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How to buy Fauquier Bankshares stock

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Fauquier Bankshares, Inc

Fauquier Bankshares, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Fauquier Bankshares shares (FBSS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fauquier Bankshares employs 140 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Fauquier Bankshares stock price (NASDAQ: FBSS)

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Fauquier Bankshares shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-05-30.
52-week range$13.70 - $21.85
50-day moving average $20.59
200-day moving average $17.93
Wall St. target price$17.50
PE ratio 13.7379
Dividend yield $0.5 (2.36%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.55

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Is it a good time to buy Fauquier Bankshares stock?

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Is Fauquier Bankshares under- or over-valued?

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

Fauquier Bankshares's P/E ratio

Fauquier Bankshares'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, Fauquier Bankshares 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.

Fauquier Bankshares financials

Revenue TTM $30.5 million
Operating margin TTM 28.11%
Gross profit TTM $30.5 million
Return on assets TTM 0.74%
Return on equity TTM 8.42%
Profit margin 19.29%
Book value $19.08
Market capitalisation $81 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fauquier Bankshares shares

There are currently 4,623 Fauquier Bankshares shares held short by investors – that's known as Fauquier Bankshares's "short interest". This figure is 49.1% up from 3,100 last month.

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

Fauquier Bankshares's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fauquier Bankshares's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fauquier Bankshares shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fauquier Bankshares shares traded daily (recently around 4866.3157894737). Fauquier Bankshares's SIR currently stands at 0.95. In other words for every 100,000 Fauquier Bankshares shares traded daily on the market, roughly 950 shares are currently held short.

However Fauquier Bankshares's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fauquier Bankshares shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fauquier Bankshares shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fauquier Bankshares's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fauquier Bankshares shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0013% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fauquier Bankshares shares, roughly 1 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Fauquier Bankshares.

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Fauquier Bankshares share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 44.56% of net profits

Recently Fauquier Bankshares has paid out, on average, around 44.56% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.35% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Fauquier Bankshares shareholders could enjoy a 2.35% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fauquier Bankshares's case, that would currently equate to about $0.5 per share.

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

Fauquier Bankshares's most recent dividend payout was on 25 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Fauquier Bankshares's shares ever split?

Fauquier Bankshares's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 May 2002. 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 Fauquier Bankshares shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Fauquier Bankshares shares which in turn could have impacted Fauquier Bankshares's share price.

Fauquier Bankshares share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fauquier Bankshares's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.7018 up to $21.85. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FBSS.US volatility(beta: 0.8)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 Fauquier Bankshares's is 0.799. This would suggest that Fauquier Bankshares's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Fauquier Bankshares overview

Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The Fauquier Bank that provides retail banking services to individuals and businesses. The company offers interest and noninterest-bearing checking, money market, and savings accounts; and time deposits. It provides various loans, such as secured and unsecured commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, construction and land, residential real estate, personal, and home equity lines of credit, as well as automobile and various consumer financing services. In addition, the company offers safe deposit, ATM, stop payment, wire transfer, and internet and mobile banking services, as well as debit and credit cards; and personalized services, such as investment management, financial planning, trust, estate settlement, retirement, insurance, and brokerage services. It operates through 11 full-service branch offices located in the Virginia communities of Old Town-Warrenton, Warrenton, Catlett, The Plains, Sudley Road-Manassas, New Baltimore, Bealeton, Bristow, Haymarket, Gainesville, and Centreville Road-Manassas. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Warrenton, Virginia.

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Fauquier Bankshares is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 21.269% of Fauquier Bankshares shares are held by insiders and 26.704% by institutions.
How many people work for Fauquier Bankshares?
Latest data suggests 140 work at Fauquier Bankshares.
When does the fiscal year end for Fauquier Bankshares?
Fauquier Bankshares's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Fauquier Bankshares based?
Fauquier Bankshares's address is: 10 Courthouse Square, Warrenton, VA, United States, 20186
What is Fauquier Bankshares's ISIN number?
Fauquier Bankshares's international securities identification number is: US3120591082
What is Fauquier Bankshares's CUSIP number?
Fauquier Bankshares's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 312059108

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