California First National Bancorp (OTCMKTS: CFNB) is one of 309 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare California First National Bancorp to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for California First National Bancorp and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|California First National Bancorp||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|California First National Bancorp Competitors||2243||8696||8664||354||2.36|
As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 7.60%. Given California First National Bancorp’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe California First National Bancorp has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares California First National Bancorp and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|California First National Bancorp||$36.69 million||$11.12 million||13.62|
|California First National Bancorp Competitors||$5.50 billion||$827.87 million||398.26|
California First National Bancorp’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than California First National Bancorp. California First National Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares California First National Bancorp and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|California First National Bancorp||32.09%||5.92%||1.41%|
|California First National Bancorp Competitors||18.63%||8.31%||0.94%|
California First National Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. California First National Bancorp pays out 43.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 35.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Volatility & Risk
California First National Bancorp has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, California First National Bancorp’s competitors have a beta of 0.79, suggesting that their average share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
12.5% of California First National Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.1% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 78.5% of California First National Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies 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.
California First National Bancorp competitors beat California First National Bancorp on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
About California First National Bancorp
California First National Bancorp is a bank holding company of California First National Bank (CalFirst Bank or the Bank) and leasing subsidiary, California First Leasing Corp (CalFirst Leasing). The primary business of the Company is secured financing provided through leasing and financing capital assets, commercial loans acquired through participation in the syndicated commercial loan market, by providing non-recourse loans to third parties secured by leases and equipment, and direct commercial loans. Its segments include CalFirst Bank and CalFirst Leasing. CalFirst Bank gathers deposits through posting rates on the Internet and conducts all banking and other operations from one central location. It provides leasing and financing to customers throughout the United States and across a range of industries and disciplines, including commercial, industrial and financial companies, as well as educational, government and non-profit entities.
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