NASDAQ:LOB - Live Oak Bancshares Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$14.84 -0.35 (-2.30 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 12:14 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.84
Today's Range$14.71 - $16.06
52-Week Range$13.46 - $32.95
Volume298,452 shs
Average Volume288,419 shs
Market Capitalization$595.77 million
P/E Ratio11.87
Dividend Yield0.81%
Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for the Live Oak Banking Company that provides various commercial banking products and services to individuals and businesses in North Carolina. The company accepts various deposit products, including noninterest-bearing demand, interest-bearing checking, money market, saving, and time deposits. It also offers commercial and industrial loans; construction and development loans; owner occupied and non-owner occupied collateral commercial real estate loans; and commercial land loans. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LOB
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.90
Quick Ratio0.67


Trailing P/E Ratio11.87
Forward P/E Ratio12.68
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$276.39 million
Price / Sales2.16
Cash Flow$1.6148 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.19
Book Value$10.95 per share
Price / Book1.36


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.25
Net Income$100.49 million
Net Margins34.19%
Return on Equity13.29%
Return on Assets1.85%


Outstanding Shares40,150,000
Market Cap$595.77 million

Live Oak Bancshares (NASDAQ:LOB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Live Oak Bancshares' stock symbol?

Live Oak Bancshares trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LOB."

How often does Live Oak Bancshares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Live Oak Bancshares?

Live Oak Bancshares declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 30th. View Live Oak Bancshares' Dividend History.

How were Live Oak Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Live Oak Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:LOB) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The bank reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The bank earned $52.06 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $58.79 million. Live Oak Bancshares had a net margin of 34.19% and a return on equity of 13.29%. View Live Oak Bancshares' Earnings History.

When is Live Oak Bancshares' next earnings date?

Live Oak Bancshares is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Live Oak Bancshares.

What price target have analysts set for LOB?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Live Oak Bancshares' shares. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Live Oak Bancshares' stock price to reach $16.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Live Oak Bancshares.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Live Oak Bancshares?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Live Oak Bancshares 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 Live Oak Bancshares.

Has Live Oak Bancshares been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LOB stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Live Oak Bancshares earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the bank a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Live Oak Bancshares' key competitors?

Who are Live Oak Bancshares' key executives?

Live Oak Bancshares' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James S. Mahan III, Chairman & CEO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Gregory W. Seward, Gen. Counsel (Age 42)
  • Mr. William L. Williams III, Vice Chairman & Exec. VP (Age 66)
  • Mr. Neil Lawrence Underwood, Pres & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Steven Brett Caines, Chief Financial Officer (Age 39)

When did Live Oak Bancshares IPO?

(LOB) raised $68 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, July 23rd 2015. The company issued 4,000,000 shares at $16.00-$18.00 per share. Sandler O�Neill & Partners, L.P served as the underwriter for the IPO and Keefe Bruyette & Woods (A Stifle Company) and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey were co-managers.

Who are Live Oak Bancshares' major shareholders?

Live Oak Bancshares' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.20%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.92%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.92%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (2.36%), Emerald Advisers Inc. PA (1.87%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.10%). Company insiders that own Live Oak Bancshares stock include Diane Beth Glossman, Glen F Hoffsis, Gregory W Seward, H K Landis, Huntley Garriott, James S Mahan III, Neil Lawrence Underwood, S Brett Caines, Steve Smits, Susan N Janson, Thomas A Hill, William Henderson Cameron and William L Williams III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Live Oak Bancshares.

Which institutional investors are selling Live Oak Bancshares stock?

LOB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commonwealth Equity Services LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., Prudential Financial Inc., KAMES CAPITAL plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust. Company insiders that have sold Live Oak Bancshares company stock in the last year include S Brett Caines, Steve Smits and Thomas A Hill. View Insider Buying and Selling for Live Oak Bancshares.

Which institutional investors are buying Live Oak Bancshares stock?

LOB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, United Capital Management of KS Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Panagora Asset Management Inc. and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have bought Live Oak Bancshares stock in the last two years include Diane Beth Glossman, Glen F Hoffsis, Gregory W Seward, H K Landis, Huntley Garriott, James S Mahan III, Neil Lawrence Underwood, Susan N Janson, William Henderson Cameron and William L Williams III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Live Oak Bancshares.

How do I buy shares of Live Oak Bancshares?

Shares of LOB 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 Live Oak Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of LOB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.84.

How big of a company is Live Oak Bancshares?

Live Oak Bancshares has a market capitalization of $595.77 million and generates $276.39 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $100.49 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.25 on an earnings per share basis. Live Oak Bancshares employs 528 workers across the globe.

What is Live Oak Bancshares' official website?

The official website for Live Oak Bancshares is

How can I contact Live Oak Bancshares?

Live Oak Bancshares' mailing address is 1741 TIBURON DRIVE, WILMINGTON NC, 28403. The bank can be reached via phone at 910-790-5867.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Live Oak Bancshares (NASDAQ LOB)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  193 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  257 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  450
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Live Oak Bancshares and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LOB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LOB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by Staff

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