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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
PFBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. PFBC: No Debt )
PFBC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.21   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage 0.95
PFBC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PFBC: 0.95 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.95

0.42
9999.99
WACC vs ROIC
11.96%
122.11%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) 56.04
PFBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.14 vs. PFBC: 56.04 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -189.62   Max: 64.48
Current: 56.04

-189.62
64.48
Net-margin (%) 33.55
PFBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.86 vs. PFBC: 33.55 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -170.51   Max: 41.69
Current: 33.55

-170.51
41.69
ROE (%) 5.56
PFBC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. PFBC: 5.56 )
PFBC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -65.09   Max: 29.04
Current: 5.56

-65.09
29.04
ROA (%) 0.64
PFBC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2059 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. PFBC: 0.64 )
PFBC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 2.46
Current: 0.64

-5.2
2.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 530.47
PFBC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2025 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 78.88 vs. PFBC: 530.47 )
PFBC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1196.6   Max: 2711.5
Current: 530.47

-1196.6
2711.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.80
PFBC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PFBC: -8.80 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 18.5
Current: -8.8

0
18.5
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PFBC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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PFBC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 59.60
PFBC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. PFBC: 59.60 )
PFBC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 61.13
Current: 59.6

1.6
61.13
Forward P/E 13.05
PFBC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. PFBC: 13.05 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 59.70
PFBC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. PFBC: 59.70 )
PFBC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 61.26
Current: 59.7

1.6
61.26
P/B 1.60
PFBC's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. PFBC: 1.60 )
PFBC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 3.26
Current: 1.6

0.13
3.26
P/S 5.90
PFBC's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. PFBC: 5.90 )
PFBC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 8.55
Current: 5.9

0.32
8.55
PFCF 12.60
PFBC's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PFBC: 12.60 )
PFBC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 30.06
Current: 12.6

0.66
30.06
POCF 12.32
PFBC's POCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 80.77 vs. PFBC: 12.32 )
PFBC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 27.89
Current: 12.32

0.59
27.89
EV-to-EBIT 50.20
PFBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. PFBC: 50.20 )
PFBC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -9.9   Max: 53.4
Current: 50.2

-9.9
53.4
Days Sales Outstanding 116.48
PFBC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PFBC: 116.48 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.26   Max: 306.57
Current: 116.48

38.26
306.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.70
PFBC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PFBC: 0.70 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 17
Current: 0.7

1.21
17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.70
PFBC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1924 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. PFBC: 0.70 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 17
Current: 0.7

1.21
17
Share Buyback Rate -24.80
PFBC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. PFBC: -24.80 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.3   Max: -87.8
Current: -24.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.62
PFBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PFBC: 1.62 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.81
Current: 1.62

0.33
2.81
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.45
PFBC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PFBC: 1.45 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.21
Current: 1.45

0.12
1.21
Price/Median PS Value 1.71
PFBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 2692 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. PFBC: 1.71 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.89
Current: 1.71

0.18
1.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.00
PFBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PFBC: 2.00 )
PFBC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 206.3
Current: 2

1.9
206.3

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Preferred Bank is a commercial bank in California focusing on the Chinese-American market. It offers personalized banking options to both consumers and businesses. It provide personalized deposit services as well as real estate finance, commercial loans and trade finance to small and mid-sized businesses and their owners, entrepreneurs, real estate developers and investors, professionals and high net worth individuals. It conduct operations from its main office in downtown Los Angeles, California and ten full service branch banking offices in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Francisco Counties.
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