Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (LOB): Price and Financial Metrics

Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (LOB): $54.90

0.90 (+1.67%)

POWR Rating

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  • LOB scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 93.67% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LOB is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 169 days.
  • LOB ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

LOB Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 13.04 for Live Oak Bancshares Inc; that's greater than it is for 96.07% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -67.14%, Live Oak Bancshares Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 5.19% of about US stocks.
  • Live Oak Bancshares Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 50.4%, greater than the shareholder yield of 96.07% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Live Oak Bancshares Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be DHIL, BLNK, GRIL, FN, and CRTD.
  • LOB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Live Oak Bancshares Inc's official web site, go to

LOB Valuation Summary

  • LOB's price/sales ratio is 6.4; this is 433.33% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 74 months, LOB's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.3.
  • Over the past 74 months, LOB's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 19.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LOB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LOB 2021-02-25 9.5 4.0 38.5 74.0
LOB 2020-10-30 8.0 2.8 218.9 372.2
LOB 2019-11-22 4.2 1.4 33.8 21.8
LOB 2019-08-21 4.1 1.4 22.8 20.2
LOB 2016-07-20 4.5 2.4 28.3 9.6
LOB 2016-05-16 4.9 2.6 30.9 11.2

LOB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LOB has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 29% of graded US stocks.
  • LOB's asset turnover comes in at 0.049 -- ranking 96th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • BBDC, HMST, and FSBW are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LOB.

The table below shows LOB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.049 1 0.020
2021-06-30 0.048 1 0.020
2021-03-31 0.038 1 0.012
2020-12-31 0.033 1 0.006
2020-09-30 0.035 1 0.007
2020-06-30 0.033 1 0.001

LOB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LOB, see our LOB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $74.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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LOB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $54.90 52-week high $99.89
Prev. close $54.00 52-week low $38.76
Day low $52.25 Volume 406,314
Day high $54.99 Avg. volume 431,406
50-day MA $82.89 Dividend yield 0.22%
200-day MA $69.09 Market Cap 2.38B

Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (LOB) Company Bio

Live Oak Bancshares provides various commercial banking products and services in North Carolina. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Latest LOB News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Live Oak Bancshares Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LOB as an investment opportunity.

Live Oak Bancshares Non-GAAP EPS of $0.66 misses by $0.04, revenue of $456.99M beats by $354.21M

Live Oak Bancshares press release (NASDAQ:LOB): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $0.66 misses by $0.04. Revenue of $456.99M (+525.2% Y/Y) beats by $354.21M....

Seeking Alpha | January 25, 2022

Live Oak Bancshares (LOB) Misses Q4 Earnings Estimates

Live Oak Bancshares (LOB) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -9.59% and 5.68%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | January 25, 2022

Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2021 Results

WILMINGTON, N.C., Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOB) (“Live Oak” or “the Company”) today reported fourth quarter 2021 net earnings available to common shareholders of $30.1 million, or $0.66 per diluted share. Net earnings for the year ended December 31, 2021, totaled $167.0 million, or $3.71 per diluted share. “Live Oak closed 2021 with one of our strongest quarters in the Company’s history,” said Live Oak Chairman and CEO James S. (Chip) Mahan, III. “For

Yahoo | January 25, 2022

Rheos Capital Works Inc. Buys EOG Resources Inc, Tesla Inc, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp, Sells ...

Investment company Rheos Capital Works Inc. (Current Portfolio) buys EOG Resources Inc, Tesla Inc, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp, Workday Inc, Live Oak Bancshares Inc, sells American Tower Corp, Five Below Inc, Accenture PLC, Intuit Inc, NVIDIA Corp during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Rheos Capital Works Inc..

Yahoo | January 21, 2022

The Bank of New York Mellon and Huazhu Group Limited highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

The Bank of New York Mellon and Huazhu Group Limited highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

Yahoo | January 20, 2022

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LOB Price Returns

1-mo -37.84%
3-mo -38.42%
6-mo -8.71%
1-year 35.38%
3-year 302.03%
5-year 176.32%
YTD -37.11%
2021 84.27%
2020 151.15%
2019 29.26%
2018 -37.60%
2017 29.47%

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