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ServisFirst Bancshares

Market Cap

US$3.6b

Last Updated

2021/05/05 22:45 UTC

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Executive Summary

ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for ServisFirst Bank that provides various banking services to individual and corporate customers. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.


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Share Price & News

How has ServisFirst Bancshares's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SFBS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SFBS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.2%

SFBS

2.8%

US Banks

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

105.2%

SFBS

83.3%

US Banks

52.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SFBS exceeded the US Banks industry which returned 78% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SFBS exceeded the US Market which returned 52.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SFBSIndustryMarket
7 Day3.2%2.8%-1.6%
30 Day7.9%5.0%1.3%
90 Day51.6%21.2%3.5%
1 Year109.0%105.2%89.2%83.3%55.4%52.8%
3 Year60.8%52.5%27.4%16.6%63.5%53.2%
5 Year187.0%168.9%112.3%85.6%125.8%100.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is ServisFirst Bancshares undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

14.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SFBS ($66.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($77.38)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SFBS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SFBS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.2x) compared to the US Banks industry average (12.1x).

PE vs Market: SFBS is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.2x) compared to the US market (20.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SFBS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (15.7x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SFBS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the US Banks industry average (1.1x).


Future Growth

How is ServisFirst Bancshares forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

1.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SFBS's forecast earnings growth (1.2% per year) is below the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: SFBS's earnings (1.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (16% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SFBS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SFBS's revenue (4.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SFBS's revenue (4.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SFBS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.7%).


Past Performance

How has ServisFirst Bancshares performed over the past 5 years?

18.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SFBS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SFBS's current net profit margins (53.5%) are higher than last year (51.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SFBS's earnings have grown by 18.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SFBS's earnings growth over the past year (25%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SFBS earnings growth over the past year (25%) exceeded the Banks industry 17.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: SFBS's Return on Equity (18.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is ServisFirst Bancshares'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


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: SFBS's Assets to Equity ratio (12.3x) is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: SFBS has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (530%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 91% of SFBS's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: SFBS has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (66%).

Low Risk Deposits: SFBS's Loans to Deposits ratio (80%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: SFBS has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.2%).


Dividend

What is ServisFirst Bancshares's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.20%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SFBS's dividend (1.2%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).

High Dividend: SFBS's dividend (1.2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, SFBS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SFBS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21.7%), SFBS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: SFBS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.6% payout ratio).


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Management

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

7.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tom Broughton (65 yo)

14.33yrs

Tenure

US$1,560,626

Compensation

Mr. Thomas Ashford Broughton III, also known as Tom, has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. since 2007 and has been its Chairman since January 1, 2019....


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD1.56M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.42M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SFBS's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: SFBS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SFBS insiders have only sold shares 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

ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc.
  • Ticker: SFBS
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$3.597b
  • Shares outstanding: 54.15m
  • Website: https://www.servisfirstbank.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc.
  • 2500 Woodcrest Place
  • Birmingham
  • Alabama
  • 35209
  • United States

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Biography

ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for ServisFirst Bank that provides various banking services to individual and corporate customers. The company accepts demand, time, saving...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/05 22:45
End of Day Share Price2021/05/05 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.