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How to buy Camden National Corporation stock

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Camden National Corporation is a banks-regional business based in the US. Camden National Corporation shares (CAC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Camden National Corporation employs 609 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Camden National Corporation share price

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Camden National Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$24.82 - $49.28
50-day moving average $47.54
200-day moving average $39.66
Wall St. target price$46.33
PE ratio 10.86
Dividend yield $1.35 (2.87%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.37

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Is Camden National Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Camden National Corporation's P/E ratio

Camden National Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Camden National Corporation shares trade at around 11x 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.

Camden National Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $182.5 million
Operating margin TTM 47.08%
Gross profit TTM $174.4 million
Return on assets TTM 1.36%
Return on equity TTM 12.83%
Profit margin 36.02%
Book value $35.65
Market capitalisation $708.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Camden National Corporation shares

There are currently 345,165 Camden National Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Camden National Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 3.3% down from 356,914 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Camden National Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Camden National Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Camden National Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Camden National Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Camden National Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 42665.636588381). Camden National Corporation's SIR currently stands at 8.09. In other words for every 100,000 Camden National Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8090 shares are currently held short.

However Camden National Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Camden National Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Camden National Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Camden National Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Camden National Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0238% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Camden National Corporation shares, roughly 24 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Camden National Corporation.

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Camden National Corporation share dividends

26%

Dividend payout ratio: 25.67% of net profits

Recently Camden National Corporation has paid out, on average, around 25.67% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.06% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Camden National Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.06% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Camden National Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.35 per share.

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

Camden National Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 29 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Camden National Corporation's shares ever split?

Camden National Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 2 October 2016. So if you had owned 2 shares 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 Camden National Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Camden National Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Camden National Corporation's share price.

Camden National Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Camden National Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.8175 up to $49.2781. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CAC.US volatility(beta: 1)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 Camden National Corporation's is 1.0022. This would suggest that Camden National Corporation'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).

Camden National Corporation overview

Camden National Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Camden National Bank that provides commercial and consumer banking products and services to consumer, institutional, municipal, non-profit, and commercial customers. The company accepts checking, savings, time, and brokered deposits, as well as certificates of deposit. It also originates single and multi-family residential loans, commercial real estate loans, business loans, municipal loans, and various consumer loans, as well as loans for the construction of residential homes, multi-family properties, and commercial real estate properties; and specialized lending to dentists, optometrists, and veterinarians. In addition, the company provides brokerage and insurance services through its financial offerings consisting of college, retirement, estate planning, mutual funds, strategic asset management accounts, and variable and fixed annuities. Further, it offers a range of fiduciary and asset management, wealth management, investment management, financial planning, and trustee services. As of December 31, 2020, the Bank had 57 branches in 13 counties; one branch in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; commercial loan production offices in Manchester, New Hampshire; and a mortgage loan production office in Braintree and Wakefield, Massachusetts, as well as 66 ATMs. The company was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Camden, Maine.

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