The PennyMac Financial Services Inc. (PFSI) shares are trading at higher $41.42 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Strong Buy. The current analyst price target stands at $44.29.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $39.57 and the low is $13.14. Over the last 52 weeks, PFSI is up 4.68% while the S&P 500 is up 0.93%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, PFSI reported a profit of $633.65 million. PennyMac Financial Services Inc. also saw revenues increase to $721.83 million. In addition, PFSI has free cash flow of -$745.39 million as of 03-2020 The company’s EBITDA came in at $427.38 million which compares well with its peers.
PFSI booked profit margins of 24.60%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 32.20%, and its Return on Assets is 6.70%. All told, it is clear that, PFSI needs to be on your watchlist.
Find out when PFSI reaches critical levels. Subscribe to OracleDispatch.com Right Now by entering your Email in the box below.
Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. PFSI has a short ratio of 2.64 and outstanding shares of 78.69M.
PFSI has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 0.91 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 8.03. PennyMac Financial Services Inc. PFSI also noted assets of $10.89 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as PFSI has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, PennyMac Financial Services Inc. PFSI has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, PFSI represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
PennyMac Financial Services Inc. PFSI is now commanding a market cap of 3.26B and a float of 46.74M. PFSI is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of PFSI stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in PFSI, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.