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NASDAQ:PFBC - Preferred Bank Stock Price, Forecast & News

-1.17 (-1.91 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 07:08 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $60.20
50-Day Range
MA: $60.86
52-Week Range
Now: $60.20
Volume447,108 shs
Average Volume93,949 shs
Market Capitalization$906.01 million
P/E Ratio11.64
Dividend Yield1.96%
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's deposit products include checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts; fixed-rate and fixed maturity retail, and non-retail certificates of deposit; and individual retirement accounts. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PFBC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$234.19 million
Cash Flow$5.54 per share
Book Value$31.59 per share


Net Income$78.37 million


Market Cap$906.01 million
Next Earnings Date4/15/2020 (Estimated)

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Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Preferred Bank's stock symbol?

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

How often does Preferred Bank pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Preferred Bank?

Preferred Bank announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 11th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 7th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Tuesday, January 21st. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 6th. View Preferred Bank's Dividend History.

How were Preferred Bank's earnings last quarter?

Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 22nd. The bank reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.05. The bank earned $42.29 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $42.57 million. Preferred Bank had a return on equity of 17.76% and a net margin of 33.47%. View Preferred Bank's Earnings History.

When is Preferred Bank's next earnings date?

Preferred Bank is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 15th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Preferred Bank.

What price target have analysts set for PFBC?

6 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Preferred Bank's shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Preferred Bank's stock price to reach $60.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Preferred Bank.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Preferred Bank?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Preferred Bank in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Preferred Bank.

Has Preferred Bank been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PFBC stock have been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Preferred Bank earned a coverage optimism score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Preferred Bank.

Are investors shorting Preferred Bank?

Preferred Bank saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,020,000 shares, an increase of 10.3% from the December 31st total of 924,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 66,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 15.4 days. Currently, 7.4% of the company's stock are short sold. View Preferred Bank's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Preferred Bank's key competitors?

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 LP Unit (ET), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP), AbbVie (ABBV), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL) and Enbridge (ENB).

Who are Preferred Bank's key executives?

Preferred Bank's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Li Yu, Chairman, CEO & Corp. Sec. (Age 78)
  • Mr. Wellington Chen, Pres & COO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Edward J. Czajka, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Nick Pi, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Sandy Ho, Exec. VP & Regional Mang.

Who are Preferred Bank's major shareholders?

Preferred Bank's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.86%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.85%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.31%), Boston Partners (2.07%), Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. (1.92%) and LSV Asset Management (1.67%).

Which major investors are selling Preferred Bank stock?

PFBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, LSV Asset Management, First Trust Advisors LP, State Street Corp, Bank of America Corp DE and State of Tennessee Treasury Department.

Which major investors are buying Preferred Bank stock?

PFBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, FMR LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Jefferies Group LLC, Raymond James & Associates and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Preferred Bank's stock price today?

One share of PFBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.20.

How big of a company is Preferred Bank?

Preferred Bank has a market capitalization of $906.01 million and generates $234.19 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $78.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.23 on an earnings per share basis. Preferred Bank employs 263 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Preferred Bank.

What is Preferred Bank's official website?

The official website for Preferred Bank is http://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 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Preferred Bank (NASDAQ PFBC)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  299 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  553
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Preferred Bank and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PFBC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PFBC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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