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. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Power Integrations Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results.
Power Integrations Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Technology sector and is a part of the Semiconductors industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $81.54 and fluctuated between $85.00 as its day high and $80.87 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Power Integrations Inc. is $4.64B. A total of 0.78 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.01 shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, POWI has seen 0 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 8,748 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 7 BUYs and 39 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 7,946 shares during that period but sold 156,372.
In the most recent transaction, WALKER CLIFFORD sold 2,216 shares of POWI for 74.04 per share on Feb 07. After the transaction, the VP Corporate Development now owns 130,153 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 06, BALAKRISHNAN BALU sold 5,746 shares at 73.39 per share. POWI shares that President and CEO owns now total 513,693.
Among the insiders who sold shares, NAYYAR SANDEEP disposed of 1,642 shares on Feb 06 at a per-share price of $73.96. This resulted in the Chief Financial Officer holding 70,171 shares of POWI after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Barsan Radu sold 1,424 shares at $73.96 per share on Feb 06. Company shares held by the VP of Technology, Engineering now total 37,000.
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. Power Integrations Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.80 (0.98%), resulting in a dividend yield of 0.77 (0.94%), and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 84.24. POWI’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/28/2024 when it declared a $0.20 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/29/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/29/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 11/29/2023. The POWI stock dividend was $0.20 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 POWI in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $86.20 with high estimates of $100.00 and low estimates of $73.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, POWI has a high of $99.60 and a low of $66.90.
As of this writing, POWI has an earnings estimate of $AMMO, Inc. per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Powell Industries, Inc. estimates, with a high estimate of $Predictive Oncology Inc. per share and a lower estimate of $Power Integrations, Inc.
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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.
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 POWI is Buy with a score of 4.00.