Home Sectors Financial Services Latest Performance: Boston Private Financial (NASDAQ: BPFH)

Latest Performance: Boston Private Financial (NASDAQ: BPFH)

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Boston Private Financial trades as part of the financial services sector and is part of the banking industry. The company CEO is Anthony DeChellis. Boston Private Financial Inc is a wealth management company. It offers various wealth management services to high net worth individuals, families, businesses and select institution.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The BPFH stock showed a previous change of 1.05% with an open at 11.45 and a close of 11.57. It reached an intraday high of 11.64 and a low of 11.45.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $969.2m with 83.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 78.6m shares. Trading volume reached 342,102 shares compared to its average volume of 451,797 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, Boston Private Financial shares returned 4.71% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -0.17%. Over three months, it changed 5.42%. In one year it has changed -23.20% and within that year its 52-week high was 17.85 and its 52-week low was 10.00. BPFH stock is 15.70% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 13.34 and a 50 day moving average of 11.45. Currently BPFH stock is trading -13.25% 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 0.97 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 12.58. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.23. The TTM EPS is 0.97, which comes to a TTM PE of 11.93. Historically, the PE high was 42.50 and the PE low was 11.93. BPFH stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.26
09-30-2018:  0.25
06-30-2018:  0.21
03-31-2018:  0.25

The dividend per share is currently 0.48, which is a dividend yield of 4.15%. Also, the payout ratio is 49.48%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations. BPFH stock has a high dividend yield, but because the company has sufficient earnings to cover future dividends, it may be a good investment opportunity for an income portfolio.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 12.02, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 3.73%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 156.00% 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 0.97

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.81%, return on assets is 0.96%, profit margin is 19.90%, price-to-sales is 2.26 and price-to-book is 1.27.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 6  :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.