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 BJ’s Restaurant Inc. (BJRI) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.46, or -1.49%, to $30.32. The BJ’s Restaurant Inc. has recorded 23,546 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. to Present at the 2023 Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play Conference.
As a NASDAQ listed company, BJRI falls under the Consumer Cyclical sector while operating within the Restaurants industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $30.78 and fluctuated between $30.93 as its day high and $29.48 as its day low. The current market capitalization of BJ’s Restaurant Inc. is $715.33M. A total of 0.66 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 387.98K 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, BJRI has seen 0 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 134 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 34 BUYs and 38 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 129,795 shares during that period but sold 20,807.
In the most recent transaction, LEVIN GREGORY bought 1,500 shares of BJRI for 33.05 per share on Aug 09. After the transaction, the CEO and President now owns 92,957 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 18, Krakower Brian S sold 1,170 shares at 32.46 per share. BJRI shares that Chief Information Officer owns now total 4,959.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Krakower Brian S disposed of 950 shares on Mar 08 at a per-share price of $31.08. This resulted in the Chief Information Officer holding 6,129 shares of BJRI after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Pinsak Christopher P sold 3,212 shares at $31.92 per share on Nov 17. Company shares held by the Senior VP Operations now total 3,952.
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 BJRI in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $32.40 with high estimates of $41.00 and low estimates of $24.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, BJRI has a high of $37.83 and a low of $21.64.
As of this writing, BJRI has an earnings estimate of $0.28 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 10 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.38 per share and a lower estimate of $0.22. The company reported an EPS of $0.5 in the last quarter, which was 51.50% higher than expectations of $0.33.
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. BJRI’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $38.53M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $525.26M in debt and $200.43M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $15.42, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $333.77M.
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 BJRI is Buy with a score of 3.64.