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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 : 5/10

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Interest Coverage 31.17
PLMT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 1585 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PLMT: 31.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLMT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 31.17
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 : 2/10

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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Palmetto Bancshares Inc is a South Carolina bank holding company organized in 1982. The Company serves as the bank holding company for the Bank, which began operations in 1906. Through its Retail, Commercial and Wealth Management businesses, the Bank specializes in providing financial solutions to consumers and businesses with deposit and cash management products, loans (including consumer, Small Business Administration, commercial, corporate, mortgage, credit card and automobile), lines of credit, trust, brokerage, private banking, financial planning and insurance throughout its primary market area of nine counties located in northwest South Carolina which includes the counties of Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens and Spartanburg. Its primary market area is located in the Upstate of South Carolina. It is engaged in the business of commercial and retail banking through its 25 branches in the Upstate. It also has 27 automatic teller machines ("ATMs") including three deposit-accepting ATMs and six limited service offices located in retirement centers and other facilities in the Upstate. The Company faces substantial competition from national, regional and other community banks. It also face competition from many other types of financial institutions including savings and loan associations, finance companies, credit unions, mortgage banks and other financial intermediaries as well as full-service and discount brokerage firms. The Company is subject to extensive regulation under federal and state laws.

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Dividend Yield 1.51
PLMT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 2235 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. PLMT: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PLMT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.51
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Dividend Payout 0.33
PLMT's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
51% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. PLMT: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PLMT' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.51
PLMT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 2505 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. PLMT: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PLMT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.51
Current: 1.51
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1.51

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $52.97
EPS (TTM) $ 0.78
Short Percentage of Float2.26%
52-Week Range $13.11 - 20.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.81

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