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How to buy MVB Financial stock

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MVB Financial Corp is a banks-regional business based in the US. MVB Financial shares (MVBF) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. MVB Financial employs 338 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$144.1 million.

How to buy shares in MVB Financial

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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 MVB Financial. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MVBF. 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 MVB Financial 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 MVB Financial, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of MVB Financial. 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.

MVB Financial share price

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MVB Financial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$8.0853 - USD$32.5
50-day moving average USD$23.5374
200-day moving average USD$18.9665
Wall St. target priceUSD$24.33
PE ratio 10.281
Dividend yield USD$0.36 (1.14%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.06

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Is MVB Financial under- or over-valued?

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

MVB Financial's P/E ratio

MVB Financial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, MVB Financial shares trade at around 10x 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.

MVB Financial financials

Revenue TTM USD$144.1 million
Operating margin TTM 32.58%
Gross profit TTM USD$144.1 million
Return on assets TTM 1.75%
Return on equity TTM 16.58%
Profit margin 25.97%
Book value $20.778
Market capitalisation USD$358.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting MVB Financial shares

There are currently 126,795 MVB Financial shares held short by investors – that's known as MVB Financial's "short interest". This figure is 5.9% up from 119,675 last month.

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

MVB Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

MVB Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of MVB Financial shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of MVB Financial shares traded daily (recently around 30626.811594203). MVB Financial's SIR currently stands at 4.14. In other words for every 100,000 MVB Financial shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4140 shares are currently held short.

However MVB Financial's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of MVB Financial shares, or, against the total number of tradable MVB Financial shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case MVB Financial's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 MVB Financial shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0128% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable MVB Financial shares, roughly 13 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 MVB Financial.

Find out more about how you can short MVB Financial stock.

MVB Financial share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 16.19% of net profits

Recently MVB Financial has paid out, on average, around 16.19% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.31% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), MVB Financial shareholders could enjoy a 1.31% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In MVB Financial's case, that would currently equate to about $0.36 per share.

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

MVB Financial's most recent dividend payout was on 15 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have MVB Financial's shares ever split?

MVB Financial's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 April 2014. 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 MVB Financial shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for MVB Financial shares which in turn could have impacted MVB Financial's share price.

MVB Financial share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MVB Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.0853 up to $32.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MVBF.US volatility(beta: 0.99)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 MVB Financial's is 0.9936. This would suggest that MVB Financial's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

MVB Financial overview

MVB Financial Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and mortgage products and services to individuals and corporate clients in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Commercial and Retail Banking; Mortgage Banking; and Financial Holding Company. It offers various demand deposit accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit; and grants various types of loans, including commercial and commercial real estate loans, residential real estate loans, home equity lines of credit, real estate construction loans, and consumer loans. The company also provides debit cards; cashier's checks; safe deposit rental facilities; and non-deposit investment services, as well as automated teller machines, and internet and telephone banking services. The company operates fifteen full-service banking branches; twelve mortgage offices in West Virginia; and three in Virginia. MVB Financial Corp. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Fairmont, West Virginia.

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