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 FS KKR Capital Corp. (FSK) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.01, or 0.05%, to $19.29. The FS KKR Capital Corp. has recorded 6,978 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that FSK Announces Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule for Third Quarter 2023.
FS KKR Capital Corp. is listed on the NYSE in the Financial sector while operating in the Asset Management industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $19.28 and fluctuated between $19.29 as its day high and $18.99 as its day low. The current market capitalization of FS KKR Capital Corp. is $5.40B. A total of 0.79 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.03M 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, FSK has seen 5 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 9,750 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 14 BUYs and 1 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 33,838 shares during that period but sold 10,090.
In the most recent transaction, Sandler Elizabeth bought 1,000 shares of FSK for 20.61 per share on Sep 01. After the transaction, the Co-President now owns 4,700 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 30, Gerson Brian bought 1,000 shares at 20.54 per share. FSK shares that Co-President owns now total 2,547.
Among the insiders who bought shares, Gerson Brian acquired of 2,000 shares on Aug 29 at a per-share price of $20.36. This resulted in the Co-President holding 10,109 shares of FSK after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Hopkins Jerel A bought 750 shares at $19.99 per share on Aug 25. Company shares held by the Director now total 7,144.
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. FS KKR Capital Corp. pays an annual dividend of $2.56, resulting in a dividend yield of 13.28%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 19.09. FSK’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/14/2023 when it declared a $0.64 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 11/29/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 10/3/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 9/12/2023. The FSK stock dividend was $0.06 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 FSK in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $21.45 with high estimates of $24.00 and low estimates of $19.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, FSK has a high of $20.74 and a low of $16.82.
As of this writing, FSK has an earnings estimate of $0.76 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 11 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.79 per share and a lower estimate of $0.75. The company reported an EPS of $0.78 in the last quarter, which was 5.40% higher than expectations of $0.74.
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. Its Book Value Per Share was $24.69, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $7.73B.
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 FSK is Buy with a score of 3.44.