Extended hours on US stocks

Trade out of hours on over 70 key US stocks

What does 'extended hours' mean?

The US Stock market opens from 9.30am to 4:00pm (Eastern Standard Time), which means many trading companies only allow you to trade up until 4:00pm.

We know that many clients need to trade outside these hours to make the most of company announcements.  That’s why we’ve made it possible for our clients to access key US stocks during both the pre-market and the post-market trading sessions online.

Session

Time

Pre-market 4:00am-9:30am Monday-Friday (Eastern Standard Time)
Regular trading 9:30am-4:00pm Monday-Friday
(Eastern Standard Time)
Post-market

4:00pm-8:00pm Monday-Thursday

4:00pm-5:00pm Friday (Eastern Standard Time)

Stocks available for extended-hours trading listed by their exchange

US earnings season schedule

  • Several major companies will release their quarterly figures throughout January and February. 
  • Trade even when announcements are made after the US market close
  • Make the most of the markets with IG

See below for the list of major companies and the dates of their earnings announcements.

These shares will appear under the ‘Shares – US (All Sessions)' folder in the Finder.

Company

Reporting date*

Expected time

Event description

EPS results

Expected Actual
JPMorgan Chase & Co 13/07/18 Pre-market Q2 (2018) $2.22 $2.3
Bank of America Corp 16/07/18 Pre-market Q2 (2018) $0.63  
Netflix Inc 16/07/18 Post-market Q2 (2018) $0.80  
International Business Machines Corp 18/07/18 Post-market Q2 (2018) $3.05  
Microsoft Corp 19/07/18 Post-market Q4 (2018) $1.08  
General Electric Co 20/07/18 Pre-market Q2 (2018) $0.17  
Alphabet Inc 23/07/18 Post-market Q2 (2018) $9.58  
Advanced Micro Devices Inc [24/07/18] Post-market Q2 (2018) $0.12  
Boeing Co 25/07/18 Pre-market Q2 (2018) $3.46  
Coca-Cola Co 25/07/18 Pre-market Q2 (2018) $0.60  
Facebook Inc 25/07/18 Post-market Q2 (2018) $1.72  
Visa Inc 25/07/18 Post-market Q3 (2018) $1.09  
Amazon.com Inc [26/07/18] Post-market Q2 (2018) $2.48  
Baidu [26/07/18] Post-market Q2 (2018) Yuan 16.58  
Intel Corp 26/07/18 Post-market Q2 (2018) $0.95  
Spotify Technology SA 26/07/18 Post-market Q2 (2018) -$0.62  
Exxon Mobil Corp 27/07/18 Pre-market Q2 (2018) $1.24  
Twitter Inc 27/07/18 Post-market Q2 (2018) $0.16  
Caterpillar Inc 30/07/18 Pre-market Q2 (2018) $2.71  
Apple Inc 31/07/18 Post-market Q3 (2018) $2.15  
Pfizer Inc 31/07/18 Pre-market Q2 (2018) $0.74  
Tesla Inc [01/08/18] Post-market Q2 (2018) -$2.67  
Snap Inc [07/08/18] Post-market Q2 (2018) -$0.18  
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd [16/08/18] Pre-market Q1 (2019) Yuan 8.47  
NVIDIA Corp 16/08/18 Post-market Q2 (2019) $1.82  
Wal-Mart Stores Inc 16/08/18 Pre-market Q2 (2019) $1.22  

 

Normal margin requirements apply during the extended hours. Please make sure you have sufficient funds in your account to cover any open positions on these markets, as stops, limits and orders to open can be triggered during these times.

* Dates in square brackets [DD/MM/YY] are expected reporting dates; to be confirmed.

Normal margin requirements apply during the extended hours. Please make sure you have sufficient funds in your account to cover any open positions on these shares, as stops, limits and orders to open can be triggered during these times.

Please note:

You will need to subscribe to some respective US Exchange feeds to trade the stock.

US extended hour charts are currently experiencing some pricing issues, you may potentially see spikes in the charts. This does not affect pricing for trades or orders that are booked or triggered on our IG platform.

We are looking at a permanent fix for this. However, if you do see any pricing errors in our charts, please contact our helpdesk on +65 6390 5118 or email helpdesk@ig.com.sg and we’ll get the charts corrected.

 

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