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How to buy Republic First Bancorp stock

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Republic First Bancorp, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Republic First Bancorp shares (FRBK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Republic First Bancorp employs 467 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Republic First Bancorp share price

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Republic First Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$1.95 - $4.23
50-day moving average $3.80
200-day moving average $3.18
Wall St. target price$4.13
PE ratio 21.6216
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.19

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Is it a good time to buy Republic First Bancorp stock?

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Is Republic First Bancorp under- or over-valued?

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

Republic First Bancorp's P/E ratio

Republic First 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 22x. In other words, Republic First Bancorp 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.

Republic First Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM $136.2 million
Operating margin TTM 18.1%
Gross profit TTM $123.9 million
Return on assets TTM 0.29%
Return on equity TTM 4.54%
Profit margin 9.33%
Book value $5.23
Market capitalisation $235.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Republic First Bancorp shares

There are currently 6.0 million Republic First Bancorp shares held short by investors – that's known as Republic First Bancorp's "short interest". This figure is 1.6% up from 6.0 million last month.

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

Republic First Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Republic First Bancorp's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Republic First Bancorp shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Republic First Bancorp shares traded daily (recently around 192605.66878981). Republic First Bancorp's SIR currently stands at 31.4. In other words for every 100,000 Republic First Bancorp shares traded daily on the market, roughly 31400 shares are currently held short.

However Republic First Bancorp's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Republic First Bancorp shares, or, against the total number of tradable Republic First Bancorp shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Republic First Bancorp's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Republic First Bancorp shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1182% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Republic First Bancorp shares, roughly 118 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the share price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against Republic First Bancorp.

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Republic First Bancorp share dividends

We're not expecting Republic First Bancorp to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Republic First Bancorp's shares ever split?

Republic First Bancorp's shares were split on a 11:10 basis on 2 April 2007. 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 Republic First Bancorp shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Republic First Bancorp shares which in turn could have impacted Republic First Bancorp's share price.

Republic First Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Republic First Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.95 up to $4.23. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FRBK.US volatility(beta: 1.38)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 Republic First Bancorp's is 1.38. This would suggest that Republic First Bancorp's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Republic First Bancorp overview

Republic First Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Republic First Bank that provides a range of credit and depository banking products and services to individuals and businesses. It accepts consumer and commercial deposit, checking, interest-bearing demand, money market, savings, sweep, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. The company also offers secured and unsecured commercial, real estate, construction and land development, automobile, and home improvement loans; mortgages, home equity and overdraft lines of credit, and other products; and lockbox services. As of February 24, 2021, it operated 31 offices located in Philadelphia, Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania; Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties in New Jersey; and New York County in New York. Republic First Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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