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Why I Like Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC)

Petra Goodwin

As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of Preferred Bank ( NASDAQ:PFBC ), it is a company with great financial health as well as a a strong track record of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Preferred Bank here .

Solid track record with excellent balance sheet

In the previous year, PFBC has ramped up its bottom line by 31.9%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did PFBC outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the Banks industry expansion, which generated a 11.9% earnings growth. This paints a buoyant picture for the company.

NasdaqGS:PFBC Income Statement Export September 12th 18

Next Steps:

For Preferred Bank, I’ve compiled three pertinent factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook : What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for PFBC’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for PFBC’s outlook.
  2. Valuation : What is PFBC worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether PFBC is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of PFBC? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com .