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. After-hours trades for National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.21, or 0.62%, to $33.84. The National Storage Affiliates Trust has recorded 39,523 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that National Storage Affiliates Trust Announces Quarterly Dividends.
National Storage Affiliates Trust is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Real Estate sector and is a part of the REIT – Industrial industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $33.63 and fluctuated between $33.87 as its day high and $33.14 as its day low. The current market capitalization of National Storage Affiliates Trust is $2.79B. A total of 1.01 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 925.42K shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, NSA has seen 3 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 27,824 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 8 BUYs and 1 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 141,324 shares during that period but sold 11,500.
In the most recent transaction, FISCHER TAMARA D bought 608 shares of NSA for 29.68 per share on Nov 13. After the transaction, the Executive Chair now owns 18,000 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 26, Nordhagen Arlen Dale bought 25,000 shares at 36.92 per share. NSA shares that Vice Chair owns now total 4,012,684.
Among the insiders who bought shares, Nordhagen Arlen Dale acquired of 21,500 shares on Dec 16 at a per-share price of $36.77. This resulted in the Executive Chairman holding 4,086,351 shares of NSA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Nordhagen Arlen Dale bought 12,000 shares at $36.73 per share on Dec 16. Company shares held by the Executive Chairman now total 4,098,351.
It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. National Storage Affiliates Trust pays an annual dividend of $2.23, resulting in a dividend yield of 6.64%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 31.04. NSA’s most recent ex-dividend date was 12/14/2023 when it declared a $0.56 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/29/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/29/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 9/14/2023. The NSA stock dividend was $0.56 per share in cash.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for NSA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $33.83 with high estimates of $40.00 and low estimates of $29.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, NSA has a high of $44.78 and a low of $27.86.
As of this writing, NSA has an earnings estimate of $0.17 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.27 per share and a lower estimate of $0.1. The company reported an EPS of $0.28 in the last quarter, which was -12.50% lower than expectations of $0.32.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. NSA’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $25.01M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $2.96B in debt and $571.47M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $13.45, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $2.48B.
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. 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 NSA is Buy with a score of 2.79.