NASDAQ:EBSB - Meridian Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $16.69 +0.27 (+1.64 %) (As of 04/24/2019 06:00 AM ET)Previous Close$16.42Today's Range$16.2550 - $16.7052-Week Range$13.67 - $20.45Volume86,107 shsAverage Volume146,969 shsMarket Capitalization$893.63 millionP/E Ratio15.75Dividend Yield1.71%Beta0.5 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive EBSB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EBSB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry National commercial banks Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:EBSB Previous Symbol CUSIP58964Q10 CIK1600125 Webwww.ebsb.com Phone617-567-1500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.80 Current Ratio1.21 Quick Ratio1.20Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.75 Forward P/E Ratio13.91 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$236.68 million Price / Sales3.78 Cash Flow$1.0775 per share Price / Cash Flow15.49 Book Value$12.46 per share Price / Book1.34Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.06 Net Income$55.77 million Net Margins23.56% Return on Equity8.34% Return on Assets0.97%Miscellaneous Employees462 Outstanding Shares53,543,000Market Cap$893.63 million Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableOptionable 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 19th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Tuesday, April 2nd. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 18th. View Meridian Bancorp's Dividend History. How were Meridian Bancorp's earnings last quarter? Meridian Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:EBSB) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 22nd. The savings and loans company reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.05. The savings and loans company earned $42.31 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $45.20 million. Meridian Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.34% and a net margin of 23.56%. View Meridian Bancorp's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for EBSB? 1 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Meridian Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Meridian Bancorp's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Meridian Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Meridian Bancorp? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Meridian Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Meridian Bancorp. Has Meridian Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about EBSB stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Meridian Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Meridian Bancorp include Valley National Bancorp (VLY), Community Bank System (CBU), UMB Financial (UMBF), Old National Bancorp (ONB), Fulton Financial (FULT), Washington Federal (WAFD), First Financial Bancorp (FFBC), Centerstate Bank (CSFL), Simmons First National (SFNC), Trustmark (TRMK), First Midwest Bancorp (FMBI), WesBanco (WSBC), First Merchants (FRME), BancFirst (BANF) and Northwest Bancshares (NWBI). 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 The Ozarks (OZRK), General Electric (GE), Hudson Technologies (HDSN), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), CARBO Ceramics (CRR), Express (EXPR), Charles Schwab (SCHW) and Applied Materials (AMAT). 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 investors include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.74%), Eukles Asset Management (0.02%) and Kessler Investment Group LLC (0.02%). 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 buying Meridian Bancorp stock? EBSB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Eukles Asset Management and Kessler Investment Group 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 $16.69. How big of a company is Meridian Bancorp? Meridian Bancorp has a market capitalization of $893.63 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. 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: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 141 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 227 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 368MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Meridian Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EBSB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EBSB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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