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How to buy Fauquier Bankshares (FBSS) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Fauquier Bankshares stocks.

Fauquier Bankshares is a banks-regional business based in the US. Fauquier Bankshares stocks (FBSS.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fauquier Bankshares employs 140 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $30.5 million.

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Fauquier Bankshares stock price (NASDAQ:FBSS)

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Fauquier Bankshares shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-05-30.
52-week range$18.34 - $21.85
50-day moving average $20.59
200-day moving average $17.93
Wall St. target price$17.50
PE ratio 13.7379
Dividend yield $0.5 (2.36%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.55

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Is it a good time to buy Fauquier Bankshares stock?

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Is Fauquier Bankshares under- or over-valued?

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

Fauquier Bankshares's P/E ratio

Fauquier Bankshares's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Fauquier Bankshares shares trade at around 14x 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.

Fauquier Bankshares financials

Revenue TTM $30.5 million
Operating margin TTM 28.11%
Gross profit TTM $30.5 million
Return on assets TTM 0.74%
Return on equity TTM 8.42%
Profit margin 19.29%
Book value $19.08
Market capitalisation $81 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Fauquier Bankshares share dividends

45%

Dividend payout ratio: 44.56% of net profits

Recently Fauquier Bankshares has paid out, on average, around 44.56% 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), Fauquier Bankshares shareholders could enjoy a 2.35% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fauquier Bankshares's case, that would currently equate to about $0.5 per share.

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

Fauquier Bankshares's most recent dividend payout was on 25 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Fauquier Bankshares's shares ever split?

Fauquier Bankshares's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 May 2002. 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 Fauquier Bankshares shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Fauquier Bankshares shares which in turn could have impacted Fauquier Bankshares's share price.

Fauquier Bankshares share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fauquier Bankshares's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.3375 up to $21.85. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FBSS.US volatility(beta: 0.8)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 Fauquier Bankshares's is 0.799. This would suggest that Fauquier Bankshares's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Fauquier Bankshares overview

Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The Fauquier Bank that provides retail banking services to individuals and businesses. The company offers interest and noninterest-bearing checking, money market, and savings accounts; and time deposits. It provides various loans, such as secured and unsecured commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, construction and land, residential real estate, personal, and home equity lines of credit, as well as automobile and various consumer financing services. In addition, the company offers safe deposit, ATM, stop payment, wire transfer, and internet and mobile banking services, as well as debit and credit cards; and personalized services, such as investment management, financial planning, trust, estate settlement, retirement, insurance, and brokerage services. It operates through 11 full-service branch offices located in the Virginia communities of Old Town-Warrenton, Warrenton, Catlett, The Plains, Sudley Road-Manassas, New Baltimore, Bealeton, Bristow, Haymarket, Gainesville, and Centreville Road-Manassas. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Warrenton, Virginia.

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