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How to buy Parke Bancorp stock

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Parke Bancorp, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Parke Bancorp shares (PKBK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Parke Bancorp employs 85 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Parke Bancorp share price

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Parke Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-16.
52-week range$9.47 - $21.96
50-day moving average $20.24
200-day moving average $16.66
Wall St. target price$13.00
PE ratio 8.3066
Dividend yield $0.64 (3.25%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.37

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Is it a good time to buy Parke Bancorp stock?

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Is Parke Bancorp under- or over-valued?

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

Parke Bancorp's P/E ratio

Parke 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 8x. In other words, Parke Bancorp shares trade at around 8x 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.

Parke Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM $59.2 million
Operating margin TTM 67.52%
Gross profit TTM $59.2 million
Return on assets TTM 1.54%
Return on equity TTM 15.12%
Profit margin 48.04%
Book value $16.91
Market capitalisation $234 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Parke Bancorp shares

There are currently 116,890 Parke Bancorp shares held short by investors – that's known as Parke Bancorp's "short interest". This figure is 3.7% up from 112,761 last month.

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

Parke Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Parke Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Parke Bancorp shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Parke Bancorp shares traded daily (recently around 29818.87755102). Parke Bancorp's SIR currently stands at 3.92. In other words for every 100,000 Parke Bancorp shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3920 shares are currently held short.

However Parke Bancorp's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Parke Bancorp shares, or, against the total number of tradable Parke Bancorp shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Parke Bancorp's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Parke Bancorp shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0118% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Parke Bancorp shares, roughly 12 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 Parke Bancorp.

Find out more about how you can short Parke Bancorp stock.

Parke Bancorp share dividends

20%

Dividend payout ratio: 19.61% of net profits

Recently Parke Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 19.61% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.25% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Parke Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 3.25% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Parke Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $0.64 per share.

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

Parke Bancorp's most recent dividend payout was on 15 February 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Parke Bancorp's shares ever split?

Parke Bancorp's shares were split on a 11:10 basis on 13 February 2020. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 11 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Parke Bancorp shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Parke Bancorp shares which in turn could have impacted Parke Bancorp's share price.

Parke Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Parke Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.471 up to $21.96. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PKBK.US volatility(beta: 1)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 Parke Bancorp's is 1.0033. This would suggest that Parke Bancorp'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).

Parke Bancorp overview

Parke Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Parke Bank that provides personal and business financial services to individuals and small to mid-sized businesses. The company offers various deposit products, including checking, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial and industrial, construction, commercial and residential real estate mortgage, and consumer loans. In addition, the company provides debit cards, Internet banking, and online bill payment services. It operates a branch office in Northfield, New Jersey; two branch offices in Washington Township, New Jersey; a branch office in Galloway Township, New Jersey; a branch office in Collingswood, New Jersey; a branch in center city Philadelphia; and a branch in Chinatown in Philadelphia. Parke Bancorp, Inc.

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