How to buy Professional Holding stock - 19 April

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How to buy Professional Holding stock

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Professional Holding Corp is a banks-regional business based in the US. Professional Holding shares (PFHD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Professional Holding

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

Professional Holding share price

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Professional Holding shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-16.
52-week rangeUSD$10.43 - USD$19.25
50-day moving average USD$17.91
200-day moving average USD$15.76
Wall St. target priceUSD$21.50
PE ratio 26.7015
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.67

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Is it a good time to buy Professional Holding stock?

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Is Professional Holding under- or over-valued?

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

Professional Holding's P/E ratio

Professional Holding's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Professional Holding shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

Professional Holding financials

Revenue TTM USD$54.3 million
Operating margin TTM 25.86%
Gross profit TTM USD$54.3 million
Return on assets TTM 0.53%
Return on equity TTM 5.63%
Profit margin 15.28%
Book value $15.93
Market capitalisation USD$244.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Professional Holding shares

There are currently 96,373 Professional Holding shares held short by investors – that's known as Professional Holding's "short interest". This figure is 6.2% up from 90,740 last month.

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

Professional Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Professional Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Professional Holding shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Professional Holding shares traded daily (recently around 33696.853146853). Professional Holding's SIR currently stands at 2.86. In other words for every 100,000 Professional Holding shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2860 shares are currently held short.

However Professional Holding's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Professional Holding shares, or, against the total number of tradable Professional Holding shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Professional Holding's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Professional Holding shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0077% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Professional Holding shares, roughly 8 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 Professional Holding.

Find out more about how you can short Professional Holding stock.

Professional Holding share dividends

We're not expecting Professional Holding to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Professional Holding share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Professional Holding's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.43 up to $19.25. 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 Professional Holding's is 0.3154. This would suggest that Professional Holding's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Professional Holding overview

Professional Holding Corp. , operates primarily through its subsidiary, Professional Bank, provides banking products and services to small and medium sized businesses, other professionals, entrepreneurs, and high net worth individuals. Its deposit products include checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as IRAs and certificates of deposit. The company's lending products comprise commercial loans, residential mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, installment loans, and consumer lines of credit. It also offers online/digital and mobile banking services, as well as cash management services. January 29, 2021, it operated through a network of nine locations in the regional areas of Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, as well as had a digital innovation center located in Cleveland, Ohio and a loan production office in New England. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.

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