How to buy Banc of California (BANC) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Banc of California shares.

Banc of California Inc (BANC) is a publicly traded banks-regional business based in the US. It opened the day at $16.8 after a previous close of $16.43. During the day the price has varied from a low of $16.64 to a high of $17.01. The latest price was $17.01 (25 minute delay). Banc of California is listed on the NYSE and employs 670 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Banc of California

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: BANC in this case.
  5. Research Banc of California shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Banc of California shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 50x Banc of California shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £3.50
£704.15 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £11.78
£712.42 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £3.15
£703.79 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £7.01
£707.65 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £18.96
£719.60 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.70
£701.34 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £18.50
£719.14 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £3.50
£704.15 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £18.26
£718.90 total
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Banc of California share price (NYSE:BANC)

Use our graph to track the performance of BANC stocks over time.

Banc of California price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $17.01

1 month (2022-07-14) -1.10%
3 months (2022-05-13) -6.18%
6 months (2022-02-14) -12.54%
1 year (2021-08-13) -5.76%
2 years (2020-08-14) 42.22%
3 years (2019-08-14) 17.80%
5 years (2017-08-14) -14.09%

Is it a good time to buy Banc of California stock?

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Is Banc of California 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.

P/E ratio

Banc of California's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Banc of California shares trade at around 11x 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.

PEG ratio

Banc of California's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.15. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Banc of California's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Banc of California shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$16.8
High$17.01
Low$16.64
Close$17.01
Previous close$16.43
Change$0.58
Change %3.5301%
Volume284,051
Information last updated 2022-08-13.
52-week range$16.5618 - $21.8777
50-day moving average$17.7408
200-day moving average$19.1742
Wall St. target price$22.67
PE ratio11.4494
Dividend yield$0.24 (1.34%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$1.58

Banc of California share dividends

1.3%

Dividend yield: 1.34% of stock value

1.3%

Forward annual dividend yield: 1.34% of stock value

14.9%

Dividend payout ratio: 14.91% of net profits

Banc of California has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 1.34% of its share value annually.

Banc of California has paid out, on average, around 14.91% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.34% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 1.34% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Banc of California's case, that would currently equate to about $0.24 per share.

While Banc of California's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that the company is investing more in its future growth.

Banc of California's most recent dividend payout was on 2 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Banc of California's shares have ranged in value from as little as $16.5618 up to $21.8777. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BANC.US volatility(beta: 1.36)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Banc of California's is 1.355. This would suggest that Banc of California's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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