On Tuesday, shares of Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBSS) marked $15.58 per share versus a previous $15.49 closing price. With having a 0.58% gain, an insight into the fundamental values of Fauquier Bankshares, Inc., investors would also find a great ally in the technical patterns of the stock movements showed in stock charts. FBSS showed a fall of -26.65% within its YTD performance, with highs and lows between $11.27 – $22.16 during the period of 52 weeks, compared to the simple moving average of -9.12% in the period of the last 200 days.
Davenport equity researchers changed the status of Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBSS) shares to a “Neutral” rating in the report published on March 26th, 2008.
The present dividend yield for FBSS owners is set at 0.03, marking the return investors will get regardless of the company’s performance in the upcoming period. In addition, the growth of sales from quarter to quarter is recording -4.10%, hinting the company’s progress in the upcoming progress.
In order to gain a clear insight on the performance of Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (FBSS) as it may occur in the future, there are more than several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques, while equity is most certainly one of the more important indicators into the company’s growth and performance. In this case, you want to make sure that the return on the present equity of 9.70% is enough for you to make a profit out of your investment. You may also count in the quick ratio of the company, currently set at so you would make sure that the company is able to cover the debts it may have, which can be easily seen in annual reports of the company.
Set to affect the volatility of a given stock, the average volume can also be a valuable indicator, while FBSS is currently recording an average of 6.49K in volumes. The volatility of the stock on monthly basis is set at 1.12%, while the weekly volatility levels are marked at 0.96%with 4.07% of gain in the last seven days. Additionally, long-term investors are predicting the target price of $17.50, indicating growth from the present price of $15.58, which can represent yet another valuable research and analysis points that can help you decide whether to invest in FBSS or pass.
Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (FBSS) is based in the USA and it represents one of the well-known company operating with Financial sector. If you wish to compare FBSS shares with other companies under Electronic Equipment and Consumer Goods, a factor to note is the P/E value of 8.96 for Fauquier Bankshares, Inc., while the value can represent an indicator in the future growth of the company in terms of investor’s expectations. The later value should have a steady growth rate, increasing and growing gradually, which serves the purpose of reliably showcasing the progress of the company. The value 1.74 is supported by the yearly EPS growth of 10.80%.
Besides from looking into the fundamentals, you should also note the number of people inside the company owning the shares, as the values should be in line with the expectations of investors. In that spirit, the present ownership of stocks inside the company is set at 19.13%, which can provide you with an insight of how involved executives are in owning shares of the company. In oppose to the executives’ share, the institutional ownership counts 23.90% of shares, carrying an equal significance as an indicator of value, as the presence of large investors may signal a strong company.Are Institutional Investors Increasing Stakes in FBSS Shares?
It appears that more than several institutional investors and hedge funds decided to increase stakes in FBSS in the recent period. That is how Ategra Capital Management LLC now has an increase position in FBSS by 27.36% in the first quarter, owning 359958 shares of FBSS stocks, with the value of $5.08 million after the purchase of an additional 77,323 shares during the last quarter. In the meanwhile, Royce & Associates LP also increased their stake in FBSS shares changed 0.00% in the first quarter, which means that the company now owns 294000 shares of company, all valued at $4.15 million after the acquisition of additional 0 shares during the last quarter.
Meridian Financial Partners LLC acquired a new position in Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. during the first quarter, with the value of $3.12 million, and Benjamin Partners, Inc. increased their stake in the company’s shares by 41.21% in the first quarter, now owning 19,484 shares valued at $941387 after the acquisition of the additional 66765 shares during the last quarter. In the end, Fourthstone LLC increased their position by 1.95% during the first quarter, now owning 58557 FBSS shares, now holding the value of $825654 in FBSS with the purchase of the additional 58,557 shares during the period of the last quarter. At the present, 23.90% of FBSS shares are in the ownership of institutional investors.