Republic Stock Story


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Republic First Bcp is scheduled to announce its earnings today. Republic First Earnings before Tax are increasing as compared to previous years. The last year's value of Earnings before Tax was reported at 7.41 Million. The current Invested Capital is estimated to increase to about 6.2 B, while Enterprise Value is projected to decrease to (23.5 M). As many millenniums are trying to avoid financial services space, it makes sense to examine Republic First Bcp a little further and try to understand its current market patterns. What exactly are Republic First shareholders getting in August?
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Republic First Bcp Historical Investor Sentiment

Investor biases related to Republic First's public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in Republic. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding Republic can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around Republic First Bcp. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
Republic First's market sentiment shows the aggregated news analyzed to detect positive and negative mentions from the text and comments. The data is normalized to provide daily scores for Republic First's and other traded tickers. The bigger the bubble, the more accurate is the estimated score. Higher bars for a given day show more participation in the average Republic First's news discussions. The higher the estimate score, the more favorable is the investor's outlook on Republic First.

Should I hold on to my Republic (NASDAQ:FRBK) position?

The company currently holds 11.28 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.2, which may suggest Republic First is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. Debt can assist Republic First until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Republic First's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Republic First Bcp sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Republic to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Republic First's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
Republic First financial leverage ratio helps determine the effect of debt on the overall profitability of the company. It measures the total debt position of Republic First, including all of Republic First's outstanding debt obligations, and compares it with the equity. In simple terms, the high financial leverage means the cost of production, together with running the business day-to-day, is high, whereas, lower financial leverage implies lower fixed cost investment in the business and generally considered by investors to be a good sign. So if creditors own a majority of Republic First assets, the company is considered highly leveraged. Understanding the composition and structure of overall Republic First debt and outstanding corporate bonds gives a good idea of how risky the capital structure of a business is and if it is worth investing in it.
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How important is Republic First's Liquidity

Republic First financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Republic First Bcp ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Republic First financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Republic First's total debt and its cash.

How does Republic utilize its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Republic First, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Republic First is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Republic First cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Republic First Net Cash Flow from Operations is decreasing as compared to previous years. The last year's value of Net Cash Flow from Operations was reported at (12.34 Million)

Breaking down Republic First Further

Republic First Bcp reported the previous year's revenue of 156.21 M. Net Income was 21.68 M with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 156.21 M.
 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Revenues USD99.64 M123.87 M142.45 M112.79 M
Revenues99.64 M123.87 M142.45 M112.79 M

Our take on today Republic First surge

Variance is down to 5.86. It may signify a possible volatility plunge. Republic First Bcp exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.26 and kurtosis of 0.3. However, we advise investors to further study Republic First Bcp technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Republic First's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Republic First's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Republic First Implied Volatility

Republic First's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Republic First Bcp stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Republic First's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Republic First stock will not fluctuate a lot when Republic First's options are near their expiration.

Our Takeaway on Republic First Investment

Although other companies in the banks—regional industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Republic First may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. While some traders may not share our view we believe that the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough to do any trading. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Republic First.

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