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 Unisys Corp. (UIS) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.24, or -5.88%, to $3.84. The Unisys Corp. has recorded 14,014 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Unisys Announces 3Q23 Results.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the Information Technology Services industry segment, falling under the Technology sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $4.08 and fluctuated between $4.0950 as its day high and $3.4400 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Unisys Corp. is $278.66M. A total of 2.09 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 596.27K shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, UIS has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 40 BUYs and 27 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 709,944 shares during that period but sold 47,991.
In the most recent transaction, DESCH MATTHEW J bought 50,000 shares of UIS for 3.87 per share on May 09. After the transaction, the Director now owns 50,000 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 01, ROBERTS LEE D bought 20,000 shares at 4.37 per share. UIS shares that Director owns now total 132,586.
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 UIS in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $5.50 with high estimates of $6.00 and low estimates of $5.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, UIS has a high of $7.96 and a low of $2.60.
As of this writing, UIS has an earnings estimate of -$0.57 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 2 estimates, with a high estimate of -$0.51 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.64.
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. UIS’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $552.90M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $575.50M in debt and $752.50M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $0.17, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was -$64.40M.
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 UIS is Buy with a score of 3.00.