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NASDAQ:EBSBMeridian Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

$11.05
+0.08 (+0.73 %)
(As of 07/6/2020 12:50 PM ET)
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$10.96
Now: $11.05
$11.32
50-Day Range
$9.97
MA: $11.31
$13.15
52-Week Range
$8.88
Now: $11.05
$20.86
Volume2,532 shs
Average Volume174,771 shs
Market Capitalization$579.02 million
P/E Ratio8.84
Dividend Yield2.92%
Beta0.91
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. Its loan portfolio includes commercial real estate loans, which are secured by properties used for business purposes, such as office buildings, industrial facilities, and retail facilities; one- to four-family residential loans comprising mortgage loans that enable borrowers to purchase or refinance existing homes; multi-family real estate loans; construction loans; commercial and industrial loans; home equity lines of credit; and consumer loans that include automobile loans, loans secured by savings or certificate accounts, credit builders, and annuity and overdraft loans. In addition, the company offers non-deposit financial products, which comprise mutual funds, annuities, stocks, and bonds through a third-party broker-dealer; and long-term care insurance products. Further, it is also involved in the securities transactions business; and holding foreclosed real estate properties. The company operates 37 full-service locations, as well as 1 mobile branch and 3 loan centers. Meridian Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Peabody, Massachusetts.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.96 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$279.42 million
Cash Flow$1.29 per share
Book Value$13.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$67 million

Miscellaneous

Employees462
Market Cap$579.02 million
Next Earnings Date7/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Meridian Bancorp's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Meridian Bancorp's stock was trading at $14.11 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EBSB shares have decreased by 21.7% and is now trading at $11.05. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Meridian Bancorp?

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

When is Meridian Bancorp's next earnings date?

Meridian Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Meridian Bancorp.

How were Meridian Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Meridian Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:EBSB) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 21st. The savings and loans company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.00. The savings and loans company earned $44.27 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $46.94 million. Meridian Bancorp had a net margin of 23.49% and a return on equity of 9.10%. View Meridian Bancorp's earnings history.

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

Meridian Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 18th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Thursday, July 2nd. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.90%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 17th. View Meridian Bancorp's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EBSB?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Meridian Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Meridian Bancorp's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 35.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Meridian Bancorp.

Has Meridian Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about EBSB stock has trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Meridian Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news about Meridian Bancorp.

Are investors shorting Meridian Bancorp?

Meridian Bancorp saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 537,900 shares, a decrease of 7.7% from the May 31st total of 582,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 209,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's stock are sold short. 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?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Meridian Bancorp investors own include Ford Motor (F), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), InterDigital Wireless (IDCC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Stag Industrial (STAG), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Dominion Energy (D), General Electric (GE), Altria Group (MO) and Primo Water (PRMW).

Who are Meridian Bancorp's key executives?

Meridian Bancorp's management team includes the following 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)

What is Meridian Bancorp's stock symbol?

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

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Meridian Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of EBSB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.05.

How big of a company is Meridian Bancorp?

Meridian Bancorp has a market capitalization of $579.02 million and generates $279.42 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $67 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.30 on an earnings per share basis. Meridian Bancorp employs 462 workers across the globe.

What is Meridian Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Meridian Bancorp is 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]

This page was last updated on 7/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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