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 DaVita Inc (DVA) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.22, or -0.26%, to $84.09. The DaVita Inc has recorded 66,019 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed DaVita Inc. 3rd Quarter 2023 Results.
DaVita Inc is listed on the NYSE in the Healthcare sector while operating in the Medical Care Facilities industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $84.31 and fluctuated between $85.10 as its day high and $82.86 as its day low. The current market capitalization of DaVita Inc is $7.70B. A total of 1.99 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.14M 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, DVA has seen 9 BUY and 3 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 43,800 and the disposition of 40,000 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 65 BUYs and 47 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 762,491 shares during that period but sold 594,025.
In the most recent transaction, Waters Kathleen Alyce sold 9,794 shares of DVA for 101.81 per share on Aug 22. After the transaction, the Chief Legal & Pub. Affairs Off now owns 81,297 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 12, YALE PHYLLIS R sold 2,196 shares at 95.26 per share. DVA shares that Director owns now total 13,110.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Rodriguez Javier disposed of 16,916 shares on May 10 at a per-share price of $99.44. This resulted in the Chief Executive Officer holding 315,622 shares of DVA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Waters Kathleen Alyce sold 15,941 shares at $99.24 per share on May 10. Company shares held by the Chief Legal & Pub. Affairs Off now total 91,245.
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 DVA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $108.57 with high estimates of $142.00 and low estimates of $90.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, DVA has a high of $116.97 and a low of $65.28.
As of this writing, DVA has an earnings estimate of $2.02 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 3 estimates, with a high estimate of $2.21 per share and a lower estimate of $1.85. The company reported an EPS of $1.25 in the last quarter, which was 9.60% higher than expectations of $1.14.
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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.
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 DVA is Buy with a score of 3.17.