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How to buy SmartFinancial (SMBK) stock

Learn how to easily invest in SmartFinancial stock.

SmartFinancial, Inc
NASDAQ: SMBK - USD
BANKS-REGIONAL
$24.23
-$0.18 (-0.72%)

SmartFinancial, Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. SmartFinancial shares (SMBK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SmartFinancial employs 464 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in SmartFinancial

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SMBK – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

SmartFinancial stock price (NASDAQ: SMBK)

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SmartFinancial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$24.25
52-week range$12.59 - $25.41
50-day moving average $24.24
200-day moving average $22.51
Wall St. target price$27.50
PE ratio 10.6682
Dividend yield $0.21 (0.86%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.25

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SmartFinancial price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24.25 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) -0.86%
3 months (2021-04-28) 3.24%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
5 years (2016-07-24) N/A

Is SmartFinancial under- or over-valued?

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

SmartFinancial's P/E ratio

SmartFinancial'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, SmartFinancial 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.

SmartFinancial financials

Revenue TTM $122.9 million
Operating margin TTM 41.26%
Gross profit TTM $107.6 million
Return on assets TTM 0.98%
Return on equity TTM 9.47%
Profit margin 27.62%
Book value $24.89
Market capitalisation $369 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SmartFinancial shares

There are currently 126,090 SmartFinancial shares held short by investors – that's known as SmartFinancial's "short interest". This figure is 4.4% up from 120,813 last month.

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

SmartFinancial's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SmartFinancial's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SmartFinancial shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SmartFinancial shares traded daily (recently around 42597.972972973). SmartFinancial's SIR currently stands at 2.96. In other words for every 100,000 SmartFinancial shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2960 shares are currently held short.

However SmartFinancial's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SmartFinancial shares, or, against the total number of tradable SmartFinancial shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SmartFinancial's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SmartFinancial shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0093% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SmartFinancial shares, roughly 9 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 SmartFinancial.

Find out more about how you can short SmartFinancial stock.

SmartFinancial share dividends

10%

Dividend payout ratio: 10.09% of net profits

Recently SmartFinancial has paid out, on average, around 10.09% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), SmartFinancial shareholders could enjoy a 1% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In SmartFinancial's case, that would currently equate to about $0.21 per share.

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

SmartFinancial's most recent dividend payout was on 20 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have SmartFinancial's shares ever split?

SmartFinancial's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 22 September 2015. So if you had owned 4 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 SmartFinancial shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for SmartFinancial shares which in turn could have impacted SmartFinancial's share price.

SmartFinancial share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SmartFinancial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.5905 up to $25.41. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SMBK.US volatility(beta: 0.75)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 SmartFinancial's is 0.7476. This would suggest that SmartFinancial's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

SmartFinancial overview

SmartFinancial, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for SmartBank that provides various financial services to individuals and corporate customers. The company offers various deposit products, including interest bearing and non-interest bearing checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, individual retirement accounts, time deposits, and certificates of deposit. It also provides commercial and residential real estate loans, consumer real estate loans, and construction and land development loans; commercial and industrial loans, including commercial and financial loans; mortgage loans; and consumer and other loans, such as direct consumer installment loans, overdrafts and other revolving credit loans, and educational loans. In addition, the company offers Internet and mobile banking services. As of March 1, 2021, it operated through 35 full-service branches located in East and Middle Tennessee, Alabama, and the Florida panhandle; and 1 loan production office and 1 service center. SmartFinancial, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of SmartFinancial is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 10.256% of SmartFinancial shares are held by insiders and 46.424% by institutions.
How many people work for SmartFinancial?
Latest data suggests 464 work at SmartFinancial.
When does the fiscal year end for SmartFinancial?
SmartFinancial's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is SmartFinancial based?
SmartFinancial's address is: 5401 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN, United States, 37919
What is SmartFinancial's ISIN number?
SmartFinancial's international securities identification number is: US83190L2088
What is SmartFinancial's CUSIP number?
SmartFinancial's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 218924108

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