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NASDAQ:PFC

Premier Financial (PFC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$19.73
+0.07 (+0.36%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$19.37
$20.04
50-Day Range
$19.43
$24.78
52-Week Range
$13.60
$25.53
Volume
169,313 shs
Average Volume
136,749 shs
Market Capitalization
$704.95 million
P/E Ratio
6.34
Dividend Yield
6.28%
Price Target
$24.00

Premier Financial MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.6% Upside
$23.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.70% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.47mentions of Premier Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$30,105 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.37%
From $2.17 to $2.33 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.

4.29 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

243rd out of 856 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

54th out of 180 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, 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, collateralized mortgage obligations, and corporate bonds. Further, the company offers property and casualty, life, and group health insurance agency services; mezzanine funding services; and online banking services, which include mobile banking, person-to-person payments, 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
2/23/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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
1,206
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$23.00
High Stock Price Target
$25.00
Low Stock Price Target
$21.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+21.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$111.29 million
Pretax Margin
32.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$456.36 million
Cash Flow
$3.48 per share
Book Value
$24.96 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
35,054,000
Market Cap
$704.95 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.30
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Donald P. Hileman (Age 71)
    Executive Chairman
    Comp: $175.23k
  • Mr. Gary M. Small (Age 63)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $855.28k
  • Mr. Paul D. Nungester Jr. (Age 50)
    CFO & Executive VP
    Comp: $463.24k
  • Mr. Varun Chandhok (Age 52)
    Executive VP and Chief Information & Operations Officer
    Comp: $421.43k
  • Ms. Tina M. Shaver CAMS (Age 56)
    CRCM, Executive VP & Chief Risk Officer
    Comp: $362.19k
  • Ms. Shannon M. Kuhl (Age 53)
    Executive VP, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
  • 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 analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Premier Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Premier Financial's shares. Their PFC share price targets range from $21.00 to $25.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.6% 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 shares have decreased by 18.1% and is now trading at $19.73.
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Are investors shorting Premier Financial?

Premier Financial saw a decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 243,300 shares, a decline of 21.3% from the January 15th total of 309,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 128,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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.
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How were Premier Financial's earnings last quarter?

Premier Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:PFC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 23rd. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $64.34 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $66.15 million. Premier Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.90% and a net margin of 24.39%.

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

Premier Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 9th will be paid 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 6.28%. 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 6.22%. 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 53.22% 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.

Who are Premier Financial's major shareholders?

Premier Financial's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.31%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.52%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (2.98%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (2.40%), Northern Trust Corp (1.12%) and Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (1.10%). Insiders that own company stock include Donald P Hileman, Louis Michael Altman, Richard J Schiraldi, Samuel S Strausbaugh, Terri A Bettinger and Tina Nutter.
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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 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff