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

Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (LOB): $34.54

0.65 (+1.92%)

POWR Rating

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  • LOB scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 89.62% of US stocks.
  • LOB's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • LOB's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 3.84% of US stocks).

LOB Stock Summary

  • LOB's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 95.39% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -79.36%, Live Oak Bancshares Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 3.21% 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 51.11%, greater than the shareholder yield of 97% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LOB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are RELI, AUVI, HURN, WTTR, and NCSM.
  • Visit LOB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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 $34.54 52-week high $99.89
Prev. close $33.89 52-week low $32.06
Day low $32.83 Volume 204,939
Day high $34.79 Avg. volume 396,909
50-day MA $39.22 Dividend yield 0.35%
200-day MA $62.73 Market Cap 1.51B

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 goes ex-dividend on Monday

Live Oak Bancshares (NASDAQ:LOB) had declared $0.03/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Payable March 15; for shareholders of record March 1; ex-div Feb. 28. See LOB Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Is Live Oak Bancshares, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:LOB) Shareholder Ownership Skewed Towards Insiders?

The big shareholder groups in Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. ( NASDAQ:LOB ) have power over the company. Generally speaking...

Yahoo | February 20, 2022

Live Oak Bancshares' Earnings May Normalize -- But There's a Much Bigger Opportunity Ahead

The tailwinds from the Paycheck Protection Program are winding down, but Live Oak looks better positioned than ever.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Live Oak Bank Expands Embedded Banking Team

WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Live Oak Bank announced today that Jake Tupa will lead the organization’s embedded banking efforts. Tupa, Live Oak’s head of embedded banking, brings a deep understanding of fintech partnership strategy, banking infrastructure and financial technology solutions to the organization. He will report to Live Oak’s EVP of Corporate Development and Strategy Stephanie Mann. “We are very pleased to have Jake spearhead our approach to embedded banking,”

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Jana Partners, Coatue Management, Bluebell Capital Partners, Citadel LLC, Live Oak Bancshares Inc (LOB), and More

BOSTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Jana Partners cut its holding in Macy''s Inc (M.N) by 84% in the last months of 2021 not long after the activist investment firm prodded the retailer to consider alternatives

Insider Monkey | February 14, 2022

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LOB Price Returns

1-mo -13.28%
3-mo -33.50%
6-mo -60.38%
1-year -42.43%
3-year 110.04%
5-year 46.11%
YTD -60.38%
2021 84.27%
2020 151.15%
2019 29.26%
2018 -37.60%
2017 29.47%

LOB Dividends

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Continue Researching LOB

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