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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.31
PSTB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. PSTB: 0.31 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.25   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.31

Equity to Asset 0.12
PSTB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 2312 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. PSTB: 0.12 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.12

0.1
0.4
Interest Coverage 2.14
PSTB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PSTB: 2.14 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 3.79
Current: 2.14

0.09
3.79
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.17
WACC vs ROIC
8.02%
3.24%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 17.69
PSTB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.22 vs. PSTB: 17.69 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -85.07   Max: 27.6
Current: 17.69

-85.07
27.6
Net-margin (%) 13.69
PSTB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.12 vs. PSTB: 13.69 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -51.84   Max: 17.49
Current: 13.69

-51.84
17.49
ROE (%) 4.82
PSTB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.98 vs. PSTB: 4.82 )
PSTB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.04   Max: 5.69
Current: 4.82

-7.04
5.69
ROA (%) 0.58
PSTB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2433 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. PSTB: 0.58 )
PSTB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.44   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.58

-1.44
0.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.76
PSTB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 2392 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 89.92 vs. PSTB: 19.76 )
PSTB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -282.15   Max: 42.7
Current: 19.76

-282.15
42.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 41.50
PSTB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2094 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PSTB: 41.50 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.7   Max: 41.5
Current: 41.5

-27.7
41.5
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PSTB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 104,093 sh (-28.84%)
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Q3 2014

PSTB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 87,423 sh (-16.01%)
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Q4 2014

PSTB Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 151,223 sh (+72.98%)
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Q1 2015

PSTB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.40
PSTB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. PSTB: 21.40 )
PSTB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 18.3   Max: 277.08
Current: 21.4

18.3
277.08
Forward P/E 11.38
PSTB's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSTB: 11.38 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.30
PSTB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. PSTB: 21.30 )
PSTB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 18.4   Max: 332.5
Current: 21.3

18.4
332.5
P/B 1.06
PSTB's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PSTB: 1.06 )
PSTB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 5.16
Current: 1.06

0.56
5.16
P/S 3.06
PSTB's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. PSTB: 3.06 )
PSTB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.14   Max: 8.99
Current: 3.06

2.14
8.99
PFCF 23.57
PSTB's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSTB: 23.57 )
PSTB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.72   Max: 338
Current: 23.57

5.72
338
POCF 17.37
PSTB's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 194.36 vs. PSTB: 17.37 )
PSTB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 246
Current: 17.37

5.6
246
EV-to-EBIT 25.84
PSTB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.17 vs. PSTB: 25.84 )
PSTB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -704.2   Max: 126.6
Current: 25.84

-704.2
126.6
Shiller P/E 414.96
PSTB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 3226 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSTB: 414.96 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 167.5   Max: 694
Current: 414.96

167.5
694
Days Sales Outstanding 18.05
PSTB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSTB: 18.05 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 17.61   Max: 55.79
Current: 18.05

17.61
55.79

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.52
PSTB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 2288 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. PSTB: 1.52 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.36
Current: 1.52

0.28
1.36
Dividend Payout 0.30
PSTB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. PSTB: 0.30 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.3

0.2
0.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.50
PSTB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 2296 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. PSTB: 1.50 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.5

0.28
1.35
Share Buyback Rate -15.50
PSTB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. PSTB: -15.50 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -15.5   Max: -92.1
Current: -15.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.24
PSTB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. PSTB: 1.24 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 4.22
Current: 1.24

0.56
4.22
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.95
PSTB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PSTB: 0.95 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.95

1.02
1.22
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
PSTB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PSTB: 0.90 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.52
Current: 0.9

0.72
2.52
Price/Graham Number 1.12
PSTB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. PSTB: 1.12 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 11.49
Current: 1.12

1.04
11.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.90
PSTB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2417 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. PSTB: 3.90 )
PSTB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 9.3
Current: 3.9

0.8
9.3

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Park Sterling Corp, was incorporated in September 2006. The Company is a holding company for Park Sterling Bank. Through its branches and offices, the company provides banking services to small and mid-sized businesses, owner-occupied and income-producing real estate owners, residential builders, institutions, professionals and consumers doing business or residing within its target markets. The Company provides a wide range of banking products, including personal, business and non-profit checking accounts, IOLTA accounts, individual retirement accounts, business and personal money market accounts, certificates of deposit, overdraft protection, safe deposit boxes and online and mobile banking. Its lending activities include a range of short-to medium-term commercial, real estate, construction, residential mortgage and home equity and consumer loans, as well as long-term residential mortgages. Its wealth management activities include investment management, personal trust services, and investment brokerage services. Its cash management activities include remote deposit capture, lockbox services, sweep accounts, purchasing cards, ACH and wire payments. The Company competes for deposits in its banking markets with other commercial banks, savings banks and other thrift institutions, credit unions, agencies issuing United States government securities, and all other organizations and institutions engaged in money market transactions. The Company is subject to regulation under the BHC Act and to inspection, examination and supervision by the Federal Reserve Board.
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