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 Hayward Holdings Inc. (HAYW) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $14.11. The Hayward Holdings Inc. has recorded 132,827 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Hayward Holdings Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of 22,259,780 Shares of Common Stock by Selling Stockholders.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the Electrical Equipment & Parts industry segment, falling under the Industrials sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $14.11 and fluctuated between $14.24 as its day high and $13.97 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Hayward Holdings Inc. is $3.03B. A total of 1.82 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.12M shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, HAYW has seen 13 BUY and 9 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 185,791 and the disposition of 241,129 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 28 BUYs and 24 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 556,254 shares during that period but sold 17,602,390.
In the most recent transaction, BLASCO FERNANDO sold 10,000 shares of HAYW for 14.50 per share on Aug 30. After the transaction, the VP&GM, Europe & Rest of World now owns 14,857 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 15, BLASCO FERNANDO sold 10,000 shares at 14.20 per share. HAYW shares that VP&GM, Europe & Rest of World owns now total 14,857.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Jones Eifion disposed of 35,000 shares on Aug 03 at a per-share price of $14.66. This resulted in the Senior Vice President and CFO holding 211,862 shares of HAYW after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Jones Eifion sold 34,620 shares at $13.59 per share on Jul 12. Company shares held by the Senior Vice President and CFO now total 211,862.
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 HAYW in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $15.78 with high estimates of $19.00 and low estimates of $11.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, HAYW has a high of $15.22 and a low of $7.97.
As of this writing, HAYW has an earnings estimate of $0.08 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 9 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.1 per share and a lower estimate of $0.06. The company reported an EPS of $0.07 in the last quarter, which was 40.00% higher than expectations of $0.05.
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. HAYW’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $265.80M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $985.28M in debt and $303.86M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $5.97, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.37B.
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 HAYW is Buy with a score of 3.88.