Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The Fauquier Bank that provides retail banking services to individuals and businesses.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.

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Share Price & News

How has Fauquier Bankshares's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: FBSS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Banks


US Market

1 Year Return




US Banks


US Market

Return vs Industry: FBSS underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -27.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FBSS underperformed the US Market which returned -10.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day5.6%2.9%5.3%
30 Day-33.1%-26.3%-13.6%
90 Day-38.6%-39.3%-19.8%
1 Year-34.9%-36.6%-25.6%-27.8%-8.9%-10.7%
3 Year-20.0%-25.6%-17.1%-23.1%15.5%8.0%
5 Year-8.0%-19.5%10.9%-1.7%35.2%20.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Fauquier Bankshares's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Fauquier 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: FBSS ($13.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($18.14)

Significantly Below Fair Value: FBSS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FBSS is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the Banks industry average (8.9x).

PE vs Market: FBSS is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the US market (13.1x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FBSS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FBSS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).

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Future Growth

How is Fauquier Bankshares forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Banks industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Fauquier Bankshares has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Fauquier Bankshares performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FBSS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: FBSS's current net profit margins (22.5%) are higher than last year (21.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FBSS's earnings have grown significantly by 21.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: FBSS's earnings growth over the past year (11.2%) is below its 5-year average (21.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: FBSS earnings growth over the past year (11.2%) exceeded the Banks industry 10.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: FBSS's Return on Equity (10.2%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Fauquier Bankshares's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: FBSS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: FBSS's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.4x debt).

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: FBSS's level of assets compared to its equity is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: FBSS has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: FBSS's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: FBSS has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: FBSS's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.

Level of Bad Loans: FBSS has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.93%)

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What is Fauquier Bankshares's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: FBSS's dividend (3.7%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.95%).

High Dividend: FBSS's dividend (3.7%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.37%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: FBSS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: FBSS's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.9%), FBSS'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.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Marc Bogan (52yo)





Mr. Marc J. Bogan has been the Chief Executive Officer of Fauquier Bankshares Inc. since March 31, 2016 and has been its President and Executive Director since February 18, 2016. Mr. Bogan has been the Chi ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Marc's total compensation ($USD708.85K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD605.16K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Marc's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Marc Bogan
President4.08yrsUS$708.85k0.45% $233.0k
Christine Headly
Executive VP & CFO3.58yrsUS$340.02k0.20% $104.8k
Chip Register
Executive VP & COO0.25yrno data0.22% $112.8k
Tammy Frazier
Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Edna Brannan
Senior VPno datano datano data
Patrick Heijmen
Director of Wealth Management Services1.42yrsno datano data
Allison Dodson
Assistant Secretaryno datano datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Management: FBSS's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Marc Bogan
President4.08yrsUS$708.85k0.45% $233.0k
Randolph Minter
Vice Chairman of the Board10.25yrsUS$36.81k1.05% $547.3k
Brian Montgomery
Independent Director30.25yrsUS$36.31k1.07% $558.2k
John Adams
Chairman of the Board10.25yrsUS$47.28k0.67% $350.5k
Sterling Strange
Independent Director13.08yrsUS$33.21k0.21% $109.8k
P. Rodgers
Independent Director13.08yrsUS$37.31k0.32% $167.2k
Randolph Frostick
Independent Director11.25yrsUS$34.71k0.23% $117.9k
Jay Keyser
Independent Director11.25yrsUS$37.61k0.25% $128.4k
Kevin Carter
Independent Director3.42yrsUS$31.51k0.15% $78.6k
Donna Flory
Independent Director4.75yrsUS$33.91k0.14% $73.8k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: FBSS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: FBSS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Fauquier Bankshares, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Fauquier Bankshares, Inc.
  • Ticker: FBSS
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1902
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$52.177m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.79m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Fauquier Bankshares, Inc.
  • 10 Courthouse Square
  • Warrenton
  • Virginia
  • 20186
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FBSSNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDMar 1994


Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The Fauquier Bank that provides retail banking services to individuals and businesses. The company accepts various deposits, including interest and noninterest-bearing checking, money market, and savings accounts; and time deposits. Its loan portfolio includes commercial and industrial loans, commercial real estate loans, construction and land loans, consumer and student loans, residential real estate loans, and home equity lines of credit. The company also offers safe deposit, ATM, stop payment, wire transfer, and Internet and mobile banking services, as well as debit and credit cards; and personalized services, such as investment management, financial planning, trust, estate settlement, retirement, insurance, and brokerage services. Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. provides its products and services through 11 banking offices in Fauquier and Prince William counties, Virginia. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Warrenton, Virginia. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/01 10:41
End of Day Share Price2020/03/31 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.