About Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC)
Preferred Bank is a commercial bank. The Bank provides deposit services, as well as real estate finance, commercial loans and trade finance to small and mid-sized businesses and their owners, entrepreneurs, real estate developers and investors, professionals and high net worth individuals. The Bank offers various services, such as personal banking, business banking and treasury management. The Bank's loan portfolio includes real estate mortgage loans, real estate construction loans, commercial loans and trade finance. Its real estate mortgage portfolio consists of real estate mini-perm loans, as well as purchased residential mortgages. The Bank offers a range of commercial loan products, including lines of credit for working capital, term loans for capital expenditures and commercial and stand-by letters of credit. Through its branch network, the Bank provides a range of financial services to individuals and companies located primarily in Southern California.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry State commercial banks
Trailing P/E Ratio19.44
Forward P/E Ratio14.33
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$163.42 million
Price / Sales5.37
Cash Flow$2.8162 per share
Price / Cash23.61
Book Value$22.60 per share
Price / Book2.94
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.42
Net Income$42.90 million
Return on Equity18.48%
Return on Assets1.58%
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Monday, April 23rd. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 6th. View Preferred Bank's Dividend History.
How were Preferred Bank's earnings last quarter?
Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 19th. The bank reported $1.09 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.03. The bank earned $37.71 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.29 million. Preferred Bank had a return on equity of 18.48% and a net margin of 28.88%. View Preferred Bank's Earnings History.
When is Preferred Bank's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for PFBC?
6 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Preferred Bank's stock. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Preferred Bank's stock price to reach $72.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Preferred Bank.
Who are some of Preferred Bank's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Preferred Bank include First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), Cathay General Bancorp (CATY), Columbia Banking System (COLB), South State Bank (SSB), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), BancorpSouth Bank (BXS), International Bancshares (IBOC), United Community Bank (UCBI), CVB Financial (CVBF), Union Bankshares (UBSH), Great Western Bancorp (GWB), Hilltop (HTH), ServisFirst Bancshares (SFBS), First Interstate BancSystem (FIBK) and Renasant (RNST).
Who are Preferred Bank's key executives?
Preferred Bank's management team includes the folowing people:
- Li Yu, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 76)
- Wellington Chen, President, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52)
- Edward J. Czajka, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President (Age 51)
- Robert J. Kosof, Executive Vice President and Head - Commercial and Industrial Loans and Regional Branch Manager
- Nick Pi, Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer (Age 56)
- J. Richard Belliston, Independent Director (Age 72)
- William C.Y. Cheng, Independent Director (Age 69)
- Clark Hsu, Independent Director (Age 46)
- Gary S. Nunnelly, Independent Director (Age 68)
- Chih-Wei Wu, Independent Director (Age 57)
Has Preferred Bank been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about PFBC stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Preferred Bank earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 44.94 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Preferred Bank's stock price today?
One share of PFBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.49.
How big of a company is Preferred Bank?
Preferred Bank has a market capitalization of $876.47 million and generates $163.42 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $42.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.42 on an earnings per share basis. Preferred Bank employs 218 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Preferred Bank?
Preferred Bank's mailing address is 601 S. FIGUEROA STREET 29TH FLOOR, LOS ANGELES CA, 90017. The bank can be reached via phone at 213-891-1188 or via email at [email protected]
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Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) Dividend Information
Preferred Bank pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.32%. PFBC's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Monday, April 23. Preferred Bank pays out 25.73% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||4/23/2018|
|Payout Ratio:||25.73% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
18.97% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
16.45% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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Preferred Bank (NASDAQ PFBC) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.89%
Preferred Bank (NASDAQ PFBC) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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