Provident Bancorp, Inc. (PVBC): Price and Financial Metrics

Provident Bancorp, Inc. (PVBC): $16.28

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  • PVBC scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 91.23% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PVBC is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • PVBC's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 23.08% of US stocks).

PVBC Stock Summary

  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -86.14%, Provident Bancorp Inc's debt growth rate surpasses merely 2.51% of about US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that PVBC's revenue has grown 35.82% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 85.25% of US companies in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for PVBC comes in at 42.85% -- higher than that of 94.29% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PVBC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SBCF, HONE, ASRT, NBN, and QUMU.
  • Visit PVBC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PVBC Valuation Summary

  • PVBC's price/earnings ratio is 20.1; this is 57.03% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 72 months, PVBC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down $16.2.
  • Over the past 72 months, PVBC's price/sales ratio has gone up $0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PVBC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PVBC 2021-06-14 5.2 1.3 20.0 8.9
PVBC 2019-08-12 6.6 2.0 27.0 24.4
PVBC 2018-07-24 6.7 2.3 32.8 18.9
PVBC 2016-11-23 5.8 1.6 28.7 21.3
PVBC 2016-06-27 5.3 1.4 35.2 27.4
PVBC 2015-09-24 5.1 1.5 27.0 14.1

PVBC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PVBC, see our PVBC 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 $16.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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PVBC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $16.28 52-week high $18.90
Prev. close $16.27 52-week low $7.21
Day low $16.19 Volume 7,652
Day high $16.32 Avg. volume 56,408
50-day MA $16.31 Dividend yield 0.98%
200-day MA $12.44 Market Cap 298.49M

Provident Bancorp, Inc. (PVBC) Company Bio

Provident Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for The Provident Bank that provides various financial services to individuals and small businesses in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The company was founded in 1828 and is based in Amesbury, Massachusetts. Provident Bancorp, Inc. is a subsidiary of Provident Bancorp.

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Below are the latest news stories about Provident Bancorp Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PVBC as an investment opportunity.

Provident Bancorp, Inc. Reports Earnings for the March 31, 2021 Quarter and Continues Payment of Quarterly Cash Dividends of $0.04 per Share

AMESBURY, Mass., April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provident Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NasdaqCM: PVBC), the holding company for The Provident Bank (the “Bank”), reported net income for the three months ended March 31, 2021 of $4.3 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, compared to $1.2 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2020. The increase in net income is primarily attributable to the impact COVID-19 had on the 2020 provision for loan losses which were $3.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2020 compared to $753,000 for the same period in 2021. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per share, which will be paid on May 21, 2021 to stockholders of record as of May 7, 2021...

Yahoo | April 22, 2021

Provident Bancorp (NASDAQ:PVBC) Shareholders Have Enjoyed An Impressive 119% Share Price Gain

When you buy shares in a company, it's worth keeping in mind the possibility that it could fail, and you could lose...

Yahoo | April 6, 2021

Provident Bancorp, Inc. Adopts Stock Repurchase Program

AMESBURY, Mass., March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Provident Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:PVBC), the holding company for The Provident Bank (the "Bank"), today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a new stock repurchase program. Under the repurchase program, the Company…

PR Newswire | March 12, 2021

BankProv Appoints New Leader to its Search Fund Lending Team in Support of Entrepreneurs Nationwide

BankProv, an innovative, commercial bank that finds solutions for business and private clients, has promoted Kevin Barton to Senior Vice President and the new Team Leader of the Search Fund Lending team.

Yahoo | February 17, 2021

Could The Provident Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PVBC) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?

If you want to know who really controls Provident Bancorp, Inc. ( NASDAQ:PVBC ), then you'll have to look at the makeup...

Yahoo | December 29, 2020

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PVBC Price Returns

1-mo 2.39%
3-mo 13.72%
6-mo N/A
1-year 110.70%
3-year 18.92%
5-year 111.25%
YTD 36.33%
2020 -2.61%
2019 14.85%
2018 -18.03%
2017 47.77%
2016 37.80%

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