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 Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.52, or 0.19%, to $270.98. The Intuitive Surgical Inc has recorded 58,620 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Intuitive Appoints Sreelakshmi Kolli to its Board of Directors.
Intuitive Surgical Inc is listed on the NASDAQ in the Healthcare sector while operating in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $270.46 and fluctuated between $272.18 as its day high and $262.04 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Intuitive Surgical Inc is $95.22B. A total of 2.08 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.86M 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, ISRG has seen 2 BUY and 3 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 2,000 and the disposition of 2,500 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 102 BUYs and 108 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 411,378 shares during that period but sold 333,379.
In the most recent transaction, GUTHART GARY S sold 27,385 shares of ISRG for 260.11 per share on Oct 26. After the transaction, the CEO now owns 23,551 company shares. In a previous transaction on Oct 24, GUTHART GARY S sold 4,960 shares at 271.93 per share. ISRG shares that CEO owns now total 29,840.
Among the insiders who sold shares, DeSantis Robert disposed of 1,110 shares on Oct 24 at a per-share price of $273.49. This resulted in the EVP & Chief Strategy & Corp Op holding 7,259 shares of ISRG after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Ladd Amy L sold 500 shares at $305.68 per share on Sep 14. Company shares held by the Director now total 702.
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 ISRG in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $323.24 with high estimates of $400.00 and low estimates of $240.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ISRG has a high of $358.07 and a low of $222.65.
As of this writing, ISRG has an earnings estimate of $1.47 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 22 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.56 per share and a lower estimate of $1.4. The company reported an EPS of $1.42 in the last quarter, which was 6.80% higher than expectations of $1.33.
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. ISRG’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $8.62B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $87.00M in debt and $1.60B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $35.62, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $11.95B.
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 ISRG is Buy with a score of 4.30.