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How to buy Catalyst Bancorp stock

Learn how to easily invest in Catalyst Bancorp stock.

Catalyst Bancorp completed its initial public offering, selling 5.29 million shares at $10 each. The stock will debut on the Nasdaq later today, but shares of CLST are available for limit orders on Robinhood and other platforms.

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CLST – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  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.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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Catalyst Bancorp stock price (NASDAQ: CLST)

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Catalyst Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-02.
Latest market close$13.49
52-week range$0.30 - $14.09
50-day moving average $13.11
200-day moving average $13.58
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 39.6765
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.34

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Is it a good time to buy Catalyst Bancorp stock?

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Catalyst Bancorp price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $13.49 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-28) 1.05%
1 month (2022-06-03) 1.41%
3 months (2022-04-05) -1.17%
6 months (2022-01-05) -2.25%
1 year (2021-07-01) N/A
2 years (2020-07-01) N/A
3 years (2019-07-01) N/A
5 years (2017-07-05) 27.5

Is Catalyst Bancorp stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Catalyst Bancorp's P/E ratio

Catalyst 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 40x. In other words, Catalyst Bancorp shares trade at around 40x 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.

However, Catalyst Bancorp's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the banks-regional industry or those of similar companies.

    Catalyst Bancorp financials

    Revenue TTM $10.3 million
    Operating margin TTM 20.67%
    Gross profit TTM $10.2 million
    Return on assets TTM 0.63%
    Return on equity TTM 2.27%
    Profit margin 15.97%
    Book value $19.38
    Market capitalisation $65.7 million

    TTM: trailing 12 months

    Catalyst Bancorp share dividends

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

    Have Catalyst Bancorp's shares ever split?

    Catalyst Bancorp's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 21 February 2002. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Catalyst Bancorp shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Catalyst Bancorp shares which in turn could have impacted Catalyst Bancorp's share price.

    Catalyst Bancorp overview

    Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for St. Landry Homestead Federal Savings Bank that provides banking products and services in the Acadiana region of south-central Louisiana. The company accepts various deposit products, including savings accounts, demand and NOW accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit. It also offers one- to four-family residential mortgage, commercial real estate loans and multi-family residential, construction and land, commercial and industrial, and consumer loans. In addition, the company invests in various types of securities comprising mortgage-backed securities, the U. S.

    Frequently asked questions

    What percentage of Catalyst Bancorp is owned by insiders or institutions?
    Currently 11.591% of Catalyst Bancorp shares are held by insiders and 14.276% by institutions.
    How many people work for Catalyst Bancorp?
    Latest data suggests 56 work at Catalyst Bancorp.
    When does the fiscal year end for Catalyst Bancorp?
    Catalyst Bancorp's fiscal year ends in December.
    Where is Catalyst Bancorp based?
    Catalyst Bancorp's address is: 235 North Court Street, Opelousas, LA, United States, 70570
    What is Catalyst Bancorp's ISIN number?
    Catalyst Bancorp's international securities identification number is: US14888L1017

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