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How to buy The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son stock

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The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited is a banks-diversified business based in the US. The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares (NTB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$13.0614 - USD$35.5
50-day moving average USD$33.0024
200-day moving average USD$29.0623
Wall St. target priceUSD$36.83
PE ratio 11.8241
Dividend yield USD$1.76 (5.2%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.9

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Is The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son under- or over-valued?

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

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's P/E ratio

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares trade at around 12x 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.

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's PEG ratio

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.96. 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 The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son financials

Revenue TTM USD$494.2 million
Operating margin TTM 31.89%
Gross profit TTM USD$494.2 million
Return on assets TTM 1.03%
Return on equity TTM 15.13%
Profit margin 29.79%
Book value $19.827
Market capitalisation USD$1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares

There are currently 288,738 The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares held short by investors – that's known as The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's "short interest". This figure is 23.4% up from 233,926 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares can be evaluated.

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares traded daily (recently around 134296.74418605). The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's SIR currently stands at 2.15. In other words for every 100,000 The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2150 shares are currently held short.

However The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0058% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shares, roughly 6 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 The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son.

Find out more about how you can short The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son stock.

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 57.89% of net profits

Recently The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son has paid out, on average, around 57.89% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.21% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son shareholders could enjoy a 5.21% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's case, that would currently equate to about $1.76 per share.

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's most recent dividend payout was on 10 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 23 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.0614 up to $35.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NTB.US volatility(beta: 1.81)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's is 1.8058. This would suggest that The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

The Bank of N-TButterfield-and-Son overview

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited provides a range of community, commercial, and private banking services to individuals and small to medium-sized businesses. It accepts retail and corporate checking, savings, term, and non-interest bearing deposits, as well as certificate of deposits. The company's lending portfolio includes residential mortgage lending, automobile lending, consumer financing, credit cards, overdraft facilities, commercial real estate lending, and commercial and industrial loans. It also offers investment products and services; and cash and liquidity management, foreign exchange, custody administration, and settlement services. In addition, the company provides personal and property/auto insurance products; letters of credit; and cash management, payroll, remote banking, money market, advisory, brokerage, trust, estate, company management, private banking, administered banking services, and fiduciary services. Further, it offers debit cards; automated teller machines; and personal and business deposit, merchant acquiring, and mobile and internet banking services. The company operates through offices in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey, the United Kingdom, The Bahamas, Switzerland, Singapore, Mauritius, and Canada, as well as through 3 branches in Bermuda and 4 branches in the Cayman Islands. The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited was founded in 1858 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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