Premier Financial Bancorp is in the financial services sector and is in the banking industry. The company CEO is Robert W. Walker. Premier Financial Bancorp Inc is a multi-bank holding company. It focuses on providing quality community banking services to individuals and small-to-medium sized businesses.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The PFBI shares had a previous change of -0.89% which opened at 16.93 and closed at 16.78. It moved to an intraday high of 16.94 and a low of 16.43.

SeekingAlpha:  Premier Financial reports Q4 results

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, PFBI shares returned 2.88% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 12.88%. Over three months, it changed 11.47%. In one year it has changed 11.80% and within that year its 52-week high was 21.40 and its 52-week low was 14.07. PFBI stock is 19.26% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 17.14 and a 50 day moving average of 15.87. Right now, PFBI stock is trading -2.07% below its 200 day moving average and may be a great opportunity to buy, but should check other technical indicators to confirm a buy signal.

PR Newswire:  Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. Announces 36% Increase in 2018 Annual Financial Results

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $245.5m with 14.6m shares outstanding and a float of 13.1m shares. Trading volume was 5,951 shares and has experienced an average volume of 21,931 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 Premier Financial Bancorp was 1.46 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 11.49.

The dividend per share is currently 0.60, which is a dividend yield of 3.58%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 14.48, which means it might overvalued by -15.85%

The next earnings report will be: 04-26-2019



The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Premier Financial Bancorp; 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 3.80% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 11.50% of insider ownership and 48.00% of institutional ownership.

I calculated the beta to be 0.66

PR Newswire:  Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. Announces 36% Increase in 2018 Annual Financial Results

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.08%, return on assets is 1.27%, profit margin is 26.47%, price-to-sales is 4.36 and price-to-book is 1.14.

Company Score Card:

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