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How to buy The First of Long Island Corporation (FLIC) stock

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The First of Long Island Corporation
NASDAQ: FLIC - USD
BANKS-REGIONAL
$21.52
-$0.13 (-0.60%)

The First of Long Island Corporation is a banks-regional business based in the US. The First of Long Island Corporation shares (FLIC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The First of Long Island Corporation employs 350 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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The First of Long Island Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: FLIC)

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The First of Long Island Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$22.50
52-week range$13.49 - $23.76
50-day moving average $21.40
200-day moving average $20.52
Wall St. target price$23.50
PE ratio 11.6961
Dividend yield $0.75 (3.48%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.81

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The First of Long Island Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.5 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-16) N/A
1 month (2021-06-25) 7.40%
3 months (2021-04-27) 5.68%
6 months (2021-01-23) N/A
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2 years (2019-07-23) N/A
3 years (2018-07-23) N/A
5 years (2016-07-23) N/A

Is The First of Long Island Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

The First of Long Island Corporation's P/E ratio

The First of Long Island Corporation'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 First of Long Island Corporation 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 First of Long Island Corporation's PEG ratio

The First of Long Island Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.89. 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 First of Long Island Corporation'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 First of Long Island Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $117.9 million
Operating margin TTM 46.89%
Gross profit TTM $113.1 million
Return on assets TTM 1.04%
Return on equity TTM 11.05%
Profit margin 36.75%
Book value $17.16
Market capitalisation $503.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting The First of Long Island Corporation shares

There are currently 146,232 The First of Long Island Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as The First of Long Island Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 45% down from 265,856 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The First of Long Island Corporation shares can be evaluated.

The First of Long Island Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

The First of Long Island Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The First of Long Island Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The First of Long Island Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 146232). The First of Long Island Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1. In other words for every 100,000 The First of Long Island Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1000 shares are currently held short.

However The First of Long Island Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The First of Long Island Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable The First of Long Island Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The First of Long Island Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The First of Long Island Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0065% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The First of Long Island Corporation shares, roughly 7 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 First of Long Island Corporation.

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The First of Long Island Corporation share dividends

40%

Dividend payout ratio: 40.04% of net profits

Recently The First of Long Island Corporation has paid out, on average, around 40.04% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The First of Long Island Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The First of Long Island Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.75 per share.

While The First of Long Island Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that The First of Long Island Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The First of Long Island Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 15 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have The First of Long Island Corporation's shares ever split?

The First of Long Island Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 28 November 2016. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The First of Long Island Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The First of Long Island Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted The First of Long Island Corporation's share price.

The First of Long Island Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The First of Long Island Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.4917 up to $23.7627. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FLIC.US volatility(beta: 0.58)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 The First of Long Island Corporation's is 0.5843. This would suggest that The First of Long Island Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

The First of Long Island Corporation overview

The First of Long Island Corporation operates as the holding company for The First National Bank of Long Island that provides financial services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, consumers, municipalities, and other organizations. Its deposit products include business and small business checking, personal checking products, savings accounts, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, interest on lawyer accounts, escrow service accounts, rent security accounts, time deposits, holiday club accounts, and individual retirement accounts, as well as money market accounts. The company's loan portfolio comprises commercial and industrial loans, small business credit scored loans, residential and commercial mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, construction and development loans, small business administration loans, commercial and standby letters of credit, as well as auto, home improvement, and other consumer loans. It also offers account reconciliation services, ACH origination, ATM banking and deposit automation, bank by mail, bill payment, cash management services, collection services, controlled disbursement accounts, foreign currency sales and purchases, healthcare remittance automation, debit cards, lock box services, merchant credit card services, and mobile capture services, as well as mutual funds, annuities, and life insurance. In addition, the company provides night depository services, payroll services, personal money orders, remote deposits, safe deposit boxes, securities transactions, signature guarantee services, investment management and trust services, domestic and international wire transfers, and withholding tax depository services, as well as online mortgage origination, drive-through, mobile, online, and telephone banking services. It operates through a network of 46 branches, including 19 branches in Nassau, 17 in Suffolk, 6 in Queens, 3 in Brooklyn, and 1 in Manhattan. The First of Long Island Corporation was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Glen Head, New York.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of The First of Long Island Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.976% of The First of Long Island Corporation shares are held by insiders and 58.516% by institutions.
How many people work for The First of Long Island Corporation?
Latest data suggests 350 work at The First of Long Island Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for The First of Long Island Corporation?
The First of Long Island Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is The First of Long Island Corporation based?
The First of Long Island Corporation's address is: 10 Glen Head Road, Glen Head, NY, United States, 11545
What is The First of Long Island Corporation's ISIN number?
The First of Long Island Corporation's international securities identification number is: US3207341062
What is The First of Long Island Corporation's CUSIP number?
The First of Long Island Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 320734106

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