Carolina Financial Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:CARO)

About Carolina Financial Corp.

Carolina Financial Corp. logoCarolina Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company operates through CresCom Bank, a South Carolina state-chartered bank (the Bank). The Company operates through three segments: community banking, wholesale mortgage banking (mortgage banking) and other. The Company's community banking segment provides traditional banking services offered through CresCom Bank. The mortgage banking segment provides wholesale mortgage loan origination and servicing offered through Crescent Mortgage Company. The other segment provides managerial and operational support to the other business segments through Carolina Services and Carolina Financial. CresCom Bank provides a range of commercial and retail banking financial services to meet the financial needs of its customers through its branch network in South Carolina and North Carolina. It provides commercial and residential real estate mortgage loans, real estate construction loans, commercial and industrial loans, and consumer loans.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: CARO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.16
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.43
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $19.10
  • 52-Week Range: $14.49 - $22.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.43
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.75
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $272.65M
  • Outstanding Shares: 12,326,000
  • Beta: 0.38
  • Net Margins: 17.32%
  • Return on Equity: 12.02%
  • Return on Assets: 1.12%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.44%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.81%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $21.75 (1.67% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/14/2016Sandler O'NeillInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
9/9/2016StephensInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$22.50View Rating Details
4/7/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> OutperformView Rating Details
7/21/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetOutperform$18.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/29/2016Q216$0.36$0.24$19.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2016$0.28$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2016Q415$0.35$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015$0.38$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.4 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.5 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q2 20161$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q3 20161$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q4 20161$0.33$0.33$0.33
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO)
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:0.54%
Payout Ratio:9.30% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
8.57% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
8.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 25.77%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/10/2016Michael P LeddyDirectorSell10,000$20.19$201,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Daniel H Isaac JrDirectorBuy11,400$17.59$200,526.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Jeffery L. DealDirectorSell500$15.85$7,925.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Jeffery L. DealDirectorSell1,500$15.59$23,385.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2016William A. Gehman IIICFOSell285$16.31$4,648.35View SEC Filing  
1/20/2016M. J. Huggins IIIEVPSell305$16.56$5,050.80View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Michael P LeddyDirectorSell20,397$14.80$301,875.60View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Thompson E PenneyDirectorBuy1,800$13.99$25,182.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015William A Gehman IIICFOBuy2,638$14.17$37,380.46View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Jeffery L DealDirectorBuy1,000$14.10$14,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Benedict P RosenDirectorBuy1,115$25.00$27,875.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014W. Scott BrandonDirectorBuy1,685$25.00$42,125.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014W. Scott BrandonDirectorBuy2,300$24.72$56,856.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014William A Gehman IIICFOBuy1,000$25.50$25,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014W. Scott BrandonDirectorBuy4,338$24.89$107,972.82View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Jerry L RexroadCEOBuy1,500$20.35$30,525.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014William A Gehman IIICFOBuy5,500$20.48$112,640.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO)
DateHeadline logoReminder - Carolina Financial (CARO) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 23 at 3:30 PM logoFive things to know today, and a new restaurant in Sewickley (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 23 at 9:13 AM logoCharlotte, N.C. in state of emergency after second night of violence (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 22 at 9:44 AM
News IconEPS Predictions Review: Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 21 at 4:45 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Carolina Financial Corp. : September 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 19 at 4:53 PM
News IconBlue Cross pays the price (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 19 at 8:50 AM
News IconNorth Carolina levies record fine against BCBS over IT fiasco (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 19 at 8:50 AM logoCarolina Premier Bank adds director of SBA lending position (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 18 at 8:47 AM
