There’s No Getting Around CoreCivic Inc (NYSE: CXW) Success

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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. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted CXW: Momentum Continues; Several Factors Support Outlook for Further Growth.

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Stocks Info

CXW belongs to the Industrials sector of the NYSE while operating in the Security & Protection Services industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $14.62 and fluctuated between $14.81 as its day high and $14.51 as its day low. The current market capitalization of CoreCivic Inc is $1.65B. A total of 1.05 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.01M shares.

Insider Activity

Investors also take into account insider trades in predicting how the stock will perform in the future. During the recent three months, CXW 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 0 BUYs and 17 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 0 shares during that period but sold 333,435.

In the most recent transaction, Grande Anthony L sold 15,000 shares of CXW for 14.50 per share on Feb 26. After the transaction, the EVP, Chief Development Officer now owns 186,692 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 15, Churchill David K sold 30,000 shares at 14.25 per share. CXW shares that Chief Human Resources owns now total 244,911.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Carter, Cole G. disposed of 39,345 shares on Nov 21 at a per-share price of $13.53. This resulted in the EVP,General Counsel, Secretary holding 181,817 shares of CXW after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Carter, Cole G. sold 5,000 shares at $11.08 per share on Oct 16. Company shares held by the EVP,General Counsel, Secretary now total 221,162.

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 CXW in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $17.75 with high estimates of $19.00 and low estimates of $17.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, CXW has a high of $15.17 and a low of $7.84.

As of this writing, CXW has an earnings estimate of $0.15 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.19 per share and a lower estimate of $0.12. The company reported an EPS of $0.12 in the last quarter, which was -7.70% lower than expectations of $0.13.

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. CXW’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $299.64M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $1.69B in debt and $340.97M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $13.11, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.37B.

Analysts Opinion

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 CXW is Buy with a score of 5.00.

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