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How to buy Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp (FMAO) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp stocks.

Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp is a banks-regional business based in the US. Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp stocks (FMAO.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $21.41 – an increase of 3.31% over the previous week. Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp employs 366 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $78.9 million.

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Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp stock price (NASDAQ:FMAO)

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Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-16.
Latest market close$32.79
52-week range$20.80 - $33.04
50-day moving average $29.68
200-day moving average $24.54
Wall St. target price$31.00
PE ratio 16.0555
Dividend yield $0.69 (2.35%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.02

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Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $32.79 from 2022-01-19

1 week (2022-01-13) 3.31%
1 month (2021-12-20) 7.05%
3 months (2021-10-20) 35.50%
6 months (2021-07-20) 51.74%
1 year (2021-01-20) 36.00%
2 years (2020-01-17) 11.15%
3 years (2019-01-18) 5.74%
5 years (2017-01-20) 36.6

Is Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp under- or over-valued?

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

Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's P/E ratio

Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp'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, Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp 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.

Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM $78.9 million
Operating margin TTM 42.54%
Gross profit TTM $69.2 million
Return on assets TTM 1.12%
Return on equity TTM 9.07%
Profit margin 28.64%
Book value $22.86
Market capitalisation $423.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 34.12% of net profits

Recently Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 34.12% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.35% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 2.35% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $0.69 per share.

While Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's most recent dividend payout was on 19 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's shares ever split?

Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 20 September 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 Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp shares which in turn could have impacted Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's share price.

Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.8049 up to $33.04. 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 Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's is 0.372. This would suggest that Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Farmers-and-Merchants Bancorp overview

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The Farmers & Merchants State Bank that provides commercial banking services to individuals and small businesses in northwest Ohio and northeast Indiana. The company offers checking account services, as well as savings and time deposit services, such as certificates of deposit; and custodial services for individual retirement and health savings accounts. It also provides commercial, agricultural, and residential mortgage, as well as consumer and credit card lending products; loans for farm land, farm equipment, and livestock; operating loans for seeds, fertilizers, and feeds; home improvement loans; and loans for autos, trucks, recreational vehicles, and motorcycles. In addition, the company offers commercial real estate loans, such as operation lines of credit and machinery purchase loans. Further, it provides automated teller machine services; and online banking, remote deposit capture or electronic deposit processing, merchant credit card, and mobile banking services; and electronic transaction origination, such as wire and automated clearing house file transmittal services. As of February 10, 2021, the company operated through 30 offices.

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