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A Holistic Look At Southside Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:SBSI)

Southside Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:SBSI) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of SBSI, it is a financially-healthy , dividend-paying company with a a great track record of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on Southside Bancshares here.

Solid track record with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend

In the previous year, SBSI has ramped up its bottom line by 21%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did SBSI outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Banks industry expansion, which generated a 16% earnings growth. This is what investors like to see!

NasdaqGS:SBSI Income Statement Export November 9th 18

Income investors would also be happy to know that SBSI is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 3.7%. SBSI has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NasdaqGS:SBSI Historical Dividend Yield November 9th 18

Next Steps:

For Southside Bancshares, I’ve put together three fundamental factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for SBSI’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for SBSI’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is SBSI 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 SBSI is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of SBSI? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.