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How to buy First Northwest Bancorp stock

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First Northwest Bancorp is a banks-regional business based in the US. First Northwest Bancorp shares (FNWB) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. First Northwest Bancorp employs 230 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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First Northwest Bancorp share price

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First Northwest Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$9.37 - $18.74
50-day moving average $16.93
200-day moving average $15.46
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 15.4091
Dividend yield $0.21 (1.29%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.10

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Is it a good time to buy First Northwest Bancorp stock?

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Is First Northwest Bancorp under- or over-valued?

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

First Northwest Bancorp's P/E ratio

First Northwest 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 15x. In other words, First Northwest Bancorp shares trade at around 15x 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.

First Northwest Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM $54.8 million
Operating margin TTM 25.11%
Gross profit TTM $54.8 million
Return on assets TTM 0.7%
Return on equity TTM 5.69%
Profit margin 18.88%
Book value $19.61
Market capitalisation $173.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting First Northwest Bancorp shares

There are currently 164,299 First Northwest Bancorp shares held short by investors – that's known as First Northwest Bancorp's "short interest". This figure is 11.3% up from 147,674 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting First Northwest Bancorp shares can be evaluated.

First Northwest Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

First Northwest Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of First Northwest Bancorp shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of First Northwest Bancorp shares traded daily (recently around 23880.668604651). First Northwest Bancorp's SIR currently stands at 6.88. In other words for every 100,000 First Northwest Bancorp shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6880 shares are currently held short.

However First Northwest Bancorp's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of First Northwest Bancorp shares, or, against the total number of tradable First Northwest Bancorp shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case First Northwest Bancorp's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 First Northwest Bancorp shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0189% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable First Northwest Bancorp shares, roughly 19 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 First Northwest Bancorp.

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First Northwest Bancorp share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 16.51% of net profits

Recently First Northwest Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 16.51% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.48% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), First Northwest Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 1.48% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In First Northwest Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $0.21 per share.

While First Northwest Bancorp's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that First Northwest Bancorp is investing more in its future growth.

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

First Northwest Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, First Northwest Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.3743 up to $18.74. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FNWB.US volatility(beta: 1.02)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 First Northwest Bancorp's is 1.021. This would suggest that First Northwest Bancorp'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).

First Northwest Bancorp overview

First Northwest Bancorp operates as a bank holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles that provides commercial and consumer banking services to individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in western Washington, the United States. It accepts various deposit instruments, including checking, money market deposit, savings, and transaction accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. The company also originates one- to four-family mortgage loans, commercial and multi-family real estate loans, construction and land loans, and commercial business loans, as well as consumer loans primarily consisting of automobile loans, and home-equity loans and lines of credit. It operates through ten full-service branches and a lending center in Seattle. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Port Angeles, Washington. .

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