Head to Head Analysis: Midland States Bancorp (MSBI) vs. Its Peers

Midland States Bancorp (NASDAQ: MSBI) is one of 205 public companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Midland States Bancorp to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.


This table compares Midland States Bancorp and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Midland States Bancorp 11.90% 10.77% 1.07%
Midland States Bancorp Competitors 20.68% 8.81% 0.93%


Midland States Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Midland States Bancorp pays out 51.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 33.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

46.7% of Midland States Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.5% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.9% of Midland States Bancorp shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.6% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Midland States Bancorp and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Midland States Bancorp $178.81 million N/A 21.07
Midland States Bancorp Competitors N/A N/A 21.12

Midland States 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.

Risk & Volatility

Midland States Bancorp has a beta of 2.37, indicating that its share price is 137% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Midland States Bancorp’s competitors have a beta of 0.74, indicating that their average share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Midland States Bancorp and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Midland States Bancorp 0 0 1 0 3.00
Midland States Bancorp Competitors 353 2826 2301 66 2.38

Midland States Bancorp currently has a consensus price target of $42.00, indicating a potential upside of 29.43%. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies have a potential upside of 3.97%. Given Midland States Bancorp’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Midland States Bancorp is more favorable than its competitors.


Midland States Bancorp beats its competitors on 10 of the 14 factors compared.

About Midland States Bancorp

Midland States Bancorp, Inc. is a diversified financial holding company. The Company’s banking subsidiary is Midland States Bank (the Bank). The Company’s principal business activity has been lending to and accepting deposits from individuals, businesses, municipalities and other entities. The Company’s segments include Banking, which provides a range of financial products and services to consumers and businesses, including loan products; commercial equipment leasing; mortgage loan sales and servicing; letters of credit; various types of deposit products, including checking, savings and time deposit accounts; merchant services, and corporate treasury management services; Commercial Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Origination and Servicing, which provides for the origination and servicing of government sponsored mortgages for multifamily and healthcare facilities, and Other, which includes the operating results of the Company and its wealth management business unit.

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