Northeast Community Bancorp (OTCMKTS:NECB – Get Rating) is one of 36 public companies in the “Savings institutions, except federal” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Northeast Community Bancorp to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability and dividends.
Volatility and Risk
Northeast Community Bancorp has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Northeast Community Bancorp’s peers have a beta of 0.69, suggesting that their average stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.
30.1% of Northeast Community Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.7% of shares of all “Savings institutions, except federal” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Northeast Community Bancorp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of shares of all “Savings institutions, except federal” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Northeast Community Bancorp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Northeast Community Bancorp||23.74%||5.58%||1.08%|
|Northeast Community Bancorp Competitors||20.00%||7.99%||0.85%|
Northeast Community Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Northeast Community Bancorp pays out 27.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Savings institutions, except federal” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 16.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Northeast Community Bancorp and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Northeast Community Bancorp||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|Northeast Community Bancorp Competitors||128||471||304||17||2.23|
Northeast Community Bancorp presently has a consensus price target of $12.50, indicating a potential upside of 14.26%. As a group, “Savings institutions, except federal” companies have a potential upside of 8.60%. Given Northeast Community Bancorp’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Northeast Community Bancorp is more favorable than its peers.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Northeast Community Bancorp and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Northeast Community Bancorp||$50.76 million||$11.90 million||12.72|
|Northeast Community Bancorp Competitors||$139.52 million||$38.84 million||-0.51|
Northeast Community Bancorp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Northeast Community Bancorp. Northeast Community Bancorp is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Northeast Community Bancorp peers beat Northeast Community Bancorp on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
About Northeast Community Bancorp (Get Rating)
Northeast Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for NorthEast Community Bank that provides financial services for individuals and businesses. It accepts various deposit instruments, including checking accounts, money market accounts, regular savings accounts, and non-interest bearing demand accounts. The company also offers construction, commercial and industrial, multifamily and mixed-use real estate, non-residential real estate loans, and consumer loans. In addition, it invests in various types of liquid assets, including U.S. Treasury obligations, municipal securities, deposits at the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, and certificates of deposit of federally insured institutions, as well as securities of various federal agencies, and of state and municipal governments. Further, the company offers investment advisory and financial planning services; and life insurance products and fixed-rate annuities. It operates seven full-service branches in New York and three full-service branches in Massachusetts; and loan production offices in White Plains and New City, New York, as well as Danvers, Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1934 and is based in White Plains, New York.
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