American River Bankshares operates as the holding company for American River Bank that provides commercial banking products and services in the United States.
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Share Price & News
How has American River Bankshares's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AMRB has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AMRB exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -29.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AMRB underperformed the US Market which returned 6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is American River Bankshares's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is American River Bankshares undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AMRB ($10.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($12.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AMRB is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AMRB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.4x) compared to the Banks industry average (9.3x).
PE vs Market: AMRB is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.4x) compared to the US market (16.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AMRB's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AMRB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).
How is American River Bankshares forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMRB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: AMRB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AMRB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AMRB's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AMRB's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.3% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AMRB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has American River Bankshares performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AMRB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AMRB's current net profit margins (23.5%) are higher than last year (20.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AMRB's earnings have declined by -1.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AMRB's earnings growth over the past year (23.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AMRB earnings growth over the past year (23.3%) exceeded the Banks industry 1.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AMRB's Return on Equity (6.7%) is considered low.
How is American River Bankshares's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: AMRB's Assets to Equity ratio (8.2x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: AMRB has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (18308%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 96% of AMRB's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: AMRB has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (54%).
Low Risk Deposits: AMRB's Loans to Deposits ratio (64%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: AMRB has an appropriate level of bad loans (0%).
What is American River Bankshares's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AMRB's dividend (2.73%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.68%).
High Dividend: AMRB's dividend (2.73%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, AMRB has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AMRB's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.3%), AMRB's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dave Ritchie (62yo)
Mr. David E. Ritchie, Jr. also known as Dave, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at American River Bankshares and American River Bank since November 2017. Mr. Ritchie has more than 31 years ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD527.32K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD609.39K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||25.5yrs||US$424.34k||1.15% $692.2k|
|Executive VP & COO||10.83yrs||US$417.63k||0.39% $232.8k|
|Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer||2.17yrs||US$320.68k||0.099% $59.6k|
|Independent Director & Corporate Secretary||8yrs||US$57.31k||0.40% $239.6k|
|VP & Director of Communications||15.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Community Engagement||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Credit Administrator||8.5yrs||no data||no data|
|SVP & Commercial Banking Mngr||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AMRB's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.7 years average tenure).
|Independent Director & Corporate Secretary||8yrs||US$57.31k||0.40% $239.6k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||19.5yrs||US$79.31k||3.04% $1.8m|
|Director Emeritus||0.50yr||US$57.46k||no data|
|Independent Director||11.33yrs||US$54.06k||1.57% $945.5k|
|Independent Vice Chairman of the Board||6.5yrs||US$54.16k||1.98% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||3.58yrs||US$51.66k||0.21% $128.3k|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$49.45k||0.091% $54.7k|
|Independent Director||0.83yr||US$8.28k||0.015% $9.0k|
Experienced Board: AMRB's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AMRB insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
American River Bankshares's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: American River Bankshares
- Ticker: AMRB
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$60.105m
- Shares outstanding: 5.86m
- Website: https://www.americanriverbank.com
Number of Employees
- American River Bankshares
- 3100 Zinfandel Drive
- Suite 450
- Rancho Cordova
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AMRB||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 1990|
American River Bankshares operates as the holding company for American River Bank that provides commercial banking products and services in the United States. The company accepts checking and savings deposits; and offers money market deposit accounts and certificates of deposit. It also provides commercial, commercial real estate, multi-family real estate, commercial and residential real estate construction, residential real estate, agriculture, consumer, and other installment and term loans, as well as other customary banking services. In addition, the company conducts lease financing for various types of business equipment ranging from computer software to heavy earth-moving equipment. It operates four full-service banking offices in Sacramento County, one full-service banking office in Placer County, two full-service banking offices in Sonoma County, and three full-service banking offices in Amador County. The company serves small and mid-sized businesses, and individuals. The company was formerly known as American River Holdings and changed its name to American River Bankshares in 2004. American River Bankshares was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Rancho Cordova, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/09 00:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/08 00:00|
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