Should you deescalate Timberland Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:TSBK)’s exposure?

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Timberland Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:TSBK), whose market capitalization now stands at $178.52M, reported EPS of $1.60 in the last financial year. That indicates the stock has price-to-earnings ratio of 15.42 at the prevailing stock price. This fiscal year’s EPS is projected to grow 21.80% over the preceding year.

For the forward P/E metric, market analysts have a 12-month target price of $12.50 on the stock of Timberland Bancorp, Inc..

Over the preceding five years, Timberland Bancorp, Inc. has recorded EPS improvement of 213.20%. That against sales growth of 0.50% over the same 5-year period. For the imminent five years, analysts expect the firm to post EPS growth of 13.00%.

Let’s look into the charts of the stock

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Buy and ranks in the Top 1% of all short term signal directions. Longer term, the trend strength is in the Top 1%. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend. The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

The company posted free cash flow of $1.12M, leading to price/ free cash flow (P/free cash flow) ratio of 54.10.

Timberland Bancorp, Inc. also recorded return assets of 1.30%, return on of 11.60% and return on investments of 26.80%.

Analysts are projecting the stock of Timberland Bancorp, Inc. to be trading at $12.50 in the next 12-months, but what been its performance quality until now?

The stock jumped/declined 9.39% in the previous week, and for the preceding month it is up/down 10.87%. For the quarter and for the fiscal year so far, the shares have risen/decline 15.77% and 19.02%, respectively. From a year earlier, the stock has moved 62.20%.

What about the volatility of the equity? First, the stock’s beta is 0.41. Investors would do well to note that beta of less than 1 indicates that the underlying security is less volatile as against the market, but beta over one implies that a security is extremely volatile compared to market.

In terms of monthly or weekly volatility, Timberland Bancorp, Inc. has a weekly volatility of 4.20% and monthly volatility of 2.23%.