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Why People’s Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) Could Have A Place In Your Portfolio

People’s Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of PUB, it is a company with great financial health as well as a an impressive track record of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my high-level commentary, take a look at the report on People’s Utah Bancorp here.

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record

Over the past year, PUB has grown its earnings by 18%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. Not only did PUB outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the Banks industry expansion, which generated a 15% earnings growth. This paints a buoyant picture for the company.

NasdaqCM:PUB Income Statement Export October 31st 18

Next Steps:

For People’s Utah Bancorp, I’ve compiled three essential aspects you should further examine:

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