As of close of business last night, Republic First Bancorp Inc.’s stock clocked out at $1.58, down -6.51% from its previous closing price of $1.69. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.1100 from its previous closing price. On the day, 669411 shares were traded. FRBK stock price reached its highest trading level at $1.6500 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $1.5550.
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To gain a deeper understanding of FRBK’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 1.10 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 2.53. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.05 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.05.
Upgrades & Downgrades
In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, RBC Capital Mkts on April 26, 2016, Reiterated its Sector Perform rating but revised its target price to $5 from $4.50 previously.
Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Dec 13 when Duster Benjamin bought 100 shares for $3.00 per share. The transaction valued at 300 led to the insider holds 100 shares of the business.
MADONNA HARRY sold 100 shares of FRBK for $300 on Dec 13. The President now owns 44,900 shares after completing the transaction at $3.00 per share.
As of this moment, Republic’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 6.12, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 3.63. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.60 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.43.
Stock Price History:
Over the past 52 weeks, FRBK has reached a high of $5.50, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $1.56. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 2.1246, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 2.9194.
It appears that FRBK traded 317.47K shares on average per day over the past three months and 595.96k shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 63.75M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 45.04M. Insiders hold about 21.32% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 49.00% stake in the company. Shares short for FRBK as of Jan 30, 2023 were 7.9M with a Short Ratio of 8.00M, compared to 7.55M on Dec 29, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 12.39% and a Short% of Float of 16.07%.
As of right now, 2 analysts gave their recommendation on the stock of the company. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.09 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.11 and a low estimate of $0.06, while EPS last year was $0.08. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.09, with high estimates of $0.12 and low estimates of $0.07.
Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $0.43 and $0.25 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $0.34. EPS for the following year is $0.43, with 2 analysts recommending between $0.5 and $0.37.
A total of 2 analysts have provided revenue estimates for FRBK’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $178.5M, while the lowest revenue estimate was $164.55M, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $171.53M. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $161.96M, up 5.90% from the average estimate. Based on 2 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $195.96M in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $204.3M and the low estimate is $187.61M. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 14.20% from the average revenue estimate for this year.