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Stock Analysis: Bank Of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE: BOH)


Bank Of Hawaii Corporation trades as part of the banking industry and is in the financial services sector. Bank of Hawaii Corp is a bank holding company. It provides a range of financial services and products primarily to customers in Hawaii, Guam and other Pacific Islands.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The BOH stock showed a previous change of 0.97% with an open at 80.77 and a close of 81.01. It reached an intraday high of 81.44 and a low of 80.65.

SeekingAlpha:  Bank of Hawaii Corporation (BOH) CEO Peter Ho on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $3.4b with 41.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 40.2m shares. Trading volume reached 334,616 shares compared to its average volume of 289,828 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Bank Of Hawaii Corporation shares returned -0.20% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 15.32%. Over three months, it changed 4.81%. In one year it has changed -2.04% and within that year its 52-week high was 88.92 and its 52-week low was 63.64. BOH stock is 27.29% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 79.60 and a 50 day moving average of 74.31. Currently BOH stock is trading 1.77% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

SeekingAlpha:  Bank of Hawaii misses by $0.05, misses on revenue


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 5.24 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 15.46. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.36. The TTM EPS is 5.24, which comes to a TTM PE of 15.46. Historically, the PE high was 24.20 and the PE low was 14.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 76.50, which is a decrease of -5.56%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  1.30
09-30-2018:  1.36
06-30-2018:  1.30
03-31-2018:  1.28

The dividend per share is currently 2.48, which is a dividend yield of 3.06%. Also, the payout ratio is 47.33%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 56.36, which means it may be overvalued by -43.75%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 113.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 2,536,187, which is 6.11% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 8.12. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.87

Business Wire:  Bank of Hawaii Corporation 2018 Financial Results

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 17.95%, return on assets is 1.31%, profit margin is 30.53%, price-to-sales is 4.63 and price-to-book is 2.66.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.