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How to buy Ohio Valley Banc stock

Learn how to easily invest in Ohio Valley Banc stock.

Ohio Valley Banc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Ohio Valley Banc shares (OVBC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ohio Valley Banc employs 255 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $54.1 million.

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Ohio Valley Banc stock price (NASDAQ: OVBC)

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Ohio Valley Banc shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-01-25.
Latest market close$26.05
52-week range$22.50 - $32.23
50-day moving average $26.81
200-day moving average $28.67
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 10.5118
Dividend yield $0.84 (3.22%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.54

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Ohio Valley Banc price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $26.05 from 2023-01-27

1 week (2023-01-23) 0.04%
1 month (2022-12-30) -1.40%
3 months (2022-10-28) -1.29%
6 months (2022-07-29) -11.21%
1 year (2022-01-28) -13.17%
2 years (2021-01-29) 21.22%
3 years (2020-01-30) 34.5
5 years (2018-01-30) 43.25

Is Ohio Valley Banc stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Ohio Valley Banc's P/E ratio

Ohio Valley Banc's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Ohio Valley Banc shares trade at around 11x 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.

Ohio Valley Banc financials

Revenue TTM $54.1 million
Operating margin TTM 27.9%
Gross profit TTM $51.3 million
Return on assets TTM 0.97%
Return on equity TTM 8.99%
Profit margin 22.38%
Book value $26.95
Market capitalisation $127.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ohio Valley Banc share dividends

31%

Dividend payout ratio: 30.67% of net profits

Recently Ohio Valley Banc has paid out, on average, around 30.67% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.22% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ohio Valley Banc shareholders could enjoy a 3.22% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ohio Valley Banc's case, that would currently equate to about $0.84 per share.

While Ohio Valley Banc's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Ohio Valley Banc may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Ohio Valley Banc's most recent dividend payout was on 9 February 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 January 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Ohio Valley Banc's shares ever split?

Ohio Valley Banc's shares were split on a 125:100 basis on 10 May 2005. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 125 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ohio Valley Banc shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ohio Valley Banc shares which in turn could have impacted Ohio Valley Banc's share price.

Ohio Valley Banc share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ohio Valley Banc's shares have ranged in value from as little as $22.4981 up to $32.2295. 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 Ohio Valley Banc's is 0.143. This would suggest that Ohio Valley Banc's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Ohio Valley Banc overview

Ohio Valley Banc Corp. operates as the bank holding company for The Ohio Valley Bank Company that provides commercial and consumer banking products and services. The company operates in two segments, Banking and Consumer Finance. It accepts various deposit products, including checking, savings, time, and money market accounts, as well as individual retirement accounts, demand deposits, NOW accounts, and certificates of deposit. The company also provides various residential real estate loans, including one-to four-family residential mortgages; commercial loans for securing equipment, inventory, stock, commercial real estate, and rental property; and consumer loans secured by automobiles, mobile homes, recreational vehicles, and other personal property, as well as personal loans, unsecured credit card receivables, floor plan and student loans, and construction loans. In addition, it offers safe deposit boxes, wire transfers, credit card services, and Internet banking services; and financial management online services, such as cash management and news updates related to repossession auctions, current rates, and general bank news. Further, the company provides automatic teller machine (ATM) services, consumer finance, seasonal tax preparation services, and commercial property and various liability insurance services, as well as trust and online-only consumer direct mortgage services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Ohio Valley Banc is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 11.235% of Ohio Valley Banc shares are held by insiders and 13.709% by institutions.
How many people work for Ohio Valley Banc?
Latest data suggests 255 work at Ohio Valley Banc.
When does the fiscal year end for Ohio Valley Banc?
Ohio Valley Banc's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Ohio Valley Banc based?
Ohio Valley Banc's address is: 420 Third Avenue, Gallipolis, OH, United States, 45631
What is Ohio Valley Banc's ISIN number?
Ohio Valley Banc's international securities identification number is: US6777191064
What is Ohio Valley Banc's CUSIP number?
Ohio Valley Banc's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 677719106

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