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How to buy BancFirst Corporation (BANF) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in BancFirst Corporation stocks.
BancFirst Corporation is a banks-regional business based in the US. BancFirst Corporation stocks (BANF.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $58.31 – an increase of 0.58% over the previous week. BancFirst Corporation employs 2,036 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $477.7 million.
How to buy shares in BancFirst Corporation
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BANF – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- 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.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in BancFirst Corporation?
- Has coronavirus impacted BancFirst Corporation shares?
- BancFirst Corporation shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is BancFirst Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- BancFirst Corporation performance over time
- Are BancFirst Corporation shares over-valued?
- BancFirst Corporation's financials
- How volatile are BancFirst Corporation shares?
- Does BancFirst Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have BancFirst Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
BancFirst Corporation stock price (NASDAQ:BANF)Use our graph to track the performance of BANF stocks over time.
BancFirst Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$76.34|
|52-week range||$53.18 - $78.50|
|50-day moving average||$68.72|
|200-day moving average||$64.48|
|Wall St. target price||$69.13|
|Dividend yield||$1.38 (1.86%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$4.94|
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Is it a good time to buy BancFirst Corporation stock?
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BancFirst Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-13)||0.58%|
|1 month (2021-12-20)||13.99%|
|3 months (2021-10-20)||18.47%|
|6 months (2021-07-20)||36.76%|
|1 year (2021-01-20)||18.78%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||21.68%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||40.82%|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||94.95|
Is BancFirst Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing BancFirst Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of BancFirst Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
BancFirst Corporation's P/E ratio
BancFirst 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 16x. In other words, BancFirst Corporation shares trade at around 16x 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.
BancFirst Corporation's PEG ratio
BancFirst Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.08. 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 BancFirst 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.
BancFirst Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$477.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||45.35%|
|Gross profit TTM||$381.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.58%|
|Return on equity TTM||15.05%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
BancFirst Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 28.34% of net profits
Recently BancFirst Corporation has paid out, on average, around 28.34% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.86% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), BancFirst Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.86% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In BancFirst Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.38 per share.
While BancFirst Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that BancFirst Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
BancFirst Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 16 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have BancFirst Corporation's shares ever split?
BancFirst Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 July 2017. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your BancFirst Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for BancFirst Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted BancFirst Corporation's share price.
BancFirst Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, BancFirst Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $53.1774 up to $78.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while BancFirst Corporation's is 1.3629. This would suggest that BancFirst Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
BancFirst Corporation overview
BancFirst Corporation operates as the bank holding company for BancFirst that provides a range of commercial banking services to retail customers, and small to medium-sized businesses. It operates through Metropolitan Banks, Community Banks, Pegasus Bank, and Other Financial Services segments. The company offers checking accounts, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, sweep accounts, club accounts, individual retirement accounts, and certificates of deposit, as well as overdraft protection and auto draft services. It also provides commercial, financial, and other loans for working capital, facilities acquisition or expansion, purchase of equipment, and other needs; lending services that include private banking, energy, commercial and residential real estate, and commercial and industrial loans; and loans to finance purchases of consumer goods, such as automobiles, boats, household goods, vacations, and education. In addition, the company engages in the investment management and administration of trusts for individuals, corporations, and employee benefit plans, as well as bond trustee and paying agent business for various Oklahoma municipalities and governmental entities; and provision of item processing, research, and other correspondent banking services. Further, it is involved in real estate investment and insurance agency services; and providing funds transfer, collection, safe deposit box, cash management, retail brokerage, and other services for individual and corporate customers. The company serves customers in non-metropolitan trade centers and cities in the metropolitan statistical areas of Oklahoma.
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