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Latest Technicals: Home BancShares (NASDAQ: HOMB)

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Home BancShares is part of the financial services sector and banking industry. The company CEO is C. Randall Sims. Home BancShares Inc is active in the financial services sector in the United States. The bank provides a broad range of commercial and retail banking, as well as related financial services. The bank’s main source of net revenue is net interest income.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HOMB stock showed a previous change of 0.11% with an open at 18.80 and a close of 18.78. It reached an intraday high of 18.91 and a low of 18.65.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $3.2b with 168.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 166.6m shares. Trading volume reached 338,598 shares compared to its average volume of 637,994 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, Home BancShares shares returned -0.63% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.15%. Over three months, it changed 8.99%. In one year it has changed -22.57% and within that year its 52-week high was 25.00 and its 52-week low was 15.35. HOMB stock is 22.35% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 20.63 and a 50 day moving average of 18.57. Currently HOMB stock is trading -8.98% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.76 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 10.86. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.45. The TTM EPS is 1.76, which comes to a TTM PE of 10.67. Historically, the PE high was 33.50 and the PE low was 10.67. HOMB stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.44
09-30-2018:  0.46
06-30-2018:  0.44
03-31-2018:  0.42

The dividend per share is currently 0.48, which is a dividend yield of 2.56%. Also, the payout ratio is 27.27%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 25.73, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 27.00%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 99.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.16

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 13.47%, return on assets is 2.06%, profit margin is 38.47%, price-to-sales is 4.02 and price-to-book is 1.35.

Company Scores:

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

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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.