Extended hours on US stocks

Make the most of the US markets with IG and trade even when announcements are made after the US market close. Trade out of hours on over 70 key US stocks.

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 with IG

US earnings season schedule

Several major companies release their quarterly figures across similar months every year:

  • January and February
  • April and May
  • July and August
  • October and November

See below for a list of major companies and the dates of their latest/upcoming earnings announcements.

Company

Reporting date*

Expected time

Event description

EPS results

Expected Actual
JPMorgan Chase & Co 15/10/2019 Pre-market Q3 2019 $2.46 $2.68
Goldman Sachs Group Inc 15/10/2019 Pre-market Q3 2019 $4.86 $4.79
Netflix Inc 16/10/2019 Post-market Q3 2019 $1.04
International Business Machines Corp 16/10/2019 Post-market Q3 2019 $2.67
Snap Inc 22/10/2019 Post-market Q3 2019 -$0.05
Microsoft Corp 23/10/2019 Post-market Q1 2020 $1.24
Caterpillar Inc 23/10/2019 Pre-market Q3 2019 $2.92
Boeing Co 23/10/2019 Pre-market Q3 2019 $2.24
Tesla Motors Inc 23/10/2019 Post-market Q3 2019 -$0.24
Amazon.com Inc 24/10/2019 Post-market Q3 2019 $4.57
Twitter Inc [25/10/2019] Pre-market Q3 2019 $0.19
Alphabet Inc [28/10/2019] Post-market Q3 2019 $12.36
Baidu Inc [29/10/2019] Pre-market Q3 2019 Yuan 7.92
Advanced Micro Devices Inc 29/10/2019 Post-market Q3 2019 $0.18
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd [30/10/2019] Pre-market Q2 2020 Yuan 10.56
General Electric Co 30/10/2019 Pre-market Q3 2019 $0.12
Apple Inc [30/10/2019] Post-market Q4 2019 $2.83
Facebook Inc 30/10/2019 Post-market Q3 2019 $1.89
Exxon Mobil Corp [01/11/2019] Pre-market Q3 2019 $0.77
Walt Disney Co 07/11/2019 Post-market Q4 2019 $0.97
NVIDIA Corp [14/11/2019] Post-market Q3 2020 $1.57
JD.com Inc [14/11/2019] Pre-market Q3 2019 $1.18
Uber Technologies Inc 14/11/2019 Post-market Q3 2019 $-0.88


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

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Get DMA out of hours

Use our ‘Limit – Day (All Sessions)’ DMA order type to get direct market access during US pre- and post-market sessions, on your desktop or mobile. 

Simply enable DMA on your CFD or share dealing account, and find it in the ‘order’ tab for ‘all sessions’ shares.

Order operating times

CFDs Share dealing

9am-1am Monday-Thursday

Until 10pm on Friday

12pm-10.30pm Monday-Thursday

Until 10pm on Friday

 

Please note that the order doesn’t allow you to participate in opening or closing auctions. Orders are subject to selective routing to particular US exchanges.

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