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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

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

» PFBC's 10-Y Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

PFBC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 188,255 sh (+42.23%)
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Q4 2013

PFBC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 220,155 sh (+16.95%)
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Q1 2014

PFBC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 246,124 sh (+11.8%)
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Q2 2014

PFBC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 254,373 sh (+3.35%)
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P/S 5.20
PFBC's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. PFBC: 5.20 )
PFBC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 5.2

Valuation & Return


Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
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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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Preferred Bank Announces Cash Dividend of $0.08 Per Common Share Jan 28 2009 
Preferred Bank Reports Fourth Quarter Results Jan 27 2009 

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