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Extended hours on US stocks

Trade out of hours on 70 key US stocks including all 30 Wall Street index shares

All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.

What does 'extended hours' mean?

The US stock market opens from 2:30pm to 9pm London time, which means many UK-based trading companies only allow you to trade up until 9pm.

We know that many IG clients need to trade outside these hours to make the most of company announcements. That's why we've made sure our clients can trade CFDs and spread bet on dozens of key US stocks at the most important times - up until 1am Mon-Thurs and 10pm Fri (London time).

This offering is also available to share dealing clients, from 12pm-10.30pm Mon-Thurs and until 10pm Fri.

Stocks available for extended-hours trading listed by their exchange

US earnings season schedule

  • Several major companies will release their quarterly figures throughout January, February and March
  • 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.


Reporting date*

Expected time

Event description

EPS results

Expected Actual
Bank of America Corp 13/01/17 Pre-market Q4 $0.38 $0.40
JPMorgan Chase & Co 13/01/17 Pre-market Q4 $1.42 $1.71
Netflix Inc 18/01/17 Post-market Q4 $0.13 $0.15
IBM Corp 19/01/17 Post-market Q4 $4.88 $5.01
McDonald's Corp 23/01/17 Pre-market Q4 $1.41 $1.44
Yahoo! Inc 23/01/17 Post-market Q4 $0.21 $0.25
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd 24/01/17 Pre-market Q3 $7.70 $9.02
eBay Inc 25/01/17 Post-market Q4 $0.54 $0.54
Caterpillar Inc 26/01/17 Pre-market Q4 $0.66 $0.83
Alphabet Inc 26/01/17 Post-market Q4 $9.63


Intel Corp 26/01/17 Post-market Q4 $0.75 $0.79
Microsoft Corp 26/01/17 Post-market Q2 $0.77 $0.84
Exxon Mobil Corp 31/01/17 Pre-market Q4 $0.70 $0.89
Pfizer Inc 31/01/17 Pre-market Q4 $0.50 $0.47
Apple Inc 31/01/17 Post-market Q1 $3.22 $3.36
Facebook Inc 01/02/17 Post-market Q4 $1.31 $1.41 Inc 02/02/17 Post-market Q4


Visa Inc 02/02/17 Post-market Q1 $0.78 $0.69
Gilead Sciences Inc 07/02/17 Post-market Q4 $2.61 $2.70
Walt Disney Co 07/02/17 Post-market Q1 $1.49 $1.55
Twitter Inc 09/02/17 Pre-market Q4 $0.12 $0.16
Tesla Motors Inc 22/02/17 Post-market Q4 -$0.69 -$1.13
JC Penney Co Inc 24/02/17 Pre-market Q4 $0.60 $0.64
Blackberry Ltd 31/03/17 Pre-market Q4 $0.00  


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

Limit – Day (All Sessions) DMA order type

CFD and share dealing clients can take advantage of our Limit – Day (All Sessions) order type, which has been specially designed to enable DMA trading during US pre- and post-market sessions. The order type is enabled across our web, mobile and tablet devices, for all markets trading under our US extended hours ‘(All Sessions)’ offering.

For CFD orders, the Limit – Day (All Sessions) order type will operate from 9am-1am Monday-Thursday and until 10pm on Friday (London time). For share dealing orders, the order type will operate from 12pm-10.30pm Monday-Thursday and until 10pm on Friday. Please note that Limit – Day (All Sessions) do not participate in the opening or closing auctions. Orders are also subject to selective routing to particular US exchanges.

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