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EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Bryn Mawr Bank 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 6.50 % over the last twelve months. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation since it indicates how well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.



Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation trades as part of the banking industry and is in the financial services sector. The company CEO is Francis J. Leto. Bryn Mawr Bank Corp, through Bryn Mawr Trust Company, offers personal and business banking services, consumer and commercial loans, equipment leasing, mortgages, insurance and wealth management services.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The BMTC shares had a previous change of 1.24% which opened at 38.84 and closed at 39.32. It moved to an intraday high of 39.50 and a low of 38.84.

SeekingAlpha:  Bryn Mawr Bank EPS in-line, misses on revenue

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, BMTC shares returned 0.72% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.81%. Over three months, it changed -18.76%. In one year it has changed -7.99% and within that year its 52-week high was 50.35 and its 52-week low was 37.51. BMTC stock is 4.83% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 45.19 and a 50 day moving average of 42.07. Right now, BMTC stock is trading -13.00% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Bryn Mawr Bank EPS in-line, misses on revenue

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $796.1m with 20.2m shares outstanding and a float of 19.7m shares. Trading volume was 81,081 shares and has experienced an average volume of 68,203 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.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation was 1.33 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 29.56. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.81. The trailing twelve month EPS is 3.24, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 12.14. Historically, the PE high was 45.20 and the PE low was 12.14. BMTC stock has set a new PE low record!

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.84
06-30-2018:  0.83
03-31-2018:  0.94
12-31-2017:  0.63

The dividend per share is currently 1.00, which is a dividend yield of 2.54%. Also, the payout ratio is 30.86%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.



Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 46.71, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 15.83%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 2.60% of insider ownership and 73.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 0, which was 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.00.

I calculated the beta to be 0.60

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.48%, return on assets is 1.03%, profit margin is 16.74%, price-to-sales is 3.25 and price-to-book is 1.82.

Company Score Card:

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

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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