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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

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 July, August and September
  • 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
JP Morgan Chase & Co 12/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $1.66 $1.75
Bank of America Corp 13/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.47 $0.48
Netflix Inc 16/10/2017 Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.32  
Goldman Sachs Group Inc 17/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $4.17  
IBM Corp 17/10/2017 Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $3.28  
eBay Inc 18/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.48  
General Electric Co 20/10/2017 Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.50  
Gilead Sciences Inc [23/10/2017] Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $2.12

 

Visa Inc [23/10/2017] Post-market Q4 2017 Earnings Release $0.85  
McDonald's Corp 24/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $1.75  
Caterpillar Inc 24/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $1.20  
AT&T Inc 24/10/2017 Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.75  
Procter & Gamble Co [24/10/2017] Pre-market Q1 2017 Earnings Release $1.07  
Apple Inc [24/10/2017] Post-market Q4 2017 Earnings Release $1.87  
Twitter Inc [24/10/2017] Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.06  
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd [24/10/2017] Pre-market Q2 2017 Earnings Release $6.93  
Coca-Cola Co 25/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.49  
Boeing Co 25/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $2.66  
Facebook Inc [25/10/2017] Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $1.27  
Intel Corp 26/10/2017 Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.08  
Microsoft Corp 26/10/2017 Post-market Q1 2017 Earnings Release $0.72  
Amazon.com Inc 26/10/2017 Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.09  
Alphabet Inc [26/10/2017] Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $8.32  
Exxon Mobil Corp 27/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.84  
Pfizer Inc 31/10/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.64  
Tesla Motors Inc [01/11/2017] Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release -$2.15  
Cisco Systems Inc 15/11/2017 Post-market Q1 2017 Earnings Release $0.60  
Snap Inc [15/11/2017] Post-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release -$0.15  
Wal-Mart Stores Inc 16/11/2017 Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.94  
Best Buy Co Inc [21/11/2017] Pre-market Q3 2017 Earnings Release $0.78  

 

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

New DMA order type: Limit - Day (All Sessions)

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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