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Peter Lynch Guru Analysis for Bridge Capital Holdings

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Assessments & Analysis Based on August 27, 2014 close price: $22.32

  for the P/E/Growth Investor based on the criteria of Peter Lynch. Return to BBNK Guru Analysis

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Peter Lynch 74%
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Detailed Analysis

Guru Score: 74%


Determine the Classification:

This methodology would consider BBNK a "fast-grower".


P/E/Growth Ratio: [PASS]

The investor should examine the P/E (19.71) relative to the growth rate (68.34%), Based on the average of the 3 and 4 year historical EPS growth rates using the current fiscal year EPS estimate, for a company. This is a quick way of determining the fairness of the price. In this particular case, the P/E/G ratio for BBNK (0.29) is very favorable.


SALES AND P/E RATIO: [NEUTRAL]

For companies with sales greater than $1 billion, this methodology likes to see that the P/E ratio remain below 40. Large companies can have a difficult time maintaining a growth rate high enough to support a P/E above this threshold. BBNK, whose sales are $75.8 million, is not considered large enough to apply the P/E ratio analysis. However, an investor can analyze the P/E ratio relative to the EPS growth rate.


EPS Growth Rate: [FAIL]

This methodology favors companies that have several years of fast earnings growth, as these companies have a proven formula for growth that in many cases can continue many more years. This methodology likes to see earnings growth in the range of 20% to 50%, as earnings growth over 50% may be unsustainable. The EPS growth rate for BBNK is 68.3%, Based on the average of the 3 and 4 year historical EPS growth rates using the current fiscal year EPS estimate, which is considered too fast.


Total Debt/Equity Ratio: [NEUTRAL]

BBNK is a financial company so debt to equity rules are not applied to determine the company's financial soundness.


EQUITY/ASSETS RATIO: [PASS]

This methodology uses the Equity/Assets Ratio as a way to determine a financial intermediary's health, as it is a better measure than the Debt/Equity Ratio. BBNK's Equity/Assets ratio (11%) is healthy and above the minimum 5% this methodology looks for, thus passing the criterion.


RETURN ON ASSETS: [PASS]

This methodology uses Return on Assets as a way to measure a financial intermediary's profitability. BBNK's ROA (1.13%) is above the minimum 1% that this methodology looks for, thus passing the criterion.


FREE CASH FLOW: [NEUTRAL]

The Free Cash Flow/Price ratio, though not a requirement, is considered a bonus if it is above 35%. A positive Cash Flow (the higher the better) separates a wonderfully reliable investment from a shaky one. This methodology prefers not to invest in companies that rely heavily on capital spending. This ratio for BBNK (2.82%) is too low to add to the attractiveness of the stock. Keep in mind, however, that it does not adversely affect the company as it is a bonus criteria.


NET CASH POSITION: [NEUTRAL]

Another bonus for a company is having a Net Cash/Price ratio above 30%. Lynch defines net cash as cash and marketable securities minus long term debt. According to this methodology, a high value for this ratio dramatically cuts down on the risk of the security. The Net Cash/Price ratio for BBNK (6.7%) is too low to add to the attractiveness of this company. Keep in mind, however, that it does not adversely affect the company as it is a bonus criteria.

 
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