It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Welltower Inc. (WELL) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $84.79. The Welltower Inc. has recorded 59,364 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Welltower Raises 2023 Guidance and Issues Business Update.
Welltower Inc. is listed on the NYSE in the Real Estate sector while operating in the REIT – Healthcare Facilities industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $84.79 and fluctuated between $85.25 as its day high and $83.73 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Welltower Inc. is $44.06B. A total of 2.15 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.11M shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, WELL has seen 0 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 80 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 25 BUYs and 14 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 21,040 shares during that period but sold 63,621.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. Welltower Inc. pays an annual dividend of $2.44, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.88%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 346.08. WELL’s most recent ex-dividend date was 8/14/2023 when it declared a $0.61 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 8/23/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 5/23/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 5/15/2023. The WELL stock dividend was $0.61 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for WELL in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $90.94 with high estimates of $111.00 and low estimates of $78.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, WELL has a high of $86.39 and a low of $56.50.
As of this writing, WELL has an earnings estimate of $0.17 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 6 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.19 per share and a lower estimate of $0.14. The company reported an EPS of $0.05 in the last quarter, which was -58.30% lower than expectations of $0.12.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. WELL’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $269.26M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $14.68B in debt and $1.56B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $42.49, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $19.00B.
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. 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 WELL is Buy with a score of 4.19.