Analysts covering Farmers National Banc Corp (NASDAQ:FMNB) are predicting double-digit earnings per share growth of 17.53% over the next 12 months. At a current EPS of $0.814, this growth rate means shareholders can expect an impending EPS of $0.957. Today I will look at the latest data in order to investigate whether this expected growth rate is plausible. See our latest analysis for FMNB
What can we expect from Farmers National Banc Corp (NASDAQ:FMNB) in the future?
FMNB is covered by 2 analysts who by consensus are expecting earnings to increase from today;s level of $0.814 to $0.957 over the next year. This illustrates a relatively optimistic outlook in the near term, with a relatively solid earnings per share growth rate of 17.53% over the next 1-2 years. During the same time revenue is expected to increase from $91M $0M
Is the growth built on solid basis?
The past can be an insightful indicator for future performance for a stock. We can determine whether this level of expected growth is highly excessive or whether the company has consistently exhibited strength. FMNB’s earnings growth last year was 46.66% which indicates that the company’s past performance will continue to persist into the future. This means FMNB has already proven its capacity to grow at a strong rate, which should give investors higher conviction of analysts’ consensus prediction for the company’s future growth moving forward.
For FMNB, I’ve compiled three important factors you should look at:
1. Financial Health: Does it have a healthy balance sheet? Take a look at our free balance sheet analysis with six simple checks on key factors like leverage and risk.
2. Valuation: What is FMNB worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether FMNB is currently mispriced by the market.
3. Other High-Growth Alternatives : Are there other high-growth stocks you could be holding instead of FMNB? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large growth potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!
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The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned.