Porter Bancorp (NASDAQ: PBIB) is one of 26 public companies in the “Retail & Mortgage Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Porter Bancorp to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.
Volatility and Risk
Porter Bancorp has a beta of 1.69, indicating that its share price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Porter Bancorp’s competitors have a beta of 0.82, indicating that their average share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Porter Bancorp and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Porter Bancorp Competitors||14.79%||-27.41%||0.87%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
17.9% of Porter Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.9% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 28.7% of Porter Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.9% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Porter Bancorp and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Porter Bancorp Competitors||158||556||513||23||2.32|
As a group, “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies have a potential upside of 28.90%. Given Porter Bancorp’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Porter Bancorp has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Porter Bancorp and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Porter Bancorp||$35.80 million||N/A||-34.70|
|Porter Bancorp Competitors||$678.45 million||$169.32 million||11.71|
Porter Bancorp’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Porter Bancorp. Porter Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Porter Bancorp competitors beat Porter Bancorp on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
Porter Bancorp Company Profile
Porter Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiary, PBI Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a community bank with a range of commercial and personal banking products. It offers retail and commercial deposit products. It offers drive-in banking facilities, automatic teller machines, night depository, personalized checks, credit cards, debit cards, Internet banking, mobile banking, treasury management services, remote deposit services, electronic funds transfers through automated clearing house services, domestic and foreign wire transfers, cash management, vault services, and loan and deposit sweep accounts. It operates banking offices in approximately 12 counties in Kentucky. Its markets include metropolitan Louisville in Jefferson County and the surrounding counties of Henry and Bullitt. It serves south central Kentucky and southern Kentucky from banking offices in Butler, Green, Hart, Edmonson, Barren, Warren, Ohio and Daviess Counties.
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