Washington Banking Co ($WBCO) Cautious Buy or Hold to $16 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

 

Company name Washington Banking Co
Stock ticker WBCO
Live stock price [stckqut]WBCO[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $17.72
Target stock price (averages with growth) $16.91
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $13.44
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $18.31

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=wbco

Washington Banking Company is a bank holding company. The Company’s primary business is conducted by its wholly owned subsidiary, Whidbey Island Bank (the Bank). The business of the Bank, which is focused in the northern area of Western Washington, consists primarily of attracting deposits from the general public and originating loans. Whidbey Island Bank conducts a full-service, community, commercial banking business. The Bank also offers nondeposit managed investment products and services, which are not Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insured. These programs are provided through the investment advisory companies Elliott Cove Capital Management LLC and DFC Services & DFC Insurance Services. Another nondeposit product offered through the Bank, which is not FDIC insured, is a sweep investment option available through a brokerage account.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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