NASDAQ:EBSB - Meridian Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$18.46
-0.11 (-0.59 %)
(As of 07/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$18.4475
Now: $18.46
$18.58
50-Day Range
$17.13
MA: $17.96
$19.21
52-Week Range
$13.67
Now: $18.46
$19.32
Volume72,189 shs
Average Volume139,684 shs
Market Capitalization$988.39 million
P/E Ratio17.42
Dividend Yield1.51%
Beta0.5
Meridian Bancorp, Inc operates as the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank that provides various financial products and services for individuals and businesses primarily in Suffolk, Norfolk, Middlesex and Essex Counties, Massachusetts. The company accepts various deposit products, including non-interest-bearing demand deposits, such as checking accounts; interest-bearing demand accounts comprising NOW and money market accounts; savings accounts; and certificates of deposits, as well as commercial checking accounts. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EBSB
CUSIP58964Q10
Phone617-567-1500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$236.68 million
Cash Flow$1.0664 per share
Book Value$12.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$55.77 million

Miscellaneous

Employees462
Market Cap$988.39 million
Next Earnings Date7/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Meridian Bancorp's stock symbol?

Meridian Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EBSB."

How often does Meridian Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Meridian Bancorp?

Meridian Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Tuesday, July 2nd. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 17th. View Meridian Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were Meridian Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Meridian Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:EBSB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The savings and loans company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.01. The savings and loans company had revenue of $46.43 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $46 million. Meridian Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.70% and a net margin of 23.48%. View Meridian Bancorp's Earnings History.

When is Meridian Bancorp's next earnings date?

Meridian Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Meridian Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for EBSB?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Meridian Bancorp's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Meridian Bancorp's stock price to reach $17.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Meridian Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Meridian Bancorp?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Meridian Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Meridian Bancorp.

Has Meridian Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EBSB stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Meridian Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Meridian Bancorp.

Are investors shorting Meridian Bancorp?

Meridian Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,248,900 shares, an increase of 21.3% from the May 30th total of 1,029,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 131,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 9.5 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Meridian Bancorp's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Meridian Bancorp's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Meridian Bancorp own?

Who are Meridian Bancorp's key executives?

Meridian Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Richard J. Gavegnano, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 71)
  • Mark L. Abbate, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Frank P. Romano, Exec. VP of Corp. Banking - East Boston Savings Bank (Age 64)
  • Mr. Edward J. Merritt, Sec. & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. John Migliozzi, Exec. VP of Lending - East Boston Savings Bank (Age 61)

Who are Meridian Bancorp's major shareholders?

Meridian Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.69%), Bessemer Group Inc. (0.21%) and Commonwealth Equity Services LLC (0.18%). Company insiders that own Meridian Bancorp stock include Anna R Dimaria, Edward J Merritt, Frank Romano, Gregory F Natalucci, James G Sartori, Marilyn A Censullo, Richard F Fernandez and Thomas J Gunning. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Meridian Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are selling Meridian Bancorp stock?

EBSB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Meridian Bancorp company stock in the last year include Edward J Merritt, Gregory F Natalucci and James G Sartori. View Insider Buying and Selling for Meridian Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are buying Meridian Bancorp stock?

EBSB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bessemer Group Inc. and Commonwealth Equity Services LLC. Company insiders that have bought Meridian Bancorp stock in the last two years include Edward J Merritt, Frank Romano and Thomas J Gunning. View Insider Buying and Selling for Meridian Bancorp.

How do I buy shares of Meridian Bancorp?

Shares of EBSB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Meridian Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of EBSB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.46.

How big of a company is Meridian Bancorp?

Meridian Bancorp has a market capitalization of $988.39 million and generates $236.68 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $55.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.06 on an earnings per share basis. Meridian Bancorp employs 462 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Meridian Bancorp.

What is Meridian Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Meridian Bancorp is http://www.ebsb.com/.

How can I contact Meridian Bancorp?

Meridian Bancorp's mailing address is 67 Prospect Street, Peabody MA, 01960. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at 617-567-1500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ EBSB)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  164 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  241 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  405
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This page was last updated on 7/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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