Contrasting SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge (OTCMKTS:SPXXF) and Red River Bancshares (NASDAQ:RRBI)

SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge (OTCMKTS:SPXXFGet Free Report) and Red River Bancshares (NASDAQ:RRBIGet Free Report) are both financial services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

24.8% of SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.8% of Red River Bancshares shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.4% of Red River Bancshares shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge and Red River Bancshares’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge N/A N/A N/A
Red River Bancshares 24.83% 12.18% 1.14%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge and Red River Bancshares, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge 0 0 0 0 N/A
Red River Bancshares 0 0 1 0 3.00

Red River Bancshares has a consensus target price of $55.00, indicating a potential upside of 13.85%. Given Red River Bancshares’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Red River Bancshares is more favorable than SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge and Red River Bancshares’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Red River Bancshares $106.57 million 3.21 $34.88 million $4.86 9.94

Red River Bancshares has higher revenue and earnings than SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge.

Summary

Red River Bancshares beats SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge

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SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge provides banking services in Northern Norway. It operates through Retail Market, Corporate Market, Leasing, and Markets segments. The company offers mortgage, car, vehicle, and other loan related services. It also offers vehicle, home, travel, personal, and pet insurance services. In addition, the company provides various savings and pension related services, as well as debit and credit card services. Further, it offers financing, real estate leasing, agency, payment, and investment services. The company was founded in 1836 and is headquartered in Tromsø, Norway.

About Red River Bancshares

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Red River Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Red River Bank that provides banking products and services to commercial and retail customers in Louisiana. The company provides various deposit products, including checking, saving, money market accounts, and time deposits. It offers commercial real estate loans; one-to-four family mortgage loans and home equity lines of credit; construction and development loans; commercial and industrial loans; small business administration paycheck protection program loans; tax-exempt loans; consumer loans to individuals for personal, family, and household purposes, including secured and unsecured installment and term loans; home mortgage loans; and lines of credit and standby letters of credit. In addition, the company provides treasury management, private banking, and brokerage; investment advisory, financial planning, and a suite of retirement plans; debit and credit cards, direct deposits, cashier's checks, and wire transfer services; online banking services, including access to account balances, online transfers, online bill payment, and electronic delivery of customer statements; and banking services in person, through ATMs, drive-through facilities, night deposits, telephone, mail, mobile banking, and remote deposits. Red River Bancshares, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Alexandria, Louisiana.

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