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How to buy Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida stock | $33.06

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Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida is a banks-regional business based in the US. Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares (SBCF) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida employs 968 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$276.7 million.

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  3. Search for Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SBCF. 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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida 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. At last close price of USD$33.06, 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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida. 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.

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida share price

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Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-13.
Latest market closeUSD$33.06
52-week rangeUSD$13.3 - USD$33.94
50-day moving average USD$28.8145
200-day moving average USD$22.2946
Wall St. target priceUSD$29.79
PE ratio 23.1557
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.426

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Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $33.06 from 2021-01-11

1 week (2021-01-07) 0.18%
1 month (2020-12-15) 12.79%
3 months (2020-10-15) 67.14%
6 months (2020-07-15) 73.27%
1 year (2020-01-15) 10.57%
2 years (2019-01-15) 20.44%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 133.31%

Is Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida under- or over-valued?

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

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's P/E ratio

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares trade at around 23x 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.

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's PEG ratio

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.19. 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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida financials

Revenue TTM USD$276.7 million
Operating margin TTM 39.4%
Gross profit TTM USD$288.4 million
Return on assets TTM 1%
Return on equity TTM 7.34%
Profit margin 27.32%
Book value $19.986
Market capitalisation USD$1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares

There are currently 1.0 million Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares held short by investors – that's known as Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's "short interest". This figure is 3.8% up from 1.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares can be evaluated.

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares traded daily (recently around 212853.76782077). Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's SIR currently stands at 4.91. In other words for every 100,000 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4910 shares are currently held short.

However Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares, or, against the total number of tradable Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0223% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares, roughly 22 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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida.

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Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida share dividends

We're not expecting Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's shares ever split?

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 13 December 2013. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida shares which in turn could have impacted Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's share price.

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.3 up to $33.94. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SBCF.US volatility(beta: 1.34)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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's is 1.3382. This would suggest that Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida overview

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida operates as the bank holding company for Seacoast National Bank that provides financial services to retail and commercial customers in Florida. The company offers commercial and retail banking, wealth management, and mortgage services; and brokerage and annuity services. It offers deposit products, including interest-bearing and noninterest demand deposits, money market and savings accounts, customer sweep accounts, and time certificates of deposit; construction and land development loans, commercial and residential real estate loans, and commercial and financial loans; and consumer loans, including installment loans and revolving lines, as well as loans for automobiles, boats, and other personal, family, and household purposes. As of October 27, 2020, the company operated 51 traditional branches and 9 commercial banking centers. Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Stuart, Florida.

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