Stock Returns: Park Sterling Corporation (NASDAQ:PSTB) is Beating Premier Financial Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PFBI)

Stock Prices as of Publication:
PFBI: $18.66
PSTB: $11.61

This is a snapshot to compare the stock returns for Premier Financial Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PFBI) versus Park Sterling Corporation (NASDAQ:PSTB) .
The stock return points we compare look at the last three-months, six-months and twelve-months. At the end of this snapshot dossier we also look at a side-by-side comparison of revenue through time.

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Both Premier Financial Bancorp Inc and Park Sterling Corporation fall in the Banks sector and the closest match we could find as a proxy is Financials ETF (XLF).

PFBI     Current Price     $18.66
PSTB     Current Price     $11.61

PFBI     3-Month Return     -5.71%
PSTB     3-Month Return     15.52%

PFBI     6-Month Return     16.63%
PSTB     6-Month Return     42.28%

PFBI     12-Month Return     39.83%
PSTB     12-Month Return     75.91%

PFBI     52 Week Range     [$13.273, $21.24]
PSTB     52 Week Range     [$6.41, $12.37]

We can see that Park Sterling Corporation has superior returns to Premier Financial Bancorp Inc across all three of the time periods we have examined.
* Park Sterling Corporation has a positive three-month return while Premier Financial Bancorp Inc is in fact negative.
* Both Premier Financial Bancorp Inc and Park Sterling Corporation have positive returns over the last half a year but PSTB has outperformed PFBI.
* Both Premier Financial Bancorp Inc and Park Sterling Corporation have positive returns over the last 12-months but PSTB has outperformed PFBI.

Premier Financial Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PFBI) has generated $58 million in revenue in the last year while Park Sterling Corporation (NASDAQ:PSTB) has generated $121 million in revenue in the last year.

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