Analysts See Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (PMBC) Rising 21.06%

Publicly-traded company Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) had a closing price of $7.01 yesterday. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is currently $8.88, this means that the stock is underpriced by 21.06%. In the past 52 weeks the company’s stock price has moved within the range of $6.76 to $8.91.

This particular stock’s 5-day moving average is 7.12, its 20-day moving average is 7.15 and its 100-day moving average is 7.51. Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (PMBC) currently has 22.07M shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $154.71M.

The Details: Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (PMBC) Financial Health

There are a number of indicators we can consider when wondering about a potential stock’s financial health. Looking at a company’s profit margin, for example, tells us how much of its sales revenue it keeps in earnings – and it is calculated by taking net income and dividing it by net sales. PMBC currently has a profit margin of 8.90%.

Checking out a company’s operating margin is also useful, as it tells us how much profit is retained after considering operating costs and depreciation. Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (PMBC) has an operating margin of 61.40%.

Return on Assets is a number, expressed as a percentage that tells us how well a publicly-traded company is using its current assets to generate revenue. The higher the percentage, the better a company is using its assets to turn a profit. At the moment, Pacific Mercantile Bancorp Return on Assets is 0.40%.

What Does Wall Street Say about Company?

When choosing stocks, many investors search for what Wall Street professionals think about the company first – like what the average rating is. At the moment, the average analyst rating for PMBC is Overweight. Out of 2 total analysts who were surveyed, 0 rated it a sell, 0 rated it a underweight, 0 rated it an overweight, 1 rated it hold, and 1 rated it a Buy.

Understanding Profitability at Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (PMBC)

Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company’s EPS to be 0.12, compared to 0.19 reported in the same quarter last year. When it comes to net revenue, the average estimate from a total of 2 analysts is 14.1M – compared to 13.93M posted in the year-ago period.