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Preferred Bank Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:PFBC)

+0.94 (+1.82 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $52.62
50-Day Range
MA: $51.55
52-Week Range
Now: $52.62
Volume64,114 shs
Average Volume56,705 shs
Market Capitalization$791.93 million
P/E Ratio11.56
Dividend Yield2.32%
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$204.57 million
Cash Flow$5.74 per share
Book Value$31.59 per share


Net Income$70.99 million


Market Cap$791.93 million
Next Earnings Date10/16/2019 (Confirmed)

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 7th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, October 21st. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 4th. View Preferred Bank's Dividend History.

How were Preferred Bank's earnings last quarter?

Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 17th. The bank reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $43.83 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.82 million. Preferred Bank had a net margin of 33.21% and a return on equity of 17.73%. 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, October 16th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Preferred Bank.

How can I listen to Preferred Bank's earnings call?

Preferred Bank will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 16th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for PFBC?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Preferred Bank's shares. Their predictions range from $51.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate Preferred Bank's stock price to reach $54.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Preferred Bank.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Preferred Bank?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Preferred Bank in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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 coverage about PFBC stock has trended negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores 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 negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Preferred Bank earned a media sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Preferred Bank.

Are investors shorting Preferred Bank?

Preferred Bank saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 889,600 shares, a decrease of 6.1% from the August 15th total of 947,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 74,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 12.0 days. Currently, 6.4% 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?

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 shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%).

Which major investors are buying Preferred Bank stock?

PFBC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue.

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 $52.62.

How big of a company is Preferred Bank?

Preferred Bank has a market capitalization of $791.93 million and generates $204.57 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $70.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.55 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 29TH 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:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  233 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  516
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 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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