Parke Ban Corporation (PKBK) recently announced its decision to pay a dividend of $0.18 per share, with the record date set for July 24, 2023. As a note for investors, the ex-dividend date is confirmed to be July 07, 2023. This aligns with the last dividend payment of the same amount, $0.18 per share, which occurred on April 24, 2023.
Investors often analyze dividend payouts to assess a company's profitability, financial health, and potential return on investment. For PKBK, maintaining a steady dividend suggests stability in their financial operations. Let's dissect these dates and understand their significance for current and potential shareholders.
The ex-dividend date is of particular interest to investors. It's set a few business days before the record date and is fundamentally the deadline for being listed as a shareholder to receive the upcoming dividend. If an investor buys the stock on its ex-dividend date or after, they will not be eligible to receive the next dividend payment. In this case, the dividends would go to the seller.
For PKBK, the ex-dividend date is July 07, 2023. Therefore, investors who wish to receive the upcoming dividend need to purchase the stock before this date.
Steady Dividend Payouts as an Indicator of Stability
Parke Ban’s decision to maintain its dividend rate at $0.18 per share, similar to the previous payout in April, could indicate stability and a strong cash flow position, a factor that income-focused investors might appreciate. However, it is essential to consider this information in conjunction with other financial indicators and the overall market context for a more comprehensive understanding of the company's health.
Dividend Record Date and Payment Date
The record date, July 24, 2023, is the day on which the company reviews its records to determine the shareholders of the company. These shareholders are the ones who will receive the dividend.
Following the record date, the dividend payment date is the day the dividends will actually be distributed to shareholders. For PKBK, this date is also set for July 24, 2023. It's not uncommon for the record and payment dates to be the same, but it's also not a guarantee, as the scheduling can vary based on the company's policies.
Overall, Parke Ban's upcoming dividend payment might attract income-seeking investors. The constant dividend rate also showcases a potentially stable financial situation. However, investors should not base their decision to invest solely on dividend payouts. A comprehensive analysis of the company's earnings results, financial stability, market position, and future growth potential should also be taken into account. Therefore, as always, potential investors are advised to do thorough research or consult with a financial advisor before making any investment decisions.
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for PKBK turned positive on September 29, 2023. Looking at past instances where PKBK's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 41 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 5 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where PKBK advanced for three days, in of 281 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
PKBK may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on September 01, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on PKBK as a result. In of 103 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
PKBK moved below its 50-day moving average on August 24, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.
The 10-day moving average for PKBK crossed bearishly below the 50-day moving average on August 25, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted lower and could be considered a sell signal. In of 17 past instances when the 10-day crossed below the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where PKBK declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator for PKBK entered a downward trend on September 29, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (0.699) is normal, around the industry mean (0.971). P/E Ratio (4.910) is within average values for comparable stocks, (16.141). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is also within normal values, averaging (2.860). Dividend Yield (0.044) settles around the average of (0.046) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (2.526) is also within normal values, averaging (2.452).
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly worse than average price growth. PKBK’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. PKBK’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 84, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, PKBK has been loosely correlated with SMBK. These tickers have moved in lockstep 55% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if PKBK jumps, then SMBK could also see price increases.