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Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares (FMAO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp employs 367 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|52-week range||$18.96 - $27.39|
|50-day moving average||$24.97|
|200-day moving average||$23.52|
|Wall St. target price||$25.50|
|Dividend yield||$0.67 (2.85%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.87|
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Valuing Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Farmers-and-Merchants 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 13x. In other words, Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares trade at around 13x 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.
|Revenue TTM||$71.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||39.56%|
|Gross profit TTM||$69.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.15%|
|Return on equity TTM||8.65%|
|Market capitalisation||$264.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 164,833 Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares held short by investors – that's known as Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's "short interest". This figure is 0.9% down from 166,370 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares can be evaluated.
Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares traded daily (recently around 9852.5403466826). Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's SIR currently stands at 16.73. In other words for every 100,000 Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares traded daily on the market, roughly 16730 shares are currently held short.
However Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares, or, against the total number of tradable Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0163% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares, roughly 16 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp.
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Dividend payout ratio: 31.6% of net profits
Recently Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 31.6% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.89% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 2.89% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $0.67 per share.
While Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's most recent dividend payout was on 19 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 20 September 2017. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares which in turn could have impacted Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.9579 up to $27.392. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's is 0.3491. This would suggest that Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The Farmers & Merchants State Bank that provides commercial banking services to individuals and small businesses in northwest Ohio and northeast Indiana. The company offers checking account services, as well as savings and time deposit services, such as certificates of deposit; and custodial services for individual retirement and health savings accounts. It also provides commercial, agricultural, and residential mortgage, as well as consumer and credit card lending products; loans for farm land, farm equipment, and livestock; operating loans for seeds, fertilizers, and feeds; home improvement loans; and loans for autos, trucks, recreational vehicles, and motorcycles. In addition, the company offers commercial real estate loans, such as operation lines of credit and machinery purchase loans. Further, it provides automated teller machine services; and online banking, remote deposit capture or electronic deposit processing, merchant credit card, and mobile banking services; and electronic transaction origination, such as wire and automated clearing house file transmittal services. As of February 10, 2021, the company operated through 30 offices.
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