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EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of PCSB Financial Corporation. The EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 20.10 % over the last twelve months. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for PCSB Financial Corporation since it indicates how well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.

PCSB Financial Corporation is part of the financial services sector and is in the banking industry. The company CEO is Joseph D. Roberto. PCSB Financial Corp operates as a bank holding company. The Company through its subsidiary provides banking services and offers lending and depositing services.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The PCSB shares had a previous change of -0.34% which opened at 20.45 and closed at 20.44. It moved to an intraday high of 20.70 and a low of 20.37.

SeekingAlpha:  PCSB Financial beats by $0.02, beats on revenue

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, PCSB shares returned 0.69% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.11%. Over three months, it changed 2.81%. In one year it has changed 7.79% and within that year its 52-week high was 22.34 and its 52-week low was 18.14. PCSB stock is 12.68% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 20.12 and a 50 day moving average of 20.26. Right now, PCSB stock is trading 1.57% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

SeekingAlpha:  PCSB Financial declares $0.03 dividend


The company has a market cap of $371.3m with 18.2m shares outstanding and a float of 18.1m shares. Trading volume was 66,648 shares and has experienced an average volume of 38,972 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for PCSB Financial Corporation was 0.49 which ended on 30th of June 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 52.41.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  0.16
03-31-2018:  0.13
12-31-2017:  0.10
09-30-2017:  0.10

The dividend per share is currently 0.12, which is a dividend yield of 0.59%.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.50% of insider ownership and 52.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 338,877, which was 1.87% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 8.98. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

I calculated the beta to be 0.47

SeekingAlpha:  PCSB Financial declares $0.03 dividend

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 2.33%, return on assets is 0.45%, profit margin is 12.60%, price-to-sales is 9.69 and price-to-book is 1.33.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 5  : Financial Safety Result
 2  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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