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HomeStreet, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. HomeStreet shares (HMST) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. HomeStreet employs 1,013 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$337.6 million.
|52-week range||USD$19.1434 - USD$52.46|
|50-day moving average||USD$45.1094|
|200-day moving average||USD$36.2345|
|Wall St. target price||USD$46.33|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.6 (1.39%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$3.47|
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Valuing HomeStreet stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of HomeStreet's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
HomeStreet'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, HomeStreet 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.
HomeStreet's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.82. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into HomeStreet's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||USD$337.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||33.21%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$337.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.14%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.45%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$920.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 325,419 HomeStreet shares held short by investors – that's known as HomeStreet's "short interest". This figure is 10.2% down from 362,480 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting HomeStreet shares can be evaluated.
HomeStreet's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of HomeStreet shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of HomeStreet shares traded daily (recently around 169489.0625). HomeStreet's SIR currently stands at 1.92. In other words for every 100,000 HomeStreet shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1920 shares are currently held short.
However HomeStreet's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of HomeStreet shares, or, against the total number of tradable HomeStreet shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case HomeStreet's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 HomeStreet shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0219% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable HomeStreet shares, roughly 22 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 HomeStreet.
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Dividend payout ratio: 17.95% of net profits
Recently HomeStreet has paid out, on average, around 17.95% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.32% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), HomeStreet shareholders could enjoy a 2.32% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In HomeStreet's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.
While HomeStreet's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that HomeStreet is investing more in its future growth.
HomeStreet's most recent dividend payout was on 23 February 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
HomeStreet's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 7 November 2012. 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 HomeStreet shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for HomeStreet shares which in turn could have impacted HomeStreet's share price.
Over the last 12 months, HomeStreet's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.1434 up to $52.46. 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 HomeStreet's is 1.0574. This would suggest that HomeStreet'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).
HomeStreet, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for HomeStreet Bank, a state-chartered commercial bank that provides commercial and consumer banking services primarily in the Western United States. The company offers deposit and insurance products and services. Its loan products include commercial business and agriculture loans, single family residential mortgages, consumer loans, commercial loans secured by residential and commercial real estate, and construction loans for residential and commercial real estate development, as well as consumer installment loans and permanent loans on commercial real estate and single family residences. In addition, the company offers its products and services through bank branches, loan production offices, and ATMs, as well as through online, mobile, and telephone banking. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 62 full-service bank branches located in Washington state, Northern and Southern California, the Portland, Oregon, and Hawaii; and five primary stand-alone commercial lending centers in Central Washington, Oregon, Southern California, Idaho, and Utah. HomeStreet, Inc. serves small and medium sized businesses, real estate investors, professional firms, and individuals. The company was formerly known as Continental Mortgage and Loan Company. HomeStreet, Inc. was incorporated in 1921 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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