First Republic Bank (FRC) is a leading banks-regional business based in the US. It opened the day at $128.86 after a previous close of $130.32. During the day the price has varied from a low of $128.73 to a high of $130.39. The latest price was $129.63 (25 minute delay). First Republic Bank is listed on the NYSE and employs 5,294 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, First Republic Bank's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $125.92, which is 7.39% up on its pre-crash value of $116.62 and 79.73% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $70.06.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of First Republic Bank shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $673.60 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,121.95.
|52-week range||$77.1517 - $142.14|
|50-day moving average||$133.1455|
|200-day moving average||$118.5869|
|Wall St. target price||$135.45|
|Dividend yield||$0.8 (0.57%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.6|
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|1 week (2021-01-14)||-17.98%|
|1 month (2020-12-22)||-5.14%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||-0.76%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||14.51%|
|1 year (2020-01-21)||10.68%|
|2 years (2019-01-18)||35.00%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||44.15%|
|5 years (2016-01-21)||102.71%|
Valuing First Republic Bank stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of First Republic Bank's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
First Republic Bank's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, First Republic Bank shares trade at around 25x 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.
First Republic Bank's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.65. 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 First Republic Bank's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||$3.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||36.49%|
|Gross profit TTM||$3.3 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.83%|
|Return on equity TTM||9.77%|
|Market capitalisation||$24.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 2.5 million First Republic Bank shares held short by investors – that's known as First Republic Bank's "short interest". This figure is 26.4% down from 3.4 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting First Republic Bank shares can be evaluated.
First Republic Bank's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of First Republic Bank shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of First Republic Bank shares traded daily (recently around 792896.84542587). First Republic Bank's SIR currently stands at 3.17. In other words for every 100,000 First Republic Bank shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3170 shares are currently held short.
However First Republic Bank's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of First Republic Bank shares, or, against the total number of tradable First Republic Bank shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case First Republic Bank's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 First Republic Bank shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0147% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable First Republic Bank shares, roughly 15 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against First Republic Bank.
Find out more about how you can short First Republic Bank stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like First Republic Bank.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 28.56
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and First Republic Bank's overall score of 28.56 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 41st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like First Republic Bank is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 8.41/100
First Republic Bank's environmental score of 8.41 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that First Republic Bank is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 14.96/100
First Republic Bank's social score of 14.96 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that First Republic Bank is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 14.19/100
First Republic Bank's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that First Republic Bank is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, First Republic Bank scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that First Republic Bank has managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||28.56|
|Total ESG percentile||41.14|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||1|
Dividend payout ratio: 14.11% of net profits
Recently First Republic Bank has paid out, on average, around 14.11% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.57% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), First Republic Bank shareholders could enjoy a 0.57% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In First Republic Bank's case, that would currently equate to about $0.8 per share.
While First Republic Bank's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that First Republic Bank is investing more in its future growth.
First Republic Bank's most recent dividend payout was on 12 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, First Republic Bank's shares have ranged in value from as little as $77.1517 up to $142.14. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while First Republic Bank's is 1.0488. This would suggest that First Republic Bank's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
First Republic Bank, together with its subsidiaries, provides private banking, private business banking, real estate lending, and wealth management services to clients in metropolitan areas in the United States. It operates through two segments, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management. The company accepts deposit products, such as checking, money market checking, savings, passbook deposits, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It also offers a range of lending products that comprise residential mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, multifamily loans, commercial real estate loans, personal loans, business loans, construction loans, and smaller loans and lines of credit to businesses and individuals. The company's loans are secured by single family residences, multifamily buildings, and commercial real estate properties. In addition, it provides wealth management services, which include various investment strategies and products, online investment management services, trust and custody services, online brokerage, financial and estate planning, and access to alternative investments, as well as investing, insurance, and foreign exchange services; and treasury services. Additionally, the company offers online and mobile banking services; student loan refinancing services; and ATM and debit cards. As of December 31, 2019, the company offered its services through 89 offices, including 78 licensed deposit-taking offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Newport Beach, and San Diego, California; Portland, Oregon; Boston, Massachusetts; Palm Beach, Florida; Greenwich, Connecticut; New York, New York; Jackson; and Wyoming, as well as 11 offices that provided lending, wealth management, and trust services. First Republic Bank was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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