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. After-hours trades for Moelis & Co (MC) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price to $42.60. The Moelis & Co has recorded 22,717 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Moelis & Company to Announce Third Quarter 2023 Financial Results and Host a Conference Call on November 2, 2023.
The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Capital Markets industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $42.60 and fluctuated between $42.69 as its day high and $41.23 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Moelis & Co is $2.84B. A total of 0.88 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 604.47K shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, MC has seen 0 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 7,005 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 66 BUYs and 41 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 504,962 shares during that period but sold 903,858.
In the most recent transaction, Shropshire Kenneth sold 1,417 shares of MC for 48.09 per share on Aug 10. After the transaction, the Director now owns 7,157 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 02, CRAIN ELIZABETH sold 5,588 shares at 48.06 per share. MC shares that Chief Operating Officer owns now total 0.
Among the insiders who sold shares, CRAIN ELIZABETH disposed of 5,588 shares on Jul 31 at a per-share price of $48.10. This resulted in the Chief Operating Officer holding 5,588 shares of MC after the transaction. In another insider transaction, MAHMOODZADEGAN NAVID sold 23,323 shares at $43.05 per share on Mar 03. Company shares held by the Co-President, MD now total 99,860.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Moelis & Co pays an annual dividend of $2.40, resulting in a dividend yield of 5.63%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 80.67. MC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 8/4/2023 when it declared a $0.60 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/22/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/23/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 5/5/2023. The MC stock dividend was $0.60 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for MC in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $39.20 with high estimates of $48.00 and low estimates of $30.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, MC has a high of $52.50 and a low of $33.87.
As of this writing, MC has an earnings estimate of $0.02 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 7 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.06 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.04. The company reported an EPS of $0.05 in the last quarter, which was -50.00% lower than expectations of $0.1.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. MC’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $520.21M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $191.89M in debt and $885.49M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $5.86, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $478.30M.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. 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 MC is Buy with a score of 2.00.