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Preferred Bank - PFBC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$73.79
+0.61 (+0.83%)
(As of 02/7/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$72.73
$73.97
50-Day Range
$68.93
$75.59
52-Week Range
$64.10
$81.52
Volume
112,858 shs
Average Volume
79,998 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.11 billion
P/E Ratio
8.46
Dividend Yield
2.97%
Price Target
$83.67

Preferred Bank MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.4% Upside
$83.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.49% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-8.10%
From $10.00 to $9.19 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.04 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

571st out of 861 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

126th out of 182 stocks

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About Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) Stock

Preferred Bank operates as an independent commercial bank. It offers real estate financing for residential, commercial, industrial, and other income producing properties. Its business and consumer products include checking, savings, money market, and certificate of deposit accounts. The firm also offers treasury management services such as account reconciliation, remote deposit, cash and check courier services, merchant processing, and ACH credit origination. The company was founded by Li Yu on December 23, 1991 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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PFBC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/20 Dividend
1/05/2023
Last Earnings
1/18/2023
Dividend Payable
1/20/2023
Today
2/07/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/18/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$83.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$95.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$76.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+13.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$128.85 million
Pretax Margin
58.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$304.24 million
Cash Flow
$6.57 per share
Book Value
$41.73 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$1.11 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.08

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Key Executives

  • Li Yu
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Wellington Chen
    President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Edward J. Czajka
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Nick Pi
    Chief Credit Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Robert J. Kosof
    Executive Vice President













PFBC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Preferred Bank stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Preferred Bank in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" PFBC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PFBC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Preferred Bank's stock price forecast for 2023?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Preferred Bank's stock. Their PFBC share price forecasts range from $76.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $83.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have PFBC shares performed in 2023?

Preferred Bank's stock was trading at $74.62 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, PFBC shares have decreased by 1.1% and is now trading at $73.79.
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When is Preferred Bank's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 18th 2023.
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How were Preferred Bank's earnings last quarter?

Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 18th. The bank reported $2.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.57 by $0.14. The bank had revenue of $76.92 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $74.13 million. Preferred Bank had a net margin of 42.35% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.42%.

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

Preferred Bank announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, January 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, January 20th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 5th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.43.
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Is Preferred Bank a good dividend stock?

Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.97%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 25.23%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PFBC will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.94% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Li Yu's approval rating as Preferred Bank's CEO?

8 employees have rated Preferred Bank Chief Executive Officer Li Yu on Glassdoor.com. Li Yu has an approval rating of 56% among the company'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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Phocas Financial Corp. (0.98%), Alpha DNA Investment Management LLC (0.09%), Jackson Creek Investment Advisors LLC (0.08%), SummerHaven Investment Management LLC (0.08%), Toth Financial Advisory Corp (0.07%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%).

How do I buy shares of Preferred Bank?

Shares of PFBC stock 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 $73.79.

How much money does Preferred Bank make?

Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion and generates $304.24 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $128.85 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.72 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Preferred Bank have?

The company employs 279 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Preferred Bank?

Preferred Bank's mailing address is 601 S. FIGUEROA STREET 48TH FLOOR, LOS ANGELES CA, 90017. The official website for the company is www.preferredbank.com. The bank can be reached via phone at (213) 891-1188, via email at cfo@preferredbank.com, or via fax at 213-622-5161.

This page (NASDAQ:PFBC) was last updated on 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff