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How to buy BCB Bancorp (BCBP) stock

Learn how to easily invest in BCB Bancorp stock.

BCB Bancorp, Inc
NASDAQ: BCBP - USD
BANKS-REGIONAL
$14.43
-$0.24 (-1.64%)

BCB Bancorp, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. BCB Bancorp shares (BCBP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. BCB Bancorp employs 312 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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BCB Bancorp stock price (NASDAQ: BCBP)

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BCB Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-24.
Latest market close$14.61
52-week range$7.45 - $15.99
50-day moving average $13.61
200-day moving average $13.51
Wall St. target price$15.17
PE ratio 8.4055
Dividend yield $0.58 (3.94%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.73

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BCB Bancorp price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.61 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) 7.82%
3 months (2021-04-28) 5.41%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
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Is BCB Bancorp under- or over-valued?

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

BCB Bancorp's P/E ratio

BCB Bancorp's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, BCB Bancorp shares trade at around 8x 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.

BCB Bancorp's PEG ratio

BCB Bancorp's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.67. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into BCB Bancorp's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

BCB Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM $97.9 million
Operating margin TTM 47.89%
Gross profit TTM $83.5 million
Return on assets TTM 1.05%
Return on equity TTM 12.32%
Profit margin 31.43%
Book value $13.63
Market capitalisation $248.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting BCB Bancorp shares

There are currently 82,635 BCB Bancorp shares held short by investors – that's known as BCB Bancorp's "short interest". This figure is 78.8% down from 389,349 last month.

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

BCB Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

BCB Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of BCB Bancorp shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BCB Bancorp shares traded daily (recently around 172156.25). BCB Bancorp's SIR currently stands at 0.48. In other words for every 100,000 BCB Bancorp shares traded daily on the market, roughly 480 shares are currently held short.

However BCB Bancorp's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BCB Bancorp shares, or, against the total number of tradable BCB Bancorp shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case BCB Bancorp's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 BCB Bancorp shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0058% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable BCB Bancorp shares, roughly 6 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 BCB Bancorp.

Find out more about how you can short BCB Bancorp stock.

BCB Bancorp share dividends

31%

Dividend payout ratio: 31.49% of net profits

Recently BCB Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 31.49% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.35% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), BCB Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 4.35% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In BCB Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $0.58 per share.

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

BCB Bancorp's most recent dividend payout was on 23 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 2 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have BCB Bancorp's shares ever split?

BCB Bancorp's shares were split on a 125:100 basis on 27 October 2005. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 125 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your BCB Bancorp shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for BCB Bancorp shares which in turn could have impacted BCB Bancorp's share price.

BCB Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BCB Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.4526 up to $15.9887. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BCBP.US volatility(beta: 0.61)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 BCB Bancorp's is 0.6077. This would suggest that BCB Bancorp's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

BCB Bancorp overview

BCB Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for BCB Community Bank that provides banking products and services to businesses and individuals in the United States. The company offers deposit products, including savings and club accounts, interest and non-interest-bearing demand accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and individual retirement accounts. It also provides loans, such as commercial and multi-family real estate, one-to-four family mortgage, commercial business, small business administration, construction, home equity and lines of credit, and consumer loans, as well as residential loans secured by one-to-four family dwellings, condominiums, and cooperative units. In addition, the company offers retail and commercial banking services comprising wire transfers, money orders, safe deposit boxes, night depository services, debit cards, online and mobile banking services, fraud detection services, and automated teller services. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 29 branch offices in Bayonne, Carteret, Edison, Fairfield, Hoboken, Holmdel, Jersey City, Lyndhurst, Maplewood, Monroe Township, Newark, Parsippany, Plainsboro, South Orange, River Edge, Rutherford, Union, and Woodbridge New Jersey, as well as three branches in Staten Island and Hicksville, New York. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Bayonne, New Jersey.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of BCB Bancorp is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 11.211% of BCB Bancorp shares are held by insiders and 36.85% by institutions.
How many people work for BCB Bancorp?
Latest data suggests 312 work at BCB Bancorp.
When does the fiscal year end for BCB Bancorp?
BCB Bancorp's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is BCB Bancorp based?
BCB Bancorp's address is: 104-110 Avenue C, Bayonne, NJ, United States, 07002
What is BCB Bancorp's ISIN number?
BCB Bancorp's international securities identification number is: US0552981039
What is BCB Bancorp's CUSIP number?
BCB Bancorp's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 055298103

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