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. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Verint Acknowledged as Market Leader for Contact Center Applications in APAC by Frost & Sullivan.
VRNT belongs to the Technology sector of the NASDAQ while operating in the Software – Infrastructure industry. The current market capitalization of Verint Systems, Inc. is $2.04B. A total of 0.74 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.14 shares.
Investors also take into account insider trades in predicting how the stock will perform in the future. During the recent three months, VRNT 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 22 BUYs and 43 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 288,471 shares during that period but sold 385,546.
In the most recent transaction, BODNER DAN sold 68,372 shares of VRNT for 30.00 per share on Jan 26. After the transaction, the Chairman & CEO now owns 924,102 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 20, Highlander Grant A sold 2,797 shares at 27.92 per share. VRNT shares that Chief Financial Officer owns now total 80,540.
Among the insiders who sold shares, BODNER DAN disposed of 13,171 shares on Dec 18 at a per-share price of $27.46. This resulted in the Chairman & CEO holding 992,474 shares of VRNT after the transaction. In another insider transaction, MORIAH ELAN sold 4,944 shares at $27.46 per share on Dec 18. Company shares held by the President now total 94,306.
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. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for VRNT in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $34.00 with high estimates of $40.00 and low estimates of $25.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, VRNT has a high of $40.28 and a low of $18.41.
As of this writing, VRNT has an earnings estimate of $Varonis Systems, Inc. per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Vertiv Holdings, LLC estimates, with a high estimate of $Verona Pharma plc per share and a lower estimate of $Ceragon Networks Ltd..
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. VRNT’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $359.57M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $463.79M in debt and $479.47M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $12.65, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.39B.
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 VRNT is Buy with a score of 3.86.