Private Bancorp of America (OTCMKTS:PBAM – Get Rating) and Scully Royalty (NYSE:SRL – Get Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and valuation.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Private Bancorp of America and Scully Royalty’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Private Bancorp of America||$74.70 million||2.26||$20.75 million||$3.73||8.02|
|Scully Royalty||$44.37 million||3.57||$280,000.00||N/A||N/A|
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Private Bancorp of America and Scully Royalty, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Private Bancorp of America||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Private Bancorp of America presently has a consensus target price of $29.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.11%. Scully Royalty has a consensus target price of $78.00, indicating a potential upside of 694.30%. Given Scully Royalty’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Scully Royalty is more favorable than Private Bancorp of America.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
6.8% of Private Bancorp of America shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.7% of Scully Royalty shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Scully Royalty shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk and Volatility
Private Bancorp of America has a beta of 0.25, indicating that its stock price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Scully Royalty has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Private Bancorp of America and Scully Royalty’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Private Bancorp of America||28.05%||N/A||N/A|
Scully Royalty beats Private Bancorp of America on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Private Bancorp of America (Get Rating)
Private Bancorp of America, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of banking solutions. Through its bank subsidiary, it provides deposit and loan services. It also specializes in making loans on commercial real estate, as well as small to mid-sized business loans. It operates through the following segments: Real Estate, Commercial, Small Business Administration (SBA), and Consumer. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in La Jolla, CA.
About Scully Royalty (Get Rating)
Scully Royalty Ltd. operates as an iron ore mining company in the Americas, Africa, Canada, Asia, and Europe. The company holds royalty interest in the Scully iron ore mine located in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It also engages in manufacturing, and medical supplies and services industries. The company was formerly known as MFC Bancorp Ltd. and changed its name to Scully Royalty Ltd. in June 2019. Scully Royalty Ltd. was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Central, Hong Kong.
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