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Premier Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.24 (-0.92 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $25.71
50-Day Range
MA: $22.44
52-Week Range
Now: $25.71
Volume77,574 shs
Average Volume186,336 shs
Market Capitalization$968.39 million
P/E Ratio21.61
Dividend Yield4.86%
Premier Financial Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of banking business. It focuses on traditional banking and property and casualty, life and, group health insurance products. It offers family real estate, multi-family residential and non-residential, consumer, commercial, construction, and home equity and improvement loans. The company was founded in June 1995 and is headquartered in Defiance, OH.
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Overall MarketRank

1.72 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

442nd out of 1,705 stocks

Federal Savings Institutions Industry

23rd out of 92 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FDEF
Phone(419) 782-5015



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$186.04 million
Cash Flow$4.19 per share
Book Value$21.60 per share


Net Income$49.37 million


Market Cap$968.39 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
-0.24 (-0.92 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Premier Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Premier Financial's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Premier Financial's stock was trading at $20.92 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FDEF stock has increased by 22.9% and is now trading at $25.71.
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Is Premier Financial a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Premier Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Premier Financial stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Premier Financial?

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How were Premier Financial's earnings last quarter?

Premier Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The savings and loans company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.29. The savings and loans company earned $59.46 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $59.30 million. Premier Financial had a net margin of 7.34% and a return on equity of 8.19%.
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How often does Premier Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Premier Financial?

Premier Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 28th. Investors of record on Friday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, May 22nd. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 14th.
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Is Premier Financial a good dividend stock?

Premier Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.86%. FDEF has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Premier Financial is 34.78%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Premier Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 43.56% next year. This indicates that Premier Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Premier Financial's stock split? How did Premier Financial's stock split work?

Premier Financial's stock split before market open on Friday, July 13th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, June 22nd 2018. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Thursday, July 12th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of Premier Financial stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What price target have analysts set for FDEF?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Premier Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Premier Financial's stock price to reach $21.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.3%.
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Who are some of Premier Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Premier Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Premier Financial investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), AT&T (T), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Ford Motor (F), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Pfizer (PFE), General Motors (GM), Alibaba Group (BABA), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM).

Who are Premier Financial's key executives?

Premier Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Donald P. Hileman, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Gary M. Small, President & Director
  • Dennis E. Rose, Chief Operations Officer & Executive VP
  • Paul D. Nungester, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Douglas R. Young, Chief Information Technology Officer & EVP

What is Premier Financial's stock symbol?

Premier Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FDEF."

How do I buy shares of Premier Financial?

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

What is Premier Financial's stock price today?

One share of FDEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.71.

How big of a company is Premier Financial?

Premier Financial has a market capitalization of $968.39 million and generates $186.04 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $49.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.53 on an earnings per share basis. Premier Financial employs 696 workers across the globe.

What is Premier Financial's official website?

The official website for Premier Financial is www.fdef.com.

How can I contact Premier Financial?

Premier Financial's mailing address is 601 CLINTON ST, DEFIANCE OH, 43512. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at (419) 782-5015 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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