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NASDAQ:PFBC

Preferred Bank (PFBC) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$65.50
-1.08 (-1.62%)
(As of 05/19/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$65.24
$66.50
50-Day Range
$66.21
$77.91
52-Week Range
$57.27
$81.97
Volume
61,021 shs
Average Volume
79,247 shs
Market Capitalization
$985.78 million
P/E Ratio
9.72
Dividend Yield
2.52%
Beta
1.25
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About Preferred Bank

Preferred Bank provides various commercial banking products and services to small and mid-sized businesses and their owners, entrepreneurs, real estate developers and investors, professionals, and high net worth individuals in the United States. The company accepts checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts; fixed-rate and fixed maturity retail, and non-retail certificates of deposit; and individual retirement accounts. It also provides real estate mortgage loans that are secured by retail, industrial, office, special purpose, and residential single and multi-family properties; real estate construction loans; and commercial loans comprising lines of credit for working capital, term loans for capital expenditures, and commercial and stand-by letters of credit; and SBA loans. In addition, the company offers trade finance services, including commercial and export letters of credit, import lines of credit, documentary collections, international wire transfers, acceptances/trust receipt financing products, export financing, documentary collections, and bills purchase programs. Further, it provides various high-wealth banking services to wealthy individuals residing in the Pacific Rim area; and remote deposit capture, and online and mobile banking services. Additionally, the company offers various banking services to physicians, accountants, attorneys, business managers, and other professionals; and safe deposit boxes, account reconciliation, courier service, and cash management services to the manufacturing, service, and distribution companies. As of December 31, 2021, it had eleven full-service branch offices in Alhambra, Century City, City of Industry, Torrance, Arcadia, Irvine, Diamond Bar, Pico Rivera, Tarzana, and San Francisco; and one branch in Flushing, New York. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PFBC
CUSIP
74036740
Employees
279
Year Founded
1991

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$218.78 million
Cash Flow
$6.52 per share
Book Value
$39.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$95.24 million
Pretax Margin
63.16%

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$985.78 million
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/21 Dividend
4/06/2022
Last Earnings
4/19/2022
Dividend Payable
4/21/2022
Today
5/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/19/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.94 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

178th out of 1,352 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

47th out of 237 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Preferred Bank a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Preferred Bank in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Preferred Bank stock.
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When is Preferred Bank's next earnings date?

Preferred Bank is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 19th 2022.
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How were Preferred Bank's earnings last quarter?

Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 19th. The bank reported $1.74 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.69 by $0.05. The bank had revenue of $52.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $51.97 million. Preferred Bank had a net margin of 44.96% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.38%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.42 EPS.
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How often does Preferred Bank pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Preferred Bank?

Preferred Bank declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Thursday, April 21st. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.63%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 6th.
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Is Preferred Bank a good dividend stock?

Preferred Bank pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.52%. Preferred Bank does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Preferred Bank is 25.52%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Preferred Bank will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.05% next year. This indicates that Preferred Bank will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for PFBC?

5 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Preferred Bank's shares. Their forecasts range from $79.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Preferred Bank's stock price to reach $89.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Preferred Bank's key executives?
Preferred Bank's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Li Yu, Chairman, CEO & Corp. Sec. (Age 81, Pay $2.23M)
  • Mr. Wellington Chen, Pres & COO (Age 62, Pay $1.07M)
  • Mr. Edward J. Czajka, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $677.27k)
  • Mr. Nick Pi, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 61, Pay $596.26k)
  • Mr. Johnny Hsu, Exec. VP & Deputy COO (Age 47, Pay $468.59k)
  • Mr. Robert J. Kosof, Exec. VP of Commercial Lending (Age 78)
  • Ms. Sandy Ho, Exec. VP & Regional Mang.
  • Ms. Stella Chen, Sr. VP
  • Erika Chi, Exec. VP
  • Ted Hsu, Exec. VP
What is Li Yu's approval rating as Preferred Bank's CEO?

8 employees have rated Preferred Bank CEO Li Yu on Glassdoor.com. Li Yu has an approval rating of 56% among Preferred Bank's employees. This puts Li Yu in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Preferred Bank own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Preferred Bank investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Medtronic (MDT), AT&T (T) and CBL & Associates Properties (CBL).

What is Preferred Bank's stock symbol?

Preferred Bank trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PFBC."

Who are Preferred Bank's major shareholders?

Preferred Bank's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.61%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.90%), State Street Corp (4.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.14%), Boston Partners (1.87%) and Hsbc Holdings PLC (1.81%).

Which major investors are selling Preferred Bank stock?

PFBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Philadelphia Financial Management of San Francisco LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, LSV Asset Management, Royce & Associates LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Northern Trust Corp, and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd..

Which major investors are buying Preferred Bank stock?

PFBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., State Street Corp, Avalon Investment & Advisory, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Vanguard Group Inc., EAM Investors LLC, and Dana Investment Advisors Inc..

How do I buy shares of Preferred Bank?

Shares of PFBC 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 Preferred Bank's stock price today?

One share of PFBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.50.

How much money does Preferred Bank make?

Preferred Bank has a market capitalization of $985.78 million and generates $218.78 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $95.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.74 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Preferred Bank have?

Preferred Bank employs 279 workers across the globe.

When was Preferred Bank founded?

Preferred Bank was founded in 1991.

What is Preferred Bank's official website?

The official website for Preferred Bank is www.preferredbank.com.

How can I contact Preferred Bank?

Preferred Bank's mailing address is 601 S. FIGUEROA STREET 48TH FLOOR, LOS ANGELES CA, 90017. The bank can be reached via phone at (213) 891-1188, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 213-622-5161.

This page was last updated on 5/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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