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 EchoStar Corp (SATS) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price to $10.61. The EchoStar Corp has recorded 8,903 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Hughes JUPITER 3 Satellite Begins Over the Air Testing with the Ground System.
This NASDAQ-listed company operates within the Communication Equipment industry segment, falling under the Technology sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $10.61 and fluctuated between $10.64 as its day high and $10.15 as its day low. The current market capitalization of EchoStar Corp is $890.29M. A total of 0.91 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 666.86K shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, SATS has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 1 BUYs and 0 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 100,000 shares during that period but sold 0.
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 SATS in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $27.00 with high estimates of $37.00 and low estimates of $17.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, SATS has a high of $24.80 and a low of $9.53.
As of this writing, SATS has an earnings estimate of $0.25 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 2 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.29 per share and a lower estimate of $0.21. The company reported an EPS of $0.43 in the last quarter, which was 115.00% higher than expectations of $0.2.
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. SATS’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.55B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $1.65B in debt and $460.12M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $42.59, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.41B.
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 SATS is Buy with a score of 4.00.