NASDAQ:EBSB - Meridian Bancorp Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $19.10 +0.05 (+0.26 %) (As of 07/23/2018 09:43 AM ET)Previous Close$19.05Today's Range$18.95 - $19.1552-Week Range$16.35 - $21.85Volume1,716 shsAverage Volume123,611 shsMarket Capitalization$1.03 billionP/E Ratio20.11Dividend Yield1.05%Beta0.3 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Suffolk 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. As of March 1, 2018, the company operated 33 full-service locations, as well 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 SymbolNASDAQ:EBSB CUSIP58964Q10 Webwww.ebsb.com Phone617-567-1500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.89 Current Ratio1.25 Quick Ratio1.25 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.11 Forward P/E Ratio18.19 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$208.17 million Price / Sales4.95 Cash Flow$0.9484 per share Price / Cash20.14 Book Value$11.96 per share Price / Book1.60 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.95 Net Income$42.94 million Net Margins21.09% Return on Equity8.20% Return on Assets1.02% Miscellaneous Employees538 Outstanding Shares53,930,000Market Cap$1,027.41 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, June 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 19th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, July 3rd. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 18th. 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, 24th. The savings and loans company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.02. The savings and loans company had revenue of $42.18 million for the quarter. Meridian Bancorp had a net margin of 21.09% and a return on equity of 8.20%. 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 Monday, July, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Meridian Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for EBSB? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Meridian Bancorp's shares. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Meridian Bancorp's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of Meridian Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Meridian Bancorp include UMB Financial (UMBF), MB Financial (MBFI), Community Bank System (CBU), Fulton Financial (FULT), First Financial Bancorp (FFBC), Old National Bancorp (ONB), Simmons First National (SFNC), Washington Federal (WAFD), FCB Financial (FCB), First Midwest Bancorp (FMBI), Centerstate Bank (CSFL), Cadence Bancorp (CADE), Trustmark (TRMK), Hope Bancorp (HOPE) and First Merchants (FRME). Who are Meridian Bancorp's key executives? Meridian Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Richard J. Gavegnano, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 70)Mark L. Abbate, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 62)Mr. John Migliozzi, Exec. VP of Lending - East Boston Savings Bank (Age 60)Mr. Edward J. Merritt, Sec. & Director (Age 58)Mr. Frank P. Romano, Exec. VP of Corp. Banking - East Boston Savings Bank (Age 63) Has Meridian Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about EBSB stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Meridian Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 46.22 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. 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. (0.83%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%). 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc. and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $19.10. How big of a company is Meridian Bancorp? Meridian Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion and generates $208.17 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $42.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.95 on an earnings per share basis. Meridian Bancorp employs 538 workers across the globe. 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: 1.8 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 93 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 170 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 263MarketBeat'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. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?