F.N.B. is New York Stock Exchange traded and can be purchased right now at a 24% discount to its book value. The price/earnings ratio of 9.4 is less than half the p/e of the Standard & Poor’s 500 which sits at 21 today. Earnings last year were excellent and the 5-year record of earnings is positive as well. The bank is paying a 4.5% dividend yield. Long-term debt is less than shareholder equity.
The bank’s earnings record is good: positive last year and positive on the 5-year time frame. Shareholder equity exceeds long-term debt levels. Hope is paying a dividend yield of 4.28%. Average daily volume is less than a million shares, light by the standards of the big banks that trade on the NYSE.
The banks earnings were very good last year and well into the green for the 5-year record. Long-term debt is less than shareholder equity. At today’s price, PacWest pays a dividend yield that comes to 6.38%.
Pacific Premier Bancorp is also NASDAQ-traded and also based in Southern California. It’s priced today at a 16% discount to its book value and the price/earnings ratio is 11.7.
Their earnings have been very strong whether you look only at the last year or take in the more complete 5-year record. Investors receive a 3.3% dividend yield. Shareholder equity comes in at more than the total of long-term debt. Average daily volume of less than half a million shares is light.
The big money center bank had a great earnings season last year and the 5-year track record is very good as well. The dividend yield pays 1.5%. Long-term debt is less than shareholder equity. With a short float of 11%, it’s clear that someone doesn’t like the stock, but if shorts are ever forced to cover, that could fuel a rally.