How to buy Wintrust Financial Corporation stock
Learn how to easily invest in Wintrust Financial Corporation stock.
Wintrust Financial Corporation is a banks-regional business based in the US. Wintrust Financial Corporation shares (WTFC.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $74.33 – a decrease of 1.55% over the previous day. Wintrust Financial Corporation employs 5,275 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of $4.7 billion.
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Is Wintrust Financial Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Wintrust Financial Corporation P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA
Wintrust Financial Corporation's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Wintrust Financial Corporation stocks trade at around 8x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of September 25, 2023 (21.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Wintrust Financial Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.57. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Wintrust Financial Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
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