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How to buy Kentucky First Federal Bancorp stock

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Kentucky First Federal Bancorp is a banks-regional business based in the US. Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares (KFFB) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kentucky First Federal Bancorp employs 61 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$9.7 million.

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Kentucky First Federal Bancorp. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: KFFB. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Kentucky First Federal Bancorp reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Kentucky First Federal Bancorp, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Kentucky First Federal Bancorp. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp share price

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Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$4.5519 - USD$8.0254
50-day moving average USD$6.6309
200-day moving average USD$6.4511
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 48.4615
Dividend yield USD$0.4 (5.42%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.124

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Is it a good time to buy Kentucky First Federal Bancorp stock?

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Is Kentucky First Federal Bancorp under- or over-valued?

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

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's P/E ratio

Kentucky First Federal 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 48x. In other words, Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares trade at around 48x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM USD$9.7 million
Operating margin TTM 16.93%
Gross profit TTM USD$9.6 million
Return on assets TTM -3.75%
Return on equity TTM -21.04%
Profit margin -127.15%
Book value $6.308
Market capitalisation USD$59.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares

There are currently 802 Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares held short by investors – that's known as Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's "short interest". This figure is 68.3% down from 2,528 last month.

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

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares traded daily (recently around 8020). Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's SIR currently stands at 0.1. In other words for every 100,000 Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares traded daily on the market, roughly 100 shares are currently held short.

However Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0003% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares, roughly 0 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 Kentucky First Federal Bancorp.

Find out more about how you can short Kentucky First Federal Bancorp stock.

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp share dividends

We're not expecting Kentucky First Federal Bancorp to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.5519 up to $8.0254. 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 Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's is 0.4696. This would suggest that Kentucky First Federal Bancorp's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp overview

Kentucky First Federal Bancorp operates as the holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hazard, and Frankfort First Bancorp, Inc. that provide various banking products and services in Kentucky. Its deposit products include passbook savings and certificate accounts, checking accounts, and individual retirement accounts. The company's loan portfolio comprises one-to four-family residential mortgage loans; construction loans; mortgage loans secured by multi-family property; nonresidential loans that are secured by commercial office buildings, churches, and properties used for other purposes; commercial non-mortgage loans; and consumer loans, such as home equity lines of credit, loans secured by savings deposits, automobile loans, and unsecured or personal loans. In addition, it invests in mortgage-backed securities; and provides insurance products and services. It operates through seven banking offices. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Hazard, Kentucky.

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