Peoples Bancorp Inc. ($PEBO) Cautious Buy or Hold to $31 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Peoples Bancorp Inc.
Stock ticker PEBO
Live stock price [stckqut]PEBO[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good


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


Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $35.49
Target stock price (averages with growth) $38.39
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $30.1
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $28.57

The following company description is from Google Finance:

Peoples Bancorp Inc. (Peoples) operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Peoples Bank, National Association (Peoples Bank). As of December 31, 2012, its other wholly owned subsidiaries included Peoples Investment Company and PEBO Capital Trust I. Peoples Bank owned Peoples Insurance Agency, LLC (Peoples Insurance) and PBNA, L.L.C., an asset management company. Peoples Investment Company owned Peoples Capital Corporation. Its financial products and services are offered through its financial service locations and automated teller machines (ATMs) in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, as well as telephone and Internet-based banking. Brokerage services are offered through an unaffiliated registered broker-dealer located at Peoples Bank’s offices. On January 2, 2013, the Company’s subsidiary, Peoples Insurance Agency, LLC, had acquired a commercial insurance agency office and related customer accounts in the Pikeville, Kentucky


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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