The Bancorp (NASDAQ: TBBK) is one of 308 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare The Bancorp to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.
Risk and Volatility
The Bancorp has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Bancorp’s competitors have a beta of 0.79, indicating that their average share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for The Bancorp and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|The Bancorp Competitors||2251||8732||8703||355||2.36|
The Bancorp presently has a consensus target price of $8.50, suggesting a potential downside of 15.76%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 7.20%. Given The Bancorp’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe The Bancorp has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
72.8% of The Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.4% of The Bancorp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares The Bancorp and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|The Bancorp||$144.70 million||-$96.49 million||112.11|
|The Bancorp Competitors||$5.50 billion||$827.87 million||389.01|
The Bancorp’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than The Bancorp. The 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 The Bancorp and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|The Bancorp Competitors||18.56%||8.20%||0.93%|
The Bancorp competitors beat The Bancorp on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
The Bancorp Company Profile
The Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company and its primary subsidiary is The Bancorp Bank (the Bank). The Company has four primary lines of specialty lending: securities backed lines of credit (SBLOC), automobile fleet and other equipment leasing, Small Business Administration (SBA), loans and loans generated for sale into capital markets primarily through both commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). SBLOCs are loans, which are generated through institutional banking affinity groups and are collateralized by marketable securities. SBLOCs are offered in conjunction with brokerage accounts. Automobile fleet and other equipment leases are generated in a range of Atlantic Coast and other states. SBA loans and loans generated for sale into CMBS and securitization capital markets are made nationally. Its prepaid card, private label banking for investment advisory companies and card payment processing are its primary sources of deposits.
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