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How to buy 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin stock

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1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares (BCOW) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin employs 108 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$18.8 million.

How to buy shares in 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin

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  3. Search for 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: BCOW. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin share price

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1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$7.43 - USD$11.15
50-day moving average USD$9.9687
200-day moving average USD$9.53
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 46.8852
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.305

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Is it a good time to buy 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin stock?

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Is 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin under- or over-valued?

Valuing 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's P/E ratio

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 47x. In other words, 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares trade at around 47x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin financials

Revenue TTM USD$18.8 million
Operating margin TTM 20.9%
Gross profit TTM USD$16.4 million
Return on assets TTM 0.29%
Return on equity TTM 2.35%
Profit margin 7.35%
Book value $12.996
Market capitalisation USD$68.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares

There are currently 805 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares held short by investors – that's known as 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's "short interest". This figure is 122.4% up from 362 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares can be evaluated.

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares traded daily (recently around 2515.625). 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's SIR currently stands at 0.32. In other words for every 100,000 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares traded daily on the market, roughly 320 shares are currently held short.

However 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares, or, against the total number of tradable 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0004% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin.

Find out more about how you can short 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin stock.

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin share dividends

We're not expecting 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.43 up to $11.15. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BCOW.US volatility(beta: 0.68)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's is 0.677. This would suggest that 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin overview

1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin, Inc. operates as a holding company for PyraMax Bank, FSB that provides a range of financial services. The company accepts non-interest bearing checking, interest bearing checking, money market, and statement and health savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. Its loan products include one- to four-family residential real estate, residential real estate construction, commercial real estate, and land development loans; commercial loans and lines of credit secured by non-real estate business assets; and consumer loans, such as home equity lines of credit, new and used automobile loans, boat loans, recreational vehicle loans, and loans secured by certificates of deposit. It operates a network of three full service banking offices in Milwaukee County; two full service banking offices in Waukesha County; and one full service banking office in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. The company was founded in 1895 and is based in Greenfield, Wisconsin. 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin, Inc. is a subsidiary of 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin, MHC.

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