Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina, Inc. : PEBK-US: Dividend Analysis : December 02nd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 27, 2017

Our analysis is based on comparing Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina, Inc. with the following peers – First South Bancorp, Inc., First Bancorp, Yadkin Financial Corporation, Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc., First Citizens BancShares, Inc. Class A, BNC Bancorp and Carolina Trust BancShares, Inc. (FSBK-US, FBNC-US, YDKN-US, CLBH-US, FCNCA-US, BNCN-US and CART-US).

Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina, Inc.’s dividend yield is 1.43 percent and its dividend payout is 23.03 percent. This compares to a peer median dividend yield of 0.74 percent and a payout level of 15.28 percent. This type of dividend performance might make it a good stock for dividend investors. However, the company’s relatively low dividend quality score of NA out of a possible score of 100 raises questions on the sustainability of its robust payout ratio.

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Dividend Quality Overview

PEBK-US did not pay a cash dividend to the common stock over the last twelve months prior to December 31, 2016 or insufficient data about the dividends.

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Dividend History

Item 2012-12-31 2013-12-31 2014-12-31 2015-12-31 2016-12-31 Latest
Dividend Yield (%) 1.96 0.85 1.01 1.48 N/A 1.43
Dividend Payout (%) 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A

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Company Profile

Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Peoples Bank (Newton, North Carolina). It provides commercial and consumer banking services primarily in Catawba, Alexander, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Iredell, Union and Wake counties in North Carolina. The company offers investment and trust services through agreements with an outside party. Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina was founded on July 22, 1999 and is headquartered in Newton, NC.


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