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Northwest Bancshares, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Northwest Bancshares shares (NWBI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Northwest Bancshares employs 2,523 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$411.7 million.
|Latest market close||USD$12.26|
|52-week range||USD$8.2137 - USD$15.6822|
|50-day moving average||USD$12.086|
|200-day moving average||USD$10.5355|
|Wall St. target price||USD$13|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.76 (6.05%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.569|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-11.54%|
|1 month (2020-12-16)||-0.89%|
|3 months (2020-10-15)||20.31%|
|6 months (2020-07-15)||22.23%|
|1 year (2020-01-15)||-25.20%|
|2 years (2019-01-15)||-30.70%|
|3 years (2018-01-12)||16.97|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||12.29|
Valuing Northwest Bancshares stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Northwest Bancshares's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Northwest Bancshares's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Northwest Bancshares shares trade at around 22x 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.
Northwest Bancshares's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.87. 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 Northwest Bancshares'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$411.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||25.62%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$437.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.54%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.51%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$1.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 2.3 million Northwest Bancshares shares held short by investors – that's known as Northwest Bancshares's "short interest". This figure is 3.2% down from 2.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Northwest Bancshares shares can be evaluated.
Northwest Bancshares's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Northwest Bancshares shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Northwest Bancshares shares traded daily (recently around 568387.43718593). Northwest Bancshares's SIR currently stands at 3.98. In other words for every 100,000 Northwest Bancshares shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3980 shares are currently held short.
However Northwest Bancshares's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Northwest Bancshares shares, or, against the total number of tradable Northwest Bancshares shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Northwest Bancshares's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Northwest Bancshares shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0239% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Northwest Bancshares shares, roughly 24 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 Northwest Bancshares.
Find out more about how you can short Northwest Bancshares stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 82.74% of net profits
Recently Northwest Bancshares has paid out, on average, around 82.74% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.05% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Northwest Bancshares shareholders could enjoy a 6.05% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Northwest Bancshares's case, that would currently equate to about $0.76 per share.
Northwest Bancshares's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Northwest Bancshares's most recent dividend payout was on 16 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Northwest Bancshares's shares were split on a 225:100 basis on 18 December 2009. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 225 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Northwest Bancshares shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 55.6% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Northwest Bancshares shares which in turn could have impacted Northwest Bancshares's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Northwest Bancshares's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.2137 up to $15.6822. 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 Northwest Bancshares's is 0.6488. This would suggest that Northwest Bancshares's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Northwest Bancshares, Inc. operates as a holding company for Northwest Bank that offers various personal and business banking solutions. The company accepts various deposits, such as checking, savings, money market deposit, term certificate, and individual retirement accounts. Its loan products include one-to-four family residential real estate, short-term consumer, multi-family residential and commercial real estate, commercial business, and residential mortgage loans; home equity lines of credit; and consumer loans comprising automobile, sales finance, unsecured personal, and credit card loans, as well as loans secured by deposit accounts. The company also offers investment management and trust services; and employee benefits, and property and casualty insurance As of December 31, 2019, it operated 181 community-banking locations in central and western Pennsylvania, western New York, and eastern Ohio. Northwest Bancshares, Inc. was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in Warren, Pennsylvania.
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