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How to buy Esquire Financial stock

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Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Esquire Financial shares (ESQ) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Esquire Financial employs 99 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Esquire Financial share price

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Esquire Financial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$10.83 - $26.79
50-day moving average $23.38
200-day moving average $20.98
Wall St. target price$29.00
PE ratio 12.4138
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.86

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Is it a good time to buy Esquire Financial stock?

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Is Esquire Financial under- or over-valued?

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

Esquire Financial's P/E ratio

Esquire 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 12x. In other words, Esquire Financial shares trade at around 12x 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.

Esquire Financial financials

Revenue TTM $49.2 million
Operating margin TTM 39.75%
Gross profit TTM $45.8 million
Return on assets TTM 1.56%
Return on equity TTM 11.63%
Profit margin 28.88%
Book value $17.35
Market capitalisation $180.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Esquire Financial shares

There are currently 98,756 Esquire Financial shares held short by investors – that's known as Esquire Financial's "short interest". This figure is 4.9% up from 94,119 last month.

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

Esquire Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Esquire Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Esquire Financial shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Esquire Financial shares traded daily (recently around 18054.113345521). Esquire Financial's SIR currently stands at 5.47. In other words for every 100,000 Esquire Financial shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5470 shares are currently held short.

However Esquire Financial's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Esquire Financial shares, or, against the total number of tradable Esquire Financial shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Esquire Financial's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Esquire Financial shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0147% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Esquire Financial shares, roughly 15 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 Esquire Financial.

Find out more about how you can short Esquire Financial stock.

Esquire Financial share dividends

We're not expecting Esquire Financial to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Esquire Financial share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Esquire Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.83 up to $26.79. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ESQ.US volatility(beta: 1.19)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 Esquire Financial's is 1.188. This would suggest that Esquire Financial'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).

Esquire Financial overview

Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Esquire Bank, National Association that provides commercial banking products and services to legal industry and small businesses, and commercial and retail customers in the United States. The company offers checking, savings, money market, and time deposits, as well as certificates of deposit. It also provides commercial loans, including short-term financing for inventory, receivables, the purchase of supplies, or other operating needs arising during the normal course of business, as well as loans to its qualified merchant customers; commercial lines of credit; consumer loans consisting of post-settlement consumer and structured settlement loans to plaintiffs and claimants, as well as loans to individuals for debt consolidation, medical expenses, living expenses, payment of outstanding bills, or other consumer needs; and real estate loans, such as multifamily, 1-4 family residential, commercial real estate, and construction loans, as well as merchant services. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated a full-service branch in Jericho, New York; and an administrative office in Boca Raton, Florida. Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Jericho, New York.

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