Meta Financial Group Inc
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- Market Cap.:
- $1.22 billion
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- Revenue TTM:
- $584.55 million
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- Gross Profit TTM:
- $572.59 million
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Meta Financial Group Inc had its IPO on 1993-09-21 under the ticker symbol CASH.
The company operates in the Financial Services sector and Banks-Regional industry. Meta Financial Group Inc has a staff strength of 1,164 employees.
Shares of Meta Financial Group Inc opened at $46.1 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-06-02.
The stocks traded within a range of $46 - $48.72, and closed at $48.6.
This is a +6.86% increase from the previous day's closing price.
A total volume of 193,404 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.
In the last one week, shares of Meta Financial Group Inc have increased by +6.65%.
Meta Financial Group Inc's Key Ratios
Meta Financial Group Inc has a market cap of $1.22 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.3116 and a price to sales ratio of 2.0662.
In the last 12-months Meta Financial Group Inc’s revenue was $584.55 million with a gross profit of $572.59 million and an EBITDA of $0. The EBITDA ratio measures Meta Financial Group Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.
In the trailing 12-month period, Meta Financial Group Inc’s operating margin was 27.28% while its return on assets stood at 1.92% with a return of equity of 18.34%.
In Q1, Meta Financial Group Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 19.8% while revenue growth was a positive 18.6%.
Meta Financial Group Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio
- Forward PE
- Trailing PE
Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $4.55 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of 0. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.
The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Meta Financial Group Inc’s profitability.
Meta Financial Group Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 0. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 2.0662.
Meta Financial Group Inc stock pays annual dividends of $0.2 per share, indicating a yield of 0.44% and a payout ratio of 4.25%.
Balance sheet and cash flow metrics
- Total Assets
- $6.87 billion
- Total Liabilities
- $43.00 million
- Operating Cash Flow
- Capital Expenditure
- $76.19 million
- Dividend Payout Ratio
Meta Financial Group Inc ended 2023 with $6.87 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $6.87 billion while shareholder equity stood at $673.80 million.
Meta Financial Group Inc ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $43.00 million in other current liabilities, 271000.00 in common stock, $245.05 million in retained earnings and $0 in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $432.60 million and cash and short-term investments were $2.26 billion. The company’s total short-term debt was $43,000,000 while long-term debt stood at $34.54 million.
Meta Financial Group Inc’s total current assets stands at $2.28 billion while long-term investments were $1.86 billion and short-term investments were $1.83 billion. Its net receivables were $193.08 million compared to accounts payable of $214.77 million and inventory worth $0.
In 2023, Meta Financial Group Inc's operating cash flow was $-176515000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $76.19 million.
Comparatively, Meta Financial Group Inc paid $0.04 in dividends in 2023.
Other key metrics
- Current Trading Price
- 52-Week High
- 52-Week Low
- Analyst Target Price
Meta Financial Group Inc stock is currently trading at $48.6 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $52.6538 and a 52-week low of $52.6538. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $54.5.
Its 50-day moving average was $43.23 and 200-day moving average was $42.2 The short ratio stood at 10.33 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.
Around 146.6% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 9010.3% are held by institutions.
Frequently Asked Questions About Meta Financial Group Inc
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