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S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Israel is quiet on next steps against Iran — and on which partners helped shoot down missiles
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Israel is quiet on next steps against Iran — and on which partners helped shoot down missiles
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Israel is quiet on next steps against Iran — and on which partners helped shoot down missiles
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
NASDAQ:PFC

Premier Financial (PFC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$19.52
+0.17 (+0.88%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$19.08
$19.55
50-Day Range
$18.79
$20.87
52-Week Range
$13.60
$24.87
Volume
134,570 shs
Average Volume
140,778 shs
Market Capitalization
$698.82 million
P/E Ratio
6.28
Dividend Yield
6.35%
Price Target
$22.83

Premier Financial MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.0% Upside
$22.83 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.04% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.97mentions of Premier Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$30,105 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.45%
From $2.13 to $2.31 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.22 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

262nd out of 859 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

69th out of 177 stocks

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About Premier Financial Stock (NASDAQ:PFC)

Premier Financial Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides various banking services. It offers demand, checking, money market, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposits and certificates of deposit account registry service; and investment products. The company also provides residential and commercial real estate, commercial, construction, home improvement and home equity, installment, and consumer loans. In addition, it invests in the U.S. treasury and federal government agency obligations, obligations of states and political subdivisions, mortgage-backed securities that are issued by federal agencies, residential collateralized mortgage obligations, and corporate bonds. Further, the company offers property and casualty, life, and group health insurance agency services; mezzanine funding services; and digital banking services, which include mobile banking, zelle, online bill pay, and online account opening, as well as the MoneyPass ATM network. It operates in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The company was formerly known as First Defiance Financial Corp. and changed its name to Premier Financial Corp. in June 2020. Premier Financial Corp. was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Defiance, Ohio.

PFC Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/23/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/16 Dividend
2/08/2024
Dividend Payable
2/16/2024
Today
4/14/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/23/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PFC
Employees
1,023
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$22.83
High Stock Price Target
$25.00
Low Stock Price Target
$21.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+17.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$111.29 million
Pretax Margin
30.56%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$456.36 million
Cash Flow
$3.02 per share
Book Value
$27.30 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
35,009,000
Market Cap
$698.82 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.27
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Gary M. Small (Age 63)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $798.14k
  • Mr. Paul D. Nungester Jr. (Age 50)
    CFO & Executive VP
    Comp: $503.05k
  • Mr. Varun Chandhok (Age 52)
    Executive VP and Chief Information & Operations Officer
    Comp: $424.17k
  • Ms. Shannon M. Kuhl (Age 53)
    Executive VP, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
    Comp: $466.78k
  • Mr. Rick L. Hull (Age 71)
    Executive VP & Head of Commercial Banking
    Comp: $464.21k
  • Mr. Donald P. Hileman (Age 71)
    Executive Chairman
    Comp: $175.23k
  • Alicia Miller
    Communications & Marketing Manager
  • Ms. Kathy Bushway (Age 64)
    Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Sharon L. Davis (Age 42)
    Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
    Comp: $268.71k
  • Mr. Dennis E. Rose Jr. (Age 56)
    Executive VP & Chief Strategy Officer
    Comp: $254.81k

PFC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Premier Financial stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Premier Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" PFC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PFC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Premier Financial's stock price target for 2024?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Premier Financial's stock. Their PFC share price targets range from $21.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $22.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have PFC shares performed in 2024?

Premier Financial's stock was trading at $24.10 at the beginning of the year. Since then, PFC stock has decreased by 19.0% and is now trading at $19.52.
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When is Premier Financial's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2024.
View our PFC earnings forecast
.

How can I listen to Premier Financial's earnings call?

Premier Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 24th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Premier Financial's earnings last quarter?

Premier Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:PFC) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 23rd. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.02. The firm earned $64.34 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $66.15 million. Premier Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.76% and a net margin of 24.39%.

How often does Premier Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Premier Financial?

Premier Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 9th will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, February 16th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.35%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 8th.
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.

Is Premier Financial a good dividend stock?

Premier Financial (NASDAQ:PFC) pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.35%. PFC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 39.87%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PFC will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.68% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for PFC.

What ETF holds Premier Financial's stock?

ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF holds 478,458 shares of PFC stock, representing 1.20% of its portfolio.

How do I buy shares of Premier Financial?

Shares of PFC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:PFC) was last updated on 4/14/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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