After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Knife River Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results Conference Call.
KNF belongs to the Basic Materials sector of the NYSE while operating in the Building Materials industry. The current market capitalization of Knife River Corp is $3.90B. A total of 0.51 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 597.52K shares.
Investors also take into account insider trades in predicting how the stock will perform in the future. During the recent three months, KNF has seen 5 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 12,192 and the disposition of 5,656,621 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 8 BUYs and 2 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 65,270 shares during that period but sold 56,997,350.
While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, KNF has a high of $68.15 and a low of $33.67.
As of this writing, KNF has an earnings estimate of $0.16 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 3 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.29 per share and a lower estimate of $0.08. The company reported an EPS of $1 in the last quarter, which was 72.40% higher than expectations of $0.58.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information. KNF’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $13.85M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $734.52M in debt and $357.20M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $21.97, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $952.84M.
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. 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 KNF is Buy with a score of 5.00.