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. After-hours trades for NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.84, or -0.45%, to $184.00. The NXP Semiconductors NV has recorded 48,837 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that NXP Expands S32 Platform with Motor Control Solution for Software-Defined Vehicle Edge Nodes.
As a NASDAQ listed company, NXPI falls under the Technology sector while operating within the Semiconductors industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $184.84 and fluctuated between $185.38 as its day high and $181.98 as its day low. The current market capitalization of NXP Semiconductors NV is $47.64B. A total of 1.83 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.07M shares.
Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, NXPI has seen 6 BUY and 8 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 20,689 and the disposition of 17,100 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 20 BUYs and 26 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 40,009 shares during that period but sold 74,204.
In the most recent transaction, Wuamett Jennifer sold 11,394 shares of NXPI for 199.80 per share on Sep 15. After the transaction, the EVP & General Counsel now owns 27,569 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 02, Southern Julie bought 203 shares at 218.07 per share. NXPI shares that Chair owns now total 10,540.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Sievers Kurt disposed of 20,890 shares on Aug 01 at a per-share price of $223.40. This resulted in the CEO & President holding 156,457 shares of NXPI after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Betz William sold 3,514 shares at $224.38 per share on Jul 27. Company shares held by the EVP & CFO now total 1,518.
Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. NXP Semiconductors NV pays an annual dividend of $3.85, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.08%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.11. NXPI’s most recent ex-dividend date was 9/12/2023 when it declared a $1.0140 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 10/5/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 7/6/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 6/13/2023. The NXPI stock dividend was $1.0140 per share in cash.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for NXPI in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $222.64 with high estimates of $260.00 and low estimates of $150.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, NXPI has a high of $225.57 and a low of $150.90.
As of this writing, NXPI has an earnings estimate of $3.61 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 24 estimates, with a high estimate of $3.79 per share and a lower estimate of $2.75. The company reported an EPS of $3.43 in the last quarter, which was 4.30% higher than expectations of $3.29.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. NXPI’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $2.83B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $10.57B in debt and $2.45B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $33.03, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.77B.
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 NXPI is Buy with a score of 3.78.