NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBBC) is one of 315 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare NewBridge Bancorp to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and valuation.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
52.1% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares NewBridge Bancorp and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|NewBridge Bancorp Competitors||$5.50 billion||$827.87 million||404.33|
NewBridge Bancorp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than NewBridge Bancorp. NewBridge Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for NewBridge Bancorp and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|NewBridge Bancorp Competitors||2248||8752||8741||354||2.36|
As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 7.98%.
This table compares NewBridge Bancorp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|NewBridge Bancorp Competitors||18.60%||8.30%||0.93%|
NewBridge Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share. NewBridge Bancorp pays out 12.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 35.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
NewBridge Bancorp peers beat NewBridge Bancorp on 8 of the 9 factors compared.
NewBridge Bancorp Company Profile
NewBridge Bancorp is a bank holding company. The Bank, through its banking subsidiary, NewBridge Bank and its branch network, provides a range of banking products to small to medium-sized businesses and retail clients in its market areas. The Bank provides services, which include interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing demand deposit accounts, certificates of deposits, individual retirement accounts, overdraft protection, personal and corporate trust services, safe deposit boxes, online banking, corporate cash management, brokerage, financial planning and asset management, and secured and unsecured loans. The Bank’s deposit products include noninterest-bearing checking accounts, interest-bearing checking accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its primary lending products are commercial, real estate and consumer loans.
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