News IconCEO scammed South Carolina of $1.2 million in economic development funds, feds allege (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 15 at 9:33 PM logoCresCom Bank’s Meeting Street Branch Welcomes Steve Majewski as Vice President and Commercial Loan O (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 15 at 12:35 PM
News IconCapital One Financial Corp. (COF) Upgraded by Citigroup Inc. to Neutral (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 14 at 4:04 PM logoBuyer Beware: Liberty Property Trust's Dividend Is At Risk (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 14 at 8:18 AM
News IconCS Carolina Expands Its Burlington, North Carolina, Manufacturing Center (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 14 at 8:18 AM
News IconSouth Carolina utility to build solar farm in Jasper County (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 14 at 8:18 AM logoCarolina Financial : CresCom Bank’s Southport Branch Welcomes Ronald Barnes as Newest Mortgage Loan Originator (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 14 at 8:18 AM logoCresCom Bank’s Southport Branch Welcomes Ronald Barnes as Newest Mortgage Loan Originator (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 14 at 8:18 AM
News IconDoes "shadow insurance" lead to dangerous debt deals? (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 13 at 8:55 AM
News IconDavid Worrell of Fuse Financial Elected to Carolinas Virginia Business Brokers Association (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 9 at 3:59 PM
News IconSouth Carolina banks on whole earning less in 2016 (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 4 at 3:51 PM
News IconZIM Announces Postponement of Furnishment of Second Quarter of 2016 Financial Statements. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 1 at 4:01 PM logoDigital Turbine replaces CFO with ex-Dell executive (NASDAQ:CARO) - September 1 at 12:32 PM
News IconNetDragon Announces 2016 Second Quarter and Interim Financial Results. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 31 at 8:52 AM
News IconYokohama Tire Corporation Selects North Carolina for Technical Development Center, Creating 56 Jobs (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 30 at 11:55 AM
News IconKongZhong Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2016 Unaudited Monetary Outcomes. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 30 at 11:55 AM
News IconCardinal Financial Launches New Brand (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 27 at 9:06 AM
News IconYadkin’s buyer sets its N.C. banking team (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 26 at 12:09 PM
News IconSouth Carolina Aerospace industry trends toward sustainable growth (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 25 at 9:30 PM logoSouth Carolina bank picks Raleigh for North Carolina debut (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 24 at 12:18 PM
News IconCarolina Wholesale Group acquires Digitek Computer Products (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 24 at 12:18 PM
News IconFinancial Services Company Executive Sentenced to 15 Months for Obstruction of Justice (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 24 at 12:18 PM logoCresCom Bank Secures Top Honor From Bauer Financial With Five-Star Bank Ranking (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 23 at 9:18 PM logoCresCom Bank’s Litchfield’s Branch Welcomes Jackie Black as Branch Manager/Banking Officer (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 23 at 4:11 PM logoCresCom Bank Welcomes Jenson Kanavos as a Mortgage Loan Originator for Wilmington Market (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 23 at 4:11 PM
News IconTuniu Announces Unaudited Second Quarter 2016 Monetary Outcomes. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 23 at 8:13 AM logoCAROLINA FINANCIAL CORP : Other Events (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 23 at 8:13 AM logoCAROLINA FINANCIAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 23 at 8:13 AM logoMoleculin Appoints New Chief Financial Officer (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 22 at 8:51 AM logoBlue Bridge Financial Named to Business First Fast Track Awards for Second Consecutive Year (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 22 at 8:51 AM
News IconChina Finance Online Announces Settlement of Shareholder Lawsuit. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 22 at 8:51 AM
News IconSTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE... (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 19 at 11:36 AM
News IconDEQ Appoints Libby Lamm as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 19 at 11:36 AM logoCresCom Bank’s Cayce Branch Welcomes Elizabeth Dunham as Branch Manager/Assistant Vice President (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 19 at 11:36 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Carolina Financial Corp. : August 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 18 at 8:44 PM logoLowe’s profit misses estimates despite revenue boost from Rona acquisition (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 17 at 4:10 PM logoUnited Bankshares Said in Talks to Buy Cardinal Financial (1) (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 17 at 4:10 PM
News IconDowntown Charleston office building sells for almost $12 million (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 17 at 4:10 PM logoCAROLINA FINANCIAL CORP Financials (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 17 at 4:10 PM
News IconAmeriTech Financial Launches and South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 17 at 12:17 PM
News IconEphrata National opens in Morgantown (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 17 at 12:17 PM logoUnited Bankshares Said in Talks to Buy Cardinal Financial (NASDAQ:CARO) - August 17 at 12:17 PM


Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO) Chart for Sunday, September, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 9/25/2016 by Staff