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 Clear Secure Inc (YOU) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.14, or -0.73%, to $19.14. The Clear Secure Inc has recorded 285,825 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that CLEAR Announces Increased Quarterly Dividend, Special Dividend and an Increase to its Share Repurchase Authorization.
Clear Secure Inc is listed on the NYSE in the Technology sector while operating in the Software – Application 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 $18.72 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Clear Secure Inc is $1.73B. A total of 1.54 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.19M 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, YOU has seen 1 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 10,989 and the disposition of 3,962 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 42 BUYs and 67 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 6,589,683 shares during that period but sold 16,389,750.
In the most recent transaction, Durable Capital Partners LP sold 2,640,735 shares of YOU for 25.27 per share on Aug 02. After the transaction, the 10% Owner now owns 8,809,211 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jun 16, Durable Capital Partners LP sold 26,642 shares at 24.63 per share. YOU shares that 10% Owner owns now total 11,449,946.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Moshkani Seyed Kasra disposed of 1,000 shares on Apr 12 at a per-share price of $27.29. This resulted in the EVP, Operations holding 21,894 shares of YOU after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Moshkani Kasra sold 1,000 shares at $26.03 per share on Mar 30. Company shares held by the EVP, Operations now total 22,894.
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. Clear Secure Inc pays an annual dividend of $0.16, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.83%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 783.74. YOU’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/15/2023 when it declared a $0.64 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 11/22/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 8/18/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 8/10/2023. The YOU stock dividend was $0.07 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 YOU in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $26.13 with high estimates of $40.00 and low estimates of $20.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, YOU has a high of $34.72 and a low of $15.28.
As of this writing, YOU has an earnings estimate of $0.14 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 6 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.2 per share and a lower estimate of $0.1. The company reported an EPS of $0.15 in the last quarter, which was 114.30% higher than expectations of $0.07.
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. YOU’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $615.34M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. Its Book Value Per Share was $3.04, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $539.47M.
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 YOU is Buy with a score of 3.63.