FNCB Bancorp (NASDAQ:FNCB – Get Rating) and Pacific Valley Bancorp (OTCMKTS:PVBK – Get Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.
This table compares FNCB Bancorp and Pacific Valley Bancorp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Pacific Valley Bancorp||22.08%||N/A||N/A|
Risk & Volatility
FNCB Bancorp has a beta of 0.33, suggesting that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pacific Valley Bancorp has a beta of 0.42, suggesting that its share price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|FNCB Bancorp||$59.97 million||2.67||$21.37 million||$0.99||8.23|
|Pacific Valley Bancorp||$17.67 million||2.70||$3.77 million||$1.03||10.43|
FNCB Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than Pacific Valley Bancorp. FNCB Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Pacific Valley Bancorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for FNCB Bancorp and Pacific Valley Bancorp, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Pacific Valley Bancorp||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
14.4% of FNCB Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.3% of Pacific Valley Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. 17.4% of FNCB Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
FNCB Bancorp beats Pacific Valley Bancorp on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About FNCB Bancorp
FNCB Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. Its products and services include online, mobile and telephone banking, debit cards, check imaging and electronic statements, residential mortgage loans, construction, land acquisition and development loans, commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, consumer loans, state and political subdivision loans, wealth management, and deposit activities. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Dunmore, PA.
About Pacific Valley Bancorp
Pacific Valley Bancorp. operates as a bank holding company. The company was founded in 2021 and is headquartered in Salinas, CA.
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