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How to buy Alerus Financial stock

Learn how to easily invest in Alerus Financial stock.

Alerus Financial Corp is a banks-regional business based in the US. Alerus Financial shares (ALRS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Alerus Financial employs 779 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $220.3 million.

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Alerus Financial stock price (NASDAQ: ALRS)

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Alerus Financial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-19.
Latest market close$22.59
52-week range$20.20 - $37.60
50-day moving average $23.78
200-day moving average $26.45
Wall St. target price$26.67
PE ratio 9.3373
Dividend yield $0.66 (3.12%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.55

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Alerus Financial price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.59 from 2022-09-23

1 week (2022-09-19) -5.12%
1 month (2022-08-26) -5.95%
3 months (2022-06-24) -7.68%
6 months (2022-03-25) -21.73%
1 year (2021-09-24) -23.68%
2 years (2020-09-25) 20.67%
3 years (2019-09-26) 3.39%
5 years (2017-09-26) 10.74%

Is Alerus Financial stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Alerus Financial's P/E ratio

Alerus Financial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Alerus Financial shares trade at around 9x recent earnings.

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

Alerus Financial financials

Revenue TTM $220.3 million
Operating margin TTM 28.69%
Gross profit TTM $238 million
Return on assets TTM 1.4%
Return on equity TTM 13.89%
Profit margin 20.54%
Book value $17.75
Market capitalisation $475.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Alerus Financial share dividends

27%

Dividend payout ratio: 26.67% of net profits

Recently Alerus Financial has paid out, on average, around 26.67% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.12% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Alerus Financial shareholders could enjoy a 3.12% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Alerus Financial's case, that would currently equate to about $0.66 per share.

While Alerus Financial's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Alerus Financial may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Alerus Financial's most recent dividend payout was on 13 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Alerus Financial's shares ever split?

Alerus Financial's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 14 September 2014. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Alerus Financial shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Alerus Financial shares which in turn could have impacted Alerus Financial's share price.

Alerus Financial share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alerus Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.2 up to $37.5976. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALRS.US volatility(beta: 0.72)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 Alerus Financial's is 0.7191. This would suggest that Alerus Financial's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Alerus Financial overview

Alerus Financial Corporation, through its subsidiary, Alerus Financial, National Association, provides various financial services to businesses and consumers. The company operates in four segments: Banking, Retirement and Benefit Services, Wealth Management, and Mortgage. It offers various deposit products, including demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, money market accounts, time and savings deposits, checking accounts, and certificates of deposit; and treasury management products, including electronic receivables management, remote deposit capture, cash vault services, merchant services, and other cash management services. The company also provides commercial loans, business term loans, lines of credit, and commercial real estate loans, as well as construction and land development loans; consumer lending products, including residential first mortgage loans; installment loans and lines of credit; and second mortgage loans. In addition, it offers retirement plan administration and investment advisory services, employee stock ownership plan, fiduciary services, payroll, health savings accounts, and other benefit services, as well as individual retirement accounts; and financial planning, investment management, personal and corporate trust, estate administration, and custody services. Further, the company provides debit and credit cards, online banking, mobile banking/wallet, payment, private banking, payroll accounts, flex spending accounts, administration, and government health insurance program services. It offers banking services through fourteen offices in North Dakota, Minnesota, and Arizona; and retirement and benefit plans in 50 states through offices located in Michigan, Minnesota, and Colorado.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Alerus Financial is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 11.696% of Alerus Financial shares are held by insiders and 36.167% by institutions.
How many people work for Alerus Financial?
Latest data suggests 779 work at Alerus Financial.
When does the fiscal year end for Alerus Financial?
Alerus Financial's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Alerus Financial based?
Alerus Financial's address is: 401 Demers Avenue, Grand Forks, ND, United States, 58201
What is Alerus Financial's ISIN number?
Alerus Financial's international securities identification number is: US01446U1034
What is Alerus Financial's CUSIP number?
Alerus Financial's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 011637105

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