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How to buy Berkshire Hills Bancorp stock

Learn how to easily invest in Berkshire Hills Bancorp stock.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares (BHLB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Berkshire Hills Bancorp employs 1,333 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Berkshire Hills Bancorp stock price (NYSE: BHLB)

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Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-10.
Latest market close$31.29
52-week range$16.05 - $30.98
50-day moving average $28.10
200-day moving average $26.51
Wall St. target price$29.60
PE ratio 13.512
Dividend yield $0.48 (1.57%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.26

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Berkshire Hills Bancorp price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $31.29 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-10) 1.86%
1 month (2021-12-17) 12.27%
3 months (2021-10-15) 15.76%
6 months (2021-07-16) 16.80%
1 year (2021-01-15) 63.99%
2 years (2020-01-17) -2.31%
3 years (2019-01-17) 8.80%
5 years (2017-01-17) 34.55

Is Berkshire Hills Bancorp stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Berkshire Hills Bancorp's P/E ratio

Berkshire Hills 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 14x. In other words, Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares trade at around 14x 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.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp's PEG ratio

Berkshire Hills Bancorp's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.74. 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 Berkshire Hills 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.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM $430.2 million
Operating margin TTM 36.48%
Gross profit TTM $307.2 million
Return on assets TTM 0.96%
Return on equity TTM 9.95%
Profit margin 26.36%
Book value $24.57
Market capitalisation $1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Berkshire Hills Bancorp share dividends

31%

Dividend payout ratio: 30.57% of net profits

Recently Berkshire Hills Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 30.57% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.57% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Berkshire Hills Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 1.57% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Berkshire Hills Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $0.48 per share.

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

Berkshire Hills Bancorp's most recent dividend payout was on 23 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Berkshire Hills Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Berkshire Hills Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $16.0539 up to $30.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BHLB.US volatility(beta: 1.16)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Berkshire Hills Bancorp's is 1.1632. This would suggest that Berkshire Hills Bancorp's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Berkshire Hills Bancorp overview

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Berkshire Bank that provides various banking products and services. It offers various deposit accounts, including demand deposit, NOW, regular savings, money market savings, time certificates of deposit, and retirement deposit accounts; and loans, such as commercial real estate, commercial and industrial, consumer, and residential mortgage loans. The company also provides wealth management services comprising investment management, trust administration, and financial planning; and investment products, financial planning, and brokerage services. In addition, it offers electronic banking, commercial cash management, online banking, and mobile banking services; and debit cards and other electronic fee producing payment services to transaction account customers. Further, the company, through its subsidiary, Berkshire Insurance Group, Inc. , provides personal and commercial property, and casualty insurance; employee benefits insurance; and life, health, and financial services insurance products.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Berkshire Hills Bancorp is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.068% of Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares are held by insiders and 81.457% by institutions.
How many people work for Berkshire Hills Bancorp?
Latest data suggests 1,333 work at Berkshire Hills Bancorp.
When does the fiscal year end for Berkshire Hills Bancorp?
Berkshire Hills Bancorp's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Berkshire Hills Bancorp based?
Berkshire Hills Bancorp's address is: 60 State Street, Boston, MA, United States, 02109
What is Berkshire Hills Bancorp's ISIN number?
Berkshire Hills Bancorp's international securities identification number is: US0846801076
What is Berkshire Hills Bancorp's CUSIP number?
Berkshire Hills Bancorp's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 084680107

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