THere are today’s upgrades for Validea’s low PE investor model based on John Neff’s published strategy. This strategy looks for companies with persistent earnings growth and trading at a discount to earnings growth and dividend yield.
PRIMIS FINANCIAL CORP (FRST) is a small capitalization security in the Regional Banks sector. The rating according to our strategy based on John Neff has increased from 62% to 81% depending on the underlying fundamentals of the company and the valuation of the stock. A score of 80% or more usually indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% generally indicates a strong interest.
Company Description: Primis Financial Corp., formerly Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc., is a holding company of Primis Bank. Primis Bank is a state chartered bank. Primis Bank provides a range of financial services to individuals and small to medium-sized businesses through approximately forty-two full-service branches in Virginia and Maryland and through select Internet and mobile applications. Primis Bank offers banking solutions to individuals and businesses. His personal banking services include free checking at no cost and free use of ATMs, online banking and loans. Its business banking services include business checks, savings, cards and business loans to meet clients’ business needs. Primis Bank personal loans include auto loans, boat loans, home equity lines of credit and mortgages. Its business loans include business term loans, equipment and vehicle loans, commercial real estate loans, small business loans, secured asset-based loans and letters of credit.
The following table summarizes whether the title meets each of the tests for this strategy. Not all of the criteria in the table below are given the same weight or are independent, but the table gives a brief overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the title in the context of the strategy criteria.
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About John Neff: Despite being known as the manager many top managers trusted with their own money, Neff was far from the high profile, talkative Wall Streeter one would expect. He was gentle and low-key, and the same could be said of the Windsor Fund, which he managed for over three decades. In fact, Neff himself described the fund as “relatively prosaic, boring, [and] However, his results were not boring. From 1964 to 1995, Neff guided Windsor to an average annual return of 13.7%, easily surpassing the 10.6% return of the S&P 500 during that time. This 3.1 percentage point difference is huge over time. – an investment of $ 10,000 in Windsor (with reinvested dividends) at the start of Neff’s tenure would have reached more than $ 564,000 at the time of his retirement, more than double what the same investment in the S&P would have yielded ( approximately $ 233,000). Given the length of his tenure, this record may be the best ever for a manager of such a large fund.
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