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What Does MainStreet Bancshares, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:MNSB) Share Price Indicate?

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MainStreet Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNSB), operating in the financial services industry based in United States, saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the past couple of months on the NASDAQCM. As a small cap stock, hardly covered by any analysts, there is generally more of an opportunity for mispricing as there is less activity to push the stock closer to fair value. Is there still an opportunity here to buy? Today I will analyse the most recent data on MainStreet Bancshares’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists.

See our latest analysis for MainStreet Bancshares

What is MainStreet Bancshares worth?

According to my valuation model, MainStreet Bancshares seems to be fairly priced at around 2.00% above my intrinsic value, which means if you buy MainStreet Bancshares today, you’d be paying a relatively reasonable price for it. And if you believe the company’s true value is $15.69, then there isn’t really any room for the share price grow beyond what it’s currently trading. Furthermore, MainStreet Bancshares’s low beta implies that the stock is less volatile than the wider market.

Can we expect growth from MainStreet Bancshares?

NasdaqCM:MNSB Past and Future Earnings, March 14th 2020
NasdaqCM:MNSB Past and Future Earnings, March 14th 2020

Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. With profit expected to grow by a double-digit 11% in the upcoming year, the short-term outlook is positive for MainStreet Bancshares. It looks like higher cash flow is on the cards for the stock, which should feed into a higher share valuation.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? MNSB’s optimistic future growth appears to have been factored into the current share price, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the track record of its management team. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough confidence to invest in the company should the price drop below its fair value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping tabs on MNSB, now may not be the most advantageous time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the positive outlook is encouraging for the company, which means it’s worth diving deeper into other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on MainStreet Bancshares. You can find everything you need to know about MainStreet Bancshares in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in MainStreet Bancshares, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

If you spot an error that warrants correction, please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com. This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. Simply Wall St has no position in the stocks mentioned.

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