Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc (PPBI) Receives a Hold from Stephens

By Jason Carr

In a report released today, Tyler Stafford from Stephens maintained a Hold rating on Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc (PPBIResearch Report), with a price target of $31.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $32.39, close to its 52-week high of $32.80.

According to, Stafford is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 4.4% and a 55.1% success rate. Stafford covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Capstar Financial Holdings Inc, Carolina Financial Corporation, and Pinnacle Financial Partners.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc with a $31.00 average price target.

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Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc’s market cap is currently $1.89B and has a P/E ratio of 13.73. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 0.97.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 55 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of PPBI in relation to earlier this year.

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Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of banking services through its subsidiary, Pacific Premier Bank. It offers deposit products and services for business and consumer customers, including checking, money market and savings accounts, cash management services, electronic banking, and on-line bill payment. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.