CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH (OTCMKTS: CPKF) is one of 139 publicly-traded companies in the “National commercial banks” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of current ratings for CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH Competitors||1308||5525||5045||258||2.35|
As a group, “National commercial banks” companies have a potential upside of 24.53%. Given CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH pays out 25.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “National commercial banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.8% and pay out 41.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
1.9% of CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.7% of shares of all “National commercial banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 39.5% of CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.1% of shares of all “National commercial banks” companies are held by 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.
Risk & Volatility
CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH has a beta of 0.32, suggesting that its share price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH’s peers have a beta of 0.79, suggesting that their average share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH||$57.22 million||$8.94 million||13.76|
|CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH Competitors||$7.37 billion||$1.29 billion||14.27|
CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH. CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH 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 table compares CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH Competitors||22.09%||10.93%||1.15%|
CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH peers beat CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
About CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH
Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Chesapeake Bank that provides various banking products and services for corporate and individual clients in Virginia. The company offers interest and noninterest checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It also provides mortgage loans, single-family residential and residential construction loans, lines of credit, and consumer loans; and commercial loans, including owner-occupied commercial development, retail, builders/contractors, medical, service and professional, hospitality, nonprofits, marine industry, and agricultural and seafood loans. In addition, the company offers merchant processing services, accounts receivable financing, wealth management and trust, and cash management services. It operates through 15 branches, including 4 in Northern Neck, 3 in Middle Peninsula, 5 in Williamsburg, and 3 in Richmond. Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc. was founded in 1900 and is based in Kilmarnock, Virginia.
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