Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) went up by 2.28% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Thursday’s trading session. The share price of the Banks – Regional giant went up by $16.60 to trade ended Thursday trading at $16.23. This is up from the $16.23 price recorded on Wednesday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, SFNC is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $25.00 and further from the lowest price target of $17.50. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with SFNC down by -38.04% year-to-date.
Simmons First National Corporation (SFNC) started the day trading at $16.09 and recorded an intraday high of $16.76. It also recorded an intraday low of $16.07 during Thursday’s trading session. Simmons First National Corporation is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is more than 22.56% of the average daily trading volume on Thursday. The stock’s trading volume on Thursday was 958651, which is more than 22.56 of the total average daily trading volume of 742.41K.
Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in SFNC’s stock price on Thursday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of SFNC currently stands at $27.29, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 39.17%. However, SFNC’s current trading price is -20.73% lower than the 52-week low price of $13.75. In terms of trading volume, Simmons First National Corporation currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 958651 shares of Simmons First National Corporation were traded on the stock exchange on Thursday, which is more than 22.56% of the 742.41K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. SFNC’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -26.09%, while the stock has gone down by -37.92% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of SFNC currently stands at -12.03%, and it is down by -9.04% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -2.70%. At the time of writing SFNC’s report, the company has a total market cap of $1.77B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Simmons First National Corporation also has over 3270 employees all over the world.
SFNC Insider Activities
For Simmons First National Corporation, insiders hold 83.00% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 13.90%. During that period, insiders bought 190,354 shares in 77 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 58,337 of their shares in 39 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Simmons First National Corporation now hold 1.56M shares, which is over 76.52% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the SFNC shares, as they control 1.43% of the company’s total stock.
SFNC Fundamental Analysis
For Simmons First National Corporation, the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 2.59. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 1.65. The stock’s EPS growth this year is 3.60%, with analysts expecting almost a 1 growth in the earnings per share next week. In terms of revenue, Simmons First National Corporation’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.32, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 17.90% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Simmons First National Corporation’s stock currently stands at 14.60%, and it has a net profit margin of 32.70%. The operating margin of the company is 70.50%.
At the moment, Simmons First National Corporation’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.15, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 0.15.
SFNC Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of SFNC currently stands at -4.08%, while the SMA50 is -2.52%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -24.85% ahead of Thursday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 45.39, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 6.41.