this writing, NSA has an earnings estimate of $0.18 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.3 per share and a lower estimate of $0.1. The company reported an EPS of $0.24 in the last quarter, which was -14.30% lower than expectations of $0.28.
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. NSA’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $25.01M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $2.96B in debt and $571.47M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $14.55, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $2.48B.
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 NSA is Buy with a score of 2.79.