The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Central Federal Corporation. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -3.90 % over the last twelve months. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for Central Federal Corporation since it indicates how well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.



Central Federal Corporation is in the banking industry and is in the financial services sector. The company CEO is Timothy T. O’Dell. Central Federal Corp is a financial holding company for CFBank. The company through its subsidiary offers a variety of financial services including residential lending and full service retail banking services and products.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The CFBK shares had a previous change of -0.15% which opened at 13.70 and closed at 13.70. It moved to an intraday high of 13.75 and a low of 13.70.

PR Newswire:  Central Federal Corporation Announces 3rd Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, CFBK shares returned 0.85% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.97%. Over three months, it changed -2.56%. In one year it has changed -7.40% and within that year its 52-week high was 16.95 and its 52-week low was 12.32. CFBK stock is 11.20% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 13.66 and a 50 day moving average of 14.07. Right now, CFBK stock is trading 0.32% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

PR Newswire:  Central Federal Corporation Announces 3rd Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $58.2m with 4.3m shares outstanding and a float of 0 shares. Trading volume was 4,334 shares and has experienced an average volume of 4,525 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 Central Federal Corporation was 0.22 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 62.27.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.24
06-30-2018:  0.05
03-31-2018:  0.03
12-31-2017:  0.03

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 4.56, which means it might overvalued by -200.29%



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 22.50% of insider ownership and 25.60% 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 0.39

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 6.16%, return on assets is 0.49%, profit margin is 10.97%, price-to-sales is 2.39 and price-to-book is 1.41.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 0  : 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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