Live Oak Bancshares Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.81 (+3.19 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume144,192 shs
Average Volume292,817 shs
Market Capitalization$2.53 billion
P/E Ratio15.48
Dividend Yield0.21%
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About Live Oak Bancshares

Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company for Live Oak Banking Company, which operates as a national online platform for small business lending. It operates through the following segments: Banking, Fintech, and Other. The Banking segment provides financing services to small businesses nationwide in targeted industries and deposit-related services to small businesses, consumers, and other customers nationwide. The Fintech segment focuses in making strategic investments into emerging financial technology companies. The company was founded by James S. Mahan III on December 18, 2018 and is headquartered in Wilmington, NC.


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Overall MarketRank

2.27 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

423rd out of 1,331 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

88th out of 232 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Live Oak Bancshares (NASDAQ:LOB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Live Oak Bancshares a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Live Oak Bancshares in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating, 1 buy rating and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Live Oak Bancshares stock.
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When is Live Oak Bancshares' next earnings date?

Live Oak Bancshares is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 20th 2021.
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How were Live Oak Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 20th. The bank reported $1.41 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.84. The bank had revenue of $141.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $91.19 million. Live Oak Bancshares had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.89% and a net margin of 33.72%.
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How has Live Oak Bancshares' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Live Oak Bancshares' stock was trading at $11.28 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LOB shares have increased by 418.9% and is now trading at $58.53.
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How often does Live Oak Bancshares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Live Oak Bancshares?

Live Oak Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 26th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 7th will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, September 21st. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.21%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 3rd.
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Is Live Oak Bancshares a good dividend stock?

Live Oak Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.21%. Live Oak Bancshares does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Live Oak Bancshares is 8.28%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Live Oak Bancshares will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.30% next year. This indicates that Live Oak Bancshares will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for LOB?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Live Oak Bancshares' stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Live Oak Bancshares' share price to reach $69.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Live Oak Bancshares' key executives?

Live Oak Bancshares' management team includes the following people:
  • Chip Mahan, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Neil Lawrence Underwood, President & Director
  • William C. Losch, Chief Financial Officer
  • William L. Williams, Vice Chairman & Executive Vice President
  • Gregory Seward, Executive Vice President & General Counsel

What is Chip Mahan III's approval rating as Live Oak Bancshares' CEO?

17 employees have rated Live Oak Bancshares CEO Chip Mahan III on Chip Mahan III has an approval rating of 94% among Live Oak Bancshares' employees. This puts Chip Mahan III in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Live Oak Bancshares own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Live Oak Bancshares investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), Stitch Fix (SFIX), (WIX), Zscaler (ZS), Appian (APPN), Fastly (FSLY), Square (SQ), Teladoc Health (TDOC) and The Trade Desk (TTD).

When did Live Oak Bancshares IPO?

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

What is Live Oak Bancshares' stock symbol?

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

Who are Live Oak Bancshares' major shareholders?

Live Oak Bancshares' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (12.33%), BlackRock Inc. (4.79%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.91%), State Street Corp (3.35%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.29%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.23%). Company insiders that own Live Oak Bancshares stock include David G Salyers, H K Landis, Huntley Garriott, James S Mahan III, John W Sutherland, Neil Lawrence Underwood, Steve Smits and William L Williams III.
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Which institutional investors are selling Live Oak Bancshares stock?

LOB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Invesco Ltd., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Capital Impact Advisors LLC, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Live Oak Bancshares company stock in the last year include H K Landis, John W Sutherland, Neil Lawrence Underwood, and Steve Smits.
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Which institutional investors are buying Live Oak Bancshares stock?

LOB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., State Street Corp, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, abrdn plc, Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have bought Live Oak Bancshares stock in the last two years include David G Salyers, Huntley Garriott, James S Mahan III, and William L Williams III.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Live Oak Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of LOB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.53.

How much money does Live Oak Bancshares make?

Live Oak Bancshares has a market capitalization of $2.53 billion and generates $374.41 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $59.54 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.45 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Live Oak Bancshares have?

Live Oak Bancshares employs 630 workers across the globe.

What is Live Oak Bancshares' official website?

The official website for Live Oak Bancshares is

Where are Live Oak Bancshares' headquarters?

Live Oak Bancshares is headquartered at 1741 TIBURON DRIVE, WILMINGTON NC, 28403.

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.

This page was last updated on 9/24/2021 by Staff
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