Westbury Bancorp (OTCMKTS:WBBW – Get Rating) and Blue Ridge Bankshares (NASDAQ:BRBS – Get Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
4.1% of Westbury Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.5% of Blue Ridge Bankshares shares are held by institutional investors. 10.9% of Westbury Bancorp shares are held by company 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 table compares Westbury Bancorp and Blue Ridge Bankshares’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Westbury Bancorp||$38.78 million||2.06||$9.53 million||$3.03||10.03|
|Blue Ridge Bankshares||$191.50 million||1.37||$52.48 million||$3.53||3.96|
Blue Ridge Bankshares has higher revenue and earnings than Westbury Bancorp. Blue Ridge Bankshares is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westbury Bancorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Westbury Bancorp and Blue Ridge Bankshares, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Blue Ridge Bankshares||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Westbury Bancorp and Blue Ridge Bankshares’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Blue Ridge Bankshares||32.51%||23.87%||2.44%|
Blue Ridge Bankshares beats Westbury Bancorp on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Westbury Bancorp (Get Rating)
Westbury Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for Westbury Bank that provides various community banking and financial products and services for individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. The company offers checking and savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and term certificate accounts; personal, mortgage, one-to four-family residential real estate, multi-family, commercial business, loans, commercial real estate loans, and construction loans; credit cards; and online and mobile banking services. It operates eight banking offices and one loan production office in Washington, Waukesha, and Dane Counties. Westbury Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
About Blue Ridge Bankshares (Get Rating)
Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for the Blue Ridge Bank, National Association that provides commercial and consumer banking, and financial services. It operates through: Commercial Banking and Mortgage Banking segments. The company accepts checking, savings, money market, cash management, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It also offers commercial and industrial, residential mortgages, commercial mortgages, home equity, consumer installment, and guaranteed government loans; and mortgages loans on real estate. In addition, it provides wire, direct deposit payroll, remote deposit, payroll processing, electronic statement, and other services; and property and casualty insurance products to individuals and businesses, as well as online, mobile, and telephone banking services. Further, the company offers employee benefit plans and administration services; management services for personal and corporate trusts, including estate planning and settlement, and trust administration, investment and wealth management, and other insurance products; and wholesale and third-party residential mortgage origination services to other financial institutions and credit unions. It has branches in Callao, Charlottesville, Chester, Colonial Heights, Culpeper, Fredericksburg, Gordonsville, Harrisonburg, Hartfield, Henrico, Kilmarnock, Louisa, Luray, Martinsville, Midlothian, Mineral, Montross, Orange, Petersburg, Richmond, Shenandoah, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Warsaw, and White Stone, Virginia; and Greensboro, North Carolina. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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