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Shares of Live Oak Bancsha Rank the Lowest in Terms of P/E Ratio in the Regional Banks Industry (LOB, MBFI, FITB, GWB, CUBI)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Regional Banks industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Live Oak Bancsha ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 8.12. Following is Mb Financial with a a P/E ratio of 8.14. Fifth Third Banc ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 8.56.

Great Western Ba follows with a a P/E ratio of 8.96, and Customers Bancor rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 9.89.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Live Oak Bancsha on April 12th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $16.09. Since that recommendation, shares of Live Oak Bancsha have risen 16.2%. We continue to monitor Live Oak Bancsha for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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