Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQGS:SFNC) is scheduled to report Q4 earnings results on January 23, 2020, before markets open for trading. The company is expected to report earnings of $0.62/share on revenue of $208 million. The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of $0.62/share is based on a poll of 5 analysts and represents a growth of 1.6% over the same quarter last year when the company reported earnings of $0.61/share.
The revenue forecast of $208 million based on a poll of 5 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 20.7%. Last year the company reported $172.4 million in revenue for the quarter.
|Metric||Expected||Prior Year||YoY Change|
Earnings Call Trends
Historically, management has exceeded analyst expectations 6 out of the last 8 tracked quarters, missed 1 quarter, and met expectations 1 quarter.
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In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report.
After the last earnings report for the period ending September 30, 2019, the stock price reacted by increasing by 1.2%.
|Report Date||Price Day Prior||Price Next Day||Change %||Result|
Fundamentals And Technical Analysis
Simmons First National is currently trading at $25.59/share, down -2.0% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 91.8% of its 52-week high of $27.87/share. The company’s stock price is up 5.2% since the last earnings report and down -1.7% over the previous week.
The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 49.66 suggests the company is trading in technically neutral territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.
The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.3x and a forward P/E multiple of 12.7x. Simmons First National’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 1.2x. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:
|Last Fiscal Period||FY2019.Q3|
|Period End Date||September 30, 2019|
|Stock Price (Current)||$25.59|
|P/E Ratio (Fwd)||12.7x|
|Total Debt to Capital (%)||35.0%|
|Levered Free Cash Flow||$249.8 million|
|Market Capitalization||$2.976 billion|
Company Profile: Simmons First National Corporation
Simmons First National Corporation is a mid-cap stock with a market capitalization of $2.976 billion. The company operates in the Financial sector and the Banks industry.
Simmons First National Corporation operates as the holding company for Simmons Bank that provides financial products and services to individuals and businesses. It offers checking, savings, and time deposits; loan products, including consumer, real estate, commercial, agricultural, equipment, and SBA lending; personal and corporate trust services; credit cards; investment management products; insurance products; and securities and investment services.
The company conducts banking operations through approximately 191 financial centers located in communities throughout Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. Simmons First National Corporation was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.