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 First Majestic Silver Corporation (AG) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.02, or 0.40%, to $5.05. The First Majestic Silver Corporation has recorded 87,980 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that First Majestic Reports Third Quarter Financial Results and Quarterly Dividend Payment.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the Silver industry segment, falling under the Basic Materials sector. The current market capitalization of First Majestic Silver Corporation is $1.44B. A total of 7.78 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 5.24M shares.
The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. AG’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/14/2023 when it declared a $0.0046 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 11/30/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 8/31/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 8/15/2023. The AG stock dividend was $0.0050 per share in cash.
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 AG in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $7.68 with high estimates of $12.00 and low estimates of $5.80. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AG has a high of $9.81 and a low of $4.38.
As of this writing, AG has an earnings estimate of $0.01 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.1 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.02. The company reported an EPS of -$0.02 in the last quarter, which was 33.30% higher than expectations of -$0.03.
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. AG’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $264.41M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $221.09M in debt and $172.82M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $4.67, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.41B.
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 AG is Buy with a score of 3.50.