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How Peoples Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PEBO) Could Add Value To Your Portfolio

Becky Mayes

Peoples Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PEBO) 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 PEBO, it is a financially-robust , 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, take a look at the report on Peoples Bancorp here.

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend

In the previous year, PEBO has ramped up its bottom line by 16.99%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did PEBO outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Banks industry expansion, which generated a 10.81% earnings growth. This is an optimistic signal for the future.

NasdaqGS:PEBO Income Statement Export August 17th 18

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, PEBO is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 3.11%.

NasdaqGS:PEBO Historical Dividend Yield August 17th 18

Next Steps:

For Peoples Bancorp, I’ve compiled three key factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for PEBO’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for PEBO’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is PEBO 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 PEBO is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of PEBO? 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.