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 Shell plc (SHEL) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.01, or -0.02%, to $64.06. The Shell plc has recorded 31,180 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Transaction in Own Shares.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the Oil & Gas Integrated industry segment, falling under the Energy sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $64.07 and fluctuated between $64.15 as its day high and $63.58 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Shell plc is $211.29B. A total of 5.72 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 4.34M shares.
The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. Shell plc pays an annual dividend of $2.81, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.39%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 7.84. SHEL’s most recent ex-dividend date was 8/10/2023 when it declared a $0.6620 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/18/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/26/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 5/18/2023. The SHEL stock dividend was $0.5750 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 SHEL in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $73.85 with high estimates of $83.00 and low estimates of $60.40. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, SHEL has a high of $64.02 and a low of $46.74.
As of this writing, SHEL has an earnings estimate of $1.68 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 8 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.86 per share and a lower estimate of $1.54. The company reported an EPS of $2.76 in the last quarter, which was 28.40% higher than expectations of $2.15.
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. SHEL’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $36.97B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $89.09B in debt and $95.55B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $56.07, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $175.33B.
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 SHEL is Buy with a score of 4.78.